May 4, 2016

Enjoy The Journey - Heartfelt Creations

This year seems to be moving along as it is already May, it seemed like just yesterday we were on a cruise ship, sailing the Caribbean, So we are now in May.  Today I have an altered project to share with you using an older collection from 2014 from Heartfelt Creations called Celebrate the Journey.  Over the years, my style sure has changed, and I am thankful i have found what works for me, i suppose that is all part of being an artist.

So, onto my layout, the photo is of a friends family, and i have been waiting to scrapbook it for years and finally, i dug into my supplies.  Its been a while since i have done anything mixed media wise and happy to share this with you today.

I had so much fun playing with this collection again, 

the chipboard is from Creative Embellishments, love their stuff, and Nicolle has always been such a huge supporter of my workshops :D

Those roses look fab, i used the Botanical Rose stamp and die and followed Emma Lous Rose bud tutorial which you will be able to find in my details below

a look at the title detail, hard to believe i fit all of this on a 8x8 layout :D 

the colours were perfect for this photo, i love how it turned out,!
until next time

Happy Srapping!

Enjoy the Journey
HCDP1-242 Celebrate the Journey Collection
HCPC 3390- Bella Rose Leaves Cling Stamp
HCD1-712 Bella Rose Die
HCPC 3651 – Botanical Rose Cling Stamp
HCD1- 758 Botanical Wings Die
HCD1-779 – Regal Borders Die
1259723 Art Institute (Dries Clear)
HCST1-401- Deluxe Flower Shaping Tool Kit
71035 - Dark Brown Chalk Ink

Other Materials: Corrugated cardboard 8x8; Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist – Gold, Tattered Leather; Creative Embellishments Chipboard ( 6x6 Panel; family frame set) Gilt Trip Prills; Color Box Serene Chalk Ink; Glue Gun; 5x7 flatboard canvas;  Prima Mica Powders; Vintage Photo distress ink; Expresso Distress Ink; Gesso, Gold metallic ink.

Instructions: Cover 8x8 corrugated cardboard with paper from Celebrate the Journey collection and ink edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink; Cut two 6x6 panels from collection in half, distress edges and ink with vintage photo.  Cut two A2 panels in half, distress and ink edges.  Gesso all chipboard pieces, and when dry mist with Tattered Leather, let dry.  Adhere Prills with Art Institute dries clear, dabble a bit of mica powder on and mist with water.  Gesso flatboard canvas and colour with mica powders and water. Cut out large 5x7 mat in collection and layer all other layers ontop as shown in photo. Add prills for detail, mist with gold, and to add more detail, ink with Gold pigment ink. Cut photo down to fit the together chipboard.  Layer the family chipboard underneath, attach large 6x6 panel in behind as shown. Cut stamp three sets of botanical rose out on paper in collection, colour with serene chalk in and use expresso in center, follow this tutorial on how to make roses: (Link here: leave the extras to set for left side of altered project. Use foam adhesive for added layers and be sure to adhere well with Art Institute. Cut apart the Bella Stems and attach roses to these as shown in photo and leave one small flourish for left side. Use your glue gun to add strings of glue for added detail. 
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