Saturday, October 12, 2013

A hearty Hi to all the Imaginarium Designs friends! It's me, Patricia again with a post for you. It is Saturday here in South Africa, at least it was when I wrote this post...hope to find you all doing well and crafting up a storm!

Today I used the Edward Relief Window and some Flourishes to create this page of my daughter Chantelle.

The papers are some old papers hidden away in my stash, no idea what so ever who they are from. I did a little hand stitching with a few pearl beads on the page. Also whitewashed the background with some Gesso and done some stencil work with a mask and some green Distress Ink.

My Window Frame was covered with a thick, uneven coat of Gesso and sprinkled with Spring Leaf Chartreuse embossing powder from Lindy's Stampgang. After heat setting with my Heat gun, I sprayed LSG Fuzzy Navel Peach Starburst and Treasure Island Turquoise Moon Shadow Mist onto it. The Mists settled nicely into all the nooks and crannies left from the embossing...

My Flourishes were lightly Gesso'd, inked with Forest Moss and Walnut Stain Distress Paint and some Rusty Hinge and Glossy Accents on the Berries.

Loving the Distressed look of the Window achieved from the Gesso...I cut the bottom part in half, rolled the sides to achieve some dimension and tied it together again with some string and a Prima Glass element.

For added texture on my page, I masked with Texture Paste and aged Ivory Embossing Enamel from Stampendous. The canvas frame is also a long time hoarded element, and the Butterfly a new Prima resin piece.

Some Prima and Petaloo flowers and a Prima Wood Bark Heart complete this LO of mine...The 'YOU" was cut from the phrase "Just for You" and also inked with the Distress Inks.


Edward Relief Window
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Kerri Tiny Flourish 
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Kerri Extra Tiny Flourish

Leaves and Circles Tiny Flourish
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IDP 0005

This then is me saying Good Bye till next time...Please remember to leave me a message on this Post and you might stand a chance of winning a generous packet of Chipboard from Imaginarium Designs.

 Everyone is like a butterfly,
 they start out ugly and awkward 
 and then morph into beautiful graceful
 butterflies that everyone loves.
       Drew Barrymore 


  1. Gorgeous layout Patricia! Love it!

  2. Hey Patricia!! This is a really gorgeous page of your daughter!! I love all your attention to detail and that chippy looks great!!

  3. wow Patricia, I just love this lo and I especially love what you did with the chipboard. the treatment is fantastic!!

  4. This is absolutely heavenly Patricia. Such a lot to see. Love the treatment on the window and I also love how you incorporate those beautiful laces into your pages. The little pearls you've sewn along the edge look fabulous and you just know I'm gonna haf ta lift that one dontcha ??? LOL Love this page!!!! ox

  5. I love how the window came out after all the layers you added. I want to touch the screen! As always, your LO is so well balanced and interesting to look at. Love your handwriting on the page too.

  6. You certainly have transformed the chipboard into stunning art pieces! Love your layout!!!!

  7. So stunning Patricia! Just love every single beautiful detail here! Your chippie work is divine...and make for such a divine page! ;-)


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