Tuesday, February 28, 2017

~Never Give Up~
February 2017 Lindy's Stampgang Color Challenge

Hi and Hallo to all of you...
Today I am sharing a Journal spread that I created using the Color Challenge from Lindy's Stampgang for February. As you can see, this is a lovely rich and lustrous color palette. I just had a lovely and rewarding play with the different colours and products from Lindy's.









I started by Gesso'ing the pages and added some Crackle texture paste. While the paste was still wet, I stamped some circle images into the paste. Next I sprayed some of the Salt Water Taffy and Poinsettia Red Gold Starburst Sprays in the middle of the pages. 



Using a paintbrush and water, I just painted the following Mists into the stamped areas until I was satisfied with the look. The fun part is watching the inks wick when added to a little water.




To add some interest and depth to the images, I added some Grab a Guy Gold to the inside of the circles.











Here I used a stencil and some texture paste coloured with some Lindy's Terra Cotta Mica's and randomly embossed with Angel Wing Peacock Embossing Powder.









Some fibers and a few hand-stitched details complete the pages.

I used the following products from the Lindy's store...

Flat Fabio: Queen of Hearts Red
            Poinsettia Red Gold
       Salt Water Taffy
Embossing Powder: Angel Wing Peacock
Terra Cotta Mica's

Thank you for your visit to my Blog today...

There is no telling
 how many miles 
you will have to run 
while chasing a dream. 
~Author Unknown~

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

~Photo-frame~
Dusty Attic DT Project-February 2017

Hello Dear Blog Friends...
Today I share an altered Photo-frame as my Dusty Attic project for the month. For once I was able to keep it rather feminine and soft...







I gave the frame a light coating of watered down Gesso just to break the wood a little. Using the Distressed Grid Stencil and a little Tropical Lagoon All Purpose Ink I gave a fist layer of stencilling. Next I used the Distressed Diamond Stencil and White Crackle Paste.

I added strips of Corrugated card to the background. I did some painting with the All Purpose Ink and Deep Waters Metallique Ink from Finnabair. Lastly I gave it all a misting with Glory of the Sea Gold Starburst Spray from Lindy's Stampgang.





All my chipboard pieces, The Scrolls, Ornate Corner #13 and small Lamp Post #4, were embossed using Lindy's Embossing Powders; Desert Moon Turquoise and Hyacinth Blue Jade.



I coloured the Vintage Clock #2 with the Tropical Lagoon All Purpose Ink. Also used several Prima and Petaloo flowers. For added detail and interest I added Aqua Net and Baby It's Cold Outside Prills.





I hope you have enjoyed this little project of mine...
Please do visit the Dusty Attic Blog to enjoy more of my Team Mates awesome works!!!

The following products and many more are available at the Dusty Attic store...
























When words become unclear, 
I shall focus with photographs. 
When images become inadequate, 
I shall be content with silence.
 ~Ansel Adams~
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