I also created a process video which you can see below.
I started by tearing 3 pieces of patterned paper from the Collection Pack (Seeing Stars, My Boy and Smash Bang) and layered them on the right hand side of my white background paper and then added a coat of white gesso both over the bottom of the papers (where my photo’s were going) and onto the white cardstock.
And then more colour!! Back, again, to my Distress Oxides! I was going to use LOTS of colours but then ended up using only Squeezed Lemonade and Spiced Marmalade and the packaging technique over where the gesso and stamping was.
I hope you have some fun scrappy plans for the weekend, I’m pretty sure I do 😉
My first step was coming up with my title which I knew I wanted to hand stitch. When I worked out what I was hand stitching I came up with the “sheesh” in my title knowing I had these leatherette alphas in my stash. More texture!
I used a paint brush and just painted inside the lines of the word my cameo had sketched.
When that was dry I added splatters in the same blue I created and then also added more splatters to match the collection I was using. I’ve used Blush, Sunshine, Envy and Stormy Weather Colour Shimmer Spray’s.
After that was thoroughly dried I poked all the holes for my stitching, put on my current fave TV show and got stitching!
A few layers behind my photo including some patterned paper that had what looked like brush strokes which I fussy cut for more texture. I also added some gold star shaped punchinella as the very back layer behind my photo.
Before I stuck that down I decided I wanted some extra texture behind the photo on the white cardstock so pulled out my Black Heavy Gesso and an old store card and added in some messy lines around the 4 corners where my photo was going to tie in the black stitching.
More texture with some puffy stickers which I ended up stitching through with gold thread on my sewing machine.
I added my journalling and also a strip of paper at the top of the page and my page was done!!
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Until next time, happy scrapping!
Pink Fresh Studio – Boys Fort – “Wowzers” 12 x 12 paper
Pink Fresh Studio – Boys Fort – Printed Veneer Stickers
Teresa Collins – Something Wonderful – Washi Tape
On this side I have used 3 of the ephemera tags by Teresa Collins for the cards and cut a piece of the “Bold” patterned paper to 3×4 for my title card. I didn’t feel like I needed heaps of extra’s on this side but I have used the photo overlay on the bottom left hand photo, a couple of ephemera pieces and one of the printed veneer stickers. You can’t see but the bottom right photo is a flip pocket and on the inside I have a piece of the “Wowzers” patterned paper for my card and also one of the Studio Calico wood veneer pieces.
On my title card I have used another of the Heidi Swapp veneer pieces and covered that with 3 coats of white gesso and used a stamp from my stash with Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink. Some washi, mini alpha stickers and a couple of the ephemera pieces and this page is all done too!
Here are a couple of close ups including one of the flip pocket opened
It feels so good going back and getting these pages done! Slow and steady and in the album is way more important than “perfect” to me and I am happy in that place right now!
I had lots of fun mixing and matching all of these different pieces together and really like the way it all came together in the end! I hope I inspire you to get some more stories documented and until next time, happy scrapping!!
I have a process video available for this layout as well, just watch below!!
To create my background I have started with Marshmallow cardstock paired with 3 different Distress Oxide Inks – Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers and Faded Jeans – and the packaging technique; adding extra water when needed and drying off between coats.