|My niece, Meghan, when she was little
This layout was inspired by the Lindy's Stamp Gang April Colour Challenge and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge for this week which was "Make Your Own Background".
These are the Lindy's Stamp Gang products I used:
Greased Lightning Green, Pink Ladies Pink, Summer Lovin' Sun, Hibiscus Rose, Danny Zuko's Denim and Twinkling Tinsel (from the Winter Wonderland Set).
I mixed Hibiscus Rose and Danny Zuko's Denim to make a purple resembling the Magnolia Magenta Gold from the colour challenge graphic and used the Twinkling Tinsel to add a bit of shimmer to the background.
The textured background was created with molding paste and stencils on white paper (Ranger Specialty Stamping Paper). I misted the background and dripped the different colours overtop, misting with water again to make the colours spread more. I used just a hint of Summer Lovin' Sun around the edges with the Greased Lightning Green.
The chipboard pieces are all from Blue Fern Studios:
The frame was painted with Viva Decor Ferro Metal Effect colour in Gold Iron. I added touches of pink paint, Distress Stickles in Victorian Velvet and green microbeads and then dry-brushed lightly over the top with white paint.
I used white Viva Decor crackle paint over a green basecoat for the flourish and then painted it with the Greased Lightning Green spray.
I had cut the blooming foliage piece to use in my previous layout and used a couple of the leftover pieces for this one. I painted them and applied distress stickle to the leaves and berries.
I also did some random border stamping with green ink around the edges of the layout and some stamping with brown ink with texture stamps.