|My maternal grandfather
This is another layout I did using paper from Prima's Timeless Memories collection.
I used chipboard pieces by ScrapFx, Dusty Attic, 2Crafty and Blue Fern Studios.
|2Crafty - French Lace Border
The chipboard pieces were painted with a sponge dabber, adding different colours of brown and gray. I then added random splotches of clear Rock Candy Crackle Paint, rubbed over top with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and wiped off the excess with a damp paper towel. I didn't like how glossy the crackle looked so I sprayed all the pieces with Krylon Low Odour Clear Matte Finish. To make them pop off the page more I also applied dark brown marker around the edges of the chipboard.
I didn't like the dark colour I had painted the French Lace Border so I inked over it and then embossed it with Antique Linen Distress Embossing Powder.
Some of the cogs were die cut from different coloured metal sheets. I also sprayed these with the matte spray to tone down the shine and dabbed them lightly and randomly with paint for a more rustic look. I embossed the center of the large gear with an embossing folder.
I cut the rectangular die-cut from the Timeless Memories - Everlast paper using a Cheery Lynn Designs die.
|Cheery Lynn Designs -
Deutschland Boutique Stacker A2 Frame
At the corners (inside the large cog pieces) I stamped more gears with the Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.
|Prickley Pear clear stamps - Steampunk Gears