Monday, 8 April 2019

Olive and Camille with a Friend

My paternal grandfather's cousins (Olive and Camille) with a friend




For the background of this layout I used a digital paper that I printed up on a large format printer.


Charm of the Good Old Days - pp1a
ManuDesignStudio


I ripped and distressed the edges of the paper and inked them with Library Green Archival Ink.  I layered this over a piece of burlap and a piece of black paper.  The edges of the black paper were coloured slightly by rubbing them with Patina Gilders Paste Wax and Library Green Archival Ink.




The background was stencilled lightly with Jet Black Archival Ink using a Clarity stencil brush.  I then went over the stencilled areas adding hints of colour with a marker.

Flourish
Memory Box


I also did some stamping on the background using brown ink.


Mark Makers
Seth Apter
Pathways
Seth Apter







These are the dies I used:


Detailed Scallops
Spellbinders
Oval Majesty
Spellbinders
Leafy Accents
Heartfelt Creations
Miniature Swift
 Charisma Velvet Daisies
Tattered Lace
Tattered Florals
Bigz die
Sizzix
Tatttered Floral Garland
Decorative Strip die
Sizzix



The pale yellow flowers were made with the Tattered Floral dies.  I used the 3D Floral Basics shaping mold by Heartfelt Creations to help shape the flower layers.  The centers for these two flowers were made by layering the Miniature Velvet Daisies die-cuts and gluing some microbeads in the middle.








I made the leaves using the Heartfelt Creations coordinating Leafy Accents die, stamp and 3D Shaping Mold.






This is the chipboard set I used:


Decorative Flourish Set
Dusty Attic


I painted the Flourish pieces dark brown and used a palette knife to apply crackle paste mixed with some green paint overtop (cleaning up the edges with a needle).  After that was dry, I rubbed a liberal amount of Patina Gilders Paste Wax overtop and then lightly added some Vintage Gold Metallique wax by Prima.  Then I glued on some Spruce Willis Prills.










Thanks so much for taking a look!







2 comments:

  1. I love used colours: blue and brown. Combined togehter they work so good. Congrats to an artist.
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