пятница, 28 сентября 2012 г.

Those Were the Days

In case you have missed it on 2Crafty blog.
"Those Were the Days"

  This time I decided to experiment using techniques that I rarely 
do on chipboard, but they are worth a try.
  So the first LO is called Those Were The Days
 Spring is coming in Australia, but in Europe it is Fall.
 That is why I look at these pictures that were taken this spring &summer 
and miss those sunny warm days so much. I have to confess
 that I hate winter, and this is why  I decided to extend 
 summer in my projects.
  So I took many paints and mediums and 
started playing.
while I was playing with 2Crafty chipboard pieces and realized that the Outdoor Range from Flourish With A Bling is the best match for this LO. So I took the FWAB Nicky’s Beach Huts and FWAB Up In the Sky
  Then I covered all the chipboard pieces with Gesso.
 Then I began to add some variations.
   So I took the Frame Scallop Circle Borders
 The pink one I just covered with Glaze paint, and the blue one,
 I covered with blue acrylic paint, then drew some doodles with a Pearl Pen. 
After it was dried I added  twine over it and drew the dots with 
Pearl Pen Teal.  I love this puffy effect.
  I decided to pop up the Title too and tried this Pearl Pen
 on Those Were The Days Title.

Before the final pearl Pen step, I added several layers of Glaze paint.
and then I realized that I want just wanted to draw.
  So Ana's Vine is the best way to experiment
 with this.

  I covered it with Gesso, then added 2 green colors of
 Metallic Lumiere paint. After that I covered the leaves and the flowers 
with some acrylic paint and glaze paint.

Finally I took my black marker and drew. I even managed to draw a tulip.
 Finally I decided to add Pearl Pen and liquid Pearls too.
You can see the dimension there:

  This summer my daughter received a mountain bicycle on her Birthday
 ( by the way, there are no  mountains in Belarus, lol),
 but she was very happy to have such a cool bike
Before that she had  been very happy with her scooter ( in this photo).
  I decided to add Mini bicycle as the reminder. and you know,
 I'm still singing the song by Queen * I want to ride my bicycle*.
 On my second Layout I tried out  some decoupage techniques.

 I took a tissue with floral print and covered the Chinese Lanterns with it.
 I used to do some decoupage projects in the past 
so I have tons of different tissues, so I tried them out  on chipboard.

  I suppose they refresh the LO. what do you think?

Also I decided to add something from the FWAB New Release and
Surely I am talking about FWAB Elise Flourish Antique Brown , and I use Antique Brown Mustard and Brown flowers. They add some vintage look to the LO and I love this effect

and this Chinese theme followed me while I was using
 I covered them with Gesso, then misted with blue Starburst mist 
and embossed with a stamp using Antiquites embossing powder
 for a shabby effect.

and I love how the rhinestones change their color depending on the light
I then  added my favourite 2 Crafty  Skeleton Leaves,
 just slightly misted.
and gorgeous flowers from Manor House Creations

  By the way,
they are getting ready for this MASSIVE ‘once-off’ opportunity to purchase an amazing pack of MHC flowers from our Spring, Summer and Autumn 2011 collections and you can…
Spoil yourself for Christmas this year !
Here’s just a sample of what’s in the box.
Now I know you’ll want to know how much you’re saving and how much you get…..well let me tell you.
There are 20 packs!
Yes, 20 of our flowers packs from our 2011 Spring, Summer and Autumn releases. Normally they retail between $5.50 and $7.50, that’s over $120.oo worth!!! But for a short time, they are a lot less than that!

Just AU$45.00 for all this.

I can’t tell you how wonderful it would be to have this arrive in the post! An absolute FLOWER-FEST!

SO …when is it?

For 3 fabulous days, it starts THIS WEEKEND!
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7 комментариев:

  1. Первая работа покорила !И так эффектно смотрится контрастный заголовок!

  2. These lo's are simply stunning!! Love your amazing chipboard work!! ~ Blessings, Tracey


  3. Thanks so much for sharing your approach to the chippies. Looks beautiful!

  4. Aaaahhh! this is all pure eye candy! thank you so so much for sharing all your chippie tips, many of them were totally new to me and I'm just soaking in the effects and methods! I just say WOW WOW WOW to both these pages! The tissue paper on the Chinese lanterns is really like the icing on the cake, looks fantastic! so fresh and whimsical. You have really transformed these papers from the Sun Kiss collection! Gorgeous work again Elena, but I don't expect any less from you! :)))

  5. Да, меня именно эти странички прямо "распустили как цветочек"! Очень здорово! Детали, ммм. Вы - умничка!


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