torsdag 26. november 2015

Captured moments - DT 2Crafty Chipboard

Today I have a layout to show you featuring 2Crafty Chipboard

I also have a small photo tutorial on 2Crafty Chipboard blog where I show you some nice tip how to use chipboards as stencils. Check it out!

The photo this time, is from my town, Hamar in Norway and a glass building ,
 built to cover the remains of a church from the Middle Ages.
A fantastic building and covered with lots of trees makes it a special & beautiful place.

My background paper is from Prima, Sunrise - Sunset Collection and I used Gesso and Ecoline watercolor

I used Prima Mica Powder Rust and gel medium to color the chippies under the photo and for the others I used Archival Ink

I also added some of the Mini Branches in a cluster together with the sunflowers.

The title, Captured Moments is colored with ink in two different colors, black and orange.

Cheese cloth under the photo, colored with Art Anthology mist 

2Crafty Chipboards used: 
Captured Moments
Moroccan Panel
Leafy Twig Branches
Mini Branches



lørdag 21. november 2015

Two tags - DT Mixed Media Place

Today I have two tags to show you, created for the Creative Gym Challege Exercise #14 at Mixed Media Place
 create a Xmas card, tag or ATC (only small forms are allowed)

I chose to make two tags in different colors, one red and one “blue”

Tags are so fun to make and I love to use them as cards together with a gift (instead of a card)

On the red one I used Distress Paint, Distress Stain and Archival Ink on the background to get the color I wanted.

After I got the color I added some gel medium through the bubble stencil.

Some metal from my stash and also some from Mixed Media Place are glued with 3D Gel Medium matte. I used the same gel to mix the mica powder on the metal.
To adhere the Micro Beads I used the same 3D gel medium. 
Some seam binding are colored with Distress Paint and I added some of the micro beads on that as well.
The button in the middle says “merry Christmas” (in Norwegian)

On the blue one I used Archival Ink on the background (after gessoing the tag first). It’s so fun to se the different look on the tag when it’s gessoed first (and of course, not to perfect gessoed, just random places).

I used Black Distress paint when I stamped  - love that look!

Added some hints of ecoline watercolor random places on the stamp.
And then I played with the yellow Mica Powder mixed with 3D gel medium, making some beams on the stamps. I also used the same mix with a stencil, the small stars.

Take a look at the gorgeous projects from Mixed Media Place team here

torsdag 12. november 2015

Wish - DT Mixed Media Place

This time I have chosen an old photo of my Grandparents. Sadly they both passed away before I was born, so I have never met them.

I wish I had!

I tried to keep the page in a kind of “vintage” look, using a lot of brown color to reflect that it is an old photo. I don’t know when the photo is taken, but I guess in the early 50’s some time.

Used some mica powder rust, gel medium and stencil on the background.

I rarely use other embellishmenst in my art journals but this time I have used both chippies and metal. All is colored with Mica powder rust and gel medium.

I used some of the elements stickers from the 7Dots Studio Cold Country collection on the top right , to symbolize my grandparent’s children.

Please visit Mixed Media Place blog to see what kind of products used on the page and of course you can buy them at Mixed Media Place shop.

onsdag 28. oktober 2015

Time of my life - DT 2Crafty Chipboard

Hi again, 

Here is another layout featuring 2Crafty Chipboard.
Totally different from the one i showed you some days ago.

This time it's all about contrasts!

The background is made with stencils and Prima/Finnabair Mica Powder mixed with gel medium

Here is our youngest daughter, totally star strucked, at a concert last year, with her favorite band - 5SOS

On this layout I used the chippies natural, only with a little bit of color by an ink pad

I cut the Sammi's swirl in several pieces

I guess you can say that if you have some chippies, you don't need much other embellishments. And that I have showed you on this layout

I used the Corner Arhces as a "frame" on my photo

And this title is so perfect for my layout and the history behind it. 
It really was Sarah's time of her life.
She even said to me after the concert (she is 14 years old): "mom, now I can die happy ;) "

Didn't spill any part of the chippies, so here is a leftover piece from one of the Corner Arches

2Crafty Chipboards used:

Time of my life
Corner Arches
Sammi's swirl

tirsdag 27. oktober 2015

Getaway - DT 2Crafty Chipboard

Hello peeps!

Today I have a fun layout featuring 2Crafty Chipboard to show you.

This one is from a crop I went to last year (in fact, it's the same crop we are going to now this weekend).
My friend Vibeke and myself drove for several hours, stayed at a hotel and had lots of fun.

Lots going on here in the layout as you see.
I loved the Messy Square Frames and used several of them as layers on top and under the photo.

I used ink pad randomly on the chippies, here you see "getaway", on of the words from the Mini Travel World set 2

Details of the frame beneath the photo and paperlayers
I love all kind of chicken wires and so happy to use these from 2Crafty.
Usually I cut them in pieces as you see here

To match the chicken wire chippie I used a chicken wire stamp as well

My background is made with Ecoline watercolor, stencils and stamps

2Crafty Chipboards used:
Chicken wire panel
Messy Square Frames
Mini travel world set 2
ATC words 1
Adornment set 1

 Check out my post at  2Crafty blog as well