Friday, 22 September 2017

Important Stuff Journal cover - Farrel Tailor (Challenge Inspiration)

Hello Everyone!!!
Today I am sharing with you all a mixed media art journal cover I created using some amazing TCW products and Dusty Attic Chipboard pieces. My inspiration for this cover is from the Dusty Attic September Mood Board.



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To start the background I applied TCW 9001 White Gesso using a dry paint brush. Then to blend the edges a little bit, I used a baby wipe. Once the gesso was dry (which doesn't take long as it's only a light coverage) I then used TCW202s Mini Harlequin stencil along with TCW9004 Light and Fluffy Modeling Paste using a silicone brush.
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I then dried the modeling paste using my heat gun. Once that was dry I then used some 13arts Water based inks mixed with water in colours - Yellow, Scarlet and Bordeaux. Again used the heat gun to dry and then applied some stamping using black archival ink, Stampers Anonymous stamp and Darkroom Door texture stamp.
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Once I was happy with the background I then covered my small doily from Doily #5 with TCW9001 White Gesso and covered the small Fleur de Lis with TCW9015 Heavy Body Acrylic Paint Black Licorice
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Next I lightly sprinkled some Lindy's Stamp Gang Magical Shakers - Bavarian Blue and just lightly sprayed with water. I then coloured the cheesecloth with Colour Blast Shimmer Dust - Cobalt and Navy and some water. And now to assemble!!! As you can see I have cut the painted black doily chipboard in half, added the cheesecloth and some art stones. I adhered all my pieces using iCraft Mixed Media Adhesive
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Last of all I adhered the Fleur de Lis chipboard along with the black title from Wordpl@y #3 black chipboard in the center.


Thank you for dropping by xx

Farrel Tailor

Summer - Valerie Ouellett (Challenge Inspiration)



Good morning!
Here is an art journal inspired by the Dusty Attic September Moodboard. 
I had fun with 3 colors of spray inks.

 

I used several Dusty Attic products.

































Sunday, 17 September 2017

Whale Tail - Michelle Carrick

THIS IS REAL LIFE 
WHALE TAIL 

Photo credit: to Dave Hurwitz from Simon's Town

The Southern Right Whales come to False Bay, for breeding season!

Using Kaisercraft Indigo Skies paper, I applied collage medium and then added inks, paint and let dry!

the flowers used are a local company call Celebr8, as well as Penelope Dee and Prima!

The little button like pieces are shells and no page of mine is finished unless it has metal embellishments! 

Products used:

Thanks for visiting!!

See ya soon!
Shells

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Life your dream - Cathy Cafun

Hi Dusty Attic Crafters,
Cathy here today sharing my project for the month created with gorgeous Dusty Attic chipboard and stencil designs.


"Live Your Dreams"

I was going through all the new Dusty Attic chippie designs and have to say that I am loving the new Mini Tabs.  I was drawn to the Day Dreamer tab from the Mini Tabs #3 and was inspired to create this Shabby Chic/Romantic layout.



To create my background I first coated with Clear Gesso, then applied Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Oxide.  Once dry, I used the Damask #2 Stencil Design with Modeling Paste and finally stamped over my background with Kaisercraft script stamp in a soft grey ink.

To add depth to my layers I cut apart the Floral Corners and Corner Swirl #1 chipboard pieces which I layered with flowers and lace.



The chipboard pieces were altered by coating with gesso, then whilst wet adding embossing powder and heat setting.  I highlighted the embossing with Metallic Pastes in Cornflower Blue and Jade, then added Prills to my flower centres.
The Mini Words #1 chippies were used to create my title and were altered with Lindys Pearl embossing powder, then coating with Champagne Ice Metallic Lustre.

How fabulous are the new Mini Tabs!!  I altered the day dreamer tab by coating with ink, then highlighting the edges with Metallic Pastes in Cornflower Blue and Champagne Ice.

Thanks so much for stopping by.


 Dusty Attic Product Used

Other Product Used
Studio Light pp

Prima Flowers

Manor House Creations Flowers

Prills - Sage Advice

Prima Modeling Paste, Clear Gesso

Lindys embossing powders - Green Gold, Magic Moon Pearls

Stampendous embossing powder - blue
Decoart Metallic Lustre - Champagne Ice

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse - Cornflower Blue

Viva Inka Gold - Jade

Kaisercraft Texture Stamp - Script

Tim Holtz Distress Oxides - Broken Glass

Memento Ink - London Fog

Mixed Media Ink - Patina

Mini Alpha Stickers

Lace flowers

Happy Crafting
Cathy xx




Thursday, 14 September 2017

Captured - Valerie Ouellet


Hi everyone! Here is my layout for this month. I decided to use "Dusty Attic Wildflowers #1 Stencil" to create my background.






I used a small brush and a little bit of ink with the stencil.





I added the new black chipboards that I love!!!! So easy to use!














 See you soon!

Dusty Attic products:

Other products:
-Cuts2luv flair
-Lindy's stamp gang spray
-49andMarket flowers
-Sequins and ribbons