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Wednesday, September 24, 2014






                                                    Sweet Dreams

I made this page for the Dusty Attic Design Team Call.  I used papers from the August kit by Swirlydoos kit club called Wistful Blues.  It had gorgeous papers by several manufacturers, but I chose a paper by Kaisercraft from the Key to my Heart collection, and Bo Bunny from Somewhere in time collection.  I painted the paper with Mahogany paint by 13 Arts, and used a spatter stencil by The Crafter's Workshop. Of course my page bowed and no amount of trying to flatten overnight worked.  I also stamped with a feather stamp from my stash with black paint by 13 Arts.  I also wet a paintbrush and flicked the black paint around.  The mat for my picture is by  Prima and was in a previous Swirlydoos kit. The butterfly's are by Prima. 

The flowers on the page are by Dusty Attic.

DA0802 Smokey Blue

I used several pieces of Dusty Attic Chipboard on my page.

DA0547 Wrought Iron Frame Set
DA0273 French Flourish 2 pk
DA0628 Corner Flourish #1

 


                                                                      Always

I made this canvas for the Dusty Attic  Design Team call.  I prepped the canvas with Gesso.  I used a Prima mask with Martha Stewart texture paste.  I sprayed with Shimmerz bed of roses.  I let it dry.  I painted with wild abandon with a blue paint by 13 Arts.  I mixed the paint with the Martha Stewart texture paste, but it was too light so I added a a pastel blue spray by 13 Arts until I liked the color then added this blue paste with a clock mask by 13 Arts.  I added a pink flower vine purchased from Angelica's store, Little Scrap Shop on Etsy.  I had some packs of white flowers by Recollections for Michaels.  I inked the middle to try to match the vine, but of course I didn't have the exact pink color.   I like this better then any other canvas I have done.  The picture is of my parents on their wedding day.  I am going to frame this canvas, and give it to my mom for Christmas.  I can't wait!

I Added a lot of Dusty Attic Chipboard.  I added white and gold paint on the chipboard until I liked the look. 

DA0430 Skeleton Clock Faces
DA0261 Vintage Clock 1
DA0386 Mini Words #1
DA0628 Corner Flourish #1
DA 0547 Wrought Iron Frame set

Thursday, September 18, 2014






This is a page I made for the Dusty Attic September Sketch.  I used paper from Riddersholm designs.  I received this paper in the August kit from Swirlydoos kit club.  I made this page of my cat Tabba.  I distressed the paper lightly, and I painted with 13 Arts paint.  I used several Dusty Attic chipboard on my page.

DA0430 Skeleton Clock Face
I used all the clock pieces, and used the circle left over

DA0389 Flutterbies
Aren't the butterflies cute

DA0628 Corner Flourish #1
I always break these apart

DA0803 Dusty in Bloom Vintage Rose
I can always use flowers

Thanks for looking

Thursday, July 31, 2014

I made this page for the July Round Robin going on right now at Swirlydoos Kit Club.  I used paper and embellishments from the March kit called Salutations.  It had paper from Prima's Stationers Desk collection.  I used this paper as well as the Artist Trading Cards from this collection that was in the kit.  I used 2 Prima masks, Florish, and Finnabair Elements called Halftone.  I used Martha Stewart white texture effect with these masks.  I sprayed with Tattered Angels Pop Rocks spray.  I flicked black paint from my stash onto the page.  Thanks for looking.

Monday, June 30, 2014

I made this page for the June Mixed Media challenge going on right now at Swirlydoos kit club.  You have to use ten different rules for this challenge.  I followed the rules.

1 I used the Prima Flourish mask with Martha Stewart white texure effect..
2 I used the mini circle grid stencil by The Crafters Work Shop with a pink chalk ink purchased from Michaels.
3 I used 3 handmade flowers made with the Rose Creations Die by Donna Salazar for Spellbinders with a technique by Gabrielle Pollacco.
4 I used a pink embossing powder by Recollections from Michaels to match the shine of one of my sprays I also used silver embossing powder by Recollections on my chipboard with a technique by Rae Moses.
5 I used Shimmerz Bed Of Roses spray and Lindys Stamp Gang Starbust spray Heliotrope Purple Plum
6 I used white paint on my entire page before I sprayed.
7 I used a Tim Holtz stamp with Ranger Archival ink to randomly stamp on my page
8 I used a Sizzix die for my border
9. I used paper from Tiffanys and a Prima artest trading card from a previous kit for my mat
10 always use imagination
I also added Dusty Attic chipboard from my stash, witch I painted white then added diamond stickles for some bling. Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

I made this tag for the tag round robin going on right now at Swirlydoos Kit Club.  I used a Ranger tag, and shaded it with 2 Tim Holtz distress inks, Broken China, and Faced Jeans.  I used the sizzix Renaissance frame with white cardstock, and added it to the tag, I added some Ranger diamond stickles.  I added a picture of my grandparents.  I added a Prima resin by Ingvild Bolme called Marvavelle.  I added soom pearls from my stash, and some trim by Webster Pages from the Girl Land collection.  Thanks for looking.




Sunday, June 8, 2014






I made this page for the June Round Robin challenge going on right at Swirlydoos kit club.  This page is of my cat Tabba. I used paper from the Tiffany's kit. It had Authenqique papers.  I used gesso to cover the paper and sprayed with Tattered Angels Pop Rocks, and Lindy's Stamp Gang Heliotrope purple plum. I also did some masking and inking. The flowers are from the Lady Belle kit, except for the 2 roses from Michaels that I inked. The embellishments are from Prima except for the blingy vine from a previous kit and the dusty attic chipboard piece was from my stash. I used a technique by Rae to get a distressed look on chipboard CLICK HERE. I used gesso and embossing powder from Michaels. The rub on title is from a previous kit.  Thanks for looking.