Sunday, 13 December 2015

D-I-E-C-U-T-S

This month's challenge over at Scrap Your Stash is create a layout and include an item from your stash for each letter in the word D-I-E-C-U-T-S, here is my take

D- Doddling
I- Ink
E- Embossing Enamel
C- Chipboard
U- Uniball Pen
T- Thread
S- Stencil

This was one of those layouts that
wasn't smooth sailing but i think the end result worked out.  I kind of such kept adding, color sprays, chipboard, stencils metal etc...  More more sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't.  I really like how the brick turned out I think that is my favorite part.






 I started with a blank sheet of ivory cardstock.  added ink along the edges using distress ink pad.  I rubbed the ink pad right onto the cardstock along the edges spray with water heat to dry.  Add more color I used a combination of the same and different ink- peacock feathers, crushed olive, pistachio.  I kept working until i got what i like.














I inked the edges of the paper with walnut distress ink, next i added flowers with a stencil and red barn door distress ink.
















Next i added bricks with vintage distress ink and stencil.  I highlighted the brick by sewing around outline with black floss.  Next i highlighted the flowers on the left by doodling around with a white uniball.














Now i added photos and layered chipboard.  Here is where i had no idea what to do next which normally i would just work on the next day.  But this was a commission and it needed to be finished the next day.  So i carried on, didn't wait for the glue to dry.  I painted with white gesso, then sprayed with a combination of dylusions inks.  Blue, greens and yellows.











I really like how the dylusion sprays blurred they distress ink and blended everything together.  I added rub ons, metal and embossing enamel.  I like how the finished layout looks like a brick building with graffiti.

This is the first time i have done a layout with a word challenge.  I quite enjoyed it.












9 comments:

  1. Hi this is beautiful, your background is amazing. thank you for entering our challenge here at SCRAP OUR STASH x

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  2. I love your layout!!! The background looks absolutely stunning! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrap our Stash this month!

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  3. This is sooo cool!! Love the step by step process photos - and that BRICK is just AWESOME! You also used "Dylusion" Sprays for you "D" too!! I hope you have FUN with our word challenge and THANKS for playing along with us at Scrap Our Stash!!

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  4. What a fantastic page design. Love the mixed media, details, and stash used. Thanks for your entry in our challenge at Scrap Our Stash!

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  5. I really admire your work. This is a kind of scrapbooking I can't even begone to do. Really great effects! Thanks for joining us at Scrap Our Stash!!

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  6. Wow! I can't believe you created your own background. I love the variety of designs and colors you used. It is simply stunning. Thanks for joining us at Scrap Our Stash!

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  7. I think its pretty awesome-love the mm and those bricks are very cool! Kat (SOS)

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  8. This is stunning. Awesome mixed media technique. Thank you for joining us at Scrap Our Stash.

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  9. Fantastic background work and layout! Wonderful selection of stash items used to complete the challenge! Thank you for playing along with Scrap Our Stash! Happy Holidays!

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