Saturday, August 18, 2018

'Adore' layout
by Hetty Hall

Hi there and welcome to the 2Crafty blog,
 Hetty with you today!


Today I would like to share with you this layout using a number of awesome
 2Crafty Chipboard 
 I also included some progress photos, but first some close ups and product information.

2Crafty Chipboard Products:
- Amelia Flower - Small
- Amelia Flower - Large
- Beaded Hanging Hearts
-Mini Word Set 2
- Decorative Rod Set

Papers, flowers and Laser Cuts are from 49 and Market.

As per usual I used lots of layers, I love the dimension it creates.

I used a really fun technique on the 'Amelia Flower' chippie which I will explain below.

Close up of the finished effect on the chipboard.

Below is a photo tutorial of how my page came together.

So I started off with adding some cheese cloth to my background paper and
 gluing it down in random places scrunching it up as I went.

Next I added two coats of heavy white gesso to my chipboard,
 drying it off with the heat gun.

Once dry I added three different opal magic colours in
 random areas using the dry brush technique.

I then dried the paint with my heat gun which made it bubble
 and melt to create this awesome texture.

Next I added both chipboard pieces to my layout on top of some layered photo matts. 
The papers are layered with pieces of cardboard to create dimension.

I used some copper embossing powder on the 'Decorative Rod' and 
white on the sentiment and 'Beaded hanging Heart'

Finishing it off by adding all my other elements like flowers 
and laser cuts, some art stones and prills.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Until next time.....



Friday, August 17, 2018

'Be Awesome Today'
by Lisa Amiet

Hello 2Crafty People!

It's Lisa here today to share some inspiration with you all!

Today I have a layout that I have created as part of 
2Crafty Chipboard sponsoring this month's challenge over at 

This is what I have created...

"Be Awesome Today"

For this layout I have used some of my favourite 2Crafty pieces.

From the 'Mini Swirls 1' that is tucked in among my embellishments.

To the always gorgeous 'Flower Doilies',
 which I have used tucked in among my layers.

I have also used one of the stunning new 'Tangled Lamp Posts'.
All of my chipboard has been embossed in white.

Some more close ups :)

2Crafty Products Used:

I hope you like what I have created. 

I'll be back soon with some more 2Crafty goodness to share with you.


Thursday, August 16, 2018

August Inspiration Canvas
"Super Hero"
by Marie Sabatier

For my creation today I chose to make a painting.

This little hero is a little man that I mind, too cute!

I left a color photo that I modified in black and white to have only the sign
 of superman in color.

I used a canvas of 46 X 26.6 centimeters

I applied a coat of white gesso and a black acrylic paint with a spatula.

I worked the background with:
- a stencil and structural mortar that I tinted with blue ink
- stamped with an embossing pad to emboss in warm white
- added a perforated adhesive tape

The chipboards are all coated with embossing powder, choosing the
 colors that are associated with Superman, red, yellow and blue.

Love the shiny finish the embossing powder gives the chipboard.

To finish off I've added Art Stones, adding another texture to the canvas.

The 2Crafty Chipboard used :

- My lil' Super Hero
- Everyday Moments
- Mini Squiggly bits
- Light bulbs
- Wordcircles
- ATC Tiny Hearts & Stars

Thank you very much for your visit

See you soon !

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Some August Inspiration
By Di Garling
"You Are Awesome"

Hi there 2Crafty fans, thanks for calling by the blog today.
I have a boy layout to share with you that features my little grandson Henry climbing 
on this play gym thing at the park. I though these were such great pics to scrap.

 2Crafty Chipboard Products Used...
You Are Awesome - title
6" Fencing Wire Panel
Steampunk Gears - small
Steampunk Arrow Set (new release)
Steampunk Collage (new release)

For the title I have used a two tone effect by simply inking the top half of the title 
with a black ink pad & then I covered the black part with a scrap of paper to 
protect it & then proceeded to paint the bottom half with some orange acrylic paint.

All of the other chipboard pieces were simply wiped over with a black ink pad &
then I rubbed a little Finnibair Art Alchemy Metallique Wax in Brushed Iron
over them to give a metal effect.

In the above pic you can see one of the NEW release
"Steampunk Arrows" at the side of the photo.

In the above pic, on the left side of my photos I have used one of the 
NEW release "Steampunk Collage" pieces.

Love these NEW chippie pieces, just the perfect embellishment for those boy layouts.

A few of the "Steampunk Gears" scattered around for extra interest.

A little mixed media on my background, just a couple of flowers,
a couple of flair badges which I make myself,
& viola, another layout finished!!

Hope I have inspired you to try some of our new pieces 
on your next project too.

Until next time...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

August Inspiration "Adventure" by Hina

Mixed Media Canvas "Adventure"

Hello there..

I am back with my August inspiration and prepared a small  mixed media canvas using
 some of my favorite pieces of chipboards from 2Crafty.

For this little canvas, I chose three different designs of chippies.
 Triangle set, World Globe and the word "Adventure".
I incorporated all these with other junk elements.

I started with sticking all the triangle pieces including the negative bits (I love using chipboard negatives) on the canvas base and covered it all with black gesso. 
Next I arranged all the top elements and covered all of those also with black gesso.

I used Finnabairs metallic paints in "Mermaid Teal" and "Golden Moss" and waxes to color
 the whole thing as I wanted a metallic look and texture.
For the Globe and "Adventure" chippies, I used Finnabair's wax in "Rich copper" 
to make them pop out as focal point.

2Crafty Supplies used:

World Globe
Adventure - Loopy Font
Triangle set

Hope you enjoyed the post and got inspired!