Follow Your Dreams
I also used Sharon's Butterflies randomly around the layout.
For the title I simply inked it with black Archival ink. For the butterflies
I inked them with red Archival ink, without gessoing anything first,
so the colour soaked in to more of a maroon colour.
I added some white sponging onto the butterflies for a lighter feel.
I cut one of the butterflies in half & tucked each half
of it under my layers for some added dimension.
Often I use chipboard pieces to "pin down" other elements
beneath them, in this case flower petals & gauze.
The BEST thing about CHIPBOARD is that you can stockpile
it & the COLOUR & FINISH will never go out of fashion!
Because you can customize it to match your current page.
I used some confetti bling to indicate the route of the
butterflies & I think they add a nice sparkly touch too!
Next up I have another layout to share with you!
Again I used another gorgeous 2Crafty Chipboard title for this page.
These titles honestly "make" the page in my opinion!
I used Aladine inks on my title. They are awesome little inks
that can be painted on using a fine paintbrush & they are ultra-sparkly!
I used up the last Sharon's Butterfly from the pack above - that I used on the previous
layout. I painted it with Tulip IZINKS from Aladine then sponged lightly with white acrylic.
Again I used the chipboard to anchor down some metallic
thread that I looped around underneath my layout.
I used the Summer Leafy Stems as well as the Heidi's Vines as a base for
my flowers, leaves & bling, which I used to decorate the centre of the stamens.
I treated the foliage chipboards with Color Bloom Sprays from Prima,
a light sponging of white acrylic paint & a little Izinks Gold from Aladine.
Before placing & adhering my chipboard vines I used them as a mask around where
I planned to position my photo - it creates a nice effect with no other stencil required!
These leafy chipboard pieces are a MUST for your chippie stash if you ask me -
they are such a good basic & can be dressed up in such fun ways using your flower stash!
I hope I have inspired you to use your chipboard as a stencil next time
you create with it & also to dress it up with flowers, leaves & bling!
Lastly I am sharing a canvas I made recently for 7 Dots Studio.
I used just one tiny leaf stem on this canvas, but first I cut it into 2 pieces!
To treat the chipboard I pushed it face first into my black archival ink pad,
which gave it a granite/black mottled effect, then I sprayed the piece with Lime
Wedge Prima Color Bloom Spray & dried it off. This gave it a subtle shimmer!
For the flowers close by I stamped them with a script stamp, which ties in with
the black mottled effect on the leaves. This gives a more grunge look
whereas a solid black look is more slick & graphic.
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not aware of your local stockist so she can put you in touch!!
I hope you have enjoyed my projects today!!
See you on the other side of Christmas!