Friday, February 20, 2015

February Shares from Helen
2 Layouts & A Canvas!

Hi everyone!  HELEN back with you today to share what I have been up to lately 
using the fabulous 2Crafty Chipboard!

 Firstly I used  the "Valentine's Hearts"
 to create a layout for Scrap Around The World!  You get the double-heart
 (on the left) & TWO Single hearts (as seen on the right) so I still have one left over!

For this rather grungy layout I simply inked the chippie pieces randomly 
with black ink, leaving parts of them raw.  I also used a couple of "Tiny
Leafy Stems" that come in a 4 pack, so have half that pack left over too.

I often use my chipboard to anchor some thread, as I like using threads a lot
 but not unless I can keep them in place.  Chippie works perfectly for this.

To get the variegation on my Leafy Stems I shaded my chipboard with Gelatos.
Gelatos are a great item for chipboard as they require no primer & do not
 cause the chipboard to become wet like mists & sprays do.  


Next up is the layout I contributed earlier this month to the CSI Challenge site 
HERE where some of us 2Crafty Chipboard ladies are guest designing.

I used the "Hello" from one of the  "Circle Word Sets" that comes in a multipack
 of 6 words.  For all the chipboard pieces on this page I inked them in Olde Golde
then sponged lightly & randomly with gesso {white acrylic paint will work fine too}.

The "Gorgeous" word/title is finely cut in a beautiful font.  I love 
the way the classy 2Crafty Chipboard titles really finish off a page.

Lastly I used an "Edgar Swirl" which I LOVE the look of here!!  They come in
 a double-pack & add the perfect touch of class right where you need it :)

"My Sister My Friend CANVAS"

Lastly I created this cute little canvas for my younger daughter's bedroom,
using the "Love Circle Word" from one of the "Circle Word Sets" as well as 
some ''Chicken Wire", an "Tiny Vivian's Frame" & the "My Sister, My Friend" title.  

I really enjoyed creating this pretty piece.  It is nice & small so even though
 there is a lot of luscious detail it didn't take me too long!  I glittered up the
 chipboard with high quality glass glitter that is really shiny!!

You can't really go wrong with pink & purple, glitter, sequins & micro-
beads for young girls & all of them look great on or around chipboard!

Just for interest sake - the black grid box you see on my canvas is actually Prima
 Plywood packaging from their wooden embellishments.  I have kept all the little
 boxes as they fit small canvases perfectly & are less than one inch deep
 so make perfect little printer's trays/shadow boxes.  

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Ebony van der Starre said...

Amazing!!! Love the journalling in the first one!

Di Garling said...

Three beautiful projects once again Helen with so many awesome details and such great use of the chippie pieces. love them all.

Nicole Doiron said...

Such beautiful layouts and canvas Helen! Absolutely love your 2nd one with the heartfelt journaling!

Margaret Mifsud said...

Absolutely stunning projects Helen!! Fabulous backgrounds and amazing details and I love your use of the chippies!!! I think the fist is my fave because of the colours but I love them all!! ox

Janice Nicholls said...

Gorgeous creations Helen. Wonderful MM backgrounds, details, layering and memories captured and documented. x

Debbi Tehrani said...

Beautiful projects, Helen! You do such creative backgrounds, and I love your work with the chipboard!

Helen Tilbury said...

Thank you so much ladies!!

MARILYN said...

So Beautiful projects Helen! My fave is the first the colors. Very touching journaling...Beautiful work as always! xxx

Belle à cropper said...

awesome work!!! I love everything !