Wednesday, April 27, 2016

April Inspiration From Marianne Johansson, Norway


Hi all 2Crafty fans!
Today I have two rather different layouts to show you.

The first one is with an old photo of our youngest daughter. I just 
love this "dreamy" look she has here.

My background is filled with different mediums such as gesso, 
crackle paint, molding past,  mist, paint, stencils and stamps

I have used Gesso on all the chippies and also white watercolor. 
(love when it's really really white)

Some "Mini branches"  colored with an ink pad together with the flowers.

Here you see how white the title "Dream" is with the watercolor on top of the Gesso

The "Fencing wire panel" and "French lace Border" under the photo are both
 colored with Gesso, ink pad and mist.

2Crafty products used..



"The Queen and I!"

Well, I'm visisting royalties in London LOL
Here is a layout with a photo of me and Queen Victoria I, from Madame Tussauds in London.

I wanted to get the velvet feeling (from the curtain in the photo) and only had some black ink on the natural chippies this time. And some Inka Gold, also to get the luxury feeling.

Loved the title on this one, guess I could have used it many times on several layouts.

I cut out the "Dottet baubles" and used the circles as embellishments below, as a "flower". The "strings" I used on top of the photo, as "hanging-strings".

I cut the "Avery vines" in several pieces and used them in combination with the flowers, as leaves.

Aren't we cute together? The Queen and I? LOL

My background is rather simple, with only some stamps, stencils, tape and a few drops of paint.

  2Crafty Chipboard used:

Dottet Baubles
Avery vines
Mini Branches
What you see is what you get - title





Paper Attic said...

Amazing layouts!! I totally love the second page with the red paint and gold chippies, what a luxurious look you created! beautiful :)

Di Garling said...

Two great layouts but I would have to agree with Lisa, the second one is brilliant. Great use of so many chippie pieces too.

Tania said...

Stunning pages and gorgeous designs too :)

Debbi Tehrani said...

Amazing work, Marianne! That second page is so gorgeous and dramatic!

Tracee said...

Gorgeous, love all the drama of your second page Tx

ValerieOuelletScrapbooking said...

Very beautiful layouts. The first one is my favorite. Lovely background.

Fiona Paltridge Designs said...

Stunning work!!

Jaya Raghuvanshi said...

Gorgeous creations! Love the background and the chippies :)

Jennifer Snyder said...

such gorgeous pages...I am in love with your style. The page with the Queen is striking and that adore that photo too. Your chippies are perfect

ros said...

gorgoeus layouts

Unknown said...

Awesome colors on the first project and a great achievement on the luxury feel for the 2nd project.

Catherine Giguère said...

Gorgeous layouts Marianne, I love your backgrounds!

Kathy G. said...

Wowsers! The light pastel colors of the chippies on your first layout look great with the vibrant colors on the page. I just adore those hearts. Your second layout just blows me away! It exudes the richness of the time period! You absolutely captured a velvet effect on this page. Love it!