Sunday, April 17, 2016

Tracee's April Shares

"Sweet Treats"
Sweet Treats Scrapbook Page Tracee Provis 2Crafty Chipboard 01

Hi there 2Crafty fans, thanks for stopping by the blog.

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Today I have a couple of layouts to share with you, for my layouts this month have used very
 little patterned paper and just let the chipboard pieces do the talking. I printed out these pics
 of my granddaughter a while back for a project life spread but didn't use them, I used the 
negative piece from the "Polaroid Frame Set" to create a project life style look to my page.
 

I used some mist on my title piece but it soaked into the chipboard a little too much for my liking,
 so I added some Ranger Crackle Accents to give some texture and shine. For the "Lattice Leaves"
 I gave a coat of gesso then applied 2 different green watercolour pencils by Prima. A simple coat
 of white acrylic paint was added to the today circle from the "Word Circles" set 1. I covered the hearts in some cork and used a fine pen to outline the edges.


For the Polaroid frame I used the new Bo Bunny crackle primer and crackle paste, I mounted
 the whole thing on a piece of journal paper. I used the same Crackle glaze on the
 "ATC Butterflies" and they formed these feathery cracks which I think looks great. 

2Crafty Chipboard used;
ATC Butterflies
Assorted Polaroid Frames (negative)
Hearts 
Sweet Loopy Font title
Lattice leaves
Word Circles Set 1



"Live Everyday"

While I had my watercolour pencils out for the last page I thought I would use them to create a background for this page. I drew a rough circle with the pencil then applied some water with
 a brush to make a water colour effect, I did this with 3 different colours and then splattered a
 little of each around the page.


I used sparkly embossing powder on the Live part of my title and the "Diannes Doily piece".
 I was determined to use a few different mixed media items on this page and I got out my 
Mica powders for the rest of the title.


I added a few acrylic flowers that have been in my stash forever, once again I used the 
mica powders on the leaves and they have a super shimmer to them.

2Crafty Chipboard used;
Fine Leaf Bush
Live Everyday Title
Diannes Doilies
Word Circle Set1


I hope you enjoyed your visit with me today and I hope I have given you a few ideas
 to try with your chippies. See you next month.












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11 comments:

Debbi Tehrani said...

Brilliant pages, Tracee! Especially love the first page--such a creative use of that polaroid frame negative!

Di Garling said...

Great use of the leftover chippies in the first one Tracee and I just LOVE the simplicity of the second one. Fab post.

Marianne/skorpionen said...

Stunning layouts! Love the design on the first one!

Lisa Griffith said...

Fantastic designs!! I really really love that first one and how you incorporated several photos, really tells a story, so well done.

Rachael Funnell said...

2 BEAUTIFUL layouts Tracee!

Chrissi said...

Love the way you used the watercolour pencils! Gorgeous layout

Valerie Ouellet said...

Fantastic layouts!

Tania Ridgwell said...

Such lovely projects!

Fiona Paltridge said...

Loving the crackle effect on the chippy!

ros said...

so sweet!

Priscilla Lim said...

Awesome crackled effect on the first project and lovely use of white space on the 2nd piece.