Monday, September 26, 2022

captivating ~ by Lisa-Marie


Today I'm sharing a whimsical layout I created, featuring (as usual!) my daughter!

These are the pieces I used on this layout:

I have coloured my title in with some silver / white Smooch and then coated with Glossy Accents.
I coloured my art deco frame with black Sharpie, before giving it a coat of Glossy Accents. 

I cut 1 of my elements in half to use on the top and bottom of my layered cluster and then I coloured them with a teal Smooch.
My lattice leaves have been coloured with silver / white Smooch.

Until next time!

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Happy Life
By Charmane Sharp


Welcome to the 2Crafty Chipboard blog.

Today's layout is very bright and cheerful reflecting my love
of Foster puppies. I wanted to add some texture and contrast
details which 2Crafty Chipboard is perfect for.

Adding some cut out Moroccan Bits and glorious Flourish 
designs, is a simple way to finish a layout with pieces that 
just pop amongst the other elements clustered together.

2Crafty Chipboard used...

Mini Title Stick set 3
Flourish Adornment set 4
Moroccan Bits

I love the gorgeous swirls on the Flourish Adornment pieces.
Making them stand out was easy with a coat of Teal paint and
a slight brushing of White Gesso with a dry brush. When placed
between the Pink Frames it becomes a focal point.

Mini Title Sticks are a must in your chipboard supplies,
as they are so versatile to place anywhere on your creation.
After applying a coat of Gesso especially inside the words,
I rubbed some Patina Green wax over the top lightly. This
prevents any going into the words so you can read them still.

Moroccan Bits are so lovely to add extra detail. After a coat of 
Gesso I rubbed some Matte White wax over using my finger.

Pull out those bright colours and make a happy layout.
It really does make you smile and if it takes you out of your
comfort zone then that's a good way to challenge yourself.

Until next time...

Charmane x

Friday, September 23, 2022

"Friends" ~ by Robin Schelin

 Hi Everyone.  

Welcome to the fabulous 2Crafty Blog. So glad you stopped by!

Today I'm sharing a summery layout of a pair of best friends enjoying a bike ride on a beautiful summer day.  Hope you like it!

"Friends keep moving forward"

2Crafty beauties I used:

Circular Leafy Frame
Feathered Friends - Title
Mini Bicycles
Mini Flourish Bits
Angie's Vines
Corner Delightfully Floral
Leafy Shrub Set 2

As always, all the chipboard was given a nice slathering of gesso.

Here is the leafy part of the Circular Leafy Frame.  This piece is so beautiful, I love it! I first applied a thick coat of Art Extravagance White Crackle Paste on the leafy part, then painted it with Blue and White Acrylic Paint. I watered the paint down and dabbed it off as I went along.  I added a small chipboard leaf from another piece, placed it on top of the large leaf, and painted it blue along with the long skinny leaves on the piece.

Then added some blue pearls to jazz it up!

Here also is one of the Mini Bicycles. I first used black gesso, then painted it with Greystone from Prima's Woodlands Watercolor Set.

Here is the bottom leafy part of the Circular Leafy Frame and a leaf from the Leafy Shrub Set 2  done the same as the top portion.

Also you can see some of the vines I cut from Angie's Vines.  I places 2 of the cut pieces in the flower cluster. I used White Ultra Thick Embossing Powder on them.

Up top here are a couple pieces of the Mini Flourish Bits. I heat embossed them with White Ultra Thick Embossing Powder.

The frame around the photo is the gorgeous Corner Delightfully Floral. I painted it with Greystone from Prima's Woodlands Watercolor Set.

I used Crackle Paste all the way around the Circular Leafy Frame.  My first time using crackle paste.  I really like how it turned out.

I cut the word "Friends" from the title Piece Feathered Friends. I used black gesso first, then used Greystone and Chandelier from Prima's Woodlands Watercolor Set.

And there you have it! Hope you like it.

Be seeing you in a few weeks with a step-by-step tutorial so stay tuned!


Thursday, September 22, 2022

'Live your Adventure'
a layout by Rachael Funnell


Hello & warm welcome..
Today I have a layout  to share with you which I have created 
and features my nephew and some GREAT 2 Crafty Chipboard pieces...

2 Crafty Chipboard used:
Live YOUR Adventure 
Industrial Pipes/Mechanics
Steampunk Element set
Steampunk medium size gears

Let's start with the Construction Set chipboard pieces
 which are fairly new...  I have inked those pieces with 
black & yellow before gluing them down..

Next for the Steampunk Element &
a couple of Steampunk Medium size gears
I have gone with inking these pieces sliver...

Lastly for the title....  I have added a nice
 a thick coat of gesso to the Live your...
& then inked the 'Adventure' with black ink...

Thanks for stopping by 
Until next time

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

"One of a Kind"
Layout by Marie Sabatier

Hello everyone,

I am pleased to meet you again to present my second inspiration for this month of September.`

A simple vintage layout with a picture of my grandson taken two years ago.

"One of a Kind"

The 2CraftyChipboard used:

- One of a Kind
- 6 inch Zipper Frames
- Industrial Light Bulbs
- 2020

I embellished all my chipboards in the same way by applying a layer of gray metallic paint which I then rubbed with a "bronze age" metallic wax.

I love these "Industrial Light Bulbs" particle boards. To give them an aged look, 
I lightly rubbed with a file.

I first positioned the embellishments papers and my photo by adding the chipboard "Zipper frame". 

I like to add a date chipboard to remind me how time flies.

After arranging my entire layout, I finish with the title.

Here, a simple layout with beautiful chipboards!

Thank you for your visit, good scrap to you.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

'Sunshine and Blue Skies'
with Lisa Amiet


Hello all!
It's Lisa here today to share some inspiration with you.
As we have just started SPRING (my personal favourite ;)) in our part of the world,
I thought something bright and fun would be ideal!

Sunshine and Blue Skies

2Crafty Products used:

For this layout, I have started with a bit of
a colourful splash around on my page.

I have then built up my layers,
 including one of the 'Leafy Shrub Set 2' designs,
that I have finished in a bright multicolour of paints,
 coordinated with my papers.

I have also used one of the 'Fern Leaf Set',
that I have finished in aqua paint to match. 

I have also used one of the 'Charlotte Flowers',
that I have finished in bright pink paint. 
I love how delicate these flowers are, and so pretty!

Finally, I have used the 'Sunshine & Blue Skies' title,
that I have painted in a two-tone yellow and aqua, 
to match my layout.

I love how these pieces can bring sunshine to a page!

I hope that you like what I have created,
and that this brings you some sunshine wherever you are!

Until next time!


Monday, September 19, 2022

Just Adorable Layout by Tania Ridgwell

Hello there!

Tania with you today to share the last of my DT projects for September.  I have created a layout.

"Just Adorable". 

2 Crafty Products Used:

*Just Adorable
*6"Mandala No 1
*Berry Vine Set
*Skeleton Leaves

I used the beautiful Mintay Love Letters Paper Collection to create the base for for my layout.
I fussy cut the floral wreath from one of the papers.  

I painted the Berry Vine Set and Skeleton Leaves with Opal Shimmer paint and the
Just Adorable was sprayed with Dylusions sprays.  I created two floral embellishment
clusters one to the top left of my layout and one to the bottom right.

  I tucked in the Skeleton Leaves and Berry Vine Set chippies in amongst the flower clusters.
I cut the raw Mandala chippie in half and placed one under each of the embellishment clusters.
I added my photo and finished off my page with the the Just Adorable Title.

Thats' all from me today, I hope I have inspired you all with my Layout. 
 Until next time thanks so much for stopping by.

Tania xx