Hi everyone! I’m back today after being gone on vacation! My husband and I spent an extra long weekend at the beach. It was fun but I have to admit that it was as hot if not hotter there in Panama City than at home. All we wanted to do was stay either in the ocean or pool the whole time we were outside…not that was a bad thing to do.😎
I want to share a layout I created from a photo of “Little Miss” when she was around a year old.
I started by inking my glass tray with Melon and Sunshine Blends Inks , adding water to each ink and placing a 8″x8″ piece of Watercolor Paper ( that I cut down to size) into the ink mixture. Once I had the paper covered I removed and let dry.
I adhered a paper doily with adhesive to the watercolor paper.
I then placed the Swirl Dot Art Screen onto the watercolor paper and applied Matte Extra Heavy Gel with a Spatula . I removed the art screen and let dry. I inked three scraps of leftover watercolor paper with a mix of water and Sunshine Blends Ink (2 scraps of paper) and Leaf Blends Ink (1 scrap of paper). Once all were dry I adhered two of the watercolor papers horizontally to layout.
Next I inked the glass tray with Wildberry Blends Ink, added water to the ink, loaded a paint brush with the ink mixture and splattered the watercolor paper. Also I added a piece of ric rac to the watercolor paper.
I inked the Botanical Mini Molding Mat with Leaf Blends Ink and stamped onto the inked Sunshine Blends scrap of watercolor paper.
Once dry I adhered to the back corner of photo and glued both slightly off center of watercolor paper.
I placed Crinoline Fabric on the flowers and leaves diecuts from the Book Mark, Tag and Pocket, Journaling Card, Flowers and Leaves Diecuts and Bookplate, Hinges and Label Diecuts and cut out one set of flowers and a leaf. I inked the glass tray with Wildberry, Frog and Sunshine Blends Inks, added water and placed the flowers in Wildberry and the leaf in Frog and one small flower into the Sunshine ink mixtures. Once completely covered I removed and let dry.
I add a brad to center of the flowers, adhered the leaf to back of the flower and to the lower corner of photo. Next I added several loops of green metallic thread to flower. I also added another flower to the top corner of the photo and adhered sequin to center of the flower.
I inked a chipboard letter “B” with Sunshine Blends Ink an let dry. Next I inked the letter completely with Top Boss Embossing Stamp Pad Clear, applied Opalescent Embossing Powder to letter and set with a Heat Tool. I added a Foam Dots to back of letter and placed on the corner of the photo.
Even though the quality wasn’t the greatest when I printed out this photo ( I just couldn’t throw it away) I still think the layout turned out pretty cute! As always if you have any questions about this project please let me know.
ColorBox/Eileen Hull: Frog Blends Ink
ColorBox/Eileen Hull: Leaf Blends Ink
ColorBox/Eileen Hull: Sunshine Blends Ink
ColorBox/Eileen Hull: Wildberry Blends Ink
ColorBox/Eileen Hull: Melon Blends Ink
ColorBox: Swirl Dot Art Screen
ColorBox: Botanical Mini Molding Mats
ColorBox: Top Boss Embossing Stamp Pad Clear
ColorBox: Opalescent Embossing Powder
Golden Artist Colors: Extra Heavy Gel (Matte)
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Book Mark, Tag and Pocket Diecuts
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Bookplate, Hinges and Label Diecuts
Sizzix/Eileen Hull: Journaling Card, Flowers and Leaves Diecuts
Chipboard letter B
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry Adhesive
Green Metallic Thread
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