Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Girly layout Inspiration with Jodie

I have to say there are the most beautiful new chippy pieces being released by Your Creative Wings at the moment, I may have gushed... a lot.... over my latest happy mail package!!

So Sweet

I've used three of the latest releases on this layout: the Flutterby Charm 2 Mini , the Doily Bunting, and the gorgeous layered Floral Flourish.

 The Mini Flutterby Charm 2 is the sweetest little mini charm.  I've used acrylic paint in a complimentary peachy shade to the patterned papers, shading to a very pale peach in the centre of the charm.   I treated the layered butterfly the same way, with the darker shade in the centre, and the lighter shade towards the edges of his wings.
Some Liquid Pearls add some extra highlights to the piece.

Now who doesn't love bunting... and lace doily bunting at that!? Each individual doily has a removable centre, and I've covered the centres in a patterned paper from the collection and shaded the edges.  I've dabbed cream acrylic paint on the lace or outer pieces using a sponge, this allows the detail in the chippy to show through.

The French Window 2 provides a perfect foreground to one of the mother and baby images from the Precious Memories collection. Its like peaking straight through the window of a house and I love how it reinforces the mother & daughter sentiment of the layout.  Again this piece has been sponged with acrylic paint and finished with some Perfect Pearls.

The layered floral flourish has an extra flower in the pack to layer.  To add extra dimension I've spritzed the flower with some water, let it sit for a couple of minutes and then separated and squished up the top layer of chipboard.  I've painted with acrylic paint, adding a little shading to the flowers and buds, and then added Glossy Accents over each bud.

Other Product used: Graphic 45 Precious Memories patterned paper; Bazzill cardstock; Martha Stewart edge punch; acrylic paint; gesso; Glossy Accents; satin ribbon, Liquid Pearls in Platinum Pearl; Tim Holtz Distress Ink in Antique Linen; Versa Color ink in Bamboo; My Minds Eye brads; topstitch thread.

Unconditional Love

Anyone who has seen a couple of my layouts knows that if I have any opportunity whatsoever to add some gold (or silver) then it's going to end up on the page ha!  This layout has gold glitter, gold foil, gold stitching... and some gold heat embossing just for good measure.

I've left the title chippy piece raw because I love how it ties in with the burlap background, and the background of the photo.

To create the gold tipped arrows, paint the rear end of the arrows with acrylic paint, and heat emboss the arrow heads with gold embossing powder.

The new Round Charm set has layers of circles that can be left together, or removed and treated separately depending on how you want to use them.  I've separated each piece and chosen different shades of acrylic paint and gold embossing powder to create colourful circles.
A few extra little hearts are the perfect finishing touch to embellish the charms.

Other product used: Crate Paper Craft Market Burlap; Crate Paper patterned paper, American Crafts gold vellum; Crate Paper Craft Market Accent Stickers; Bazzill cardstock; American Crafts Pow Glitter Paper; gold thread; topstitch thread; acrylic paint; gesso; gold embossing powder; white embossing powder.

Thanks so much for dropping by today.  Be sure to drop by the Your Creative Wings regularly as beautiful new pieces are being released all the time.
Until Next time
Happy Creating
from all at YCW x

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