Sunday, November 14, 2010

Back Again

Suprise,,,, 2 posts in 1 weekend and you never know there may even be another, while I've have some time to myself.

Some more sharing.
Suz from Aussie Scrap asked me a little while back if I'd share with them a project done in the white tones, I'm so addicted to, using product available from them. I was the lucky last for this year in thier 'Trends Post', shared on Mondays.
Click Here to take a look and read. You'll have to scroll through the great eye candy of the 'Weekend's Inspiration', but that shouldn't be hard.

7 Gypsies Photo Stand

I've been meaning to start this project for a while now and have also been wanting to get back into my scrapbooking and this seem like a good way to start. I completed the front and the inside will be a work in progress. It will consist of small layouts approx A5 size. I used the 7 Gypsies Journal Pages – Antiquarian as a base for these pages. I did have to trim down the sides a fraction to fit into the 7 Gypsies 5”x7” Vertical Refills. So I'll try and share a layout each time I do one.

Here's the first few to kick it off.

I thought it would be nice to mix a few quotes amongst the pages as well.

Thought I'd share how I painted the metal pieces. The ones used in project are by Tim Holtz.
I just use normal acrylic paint, I use about 3 to 4 coats and add heat with the heat gun in-between coats to set it. I only recommend this for pieces that are not going to be knocked or touched often.

Once its dry I take to the piece with some sand paper and a blunt craft knife to expose the words and the edges.

Here to expose the raised surface.

Sand and scrape as much or as little as you like.

Happy Creating
Audrey x

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Once Upon a Vintage Christmas

Hopefully this will give you a little inspiration for the weekend.

Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine published my Christmas project for this year, with instructions. Thanks guys, the photos look awsome. It's now available.

As you can see I'm still hooked on white, vintage white and I'll share some other projects I've been working on lately, done in the same tones. Along with some 'How - to's' to go along with them.

Back soon
Happy Creating