Thursday, April 14, 2011

Cookin Up Creations Challenge 4

I want to remind everyone about the giveaway.... just click on the picture on the sidebar and enter... you have until the end of the month... 


On with the layout that I made for the Cookin Up Creations Crop Chef competition...First here is my background that I made.... (just a side note... the papers and many of the embellishments are from the Feb. Kit over at Artful Delight... April's kit is really great too so check it out...)
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Here is what I did...I painted it with gold paint when that dried I painted it with crackle medium and when that dried I painted it with white paint. I then put strips of masking tape on.... I used gold perfect pearls with a little water and painted the shimmer over the masking tape... I took 2 pieces of pattern paper stuck it to the paper w/ claudine hellmucht studio multi-medium when that dried I sprayed the back of the pp with water and started rubbing it away leaving a transfer of the pp.

My finished product...
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A doily- Gold and found at a flea market
Hand cut lettering- hand drew and cut the word "those"
Black and white photo- My daughter when she was 2 months old

Special ingredient:
Masking or painters tape- used in making the background

Technique:
Journal around the edge of the photo- Says "You have such beautiful eyes... it's not just Pappa and I that think it... we are stopped by people all the time that just have to tell how beautiful your eyes are..."

And finally, for a BONUS:
Make a mixed font title- Used October Afternoon Alphas, handcut and thickers (that I painted gold)...


5 comments:

  1. Nic, I think your work is STUNNING!! Wow!! I can't get over how much work you put into your pages but you make it seem so effortless.

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  2. Nic, this is absolutely wonderful! I don't think I have the patience to pull off a BG like that, but yours is just awe inspiring! :D

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  3. Absolutely beautiful!! So glad you liked your Feb and April kit. :-)

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  4. Lovely creation, thanks for sharing!

    Hey, I have a giveaway here, please come join in the fun!
    http://pixiedustpaperie.blogspot.com/2011/03/april-kit-preview-day.html

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  5. Pure magic!! Love that background... wow..

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Nic