maandag 14 juli 2014

Is it July already?? Time for holiday woop woop!!!!

Finally, the schoolyear has ended and I have a 6 week holiday. I'm still trying to get my head around the fact that I don't have to get up in the morning, well, not as early as normally anyway!
So I managed to get a lot of work done over the weekend. I finished two Round Robin layouts, did three ICADs for the Craftorij Summer Challenge, ánd I did my July calendar spread. I'm so proud of me LOL!!
I wonder what I will show you first........
Let's start with one of my Round robin spreads, because I tried something new here. Love the effect, but hate the material.... It's is by Lindy's Stamp Gang and called: fusible web. I really think I could get the stuff in a shop for sewing stuff too, but anyhow. You're supposed to put it down on your paper, heat it with the heatgun, and it will basically melt and should adhere to the paper. Now this last bit is tough, because the stuff moves all over the paper and doesn't want to attach itsself, so I ended up pushing it down with my fingers which is pretty hot. Then, while it's still hot you should dump some embossing powder on top and melt it again.
LOVE LOVE LOVE the effect, but boy it's a heck of a job!

Oh, and note to self: don't blow with your heatgun while having the jar of glitter embossingpowder open LOL!!
I started out by gessoing the page. Then I stamped Tim Holtz stamps with pearl embossingpowder. I then sprayed with some Lindy's Starburst sprays which give a nice shimmer. Then the fun started with the fusible web.
As I said; love the result, but it's murder working the stuff! I stamped with a script stamp and Distress ink Frayed Burlap on the background for some interest. I also distressed the edges with this colour. The splatters were made with sepia coloured Ecoline. You can actually see some of the gorgeous shimmer of the LSG Starburst sprays here.
And here too.
Well, that was it for today. Since I'm on holiday now, you will be seeing a little more of me. I do apologize for being so absent. Will pop over and visit you guys, I promise! Hugs Frea

18 opmerkingen:

  1. Very kewl effects. Thanks for sharing with Red Rubber Designs Inspirationals

  2. So pretty. Great colours. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

  3. So awesome!! Fabulous techniques!! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!

  4. Wow, what a gorgeous swash of color and texture. Thanks for joining us a STAMPlorations this month with all your sparkle.

  5. Fantastic creation thanks for joining in at Left of Centre Challenges

  6. This is beautiful. I really like the web look you made, it gives the page an awesome look. :D
    Thank you for joining us at Scribble and Scrap Challenge.
    Deborah DT

  7. Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our tenth ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  8. Frea this looks so beautiful, such pretty details, thanks for joining us at art by mi ran. Joey x

  9. Fabulous stamping on your pages! The textures and colors are fantastic! Thank you for joining in my Anything Goes challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirationals blog this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

  10. I love this! Great job!! Thanks for playing along with us at Red Rubber Inspirationals!

  11. Such a beautiful art journal page! Thanks so much for playing with us at STAMPlorations. I hope to see you there next time, too! Hugs, Cornelia DT

  12. What a fabulous project! Thanks for joining us at Left of Center this week, I hope see you join us again in the future. Mo dt coordinator xxx

  13. The effects turned out so nice. I really like the way the script stamping comes through.
    Thank you for joining us on the Anything Goes Challenge at Wags 'n Whiskers!
    Yolanda DT

  14. Wonderful creation! I love the colors and design! Thank you for joining us at the Treasured Times Challenge blog for our Anything Goes challenge! Hope to see you again next time too!
    Tammy Louise

  15. Love your project, it's beautiful! Thank you for participating in our challenge over at Treasured Times!

  16. So artistic and beautiful, I bet this is STUNNING in real life. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations!

  17. Wow! Beautiful project :) thanks so much for joining in our July challenge over at Craft for the Craic.