This post has been in my drafts folder for a few weeks now, and I just haven’t seemed to stop long enough to finish it off. So here goes and lets hope I remember what I did.
The layout is actually a Scraplift of one created by Suzie Fauvrelle and published in Australian Scrapbook Ideas #22. I am not particularly efficient or good at Scraplifting as I find it a bit restricting and hard to start, However I have discovered that if I make a sketch of the layout and work between the sketch and the original layout I breeze through the process. I did find with this layout that I got to the end and had to add a couple of extra bits and pieces to get the balance just right.
I have created this funky lettering by sanding some covered chipboard Thickers before dabbing them with Tim Holtz Distress Stain (Vintage Photo).
I had a great time layering lots of bits and pieces on this layout, including ready-made diecuts, metal embellies and diecuts I created with my Cuttlebug.
Patterned Papers – Kaiser Take Note
Mixed Media – Tim Holtz Distress Stain (Vintage Photo), Shimmerz Spritz (Treasured Hymn), Shimmerz Vibez (Hot Fudge, 24 Karat, Egg Noggin), Versacolor Ink (Pinecone), Versafine Ink (Vintage Sepia), Viva Decor Terra (Sahara), Project Life Pen
Alphas – American Crafts Thickers (Chipboard), Kaiser Take Note (Black), Authentique (Rectangle)
Embellishments – Tim Holtz (Metal Clip, Filmstrip), Prima (Light Bulb, Metal Dots)
Tools – Colop Date Stamp, Sizzix Die (Tim Holtz Picture Wheel), Fiskars Punch (Arrow), Martha Stewart Punch (Starburst), Crafters Workshop Template (Star), Edge Distresser