Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Mixed Media Art Journal Swap

Here's the vid to what my cool partner sent me from Jeannie's Art Journal Swap...I had such a fun time creating the journal I made for my partner and I enjoyed what my partner sent me. Thank you so much Jeannie for hosting such a cool swap. And I can't wait to start filling my journal. Down below ar the sites of everyone who was in Jeannie's swap. Click HERE for the video of what my partner sent me. And here are some pics of what I made for my partner and the how to, to achieve this look...As always, thanks for taking the time to stop by. Peace! :)

Supplies Used:
Chipboard letters
Teal acrylic paint
Strong adhesive
Sewing Pattern Tissue Paper
Black Ink Pad
Bubble wrap
Ultra Fine Glitter
Glimmer Mist
Glue n Seal

Step 1. I Glued random chipboard letters to cover using Aleene's Tacky Glue
(on bottom I spelled out "Laura")
Step 2. I Gesso'ed the cover
Step 3. I then covered with the pattern sewing tissue
Step 4. I painted it with the teal acrylic paint
Step 5. I ran some of the gesso over some of the cover to tone it down a little bit
Step 6. I did some stamping using a black archival ink pad in random places
Step 7. I used a gold pearlescent to cover the rand letters above name
Step 8. I used a black peralescent to outline "Laura" using a q-tip
Step 9. Sprayed with a"Sea Glass" Glimmer Mist
Step 10. Sealed with Glue n Seal by Inkssetials
Step 11. While wet used Ultra Fine "Summer Sea" Glitter


1st Page


Upclose of Letters

Cover Close Up

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Happy Campers Mini Album

Hola Bloggers! :) Ahhhhh sweet sweet summer and what's a better way to spend time than camping in the pines with your loved Since I've set the scene's a mini that I made for the sweetestet person that I love so much. And I gave her this mini last night and she LOVES IT!!!! She ooooed and ahhhhed over all the critters on the pages and over all the details within this mini...It's such a pleasure to see that expression of happiness . She said she took pictures of her and her family and wants to print pics off so that she can fill her book. :) I'm just thankful I can bring a smile on her face and to mine. Here are some pics of the mini, I have a video on this project over on YT and you can find that HERE. I just got some new pattern paper from Bo Bunny to create another camping themed mini and I can't wait to put it together, after seeing the lil critters on this line my mind is racing with ideas. Hope you all are keeping cool...sooooo looking forward to fall and for it to start cooling down. As always, thanks for stoppin by....PEACE! :)