Monday, February 18, 2013

"Outdoor Fun"


We have had a very hot Summer here and my boys have just had such a great time, doing what they love!!! My boys love the surf, our youngest (featured here) has just purchased his first board with his own money and is sooo proud, I will feature that photo in due coarse!

With all this outside fun however, my scrapping has suffered considerably, for that I apologise! On the Up side I do have a heap of photos to last me a while.... be warned .... Summer could be a recurring theme here over the next few months!!!

This latest page features Scrap FX and Sawyers Place Tapes and Rounds:

I used some summer brights & barbed wire tape from Sawyers Place with the urban stencil from
Scrap FX to create a textured background. 
 I used a plastic bag & glimmer mist to add colour to the background and Viva decor crackle paste with the stencil and a bit of Gesso too. Had no idea what I was doing but it was fun just to play!

The wordlet and arrows are a new release that I treated with embossing powder and glimmer mist, I think the arrows could become a staple for me!!!
 The stencil from Scrap FX has so many "Bits" that can be taken from it, you do not have to use it as a whole. I used the bar code and arrows section and positioned them to suit!

The  "Today" circle is a round from Sawyers Place that I have had for a while and struggled to use, as I do not use a lot of pre made embellishments that I cannot alter to suit, but I am starting to broaden my horizons!!!  
 The little dots are Liquid Pearls..... a little obsession I cannot seem to shake!

Love the Barcode!!

An old Brad from Kaiser that I have had in my stash suits the page perfectly!
 I really have to leave it at that my friends so I can leave this computer and create some pages I have in my head.... a very busy head it is!!! So for now Goodbye, please stay tuned as I have a fun announcement and giveaway coming up that you all may be interested in at the end of the week! So be sure to pop back in now!!!!

5 comments:

  1. Oh how I love this page!!! You captured the feeling of being seaside perfectly and I delight in using the Urban stencil as well! Adore how it worked out with the crackle paste!!! I don't have that brand but do have some crackle paste handy - I know what I'll be playing with soon!! :)

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  2. Michelle this is a fabulous page with so much detail and so many techniques, I've loved reading through your 'how to' details as well, thanks so much for sharing.

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  3. stunning page and awesome texture x

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  4. Divine...that surf brad & the today button have worked out perfectly here! And your 'playing' with the bg....totally YUMMY:):):)

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  5. loving..and love that you said that you didn't know what you were doing...that's when we do our best work!

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