Just a little bit excited to be asked to guest design, as part of the Scrap FX Team, for the new challenge blog, Kraft plus. This months challenge is a sketch that I loved working with.
Scrap FX are sponsors this month so I can assure you
the prize pack will be simply fabulous!!! (a little biased I know!)
Enough random ramblings here is the Sketch and here is where you can find the challenge details
So the challenge required the sketch and some sparkle, here is what I created. I hope you get that I did use the sketch, I do tend to loose myself when I create so I did get a little off track, but I assure you I did have the sketch firmly in mind!
I had a hankering for a girly page so used this photo (from a recent wedding) of my nieces. Loved the print of their dresses, I did try to replicate the water colour look on the page.
The Scrap FX chippies I used are treated with embossing enamel from Stampendous, just cannot keep my hands off the stuff!
I did not want a solid gold lump of chipboard so I painted first then added the powder in random places then cut the pieces to spread over the page and create a balanced look.
I gessoed the background and used the random dots stencil to create a little texture.
The metallic sections on the background are created by stamping with a tacky glue then using gilding flakes....love this look but be warned it is sooooo messy! Those flakes are just so light they fly everywhere....I found myself holding my breath!!!
The colour I created by spreading a little Lindys Stamp Gang Sprays around, using a brush the spraying with water to create "drippage" trying to get that look on their dressses.
Take a peek I even used some glittery bits! I don't get to do that too often with the boys!!!
I attached the shiny bits with gel medium....those little suckers are not going anywhere!!!
So that is about it from me hope I have inspired!!!! Head over to the Kraft Plus blog and take a look at all the other fabulous Designers takes, I am sure you will be racing to your own scrapping corner to create a up storm!!