Embrace The Inner Queen Canvas – Dusty Attic

Hi there my lovelies!!!!

Recently I was shown the world of Powertex. ( A textile hardener) And straight away I loved it and thought I would share my very first project using Powertex and Dusty Attic. I would just like to add that I barely broke the surface in learning about this form of mixed media but hey we all have to start somewhere!!!

Embrace your inner queen by Farrel Tailor

I used LOTS of different mixed media projects to create this canvas including Finnabair Texture Paste (Metal Effect & Patina Effect), Finnabair Impasto Paint, Metallique Acrylic Paint, The Crafter’s Workshop stencils, Finnabair Art Stones and Lindy’s Stamp Gang Starburst Squirts just to name a few.

The flowers I used are a mixture of Prima, Green Tara Flowers and some fabric ones I got years ago. I just love how this medium makes everything hard and this helps give texture.

Embrace your inner queen Dusty Attic by Farrel Tailor

Dusty Attic Products Used

Roman Numerals

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Mini Monarch Butterflies

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Mini ABC Set Upper

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Floral Corners

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Embrace The Journey

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Alphabet Jumble

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Thanks for dropping in and I will be back soon with my next project xx

Farrel Tailor

 

Release Your Creativity Card

Hi there, today I have a new process video up on my channel for Uniquely Creative’s Stamp and Colour Kit. I was asked to be a guest designer and thought I would create a card using their stamp set with Ranger Alcohol Inks.

I hope you enjoy the video and all the products I used are listed throughout the video. You can buy the kit from their website www.uniquelycreative.com.au

Farrel xx

 

 

A Grateful Heart Art Journal Page for The Crafter’s Workshop

Hi there my lovelies!!! Well today is my last day as a design team member for The Crafter’s Workshop. It has been an amazing 2 years and I feel so humbled to have been apart of such an amazing team and to represent a fabulous company.

Today’s project is an art journal page I created using the quote as my inspiration “Start each day with a grateful heart” and of course I chose my 3 favourite of all time stencils to use.

The video below has all the products I used in the subtitles but if you would like to see step by step process pictures just click here which will take you to The Crafter’s Workshop’s Blog.

Thank you to everyone who has commented or liked my projects over the last 2 years. I also would like to say a huge thank you to The Crafter’s Workshop for having me on their team….. it really has been a blast and I am forever grateful.

Farrel xx

Upcycled Mixed Media Tins

Hello there my lovelies!! Today I am up on The Crafter’s Workshop blog and I decided to something a little bright and fun and useful at the same time. So I decided to give a coffee container and a Pringles tin a face lift. I also have a video at the end of the blog so please feel free to watch it all happen before your very eyes.

To begin my projects, I applied 2 coats of TCW9001 White Gesso with a paint brush. I dried between coats with my heat tool.

Next I applied a range of acrylic paints to the 2 containers and used my heat tool to dry

For the small coffee container I used TCW827 Spring Medallion in the 6×6 and applied TCW9016 Spun Sugar Heavy Body Acrylic Paint with a make up sponge.

For the tall tin I used TCW810 Blooming Garden stencil in the 6×6 along with TCW9016 Spun Sugar Heavy Body Acrylic Paint and again used a make up sponge. To finish it off, I used a purple and pink coloured acrylic paint to highlight some of the stencil.

Thanks for dropping and I will be back soon with another project xx

Dusty Attic July Mood Board Challenge – Journey Layout

Wow! Can you believe we are now in JULY?!! I think this year has just flown by….. anyway new month means new mood board challenge at Dusty Attic. So today I am sharing my take on the challenge. I decided to create a layout using a photo of Dwayne and I on the cruise. This layout’s style is very different to my usual style but I wanted to go back to basics.

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So let’s get started…..

For the papers I have used 7 Dots Studio’s Air Mail range, which was perfect for the chippy that I used.  I also used their tags, stickers and die cuts. I inked all the edges of my paper, dies and stickers using Distress Archival ink in Vintage photo. I added some stamp stitching around the edges of my background paper using Faded Jeans Distress Archival ink.

Journey by Farrel Tailor

For the Compass Rose chipboard I applied some white gesso and then sprayed it with Distress Oxide Sprays – Cracked Pistachio, Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain to give a patina type look.

Journey Layout by Farrel Tailor

The Travel Border chipboard I applied white gesso again and then using a foam blending tool applied Faded Jeans and Barn Door Distress Archival Ink.

Journey Dusty Attic Layout by Farrel Tailor

For the Blueprint Journey chipboard I also covered with white gesso and then using Distress Archival ink pad – Spiced Marmalade I swiped the ink pad over the chipboard until it was covered. To finish the layout I splattered using Faded Jeans Distress Stain Spray.

Dusty Attic Products Used

Blueprint JOURNEY

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Compass Rose

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Travel Borders

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Remember to enter your take on this month’s challenge by uploading your project to the Dusty Attic Blog and you could be in the draw to win a $50 voucher.

Thanks for dropping by and I hope you enjoyed my post.

Farrel xx

Farrel Tailor