Spread Your Wings Album for 3Quarter Designs

Hello there my lovely friends, today I am sharing my project for 3Quarter Designs using their new collection Luminous Aura.

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For my project I decided to create an album for a friend of mine who can use it for her travels in the future. This range is absolute stunning and I managed to use every single piece in the pack for this album……fist pump moment right there!!!

Spread Your Wings Album by Farrel Tailor

The album itself I purchased from Kmart here in Australia and it was a kraft based album. I added some stenciling on the cover and painted with black gesso. The chipboard frame is apart of a 3 pack from Kaisercraft which I inked and added crackle accents to. The title I used one of Tim Holtz Quote Chips.

Spread Your Wings for 3Quarter Designs

The flowers are by Green Tara and Prima and everything else is from the 3Quarter Design collection pack.

I have a very quick flick through video of the inside of the album so if you would like to see it please click here.

Enjoy and I will be back soon

Farrel xx

 

Journey Mixed Media Layout for Dusty Attic

Hi Everyone, I hope you all had a lovely Christmas Day with all your family and friends. Today I am sharing my DT project for Dusty Attic with this mixed media layout I created which would be perfect for any travel photos you may have taken over the Christmas holidays.

Journey Layout by Farrel Tailor

My background paper is by 13@rts His & Her Range and I added some watered down black gesso as my focal point. I used Dusty Attic’s Arrows Stencil with some white gesso for the background. The film strip I found in my stash and I think it may have been on of Kaisercraft’s acetate sheets.

Journey Layout by Farrel Tailor (1)

All the chipboard pieces I painted with white gesso, the Polaroid chipboard I added some crackle paste and then used Distress Oxide Ink pads for colour. I also added the same inks to the large tag and Chain Circles.

Mixed Media layout by Farrel Tailor

I stamped and fussy cut some images from Tim Holtz stamp set The Professor. I then used black archival ink to colour the Ticket, compass and blueprint title.

Dusty Attic Products

Arrows Stencil, Tickets, Mini Compasses, Chains Circles, Tag Medley, Blueprint Journey, Polaroid Frame Set #3

Thanks for dropping by and Happy New Year!!!! This post will be my last post on the Dusty Attic Design Team and I would like to thank everyone for your support over the last 3 years, I have loved sharing my Dusty Attic projects with you all xx

Farrel Tailor

In Nature Mixed Media Canvas

Hello there my lovelies!!!! Well I am sure most of you would have seen the latest 3Quarter Designs release over the weekend – Seasons Palette…… and all I can say is WOW!!! I thought for this collection I would create a mixed media canvas and I can see a lot of layouts being created with this collection too….. just stunning!

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I was planning on recording my process with this project but silly me forgot to charge my phone first and then I didn’t realise that the video had stopped recording…. oops. Anyway I shall give you a quick tutorial on my canvas – So I used a 5×7 inch canvas and covered it using the paper with Hydrangeas on it.

Nature Mixed Media Canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used a palette knife to scrape some black gesso around the edges. I painted the film strip chipboard from the collection, my resin frame and metal butterfly with black gesso. For the frame and butterfly I used Art Alchemy Waxes to add some colour.

Mixed Media Canvas Seasons Palette by Farrel Tailor

Using the same patterned paper, I tore 2 strips using the lighter part of the paper and inked with Distress Archival Inks and adhere to both sides of the film strip. I also cut the quote strip at the bottom of the paper and mounted them onto the “Pine” photo mats.

Seasons Palette canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used alcohol inks to add colour to my glass pebbles (gold mixative and Valencia) and inked my cheese cloth using Art Anthology’s Minx Shimmering Inks – Decadent. Then I added my flowers and art stones.

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

Farrel xx

 

Altered Coffin for Dusty Attic

Happy Halloween Everyone!!! Today I am sharing my Altered Coffin for Dusty Attic. I’m not sure about you, but when I get an idea in my head I need to get it to paper asap otherwise it does my head in lol. So I got my amazing husband to cut for me from MDF board, I have wanted to do a project like this for a few years now and I am so happy with how it turned out.

Altered Coffin by Farrel Tailor

To start with I applied white gesso to the board and then added my stenciling using Stamperia crackle paste. I then added some stamping to the background using black archival ink.

Altered Coffin for Dusty Attic by Farrel Tailor

I applied gesso to all my chipboard pieces and adhered them to the board. I used stone effect paste on the skull to give some texture.

Halloween Dusty Attic by Farrel Tailor

I painted the whole board using Prima Liquid Acrylic paint and once dry I then applied Deco Art Antiquing Cream in Raw Umber. Then used a baby wipe to pull some of the colour back. I then used Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magical Shakers in Black Forest Black to highlight areas.

Halloween coffin by Farrel Tailor

To finish off the board I added some stamping to the Spider and bat

Halloween Dusty Attic by Farrel Tailor

Dusty Attic Products

Roman Numerals, Industrial Chains, Bats 8pk, Cogs Frame Set, Skull & Crossbone, Spiders #2, Spiders & Web Set, Tombstones

I hope you enjoyed my spooktacular coffin and Happy Halloween Everyone xx

Farrel Tailor

Dusty Attic October Mood Board Challenge – Altered Notebook

Hi there my creative lovelies, today I am sharing with you all my October Mood Board Challenge project for Dusty Attic. I loved doing this mood board and I used the colours as my inspiration.

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Here is my altered notebook – The notebook I used is from Kmart here in Australia and I primed both the front and back cover with black gesso. I used the Brick Wall Stencil along with some Prima Texture Powder and gesso to create my own texture paste.

Altered Notebook by Farrel Tailor

I trimmed a piece from Geometric Panel and adhered it to the center of my notebook. I then used an assortment of cogs from Mini Cogs #2, Cogs #1 and Cogs #3. For the corners I used the bolts from Nuts and Bolts set.

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I then adhered the Prima Melange Pebbles to the journal and painted everything in black gesso. Once it was all dry, I then used Finnabair’s Metal Effect Texture Paste to build up my colour and texture. Then to finish it off I used Dare To Dream stamp set by Finnabair for my dragonfly and the word “journal”. I inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Archival Ink.

Dusty Attic Mood Board Altered Notebook

Dusty Attic Products

Brick Wall Stencil, Mini Cogs #2, Cogs #1, Cogs #3, Geometric Panel, Nuts and Bolts

Thanks for dropping in and we look forward to seeing everyone’s creations this month xx

Farrel Tailor

Happiness – Altered Reverse Canvas

Hi there my creative friends, today I am sharing my mood board challenge project for Dusty Attic. For this challenge, I decided to use the blue/grey tones as my inspiration along with the picture of flowers.

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I started with covering my whole canvas with white gesso, then mixed Prima Texture Powder with white gesso to create a texture paste. I used the Brick Wall Stencil all around the sides of the reversed canvas. Once the paste was dry I then painted over the top with Paperartsy Fresco Chalk Acrylic Paint in Inky Pool. I then dry brushed Stamperia Home Deco Paint in Warm White over the bricks.

Dusty Attic Reverse Frame by Farrel Tailor

I added another stencil from my stash to the back of the canvas and used the blue texture paste from Prima Old Walls set. For the Ornate Circle Frames Small I painted with white gesso and used White Gold Art Alchemy Wax all over to give an aged effect.

I painted the Mystic Flourish with Stamperia’s Home Deco Chalk Paint in Smoke grey and adhered them so they overlapped behind the dragonfly. I added some blue glitter to the back of my art pebbles and then painted the tops with the smoke grey paint.

Happiness reverse canvas by Farrel Tailor

I used Dusty Attic’s Crackle Varnish for on the Industrial Dragonfly and painted it with Paperartsy Fresco Chalk Acrylic Paint in Inky Pool. To finish off the canvas I added some art stones, Sisal and adhered the Happiness from Wordpl@y #2 Black.

Dusty Attic Products

Industrial Dragonfly, Ornate Circle Frames Small, Wordpl@y #2 Black, Brick Wall Stencil, Mystic Flourish

Thanks for dropping in and I can’t wait to share my next projects with you all real soon xx

Farrel Tailor

Altered Vinyl Record – 3Quarter Designs

Hey there my creative lovelies!!! So I can finally announce that I have been ask to join the 3Quarter Designs Team!!!! I am super excited about joining this team and can’t wait to share my first DT project with you.

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I used Christmas Day Collection for my project and can I just say for someone who doesn’t usually do Christmas projects I had so much fun with this range. Soo…. my project is an altered vinyl record that I bought at a market recently.

Altered Vinyl Record by Farrel Tailor

Christmas Day Altered Vinyl Record by Farrel Tailor

Thanks for dropping by and I look forward to sharing my next project with you all soon

Farrel xx

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