Hello there my lovely friends, today I am sharing my project for 3Quarter Designs using their new collection Luminous Aura.
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!!!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
To finish off the board I added some stamping to the Spider and bat
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Thanks for dropping by and I look forward to sharing my next project with you all soon
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