Mixed Media Wooden Disc

Hey there Everyone, Today I am on the Dusty Attic blog with a project I created a few months ago for some classes I taught at a retreat in Bruce Rock. I was given a Kaisercraft MDF round plaque to alter and this is what I created.

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This project is all about layers and chipboard. I used a few products including tissue paper to create texture to the background and I painted all chipboard with black gesso. I used Art Alchemy Waxes (Old Silver, Blue Velvet & Satin Turquoise) on the chipboard and Frank Garcia Memory Hardware Artisian Powder in Trianon Patina on the MDF board.

I also used Prima Art Stones and I created the half domes with resin and molds.

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Dusty Attic Products Used

Roman Numerals

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Cog Cluster

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Cog Border #3

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Capture This Moment

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Vintage Keys

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Geometric Corners

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Industrial Globes

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Thanks for dropping by and remember to enter this month’s mood board challenge for your chance to win a $50 voucher to spend on Dusty Attic Chipboard xx

Farrel Tailor

 

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Discover Mixed Media Tag for Dusty Attic

Hey Hey my lovelies!!! Today is my turn on the Dusty Attic blog and today I  am sharing my August mood board challenge project. 44035713_10216517096341108_154288878973353984_o

For my inspiration I used the picture and the some of the colours. When I look at this picture it makes me think of travelling somewhere tropical so my tag is just that….. travelling and discovering.

Discover Mixed Media Tag by Farrel Tailor

I covered the 2 tags with Tim Holtz Postale tissue wrap and inked them with Vintage Photo Distress Archival Ink. Then applied a white crackle paste. Once dry, I then added some blue ink to highlight the crackle. I used the same ink to colour the resin stars and highlighted with some bronze wax.

Mixed Media Tag for Dusty Attic by Farrel Tailor

I covered the Industrial Balloon and Nautical Frame chipboard with Art Anthology Rust Effect Paste. Then I adhere paper to the back of the chipboard from Stamperia – Around The World Range. I also added some of the blue ink to the paper to match the background of the tag.

I heat embossed the Diamond Panel with Stampendous Marine Embossing Enamel and trimmed to fit the tag.

Dusty Attic August Challenge by Farrel Tailor

I inked the Geo Tribal Arrow with Vintage Photo Archival Ink and covered with Dusty Attic Clear Crackle Varnish. I heat embossed the Roman Numerals with a bronze embossing powder. For the Discover title, I used black embossing powder and then applied a light coat of orange metallic acrylic paint.

To finish off I added art stones and micro beads.

Dusty Attic Products Used

Blueprint Wordpack

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Diamond Panel

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Geo Tribal Arrows #3

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Industrial Balloons

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Roman Numerals

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Tag Medley

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Clear Crackle Varnish

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Nautical Frames

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Make sure you enter your August challenge project for the chance to win a $50 voucher from Dusty Attic. We all look forward to seeing everyone’s creations and thanks for dropping by xx

Farrel Tailor

 

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

 

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.

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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

 

Remember Today Altered Frame – Dusty Attic

Hello Everyone, today is my turn again on the Dusty Attic blog and I am sharing an altered frame I created. I recently taught this frame for the lovely ladies up at Bruce Rock here in Western Australia.Remember Today Frame by Farrel Tailor

I used a Kaisercraft frame and applied Stamperia sand texture paste for the base. Then covered the frame and all the chipboard with The Crafter’s Workshop Black Gesso TCW9002.

Altered Frame by Farrel Tailor

I sprayed some of the chipboard with Prima Color Bloom Sprays – Fir Needles and Magic Stone. Then I rubbed Nuvo Embellishment Mouse in Powder Blue and Seaspray Green over the top.

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Once all adhered I then used Art Alchemy waxes in White Gold and Green Brocade to add highlights. Then finished it off with some beads.

Dusty Attic Products Used

Mini Cogs

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Diamond Panel

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Ornate Pendant #2

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Lace Border #4

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Twisted Iron #2

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Mini Captions #10

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Thanks for dropping by and I will be back again soon with more of my projects xx

Farrel Tailor

 

Aussie YouTube Hops June 2019 Mixed Media Layout

Hi there my lovelies!! Today I am sharing a mixed media layout I created for the Aussie YouTube Hops June 2019. So this month we had to use the mood board for our inspiration. I used the colours of the board and the word ” PLAY”.

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The video link is below… and guess what? I am speaking in it! Well at the start of the video I am (shock….horror lol). In the description box of the video you will find the list of the other designer’s projects with their links too.

One of a Kind Mixed Media Layout by Farrel Tailor

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see some of your interpretations of this mood board.

Farrel xx

Journey Shadow Box – Dusty Attic Mood Board Challenge

Hi there Everyone, today I am up on the Dusty Attic blog with my take on this month’s mood board challenge. Man how are amazing is this mood board? I love those earthy tones!

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So for my inspiration I used the colours of the mood board. I also used the picture as well…. when I see this photo I think of how gorgeous the sunset is and what would be magical during a sunset? A hot air balloon ride!!! So here is what I created with all that in mind.Journey Shadow Box By Farrel Tailor

Dusty Attic June Mood board by Farrel Tailor

Journey Shadow Box by Farrel Tailor for DA

Dusty Attic Products Used

Geometric Panel

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Industrial Balloons

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Word Pack #3

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**The Cogs I used are from the new release range will be up on the website very soon.***

Thanks for dropping by xx

Farrel Tailor