Guest Designer for Uniquely Creative Stamp and Colour kit January 2020

Hi there my lovely creative friends. A few months back I asked to be a guest DT for Uniquely Creative’s Stamp and Colour kit for January 2020 and I cannot describe my excitement when I saw what products were in this kit!! Click here to go their website to check it out.

So I made 3 projects using their stamps, stencils, laser cuts and their printed sheets. There is a process video at the end of the blog of the layout I created but I will start with the card I created.

Enjoy Today Mixed Media Card by Farrel Tailor

Uniquely Creative Materials Used

Stamps – Screen, Numeric, Card Lines, Laser Cut doily, Cut apart sheet

Other Products

White Card 5×7, Lindy’s Stamp Gang Embossing Powder – Black Forest Black, Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad, Ranger Emboss It Dabber, Distress Oxide Ink Pad – Squeezed Lemonade, Distress Ink Pad – Spiced Marmalade, Black Paint (watered down for splattering), Black cotton thread

Next is my art journal page

Colourful Journey by Farrel Tailor

Uniquely Creative Materials Used

Stencils – Arty Elements, Arty Stripes, Stamps – Arty Doodles, Numeric, Card Lines, Laser Cut Title

Other Products

PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Chalk Acrylic Paints – Key Lime, Candy Floss and Mermaid, TCW Heavy Body Acrylic Paint – Black Licorice and Spun Sugar, Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad, Butterfly is a printable from Pinterest

My last project is a layout I created using the packaging from Uniquely Creative. I think their packaging is gorgeous and I think it worked pretty well with my layout.

Love It by Farrel Tailor

All products I used are listed through out the video so please feel free to click on the video below.

Thank you for dropping in and I hope I have inspired you to get creative!!!

Farrel xx

 

Dreamer of Dreams Frame – Art Anthology

Happy New Year Everyone!!!! Today I am sharing an altered frame using lots of Art Anthology mixed media goodies!!!

Dreamer of Dreams Frame by Farrel Tailor

I stared by painting my Dusty Attic chipboard frame with white gesso, then used Minx Shimmering Ink – Panche on the base and Sorbet Dimensional Paint – Vegas Gold on the top layer.

Next I tore a piece of paper from an old book and sprayed it with Colorations Sprays – Warm and Sandcastle. I then adhered this piece to the back of the chipboard frame.

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I stamped a mixture of butterflies onto some white cardstock (prima stamps) and used Minx Shimmering Ink – Panche and Colorations sprays – Plush, Peacock Feathers and Siesta Keys to colour the butterflies.

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I splattered with with some black gesso and adhere the chipboard frame to some black cardstock. I removed the glass from the my store bough frame before adhering my chipboard frame. I finished off by adding one of Tim Holtz Quote Chips to the center.

Dreamer of Dreams Frame by Farrel Tailor

If you need more inspiration check out Art Anthology on Pinterest and YouTube.
Join our Facebook group Art Anthology’s Adventures in Artwhere you can share your creations!

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Mixed Media Album Cover – Art Anthology

Hi Everyone, today I am sharing an album I created as a Christmas present for a very dear friend of mine. There is a process video at the end of the blog so feel free to click on it.

Altered Album Cover

I used Frank Garcia’s Tall Album and applied Faber Castel’s Whipped Spackle through Art Anthology’s Art Nuveau stencil.
Art Nuveau Stencil

I then used a baby wipe and lightly rubbed black gesso all over. I then painted Velvet Dimensional Paint – Fiji

Fiji Velvet Paint

Once dry, I then used a spatula to applySorbet Dimensional Paint – Mermaid

Mermaid Sorbet paint

I highlighted the stenciled area with PaperArtsy Fresco Chalk Acylric paint – Mermaid. I used chipboard by Dusty Attic and my tags are from 7 Dots Studio Cotton Candy Dreams Range. The flowers I used are by Prima Marketing Inc – Flirty Fleur.

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I covered my chipboard, resin frame and metal butterfly in white gesso. I painted the butterfly with Sorbet Dimensional Paint – Mermaid

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I then used Colorations Spray – Peacock Feathers on the butterfly to add more dimension.

Altered Album cover by Farrel Tailor (1)

I hope you enjoy the video xx

 

I hope you enjoy the video xx

farrel

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

Season’s Greetings Card – Art Anthology

Hi there everyone, I am back with another project share and today I decided to create a Christmas card. I know it is very rare of me to create a card but I thought it might be time to step out of my comfort zone for a little bit.

Season's Greetings Card by Farrel Tailor

  1. To start my card I used an old music sheet from my stash and sprayed all over using Colorations Spray – Warm. Once dry, I then tore to fit my card.

Warm colorations spray

2. I inked the edges of my music sheet with Vintage Photo archival Ink and then stenciled the whole area of the sheet using AA’s Clear Coat Dimensional Medium – Splashed and Art Deco stencil.

Art Deco stencil Splashed Sorbet Dimensional Paint

3. Next I painted my Green Tara large Poinsetta flower with Gold Metal Effects medium using a paint brush. I applied 2 coats of this for complete coverage.

Gold Metal Effects Paint

4. Next I used a paint brush to paint my chipboard flourishes using Minx Shimmering Ink – Decadent. Make sure you give this a good shake to make sure all the shimmering goodness is throughout the ink.

Minx Shimmering ink - Decadent

5. Then all there is needs to be done is adhere everything to the card and I found some Christmas stamps in my stash which I used on some white card stock and used Vintage Photo archival Ink. The backing of the sentiment I used some glitter paper and adhere a piece of ribbon from my stash also.

Christmas Card

Thanks for dropping by and I will be back very soon with more inspiration for you all

Farrel xx

My Sweetheart Layout – 3Quarter Designs

Hello there my crafty friends, today I am sharing my latest layout for 3Quarter Designs using there newest collection Natures Walk.

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Here is my layout using the following pieces from the collection – Vintage and Treasure Element sheets, Postcards and Forest Leather mat sheets, Tags and Plants patterned paper and the chipboard frame.

My Sweetheart by Farrel Tailor

For the background I tore in half “plants” pp and adhere it to “Tags” patterned paper.  I used Art Anthology’s Art Deco stencil with Stamperia Crackle Paste and used Distress Oxide Ink in Forest Moss to add some colour between the stenciled area. I stamped Kaisercraft’s script background stamp with Coffee Archival Ink.

My Sweetheart - 3Quarter Designs

The chipboard frame I cut in half and heat embossed using Stampendous Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel. The flowers I used are 49 and Market Vintage Shades Ecru Bouquet and Penelope Dee Serenade Blooms which I inked with Coffee Archival Ink

My Sweetheart layout 3Quarter Designs

The element sheets I did a little fussy cutting of the leaves, clock and frame (I also cut the middle out of the frame). I also used the tag from “Tags” patterned paper. I used the Postcard mat for my photo cluster  and Forest Leather for my photo mount. I added some Art Stones and and Distress Oxide Sprays – Vintage Photo and Forest Moss for some splatters in the background.

Natures Walk Collection

Thank you so much for dropping by and I hope you all enjoy the rest of your week

Farrel xx

 

 

A Dog’s Life Layout – Dusty Attic

Wow can you believe it is December?!!! I have no idea where this year has gone…. Today I am on the Dusty Attic blog with my December Mood Board Challenge. Many of you know I find it hard to create with purple tones so I decided to go with the blue and brown tones for this challenge and since it is summer here in Australia, what better way to celebrate that than with a beach layout.

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Here is my layout – for my background I used 49 and Market patterned paper from their Captured Adventures range and DA’s Map Stencil with modeling paste. I added a wood grain stamp and used Distress Oxide Inks to create a watercolour effect.

A Dog's Life by Farrel Tailor

I painted all my chipboard with white gesso and used Distress Oxide inks for the Driftwood, title, starfish, ships wheel and Fish Net Panel chipboard.

A Dog's Life Mixed Media layout by Farrel Tailor

I used Sepia Archival ink on the mini compass and Wordpl@y #7 chipboard. I dry brushed some white gesso on the corrugated cardstock.

Beach Layout by Farrel Tailor

For extra texture I added some art stones, cheese cloth and some netting.

Dusty Attic Products

World Map Stencil, Starfish #2, Wordpl@y #7, Ships Wheels, A Dog’s Life, Fish Net Panel, Driftwood #1, Diftwood #2, Anchors, Mini Compasses, Mini Tabs #4 Black,

Thanks for checking out my layout and where ever you may be, have a very Merry Christmas with all your loved ones xx

Farrel Tailor