Dreamer Mixed Media Tag – 3 Quarter Designs

Hello there my creative lovelies, today I am sharing a mixed media tag I created for 3 Quarter Designs using their new collection – Dreamers Flight. If you haven’t seen this collection yet then you are in for a treat as it is just gorgeous!!!!

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For my tag I did use a chipboard tag and adhered “Flight” patterned paper. I applied some crackle medium to the background and then used Art Anthology’s Colorations Spray – Patience over the top. I then stamped a script stamp randomly over the sprayed area with black archival ink.

Dreamer mixed media tag by Farrel Tailor

I the heart and word “Dreamer” are from the collections quotes and elements sheet. I applied some glossy accents to the word Dreamer. I used resin wings, key and stars and painted them with Art Alchemy Sparks paint and then highlighted with a wax.

Dreamer Tag by Farrel Tailor

I stamped the butterflies and coloured them using Distress Oxide Ink. To finish the tag I added an assortment of flowers, micro beads, art stones and sisal. I just love how this tag turned out.

Thanks for dropping by and I can’t wait to show you my next project real soon.

Farrel xx

Sweet Memories Photo Frame for Dusty Attic

Hello there everyone!!! Today I am sharing my first project for the month for Dusty Attic. Here in Australia we have just begun spring and I wanted to create something that shows that celebrates that.

Sweet Memories Altered Frame by Farrel Tailor

The frame I used is a MDF Kaisercraft frame. I coated the frame and all chipboard pieces with white gesso. Next I stenciled all the way around the frame using modeling paste and Mandala stencil. Once all dry, I then used Jade Impasto paint to cover the frame and then with my finger applied Nuvo Embellishment Mousse to highlight the stencil.

Altered Frame by Farrel Tailor

I also used the a gold Nuvo Embellishment Mousse to colour the chipboard title. For the flourish chipboard, I left the bottom layer white and heat embossing the top layer with gold embossing powder. I adhered the layers together and then cut in the middle to make 2 pieces.

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Then I arranged the chipboard and flowers to the bottom of my frame. I used micro beads and some fibres to add some texture then added a highlight with the Nuvo Embellishment Mousse on the flowers.

Dusty Attic Products

Layered Garland

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Mandala Stencil

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Mini Captions #10

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

 

Be Happy Layout for Dusty Attic

Hello there my creative friends!!! It’s that time again for another DT post for The Dusty Attic and today I get to share a layout I created as a class on a crafting cruise I was on a few months ago.

Be Happy Layout by Farrel Tailor

The papers I used are Dear Diary by Mintay and the flowers are from Prima Marketing Inc. The flowers I used Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals – Totally 80’s. I stamped the background using a prima text stamp.

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I covered the clock, butterfly, script, doily and “sweet memories” with white gesso and then used the Totally 80’s magical to add colour. For the leaves, roman numerals and “Be Happy” chipboard, I left them raw and applied the magical directly onto them. I loved how the sparkle of the magical just intensified doing it this way.

Dusty Attic layout by Farrel Tailor

I inked around the edges of the clock face with Black Soot ink and added some splatters using the magicals.

Dusty Attic Products

Skeleton Clock Faces Large

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Roman Numerals

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Monarch Butterflies

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Creative Script

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Doily #2

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Foliage #8

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Word Disc #1

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Wordpl@y #3

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Thanks for coming by xx

Farrel Tailor

Believe In Daydreams Mixed Media Tag

Hi Everyone Farrel here and today I am sharing another mixed media tag with you all. I have process shot so sit back and relax while to take you through on how I created this.

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I had so much fun creating this tag, I have only recently discovered my new found love when I created the Christmas Tag last month and I have decided to create tags for everything now!!! lol

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To start of I used the Tim Holtz large Tag Die cut out my chipboard tag. I then covered the tag using some patterned paper I found in my stash. I applied a light coverage of Gel Matte Medium (TCW) and once dried I then used TCW804 Mesh Blocks stencil with some sand texture paste.

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Once the paste was dry, I then added some stamping using Black Archival Ink and a Finnabair stamp.

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Then I used the 3 LSG magicals in the picture to build up my background colours. I love how the sand texture paste looks with these colours added to it.

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Next I coated my Dusty Attic chipboard and a metal flower with white gesso. I did cut the Industrial Corner and the Cyclone Wire to fit the tag.

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I then decided to use Finnabair’s Rust Effect Paste on the chipboard pieces and the metal flower. I also used Sepia Archival Ink to cover the ticket chipboard.

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I used TCW Iridescent Gold Heavy Body Acrylic Paint on the Prima Flowers and once all the pieces were adhered, I then added some Sisal, Mica Flakes and some beads.

believe in daydreams tag by farrel tailor

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Dusty Attic Products Used

Industrial Corners

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Industrial Globes #3

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Tickets

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Cyclone Wire

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Thanks for dropping by and I hope you enjoyed my project xx

Farrel Tailor

My Sunshine – January STB Challenge

Hello Everyone and welcome to 2018!!! Today I am sharing my last DT post for Scrap The Boys Challenge. Thank you Amy and Rachel for having me on the design team over the last 12 months… I has been awesome working with you both and the other girls on the team and I would like to wish the new team all the best!

So the challenge this month is all about flowers!! Yep that’s right flowers!! And I created this layout a few months ago for a class I taught. Image may contain: flower and text

So here it is….

Jan layout

Materials Used: Watering Can Archival Ink, Colour Blast Shimmer Sprays – Sunshine, Leather, Singin the Blues, Envy and Deep Water, Gel Medium, White Gesso, Colour Blast Lagoon Spray, Colour Blast Olive Grove Mica Powder, Prima Chalk Teal ink pad, Colour Blast Paste Apple of my Eye, 2 Crafty Chipboard, Prima Flowers, Mini Art Stones, cheese cloth, Prima French Riviera pp, Kaisercraft Stone cardstock, Funky Flairs Studio flairs, mini circle stencil.

Thanks for dropping by and for all you support these past 12 months while I have been on this amazing design team. I can’t wait to see what the new team creates!!

xoxox

 

Dream Catcher Canvas – August Mood Board for Dusty Attic

Hello Again!! Today I am sharing with you a canvas board I created using the Dusty Attic August Mood Board which is on their blog as inspiration.

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It’s always a challenge for me to create something that isn’t boy related due to having 3 boys so I found this a challenge but loved every moment of it. I wanted to create a canvas focusing on the dream catcher image and the colour tones….and this is what I came up with.

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There are so many layers to this canvas..I just love it!! And I got to use some molds a very dear friend of mine made for me. I loved how the crackle varnish created more texture to the dream catcher.

Here are some close ups.

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Dusty Attic products used –

Clear Crackle Varnish

Chipboard – Circle Mesh Small, Wordpl@y #2 – Black, Indian Arrow #1 and Dream Catcher #1

Other products used –

Finnabair Opal Magic Violet-Gold paint, Glass Beads, White Gesso, Prima Flowers, Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals – Oom Pah Pah Pink, 8×8 canvas board, Blue Fern Studios Chesterville – George paper

Thanks for dropping by and hopefully this has inspired you to create using the Dusty Attic Mood Board.

Farrel xx