Sunday, 15 September 2013

Creating all my own paper and embellies

I have had such fun creating my paper using distress inks and stencils, then making all my embellishments with dies, punches and stamps.

Here is how I made this page:
I used white Bazzil card stock which I covered in Picked Raspberry and Mustard Seed.  Then placed a Kaizercraft template over the top and covered the bottom with Black Soot Distress ink and sprayed the top with water.
I made myself some tags by experimenting with distress paint and pearl paint dabber through another template to see what the effects were if I used them straight from the dabber or with a sponge on an applicator tool as Tim Holtz suggests in his video here from Scrap Time. Which I then covered in distress inks.

I punched out a Martha Stewart boarder, stamped it with a Tim Holtz stamp and inked it with Black soot Distress ink. 
Then I die cut some tickets and a film strip from Tim's dies and stamped them with some Do Craft stamps which I cut up from a whole sheet.

 I folded a piece of brown card stock which I die cut with Tim's camera so it made a card.  I cut an inner for the card and glued it in place.  Made the ring of the lens in another colour and layered it on some foam core that I had also run through the die.  below you can see how it opens and I can journal in here later.
Hope you enjoyed that step out.

Bella

4 comments:

  1. what a great layout you made and what a nice colors.

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  2. Love the LO you have created and I do love that Picked Raspberry paper you created along with all the others. Very striking LO. Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs, Neet xx
    ps have you had your hair cut?

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  3. WOW! Bella... you are amazing. I have to say again that that is a stunning pic of you all and I love your hair shorter... I think I have gotten into the 'gotta have it' groove and I have so much stuff that I can't create... In a real funk again and not sure if it is too much stuff or trying too hard to change my style... anything change is coming. I love this layout and the colours. Just so pretty.

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  4. Wow Bella. This is awesome. Love the colours and that strip of book paper looks fantastic.
    Love it.
    Hugs
    xx

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