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Thursday, October 3, 2013

"As You See It" Challenge #004

Here is my take on this week's challenge. This week I really tried to challenge myself using some techniques I was not familiar with, such as using TA Glimmer Mist on my paper and Acrylic Paint on my banner and burlap swatches. I also tried really hard to move away from the oh so familiar linear style of scrapping. What can I say I like all my ducks in a row. . . LOL
The sea shell fans were taken from a template I found at the "Spotted Canary", just to give a little more dimension and texture. I'm definitely a fan of burlap and want to try it again on a few more layouts.  I strung the burlap banner through eyelets on the page, again trying to add more interest to the page.

Ingredients: Papers Used - Basic Grey Max & Whiskers Collection; Studio Calico Home Front Collection & Pink Paislee Nantucket Collection; Alpha - Pink Paislee Daily Junque Wood Alpha; Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist  Twilight; Martha Stewart Acrylic Paint - Aegean Blue; Gesso & Random Twine. Phrase was created on my computer; Random seashells; American Craft Eyelets and of course my thrifty sewing machine.


4 comments:

  1. The details and the texture blow me away Gail. Another stunning project! Thanks for continuing to play with us at AYSI.

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  2. Wow! You've blown me away once again, Gail! I love the colours and textures, but the clam shell paper fans are my favourites! Thanks for playing along with As You See It Challenges this week!

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  3. The burlap is FOR SURE my favorite part of this! Amazing! Love how you've used it with paint!!! Thanks for playing along at the As You See It Challenges!!!

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  4. Ohhhh....you had me at burlap!! Love this layout, and the banner is a fantastic touch! Hope you will play with us again this week! :)

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