Saturday, May 3, 2014

The Dusty Attic May sketch challenge and NEW from Manor House Creations!

Good morning! I hope all is well with you all :) 

Sharing with you today my Design Team example for the sketch challenge at The Dusty Attic. I combined their gorgeous chipboard with lots of new release flowers and papers  from Manor House Creations.

Check out The Dusty Attic blog for more inspiration HERE, the Product Gallery HERE and the ning site and gallery HERE

Here is the sketch for May that I designed :)

And here is my take on it..

My paper used for this collection is from the new release "Country Estate" from Manor House Creations, and all the flowers are also from the same collection and the "Thoughts Wandering" collection from Manor House Creations

A lot of Manor House Creations flowers and papers are available at The Flying Unicorn HERE 

I started by applying Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste in white together with a stencil to create some texture in the background. 

Once that dried thoroughly , I applied some Golden Fluid Acrylic paint in Teal and Hansa Yellow Light and watered them down a little bit to blend them. 

I then applied Izink Ink in Mimosa, Citronella and Turquoise and sprayed with water to dilute . 

 I then used my compass and black pen to create a circle border and stamped it with Prima Stitch stamp
I then cut more strips from the Country Estate paper and layered them together with the gorgeous flowers and some more embellishments. 

 I cut and coloured my gorgeous Dusty Attic chipboard Number Panel piece with the Turquoise Izink

 I also coloured the Dusty Attic title with the Mimosa Izink and with Silks Glaze in Sunburst

The Dusty Attic products

Number Border #1   You are so beautiful  
                           Number Panel (DA1049)                             You Are So Beautiful title (DA0952)
Speech Bubbles
 Speech Bubbles (DA1067)

Manor House Collection products
Paper: Country Estate collection
Flowers: Country Roses - Lemon, Frilly Roses- Turquoise, Frilly Roses - Yellow, Wandering Thoughts - Blossoms, Wandering Thoughts - Ballerina
Felt Doily 

Aladine Izink : Citronella, Mimosa, Turquoise
Paint: Golden Fluid Acrylic - teal and Hansa yellow light, Silks Acrylic Glaze - sunburst
Stamp: Prima Marketing Stitch stamp - borders
Stencil: The Crafters Workshop - Life Months 
Resin Love Heart: Prima


 I hope you have been inspired today :) Let me know if you have.... I love to hear about it :) 

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  1. Your use of colours is so beautiful! I love the summer feel to this lay/out! Truly fabulous!

  2. Once again, a fabulous layout! I love the teal and yellow together as well as the chipboard with all the numbers on it.

  3. Good morning to you too! It is a bit chilly up this way today! Well this looks stunning, you have used 2 colors that really compliment each other as well as contrast! Love the chipboard pieces and flowers all layered up wonderfully! And of course the sweet photo! Love this one too! Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

  4. OMG this is so gorgeous. I just love the background, the colours, the use of chipboard and the fowers. Want to look at it over and over again :) SO mutch inspiration :)

  5. totally amazing Nadia. a real standout xoox

  6. Beautiful Nadia! love the details


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