Friday, February 24, 2017

My Forever Love with Susie

Hello and welcome! Susie hosting the blog today and I would like to share a mixed media layout I created featuring the new Windsong Paper Pack!  The papers in the collection have very subtle colors and patterns. I used coordinating colors of PowderPuff Chalking Ink to add some extra patterns to my project!

I was recently looking at pictures of my parents from the early years of their marriage and decided I had to scrap them. February, being the month of love, provided the perfect opportunity!


I used Windsong105 as my background and started to stencil with Peach Tree and Latte PowderPuff Chalking Inks.  I also used Antique Linen, Warm Sand, and Sunset.
 
 
You can see some of the stencil work I did around the title.  The hearts were die cut from papers in the Earth Wind Fire Collection.

 
Here I applied modeling paste through the stencil.  After it dried, I replaced the stencil and blended some inks on top.  The tags that I tucked behind the pictures also got some attention - stenciling, embossing, and inking!


One of the fun things about doing a mixed media layout are all of the layers!  Ink, modeling paste, cheesecloth, chipboard, and corrugated cardboard are all in place before I even add the pictures!

 
I die cut a photo frame out of cardboard and used Barn Board to accent the heart, which I taped in place on the backside.  I cut the frame out again using Windsong 103 but this time I removed the heart...

 
...and let the Barn Board accent show through.  I repeated the process with the smaller frame and then hand stamped the names and details.

 

I am playing along with this month's Quick Quotes Challenge:  "Hearts! Any Kind of Hearts!"  It is not too late to join in!  You can find all the details HERE.
 
Quick Quotes Supplies:
Windsong Paper Pack 101, 103, 105
Earth Wind Fire 105, 108
PowderPuff Chalking Inks: Barn Board, Antique Linen, Latte, Peach Tree, Sunset, Warm Sand

Other Supplies:
Want2Scrap Chipboard, BoBunny Selfie Dies, TCW454s Stencil, Tags, Corrugated Cardboard, Sizzix Die and Embossing Folder, Modeling Paste, Cheesecloth, American Crafts Potty People, Spellbinders Classic Hearts Dies

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you find some time to play today!
~ Susie
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