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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sister's Love Mixed Media Layout

 
 
Hi everyone, today I would love to share with you a Mixed Media layout that I created using Prima's Songbird collection.   I took this photo of my nieces at Easter. Isn't it darling?
 
I loved the soft colors in the Songbird collection and wanted to carry that into my layout. 
 
I created a tree in the background using Whipped Spackle, and a wood grain stencil,  then used the Prima's Songbird Stamps to create the branches.   Stamping them in multiple generations gave me a great depth of field, and offered some interest to the negative space of the layout.   For added texture I also included some drywall tape to the tree trunk.
 
 
 
I decided to use the Songbird 6x6 paper pad, to create strips of tattered paper that will offer a platform for my floral spray and photo.  As I was creating it, the platform reminded me  of a tree house.  Prima's Valentine Vine and Kennedy Flowers offer a soft embellishment cluster to the side of the photo, and finish off my "tree" theme.  I added  a few Vintage Trinkets and Shabby Chic Treasures to create additional weight to the vine.   Once the layout was dry I created  a mixture of Crackle Accents, Crystal Glass Beads and Glass Glitter, then placed it in the negative spaces of the floral spray and under the photo frame.  This offers a touch of sparkle without a lot of bulk.   
 
Here is a glimpse at my finished layout.  
 
 
I have prepared a process video for you to enjoy...
 


 
 
 
I just love all the texture in this layout.  It  is going to look lovely on my wall.  Thanks for stopping in today,
 
Tonya
 
Supplies for this layout:
Prima Marketing,  Valentine Vine - White
Prima Marketing - Kennedy Flowers
Prima Marketing - Finnabair Art Ingredients  Glass Glitter Sterling
Pirma Marketing - Finnabair Art Ingredients - Glass Beads Crystal
Prima Marketing - Song Bird Collection Mosaic 12x12 paper
Prima Marketing - Song Bird 6x6 Paper pad
Prima Marketing - Shabby Chic Treasures - Metal Bird Cages #890858
Prima Marketing - Shabby Chic Treasures - Resin Fly Away #891480
Prima Marketing - Vintage Trinkets Flowers 4
Prima Marketing - Romance Novel Canvas Alphabets
Prima Marketing - Distress Tool
Prima Marketing - Songbird Stamps
Prima Marketing - Wheat Jute
Prima Marketing - Jodie Lee Designs - Fairy Bell Cling Stamp #950248
Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Whipped Spackle
Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gesso
Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Stamper's Big Brush Artist Pen #199 Black
IndigoBlu - Flitter Box Kit
The Crafter's Workshop Mini Wood Grain Stencil
Lindy's Stamp Gang - Fuzzy Navel Peach
Lindy's Stamp Gang - Limor Webber Designs - Tres Chic - CafĂ© Au Lait
Ranger Ink, Archival Ink in Jet Black
Ranger Ink, Alcohol Ink Pitch Black
Jacquard Products - Pearl Ex Pink Gold #643
 
 
 

3 comments:

  1. Hi, saw this on FB and just had to come check out the closies. :-D It's such a beautiful layout and I love the way you did the stamping on either side of the stencil. TFS!

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  2. Hi Tonya! Once again my mind is blown! What a beautiful layout. I would have never thought of using the chipboard to get the different heights and dimension and instead would have spent $$$ on pop dots and the such. Cant wait to try this out! Thank you for always thinking outside the box and for always inspiring me!

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  3. Simply gorgeous and precious Tonya!! Loved seeing the video and watch you work magic!!!

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