Wednesday, November 25, 2009

INVOKED...

... my inner Iris (that's my idol Iris Babao-Uy) when I made this one:


Supplies: Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper, Papers: Websters, BasicGrey, Stickers: Websters, Flowers and stamp: Prima Marketing, Chipboard: A2ZEssentials, Mists: Maya Road, Tattered Angels, Conchos: All About Scrapbooking, Paints: Ranger, Making Memories, Ink: Ranger, Clearsnap, Tsukineko, Other: Lace fabric, leaves, gesso, corrugated board, thread.

Not my usual, I know, but still I want to surprise myself from time to time. Flowers galore!!!

Had a hard time adhering the vine so I sewed it on some points.



This rose is originally white, I just misted it to get that sparkly red color!



The leaves were too dark green (thanks Ember for the leaves!!!), so I still topped it with a lighter shade of green and some gesso for added effects.




I used Coffee Shop mist, crackle paint, and gold acrylic paint to achieve this texture on my chipboard:



I got myself a treat - - I enrolled in Iris' next class (I think this one will be held in February). Soooo excited already!!!! I want to try making more "shabby chic" layouts in the future - - although that will mean I have to replenish my stocks of Prima flowers. ;o)

Thanks for looking people!!!

janis

3 comments:

Pippa said...

This is FABulous Janis! It's always fun to try something different to your usual style - and you never know what you might find!

Vel said...

Oh, it's just wonderful! I was totally thinking "Iris" when I saw it...I'm a big fan of hers and yours. Nice work!

The Lonely Scrapbooker said...

I love lots of flowers, and especially in clusters, so this layout "speaks" to me (smile). It is really nice.

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