Sunday, 21 July 2019

A Perfect Moment - Belinda Spencer - Mood Board inspiration

Hello Dusty FANattics!!

Belinda here today to share my layout based on the July Mood Board.

'A Perfect Moment'

The colours in the mood board this month are just stunning!!

Here's a peek at the inspiration:

I added a pretty blue watercolour effect to my background paper using some watercolour paint. Next I painted the leftover negative frame from the Star Banner with some heavy white gesso. I added some layers of patterned paper behind the banner and stuck down on my page.

I added layers of patterned paper and my photo on the right hand side of the page. Then I created a title using the Perfect Moment title along with letters from the Teeny Tiny ABC Set and a word from the Mini Words # 1. I coloured the 'Perfect Moment' with Cranberry Dusty In Coloour paint, the 'remember' with heavy white gesso and the remaining letters with a blue Posca paint pen.

The arrow was painted with the same Cranberry paint and the mini stars were covered with the gesso.

Dusty Attic products used: 

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today. I do hope you find some time to play along with the mood board this month.


Saturday, 20 July 2019

Altered gift box - Kasia Salmanowicz - Mood Board Inspiration

Hello everybody!

Do you know Dusty Attic mood board for this month? Our design team present you a lot of beautiful inspirations. What’s your propositions? Today I have for you wooden box in a circle shape with decorative lid. Whole composition in blue color with
delicate beige accents and Dusty Attic chipboard.

At the beginning I covered whole elements with white gesso. With chipboard I used metal embellishments, hdf decors and paper little flowers. There are also natural elements like wooden sticks.  I got a
little bit of sisal between all the elements. After drying, I glued the whole with a heavy body gel.

I like very much coloring with acrylic paints, so I used it here. I blended blue acrylic paint with water. Then my paint is more fluid and inaccurate, giving
interesting effects after drying. There, I dried the blended acrylics and then
again I splashed in some places.

I whitened the edges using white gesso. A also added black paint emphasizing only the contours of individual elements. To this stamps in several places and finished!


Have a nice

Used in this project:

Picture Perfect - Hetty Hall - Mood Board Inspiration

Good Morning Dusty Fans and welcome back to the blog. Today I am sharing my take on this months Mood Board and I have to say I love all Dusty Attic's Mood Boards, just something about them that makes them all stunning and so inspirational.

Picture Perfect

I decided to make this a multi photo layout, I don't use multiple photos very often so trying to challenge myself here. 

There are 5 different Dusty Attic Chipboard designs on this layout. First up I used the stunning Vintage Frame Layered and I simply added some copper embossing powder. I did use it a bit differently though and used the back frame in a portrait way and the front frame layered on top horizontally. I layered my photos on top of the frame set and I then began the process of adding all my other Dusty Chipboard elements. 

I added glitter embossing powder to the Tropical Foliage to give it some depth but not too much colour. Of course I added my favourite 49 and Market flowers also. For the title and the arrow on top of the photos I tried to match some embossing powder to pick up some of the darker colours in the background paper.

Last but not least I just had to add some Wordpl@y to describe the photos even further, love these little word tiles, so versatile.

Dusty Attic Chipboard Products used on this layout:

Thanks so much for dropping in.

Until next time....



Picture Perfect - Adri Du Preez - Mood Board Inspiration

Hello everyone!

I am sharing my layout created for the Dusty Attic July mood board challenge.  I am sure you will agree with me that his mood board is just stunning. I absolutely adore it!

I used photos of my beautiful daughter I photographed a few years ago.  She is my treasure. I laugh with her, dream with her and cry with her. She is beautiful inside and out.  Her smile makes me smile.  Her laugh is infectious and her heart is pure and true. She is compassionate, loving, smart and talented. I love her with all my heart.

Here is the mood board.

and here is my layout.

This is how I treated the chippies.

 Picture Perfect title and Foliage #14 was first covered with white gesso and then embossed with white embossing powder. I wanted my title to stand out as my layout already has a lot of colour. 

The Whimsy Frame was painted with Americana acrylic paint in Bahama Blue and embossed with clear embossing powder.  These frames are perfect to frame a photo or a quote like I did here, and they come in all shapes and sizes.

I covered the Foliage #2 with a layer of  white crackle texture paste.  Once the crackle had completely dried I added Lindy's C'est la vie Cerise and Tibetan Poppy Teal sprays . I then added some finishing touches to the Foliage with Art Alchemy Wax in Vintage Gold.

 The Branches and Berries were painted with Americana Acrylic paint in Melon and Green Mist and I covered the berries with Glossy Accents.

The Foliage was first covered with coarse gesso and once dried I covered the foliage with white acrylic paint.  After that was dried I added some Art Alchemy Wax in Vintage Gold and Peacock.

 I embossed the Leaves #2 with turquoise Iced Enamels Relique Powder.

and some more close ups.

These are the Dusty Attic chipboard pieces that I used.

DA1053 - Picture Perfect

DA2233 - Foliage #14
Thank you for visiting my blog.  I hope you find some time to play along with this beautiful mood board.  Please visit the Dusty Attic online store for more amazing chipboard design and new exciting designs.

Happy crafting!