Thursday, 25 August 2016

Special Card by Marta Lapkowska

Hello my sweet friends,

It's Marta Lapkowska here. Today I have some cute mixed media project for you.
This make is quite easy but I do love it.
I need to admit that a pretty chipboard made my card!

I used Paisley #3 chipboard which is trully beautiful!

Additionally I added Scroll Set #1 chipboard too.

Those are perfect chipboards for any mixed media work. Those are great quality and very thick which allow us to add different kinds of art mediums.

I have a full process video for you. I will walk you through my tutorial and explain all step by step. I hope you will find this video inspirational and helpful.

Sending you my hugs, Marta xx

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Croatia - Heather McMahon

Hello all. My apologies for being absent from this blog for a while. I had a wonderful overseas trip - you'll be seeing a lot of holiday pics for a while!

I must admit, I missed my scrapping! I'm back into it again now and everything seems fresh and inspiring.

This is the first layout I've made since I returned and I created it just for the fun of it. As usual, my Dusty Attic chippies and paints were the first products I turned to.

I don't know if it's a reflection of all the gorgeous colours I've seen on my trip but I seem to be even more obsessed with colour than ever. I didn't think it was possible to be more obsessed than I already was! I've concentrated on colour and texture on this page, keeping embellishments simple. Having said that, the piece of the large Dusty Attic Chevron Panel is a feature and draws a strong focus to the photo.

I painted the Polaroid Frame roughly with Soot and Navajo White paint. My favourite piece on the whole page is the Mini Heart Button. These always seem to add that special something to any page!

Dusty Attic products used:
Large Chevron Panel DA1066

Polaroid Frames DA0932

Mini Heart Buttons DA0682

Dusty in Colour Paint 
in Soot and Navajo White

Happy scrappin'!

Heather McMahon

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Big Memories - Joanne Bain

Hi Everyone!!

Joanne here today sharing my latest creation created for the gorgeous Dusty Attic August Mood Board Challenge. The challenge has an amazing prize of a $100 Dusty Attic Gift Voucher for the winner and to enter you simply need to use the Mood Board for Inspiration, you can interpret it anyway you like. The only requirement is that Dusty Attic chipboard is used in your creation. Once completed simply add your link to the right side bar of the Dusty Attic Blog.

So this is the August Mood Board.

I really loved the weathered feel of this board but my main inspiration come from the main quote and background colour behind it, my eye was also drawn to the clock which is why I chose to go with the circle shapes as a main feature of my page.

And this is my interpretation.

'Big Memories'

My little man makes my world a more beautiful place.

I have added lots of texture to this page topped with layers of Dusty chippy. Totally loving the Dusty Bubbles the solid circle chippy pieces were the push outs from the centre of the bubbles and are perfect for extra layering and background interest.

I love the mini caption titles they are always the perfect size for my pages.

All of my chippy was painted with gesso and then most was given a very light wash of colour.

Dusty Attic
Materials List
DA1555 Artsy Frames #2
DA0673 ATC Frame #1
DA1509 Bubbles
DA1385 Mini Captions #6

Material List
#963712 Finnabair Mini Art Stones
#963705 Finnabair Art Stones - White
#581688 Isabella - Nicia
#586188 French Riviera Deep Blue Sea

Come visit my blog - Scrappin For Me

Monday, 22 August 2016

Where to start ..... Rachelle Sigurdson

Hello, today I am here to share with you, a couple projects I did using Dusty Attic Chipboard & 49 and Market Products. This is the first project a altered box with Dusty Attics 3D Birdhouses...
The Dusty Attic used:
3D Birdhouse set 3pk
3D Birdhouse set 
mini Brick Wall
mini brick wall
mini Cobblestone
Mini Cobblestone
mini Lamp posts
Mini Lamp Posts
Branch #4 small
Branch #4 Small
Vase  4pk
Vase 4PK
FAncy Trim #5
Fancy Trim #5
Grass Cluster #1
Grass Cluster #1
Laurel Sprigs
Laurel Sprigs
Leafy stems #2
Leafy Stems
Swirl Vine #2
Swirl Vine #2
Dusty in Colour Clear Crackle Varnish
Dusty in Colour Clear Crackle Varnish
Corrugated Card
Corrugated Card
From 49 and Market I used:
FF With Love FFS 4444
With Love
FF Spring Cut Out Sheet FFS 4482
Cut Out Sheet
Rustic Barn Medium Blooms RB 84321
Rustic Barn Medium Blooms
Rustic Barn Small Blooms RB 84338
Rustic Barn Small Blooms
Rustic Green Blooms RB 84277
Rustic Green Blooms
Rustic Green Mini Daisy Blooms RB 84284
Rustic Green Mini Blooms
Rustic Melon Mini Daisy Blooms RB 84291
Rustic Melon Mini Blooms
Burlap Ribbon Roll - Cream 4" X 1m RB 84376
Burlap Trim
Here are some close ups....
The front view...

I covered the Box & Bird Hoses with the Flower Fairies Collection....
I glued the Corrugated paper on to chipboard, then painted it with clear gesso. I then glued the box onto the Corrugated base. I then glued a DA doily onto the left corner, as a start of the flower cluster.On top of the Doily I glued on the DA Leafy Stems, that I had altered using DA crackle paint, LuminArt Silk paint & Prills. I then glued the Swirl Vine & Lavender onto the base, that I had altered as I did the Leafy Stems. Final step was to build the cluster, using dyed silk ribbon, burlap, rustic blooms & the cut out Flower Fairy....
I used DA Fancy Trim #5, as a border on the front & sides of the box...
Here is a close up of on of the Birdhouses, using the Flower Fairies Cutout Sheet, DA Mini Bricks, small Branch & 49 and Market Mini Blooms...

The other 2 Bird Houses, using DA Vase, Laurel Sprigs, Leafy Stems & Mini Lamp posts...

I made a cobblestone pathway, using DA mini Cobblestone, that I applied the clear crackle on, then I glued Prills in between the cobblestones...
Here are a few more close ups...

I used Flower Fairies Lost Postcard for the inside of the box...

This is another altered Birdhouse I did, then took photos of it & did a LO...

The Dusty Attic used:
Wagon Wheels
Wagon Wheels
Water Pumps
Water Pumps
Industrial Scrolls
Industrial Scroll
mini Branches #2
Mini Branches
Fancy Trim  #1
Fancy Trim #1
Decorative Frame #1
Decorative Frame #1

For the roof I cut out strips from the BS of Conservatory sheet, then covered wood sticks with the strips, inked the edges, glued the sticks on to the roof & applied Clear Crackle Varnish. Once the crackle dried I glued on the DA Borders...

I used lots of clear crackle paint on the bird house & embellishing..
The Bird House is embellished with cut outs from the Heirloom Cut Out Sheet, 49 and Market Basic Roses, Lavender, Prills, Dusty Attic Chipboard, Prima Metal Clock & Prima Bling...

Once I completed the birdhouse, I took photos in our garden & did a LO, using the most of the same products that I had used on the bird house...

The Dusty Attic used:
String Frames small
String Frame Set Small
Industrial Scrolls
Industrial Scrolls
Wagon Wheels
Wagon Wheels
Water Pumps
Water Pumps
mini Chicken Wire
Mini Chicken Wire
Flower Buds #2
Flower Buds
mini Blossoms #2
Mini Blossoms #2
mini Branches #2
Mini Branches
Word Pack #33
Word Pack #33
The 49 and Market used:
Heirloom Botanicals Collection
Conservatory 84918
Harmony 84871
Serenity 84901
Serenity -BS
Heirloom Cut Outs 84956
Heirloom Cut Outs
The Scrapbook Diaries retails 49 and Market Products:

I used: Stop Whinning, Third Place, Plum Crazy & A Penny Saved
I trimmed the edges of the Heirloom Sheet, cut out a circle in the center, then distressed the edges. Under the circle I glued a piece from the Serenity Sheet, then glued  this onto the BS of the Conservatory Sheet. the next step was to do some hand stitching.  I glued the barrel on to a piece of chipboard, then painted it with clear crackle...

I love Prills & on this LO I used 4 different colors of prills...
The paints used are LuminArt Silks..The Barrel flower clusters, are from the cut out sheet, plus DA flower buds, mini branches & mini blossoms..

Thank you so much for taking the time to look....Rachelle