Sunday, 17 September 2017

Whale Tail - Michelle Carrick


Photo credit: to Dave Hurwitz from Simon's Town

The Southern Right Whales come to False Bay, for breeding season!

Using Kaisercraft Indigo Skies paper, I applied collage medium and then added inks, paint and let dry!

the flowers used are a local company call Celebr8, as well as Penelope Dee and Prima!

The little button like pieces are shells and no page of mine is finished unless it has metal embellishments! 

Products used:

Thanks for visiting!!

See ya soon!

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Life your dream - Cathy Cafun

Hi Dusty Attic Crafters,
Cathy here today sharing my project for the month created with gorgeous Dusty Attic chipboard and stencil designs.

"Live Your Dreams"

I was going through all the new Dusty Attic chippie designs and have to say that I am loving the new Mini Tabs.  I was drawn to the Day Dreamer tab from the Mini Tabs #3 and was inspired to create this Shabby Chic/Romantic layout.

To create my background I first coated with Clear Gesso, then applied Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Oxide.  Once dry, I used the Damask #2 Stencil Design with Modeling Paste and finally stamped over my background with Kaisercraft script stamp in a soft grey ink.

To add depth to my layers I cut apart the Floral Corners and Corner Swirl #1 chipboard pieces which I layered with flowers and lace.

The chipboard pieces were altered by coating with gesso, then whilst wet adding embossing powder and heat setting.  I highlighted the embossing with Metallic Pastes in Cornflower Blue and Jade, then added Prills to my flower centres.
The Mini Words #1 chippies were used to create my title and were altered with Lindys Pearl embossing powder, then coating with Champagne Ice Metallic Lustre.

How fabulous are the new Mini Tabs!!  I altered the day dreamer tab by coating with ink, then highlighting the edges with Metallic Pastes in Cornflower Blue and Champagne Ice.

Thanks so much for stopping by.

 Dusty Attic Product Used

Other Product Used
Studio Light pp

Prima Flowers

Manor House Creations Flowers

Prills - Sage Advice

Prima Modeling Paste, Clear Gesso

Lindys embossing powders - Green Gold, Magic Moon Pearls

Stampendous embossing powder - blue
Decoart Metallic Lustre - Champagne Ice

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse - Cornflower Blue

Viva Inka Gold - Jade

Kaisercraft Texture Stamp - Script

Tim Holtz Distress Oxides - Broken Glass

Memento Ink - London Fog

Mixed Media Ink - Patina

Mini Alpha Stickers

Lace flowers

Happy Crafting
Cathy xx

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Captured - Valerie Ouellet

Hi everyone! Here is my layout for this month. I decided to use "Dusty Attic Wildflowers #1 Stencil" to create my background.

I used a small brush and a little bit of ink with the stencil.

I added the new black chipboards that I love!!!! So easy to use!

 See you soon!

Dusty Attic products:

Other products:
-Cuts2luv flair
-Lindy's stamp gang spray
-49andMarket flowers
-Sequins and ribbons

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Imagine - Nicole Doiron (challenge inspiration)

Hello to all you Dusty Attic lovers!
Nicole here with you today to share my take
on the gorgeous September Mood Board Challenge.
This month's challenge is stunning and it inspired me to create 
this very colourful layout incorporating many DA chipboard
as well as different stencils, and much more...

Here is a look at the mood board including a fabulous sketch to get you started.

I am not very adept with the watercolor techniques but I think I did fairly well
using different mists and water on my white background.
In order to have better control of the designs, I find that it is best to
dip a brush into the mist bottle instead of spraying it on the paper.
Then you blend it with water, creating different shades and shapes.

I chose the Blueprint Imagine chipboard as my title.
I colored with a black Copic marker, then lightly sprayed it with white
and colored in the white spots with different colors of the rainbow.

On my background, I added texture and design by using
2 different DA stencils: Words of Wisdom with white modeling paste
and Starry Night with black embossing paste.  You also see below 
one Geometric Corner that I cut in two and treated the same as the title.

Dusty Attic has several Beaded Flourish designs, each as beautiful as the other.
I covered it with Cranberry acrylic paint and dabbed it with some Lavender Blush.
The word 'creative' created with the Mini ABC Set in Uppercase was painted with Oceania.

I sprinkled lots of Dress My Craft sequins also found in the Dusty Attic store.
I absolutely adore the way my layout turned out.

I hope you like it as well and that it will inspire you to play along this month!

Now let's take a closer look at all the Dusty Attic products used!

Dusty Attic Supply List


Dusty in Colour:
Dress My Craft Sequins:

If you want to see more of my creations, visit me HERE.

Until next time!