Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Finally sharing Wonder

Hi all. 

Hope you are all doing good and had a wonderful and creative weekend.

Just like the two posts from last week, I am again sharing a layout made summer 2011. "Wonder" were made before CHA summer last year as a sample for classes, but were never used as it. All this time its been "hidden" on my hard drive, and it's probably about time to share this one too with you.

The upper background paper is Prima's Printery col. - "Negative" where I stamped on with Prima's Brick Wall clear stamp which is a great connectable stamp that I love so much! Again I used our Chalk Edgers "Black Coal" for the black ink on the stamp, which works so well on clear stamps.
On the center of the layout I added a strip of Pastiche paper, which is the same paper I found the beautiful paper butterfly and roses fussy cuts from. On the paper strip I added touches of Chalk Edgers "Dry Sand" for soft distressed touches. The striped bottom paper is Pixie Glen Col. "Garden Gate" and the name on that paper works pretty well for this layout I think ;O) On the bottom edge of this striped paper I distressed with our Comfort-Craft Tools "Distressing Tool" to get the teared paper edges. The gate is made of Prima's great Felt Gates, and I added a Shabby Chic Resin Treasures "Roman Pillars" on each side of it. On the top of the gate I added a fussy cut clock from Printery Col . - "Page Four".

And here are some close-ups;

The victorian chair is a chipboard piece from Printery Col., which is the same pack of chipboard pieces as the "Wonder" title. The white resin window is Shabby Chic Resin Treasures "Old Church Window". On the Pixie Glen paper I found these beautiful small birds that I cut out with our Comfort-Craft Tools "Craft Knife" and glued down on this window.

Here you can see the details around the felt gate, as the butterfly, detailed fussy cuts, the stamped background etc. You can also see that the felt gate is "white washed", as it originally is pure dark brown felt, but here more soft with touches of white. All I do to get this look is to ass thin layers of white acrylic paint on to the felt, randomly, and just small amounts of paint, usually with an pretty dry brush or piece of foam. All together the felt gate with the Roman Pillars works as a frame around the cut out photo of my daughter.

Here you can see some Shabby Chic Metal Treasures "Bird Cages" hanging down together with Prima's cling stamp "Londonerry". I like to combine embellishments with matching stamped designs to create a dimensional look.
Small beautiful Prima roses "Printery" and a large Prima flower "Meredith", and also some beautiful grey Gillian "Cinder".

Here are some images of the Shabby chic Resin Treasures used on this layout;
"Old Church Window".

"Roman Pillars".

Thank you so much for your time, truly appreciate your visit.

Take care all! ;O)

*hugs and smiles*



Kim Price said...

Absolutely gorgeous Ingvild, as always.

Tonya said...

This is totally gorgeous!

Jessica S said...

I am so inspired by you to create more appealing layouts. Each one you share is such an original artwork and I love how you fussy cut your images. I may just have to give that a try. Gorgeous and stunning...keep inspiring!
Jessica S

Maria Therese said...

Nydelig lo!!

Riet said...

So wonderful.

Hugs Riet.xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Wow - fabulous layout. Love those resin treasures and your pretty bird houses. Hugs, Lesley

Today for Tomorrow said...

Stunning as usual Ingvild. Love the way you have cut out the photo and blended it into the page.

Mona Eidhammer said...

Utrolig vakkert som vanlig! De resin elementene er sånn en nydelig touch til alle dine kreasjoner. Kjempekult bilde av jenta di også. Klem...Mona

Marley said...

Gorgeous! I love how the pretty girl is hanging on the pillars =) The birdcages are lovely.. and that brick stamp is so gorgeous! hugs Marley

Luce said...

Nydelig lo som alltid! Stilig med fuglene i vinduskarmen og pilarene og klokken får meg til å tenke gammel Europeisk jernbanestasjon - nydelig og kult bilde av snuppa di :o)
Ha en fin dag :o)

Tracey Sabella said...

Amazing LO!! Love the fussy cut photo and the title is soooo perfect for this precious expression! Gorgeously embellished! ~ Blessings, Tracey


Tess Ekwall said...

This is so beautiful!! Lovely colours and decorations, and that photo is so adorable. Just stunning! Great work. Hugs, Tess.

butterfly said...

I so love your use of bricks in the background with the architectural resin elements - so gorgeous. And the fussy-cut photo is amazing!
Alison x

lady e said...

OMG! Gorgeous!

Paula F.P. Simionato said...

It´s a very lovely and delicate page...I like your style to cut photo, I like to do it also...xx

pattyo said...

So pretty!

Annie said...

Riktigt ljuvlig sida, gillar alla små fina detaljer. :)

ingrid said...

always a joy to see your creations Ingvild!

Renee said...

LOVE how you made the felt gate white washed, and the addition of the Pastiche paper is so pretty..that's my all time favorite paper from Prima! Great job as always!

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vivi la vie said...

A wonder !! :) loving it !!

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selena said...

whaouuuu, c'est magnifique!

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

This is awesome. The way you have positioned the image to 'lean' onto the pillar is inspiring.
How beautiful the frame pieces are, exquisitely layered too.
Best wishes Linda x

Tracey Sabella said...

Stunning LO and gorgeous, fabulous new products!! ~ Blessings, Tracey


Ava Gavloski said...

lovely work of art. Details, all in the details

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