Saturday, July 6, 2013

Precious Boy and a Card...

Hello again Imaginarium friends!

Patricia once again with two projects for the month of July...For my LO I went for a Mixed Media look...I think individual parts of it work and look quite good, but as for composition, I will need to rethink my design much more carefully next! This is a photo of my son quite a few years ago...he was still in school at the time, will be hitting the big 30 in a few month time.

I loved the Loolabelle's Chevrons, they come in different sizes on the sheet and were the inspiration to try this mixed media...I used Papers from Prima's Craftsman Collection. I tore some strips that I glued to my background paper...Then started laying down my Chevrons, pieces of trims and different size buttons. It all got a light coating of Gesso and once dried I misted it all with mists from Lindy's Stampgang. I used South Shore Sand, Afternoon Delight Denim and Cathedral Pines Green.

The Chevrons provided ideal places for the mists to puddle. I also stamped on the page and chip boards and went over them with some black paint to make them stand out from the background some more...On the buttons I placed some glass dew drops.

I only used a piece of  the Cross Hatch. I covered it with Dried Marigold Distress embossing powder and lightly inked with Frayed Burlap Disress Ink.

I cut the "Baby" part from my title...will save that for a later work. On the rest of the title I used Frayed Burlap Distress embossing power and some black ink.

For this LO I used these pieces...

Cross Hatch; IDDL 0001

Loolabelle's Chevrons # 2: IDDL 0022

Phrases: IDP 0083


A Card...

I played with some Distress crackle paints on some Tags and decided to transform them into a card...

I layered an Oval Frame and tiny Edward Relief , I love the 'new' look one achieves by layering chipboard's this way...All the pieces were primed with Gesso and then inked with Butternut Mixed Media Chox, and a tiny black half Pearl was added. On the Tag I used Mustered Seed and Broken China Distress Crackle Paints. The tag was sprayed with Lindy's Stampgang, Icy Primrose Gold, and Baby Blue Eyes. On the edges and the yellow paint I sprayed Toto's Tornado Black, wiping it of the paint with a Baby wipe, the ink will define the cracks even more.

These are the pieces I used...

Brackets on Oval: IDT 0012

Small Edward Relief: IDT 0032

Wrough Iron: IDFL 0017

Thank you, I hope you enjoyed my works and please leave me a will place you in a change to win some Imaginarium Design and create your own magic...


  1. Oh wow Patricia this is awesome!!!! Love your mixed media style.....the card is a STUNNER...and that layout wow!!! Hugs Amy

  2. I love your projects.I don't think there is anything wrong with the composition of the layout.In my eyes, it's striking and so is the card.Thanks for sharing.

  3. Gosh, your both projects are amazing! I really love how you used the mixed media!

  4. Just incredible!!! Your mixed media is amazing and the card is so cool. Love the tip of the babywipes, tfs!!!!

  5. Fabulous projects, awesome mixed media work!

  6. love what you dod with a background!