Hello everyone! Julianne here today, sharing a layout that is a little different from my usual.
Sometimes, life gets in the way, and we forget about us, and what we need, and occasionally want. So, I created this layout as a reminder - a reminder to follow MY dreams, a reminder to stop and smell the roses, a reminder to not ever give up, or forget that I am important too.
FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS
I have created this layout on a 12 x 12 piece of chipboard. I started by covering the chipboard with two coats of white gesso, and allowing it to dry. I then found a mask that I liked, laid it over the chipboard, and filled in the centre strip spaces with texture paste. I then allowed it to dry thoroughly.
Next, I added Glimmermist (Red-Nosed Reindeer), creating the dribbled effect with a syringe dropper. This gives me maximum control on where my Glimmermist is placed. But be careful, you do not want too much on your page, as it can spread in the wrong directions. The key is to work slowly.
Next, I chose a dark, smoky coloured glimmermist (Raven), and splattered it over the page, in random places. I created these splatters by holding the spray stem from inside the bottle, over my page, and tapping it lightly with my finger, in the places that I wanted splatter.
Next, I coated the compass, needle and corners with Inka Gold (Platinum). I then took the compass and needle, and coated it with Glimmer Glaze (Pewter), dabbing off the excess before it was completely dry, to help create an aged and weathered look. I then glued the corners to the page, and added the compass and needle towards the top of the page, slightly off-centre.
Next, I added Dimensional Magic in random spots on the masked area, and also along the outer egdes of the corners, I then sprinkled micro beads all over these areas. Allow to dry thoroughly before proceeding. The micro beads create such an amazing texture.
I then completed my layout with flowers, vines, wooden embellishment pieces, touches of kindy glitz, and Liquid Pearls around the outer edge of the compass. I finished with my title, and a little personal journaling, to remind me of what is important.
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