Friday, January 20, 2017

Sandi's January Inspiration.

Hi everyone, it's great to be back this year with more inspirational ideas on how you can use Imaginarium Design chipboard to enhance your own creations.

This year I thought I'd start an inspiration journal and would like to share my journey with you all.

I glued the Imaginarium chipboard hearts, vine flourish and frame onto my white gesso painted double page also giving them a coating of gesso too. I then glued book pages onto the a section of the frame, gently massaging the glue covered paper over the chipboard before adding the background colours to both the paper and chipboard. The 'Gates' were painted with Finnabair's rust paste; 3 pastes layered over the chipboard until I was happy with the effect. To complete the page I added cheese cloth, flowers and embellishments.


IDDL0015 Lous heart shapes

IDFR0031 Oval Swirly Edge frame

IDS0075 Madison Gates

IDT0027 vine flourish

 My second piece to share is a card that I made for my beautiful daughter whose celebrating her birthday this month. I used a mix of story time ephemera and ID chipboard cogs to represent her 25yrs; growing up from a young child to a beautiful  women who inspires to be a mechanic in the future.

 After spraying the background with the 'circles circles' stencil, I glued down torn sections from an old story time magazine and painted it with gesso to soften it. The chipboard 'Believe' was coated with white gesso with the 'Happy' and '25' being splatted with 3 different Lindy's Stamp Gang ink sprays, I then coated them with a thin layer of glossy accents and sprinkled with Metallic Melts 'Glistening snow' before using a heat gun to melt the Melts. The cogs were covered with 'Pinecone' Versa Color ink and embossed with 'Bronze' Metallic Melts and then glued onto the 'Pinecone' inked 'Piechart' chipboard.

9 clogs on board IDS0018 13x11cm

9 Cogs on board small 6x5cm IDT0004

IDN0001 Numbers 38 per page

IDW0048 Believe

IDD0036 Nat's Piecharts 5 in a board

 IDW0073 You make me happy smile laugh in a board

My third share is a layout of my Nan and I at my Aunties wedding..a very long time

Using an eyedropper I added Lindy's Stamp Gang ink along the edge and let it drip/moved it around with a well water loaded brush. The butterfly chipboard was simply covered with Silver Versa Color Ink, The birdcage was inked with silver also with embossed with Silver Metallic Melts. The chipboard doily and flourishes were covered with white 'Crackle paint'. Flowers and embellishments were added around the white resin frame with a black inked 'hello' chipboard word extended to go across the page by adding black wire thread.




IDDD0008 Denises Trellis with flourish 1 tiny 2 per board

IDS0009 Bird cage 2 in board.

IDT0014 4 small butterflies

IDT0035 Katie doily 2 in board

IDDD0010 Denise art deco, 2 in board

Thanks for dropping by to check out my latest Imaginarium designs inspiration, I would love to see your creations you make, maybe in some of the wonderful scrapbooking challenges that are in the diverse scrapbooking wide world web in which we are connected in.


  1. these are all so pretty but my absolute favorite is the final layout! Pretty colors, great picture, happy memory and beautiful chipboard! TFS!

  2. DAM Sandi .... these are all S T U N N I N G .... LOVE your work girl!!

  3. That card is perfect for your daughter - our girl is destined for a life of greasy fingers too :)