Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Witchy Woman

Hi there,

It's been wicked COLD in our area.  Brrrr!  Feels like (gasp) winter all over again!  I keep reminding myself that it's Spring, it's really Spring.  But, I'm not buying it at this point.  When that bitter wind whipped my hair around my face and stopped my breath for a second... yup... it's COLD!
I figured that EVENTUALLY it will warm up!!  It HAS to!!

I have a super cool layout to share that was submitted at Archi-scraps for their April Inspiration Photo Challenge.
I am thrilled to announce that I am a Design Team Member at Archi-scraps... so creating a challenge each month to showcase is totally fun and such an honor!

Ok, now for the Challenge.
This is the inspiration photo:
Think Gothic, haunted, castles, Halloween, spooky and spiders, bats and mummies.

The criteria is to use Chipboard on your layout.

Here's what I created:
This is my dear friend, Julie.  Once again I am showcasing her on my page.  She's so full of fun and that's probably the reason I love to create scrapbook pages about her.

We dressed up for Halloween for work quite a few years ago and Julie went as a witch.  I snapped this photo of her while she was sitting at my desk talking on the phone.

I used the spookiest papers I had (Halloween papers), lots of black and chipboard too.

Supplies used:
Paper: DCWV
Distress Stain: Tim Holtz
Peal & Gold Color Mist: Wilton
Perfect Pearls Mist: Biscotti
Glitter Letter Stickers
Sizzix Fence Die
Corrugated Cardboard
Wide Black Ribbon
Ribbon Fur
Folk Art Metallic Black Paint
Glitter Paint

The ribbon was stapled randomly and misted before adhering to my page.  I twistedtwo strands of rope together and knotted them at each corner of the photo.
I found these black flowers with white pearl centers in my stash.  I really never thought I would use "black" flowers... but here they are!

The fence was distressed by pulling pieces off and distressing it before misting.  My background paper was also misted.

Here's the other fence, which was tucked just under the photo.  

The glitter letters were added a bit haphazardly on top of the ribbon and flowers.  Because they were self-adhesive, they stayed right where I put them.

Here's another photo showing the dimension on my page. 


I peeled off the top layer of the circle and misted it with a couple different mists, then added glitter paint with a paper towel to create the marbleized effect.  Love how this turned out!

Here's a closer look at the chipboard and the furry ribbon which was added across the top portion of my page to hide where the two papers came together.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    LOVE YA! JuLeS :)