Friday, December 26, 2008

Love You

This is another DT project for Clear Scraps. I've used a Clear Scraps XL Dazed acrylic shape to create this layout. I've also used a small acrylic star to embellish this page too.
Here are the steps to it.
1) Use a Clear Scraps XL Dazed acrylic shape as the base for this page. Use a scrap to create a huge square masking template and use it to mask around it. Use various alcohol inks (denim, espresso, oregano and silver mixative) and some blending solution for this step. Outline the edges with a black paint marker or acrylic paint.
2) Use a white paint marker and draw a square in the middle of the page. Cut out a strip from a pattern paper and paste it at the bottom half of the page. (Notice that I've cut out part of the pattern paper before attaching the pattern paper.
3) Cut out another rectangular piece from a blue card stock and distress it using the scissors distressing technique. Ink it's edges with faded jeans distress ink and paste it on the upper half of the page.
4) Add a strip of Magic Mesh on the bottom of the page.
5) I've cut out various circles from a pattern paper to create all the circles on the upper right of the page. Add some liquid pearls and doodle on them with a white gel pen for details.
6) Distress the photograph using the scissors distressing technique and draw around the edges with a white gel pen. Paste it on the middle right of the page. Hand stitch with a crafting wire on the right of the photograph. Use the "Paint to Distress" technique on the lower right corner of the photograph.
7) For the upper left of the photograph, cut out a small square piece from a white card stock using a decorative scissors. Ink the edges with faded leans distress ink. Layer a small piece of Magic Mesh on top of it and finish it with a square brad.
8) Use a Clear Scraps small acrylic star as the base to create the star embellishment on the left of the page. Stencil another star in the middle of it using some white acrylic paint. Then, add some liquid pearls around the stenciled star. Stamp an image on it using a black solvent ink and lastly add a quote sticker to it.
9) Add a strip of rick-rack at the bottom of the page. Secure it with some brads on both ends.
10) For the piece with the word"wish", I've covered it with some crackle accents and added some black acrylic paint on it's edges. I've also add two brads to it for details.
11) The word "love you" are actually die cut words from cricut.
I love how this page turns out. It's great to create a masculine layout and funky layout once in a while. Hope you all like it.
Sources: Clear Scraps XL Dazed and Small Stars; Card stock: Bazzill; Pattern Paper: Imagination Project; Inks: Ranger Distress Ink, Ranger Alcohol Ink, Tsukineko Staz On; Stamps: Purple Onion Designs; Others: Ranger Liquid Pearls, Ranger Crackle Accents, Ranger Blending Solution, Uni-balls Signo Gel pen, Making Memories Acrylic Paint, Magic Mesh, rick-rack, brads, crafting wire, Helmar glue, Zip Dry, glue dots and other adhesives.

24 comments:

mininessie said...

so beautiful work again!
it shows all the love you give to your works.

Karina said...

Love your details. TFS

Prettier Stuff said...

Irene, Oh my Gosh! This is fantastic. I am always so inspired by the things you do but this one seems especially...I can't think of a word. Everything just comes together beautifully. I love Circles and this is my idea of the perfect circle page. See you over on PCP. Melissa

Haberdawoman said...

Beautiful layout!
I love all the details and how well you explain it all, so well that it has inspired me to do one for our girls. Have a wonderful day.

jacque4u2c said...

What a artist you are. This is just breath taking! You are so talented. WOW!!!!!!!!

Chris said...

This is absolutely fabulous! Just WOW, as always.

carobalou said...

magnifique, une fois de plus... j'adore la transparence... de cette page

Juliana said...

Just gorgeous!

Brynn said...

Absoluetly beautiful-as usual. You continue to inspire and amaze. I had to get liquid pearls last week, as they always look so good on your work, adding perfect detail. Hope you had a blessed Christmas. I look forward to following you thorugh the upcoming year.

Anette said...

WOW!! This is sooooo beautiful!! It's looks so simple - but with lots of gorgeuos details! I agree with Jacque - you are so talented and it's just breath taking!!

Renee said...

Wow!!. Your clearscraps projects are always so spectacular. Amazing, amazing, amazing.

Ana said...

I think it's the first time I let you a comment. however it is a long time since I am and admire your job.
here is another realization at which details fill with wonder me !!! wow !!!

newly, on the occasion of competition, we had to accomplish a LO like a scrapper which we admire.
I chose to do it as your manner.

if desire says to you, the LO "homage " is online on my blog :)

Mamy Anick said...

your blog est wonderfull.
I use 2 pages for scraplift on forum "rue du scrap"
http://rueduscrap.forumactif.net/forum.htm
http://rueduscrap.forumactif.net/top-chrono-f129/top-chrono-du-27-decembre-2008-t1277.htm#19655
that you make is genious.
Kisses for you and your family for the new year 2009

Peggy said...

Irene, this is gorgeous!! I'm normally not to keen on clear LO's, but the details on this one are so beautiful, how can I not love it?
xxx Peggy

Beate said...

This layout is really amazing! It has such simple lines and a very clean look, yet it has the most amazing and creative details. It is beautiful Irene!

Nikki Love said...

love the detail!! Beautiful as usual Irene :)

G3 said...

Beautiful layout Irene. Love all the circles and the colours you have used.
I like how you use the mesh. Creative as usual.
Hugs
Gayatri

Irma said...

Wow Irene you've outdone yourself again. love how the different sizes of circles look, and the majic mesh looks awsome. you are such an inspiration to me.

Candy said...

Hello Irene,
Your work as an artist is more and more interesting and wonderful. You never cease to amaze me! I LOVE the circles on this page and that way you have used the clear material. So very different from all else I have seen.
Thank you again for sharing with us!!!!

stephacine said...

Wow, I love all the details!

LaY hOoN said...

This is so cool ...
Really admire at it.

Wish you Happy New Year.

paulien710 said...

Like it????? Girl.... I LOVE IT!!!!!
What a perfect page this is.
Once again, the details are STUNNING!!!!!!!
Love that wire stitching....
gosh..... I wish, I lived nearer, so that you could teach me, how to put all those amazing details on one page!
Love it Irene!

Sonia Kertznus said...

Another amazing design... you rock girl, everything you do is gorgeous...

valeria vac said...

Fantastic LO, I love the transparency effect!!!

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