Today’s project is an A4 art journal page using a selection of papers, stamps and metal dies from the Embrace Change collection designed by Fiona Paltridge. As always this project could easily be altered to create a beautiful scrapbooking layout.
Embrace Change Collection designed by Fiona Paltridge
White Cardstock – 250gsm
Colourblast Shimmer dust – Lollipop, velvet, Lush, Fern, Tan
Colourblast Embossing powder – Stormy Weather
White Paint Pen
Prepare the Colourblast Shimmer dust – Lollipop, velvet, Lush, Fern, Tan
by adding water to the powders.
On half of the green cardstock stamp using black archival ink the leaves from the Perfect petals clear stamp set.
Run remaining half of coloured card through the die cut machine using the Autumn Leaves Metal Die.
¨ Colour the embossed flower images using Colourblast Shimmer dustvelvet and Lollipop. The leaves using Lush, Fern and Tan.
¨ Fussy cut the flowers and leaves when dry.
Cut out one quadrant from the Spice 12x12 scrapbook paper
¨ Run the Flowers metal die (both pieces) and White Cardstock through the die cut machine.
Cut the Gathering cardstock down A4 size journal, use the remaining cut edge reversed, adhered the distressed edge strip to the base cardstock. Add splatters to the page using dark brown watery paint or tan Colourblast Shimmer dust.
Tear the web metal die into two pieces to be placed at the top and bottom area of the focus piece. Arrange the leaves, flowers around the other Flowers Metal Die cut-outs, adhere to page when satisfied with layout.
Add some ‘ghost stamping’ around the page with Archival black ink using the Say it clear stamp set
Add highlights to the flowers and leaves using a white paint pen, very light touch.
Cut out the words celebrate every moment from Poetry 12x12 scrapbooking paper word sheet, distress the edges with black archival ink, adhere to the page.
Add distressed border to page using the black archival ink and blending brush.
Hope you are inspired to create this project and look forward to sharing with you again soon.
Bye for now.