Friday, 20 February 2015

Dusty Attic - February challenge


The Dusty Attic challenge for February is -






Such beautiful shades, so this is what I did -


My favourite people... EVER! My Grandparents - my Mum's Mum and Dad.

While I was looking at the 12x12 packet of Dusty Attic "de Vine frame' I couldn't help but feel it was such a waste to simply discard the 'outer' edge... so I used it - misting, staining, crackling and rubbing it with Inka Gold! The cardstock was misted with Tim Holtz Distress spray 'Antique Bronze', 'Seedless Preserve' and Memories Mist in 'Red' and 'Ameretto' - water was added, wait a sec then paper towel to 'remove' some colour. Aunty Sandra returned from the US with an American Crafts 'Embossed paper pad', I misted it and adhered it behind the photo and with the smaller Dusty Attic frame over a piece of Burlap Paper. Viva Croco in copper was smeared through a leafy stencil (old!) - to finish a cluster of Manor House Creations, Kaisercraft and some 'Op Shop bonus' flowers, & Doiley! Chipboard title was stained and rubbed with Inka Gold.

Enjoy, Alison x

6 comments:

  1. Yes! Yes! Yes! Love every teensy weensy detail & the way you've used the 'waste' [not that it's right to call it that!] FABULOUS take on our Dusty Attic challenge. Well done!!!

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    1. Haha I couldn't 'waste the waste' Lizzy!!
      Thank you :)

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  2. This is really beautiful.. love the shades of color you have used and precious photo too!

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  3. this is simple divinity Alison....you've created such a magnificent piece with every element on the page and your grandparents will/would be very proud - TFS and good luck in the challenge ;)

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    1. Thanks Marie Mazz!! Nana is now 96, I'm very lucky!!

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