Saturday, July 4, 2015

070415 July CKC Tutorial post

Here in the U.S. it's Independence Day!

We will be at a small town parade & barbecue nearby where my daughter lives,
but I'm delighted that you stopped in for some forgery help.

I tackled a few of the papers first (as usual)
The kit had the two lace papers on the left - mine are on the right.


I used this Basic Gray throwback paper - Aged & Confused Sublime/Raspberry Blue.
Misted with Dylusions White Linen Ink Spray over a Prima floral stencil.


The white lace forgery was simply an ANCIENT Martha Stewart overlay on cardstock!
Forging isn't always labor intensive or needful of a slew of supplies, it's breaking down the inspiration into an element that speaks to you & works with what you have on hand.
Our goal is to motivate you to use up all the goodies in your stash by seeing them in a new light.

Next were some Project Life-style cards.
See the little "LOVE" one?
I couldn't get a larger image, but you can see the inspiration in mine.
There was one little floral accent in the "O".
I have a beautiful alpha stamp set in my kit that made this special.

Here are all of the cards:


The love birds, top left, are some Little Yellow Bicycle canvas stickers
spritzed with a teal, blue & white Dylusions ink mist.
Then I stamped a few details - makes me happy!


I mopped up the leftover ink with some 3x5" graph grid cards.
I used one with some chipboard butterflies.
 

I had a lot of fun with these.
 I think I'll be doing these as a regular part of my kits.

Enjoy the rest of the inspiration!
See you on the 6th for Challenge #1.

Thanks for stopping by!





5 comments:

  1. you did good leslie{{joyce}}

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  2. Such brilliant ideas! Never thought of using overlays! Loved the effect of the dylusions ink on the cards.

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  3. You totally could and should be designing for a company. These forgeries are fabulous. Each of those PL cards are so inspired. Thank you for opening our eyes to the possibilities. xoxo

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  4. you think of all the little details and go to town on making them into a reality! I love it :-) You still have the crown :-)

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  5. You are so good at this! Those project life cards are just amazing and it sounds like you really enjoy putting them together. Sometimes the smaller canvas can be a lot more fun!

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