« Blog Hop with Creative Imaginations and Xyron: Christmas Ornaments | Main | The winner of our Creative Imaginations/Xyron blog hop giveaway is... »

It’s All About the Details Layout

Snow Days

Hi everyone!

Miae here to share with you a layout! I thought it would be nice to show some of the many ways I use Faber Castell® Design Memory Craft products to make or alter elements on my page. It can be the little details of a scrap page that personalizes it.

Snow Days(5)

To make the stars I layered strips of masking tape on cardstock, wrinkling as I went. Then I covered the tape with gesso.

Snow Days(6)

Next I used Gelatos® from the Red collection to color. I mixed and blended the colors with my fingers and a paintbrush.

Snow Days(7)

Lastly I punched out the stars to get my customized elements.

Snow Days(4)

Once I placed the stars on the layout I outlined some of them with the new Stamper’s Big White pen and Essential Pitt® pen.

Snow Days(9)

I altered my title banner with my Art Grip® Aquarelle Watercolor pencil and an Essential Pitt® Artist pen. I shaded the corners with the pencil and wet paintbrush then outlined the banner with the pen. Love that watercolor effect!

Snow Days(8)

As for the pennants, I mixed a bit of my Metallic Gelato® and water and used a dropper to get the droplet detail.

Snow Days(11)

As for the pennants, I mixed a bit of my Metallic Gelato® and water and used a dropper to get the droplet detail.

Snow Days(10)

For the background, I altered it with the Essential Pitt® Artist pen, the Art Grip® Aquarelle Watercolor pencil and some gesso. First I watered down the gesso and randomly flicked over the page. Next I used a stencil and the Essential Pitt® Artist pen for the alphas. Lastly, I created some darker blue shading detail with the Art Grip® Aquarelle Watercolor pencil and water brush.

Those are just some of so many ways we can use Faber Castell ® Design Memory Craft products to create unique details. What are some of your favorite ways?

 

Supplies:

Gelatos® (Guava, Bubble Gum, and Red Cherry)

Metallic Gelatos® (Metallic Blueberry)

Art Grip® Aquarelle Watercolor pencil (#147,153,251)

Essential Pitt® Artist Pen (XS, M, B)

Stamper’s Big White Pen (New!!)

Carta Bella cardstock Winter Fun line

Recollections star punch

Gesso, masking tape

Miae

Miae Rowe  Sometime ago I discovered this thing called scrapbooking and it's fair to say I'm an addict! I love color, I love texture, I love putting all that together! Life with my Aussie husband and our 2 daughters is full of plenty of adventures for me to photograph and get creative with...fodder for the fuel!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pin It

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Just amazing details! You're so artistic!

Loved all the ideas you shared!

I love everything you did! - The stenciling and coloring the background, the great idea for the stars (with tape) and your outlining - they add a punch of color, your outlining around your title and the photo, and your water-coloring. Really wonderful layout! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

What an extra few touches with pencils, pens, and gelatos can make such a huge difference!!!!! Looove the "gelato stars"!@!!!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

MIX & MATCH

MIX & MATCH from Faber-Castell makes designing with COLOR simple. Choose a color set that inspires you. Choose a medium. Mix & Match as you create. Color coordinated palettes give you the freedom to design your project knowing the colors & mediums will work beautifully together.

Let's Connect!

Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube Send us an email Subscribe via RSS

Subscribe via Email

Archives

Recent Posts

Latest Comments

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...