Sunday, July 6, 2014

A "joy" filled card by Tracey G. & "Soar Fly" Canvas by Altered Pages Designer Francine Perri

Due to a minor technical issue, our post scheduled for July 3 did not go live,
so we are posting it today. Enjoy!!

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Hello there! Tracey G. here today and I want to share with you a card I created using Leaky Shed Studio chipboard.

I started with the Prima background paper,which I then distressed and layered. I shaded under the Victorian Mirror frame with Tim Holtz Distress Paint in Spun Sugar.

To get the fresco effect on the frame,first I painted the whole surface with tan acrylic paint. Once that was dry,I added various shades of gelatos in brown,peach,pink and blue. I thickly applied Ranger crackle medium and let it sit overnight. Once,dried and crackled,I added Rub n Buff in Patina around my edges and in some of the cracks.

The cross is a combination of two of the shapes in this Cross Set of five. After coloring with gelatos and the same Patina Rub n Buff,I added copper microbeads using Ranger glossy accents and embellished the ends with Viva Copper Pen.
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Chipboard used in this project:
Victorian Mirror Frame

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Francine Perri of Altered Pages has created this fun canvas.

"Soar Fly"

Leaky Shed Studio Products
Hot Air Balloon
Barn Swallow
Six Snowflakes

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can be found HERE

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  1. OMG! this is awesome. I love how it turned out...

  2. Absolutely beautiful frame and cross piece, Tracey! And Francine's canvas is full of steampunkey goodness. Two terrific projects!!!

  3. The joy card is stunning and Soar Fly is awesome! Love the techniques they used!

  4. Tracey's frame is exquisite! I love the whole piece! And Francine's canvas is just fun. :-)

  5. Both are so beautiful. I love thinking about how the same supplies can offer such diversity. Inspiration of the finest!

  6. Thank you everyone for all your kind words, I had so much fun making this canvas!

  7. Love the card Tracey so beautiful and LOVE the crackle. Francine great project great steam punk elements!

  8. WOW!!! What an amazing frame Tracey LOVE all the textures! Francine looks like you had fun making your canvas... looks great. Ladies thanks for AWESOME inspiration!

  9. Your frame is beautiful Tracey...simply amazing! LOVE the colors and textures!

    Francine your canvas is and funky creation!

  10. What a stunning card, the fresco sets the frame off beautifully and I love the fabulous fun collage by Francine too!