Saturday, October 23, 2010

Playing with a friend

  A friend of mine has recently returned to Scrapbooking and was looking for a way to get started as she's been away for about 6 years!! My how things have changed! She'd never seen Chipboard, Glitter, Flocking, the abundance of Patterned Papers, Stitching on paper, Embossing.........just to name a few.  So I had to come up with a layout for us to do using a few techniques and products from my scraproom.  I didn't want to overwhelm her, but I think she left here with a new shopping list.
  Green by My Little Shoebox lent itself perfectly to these bright coloured photos of Felicity and Isabelle playing at the school playground.  I love their brightly coloured images and those snails are just too cute.  We used pop dots under some of the layers to add dimension.
  I have had this Flocking for quite some time but have never used it, so this was the perfect opportunity to try it together.  I found it rather messy like glitter and some of it was clumpy.  It dried darker in some spots, but I think the overall effect is kind of neat.  We used basic white elmer's glue to adhear it, but not sure if another adhesive would have been better.  If anyone has any suggestions I would love to hear them!
We added a little Tim Holtz Distressed Stickles to each of the large mushroom accents just cause I love a little sparkle on the page.  We also did a little sewing as we stitched down the two layers of ribbon on the side.
  It was so much fun coming up with the project and then spending the morning crafting with my friend Christina, I'm sure we will be planning another scrapday soon.


Flocking - Sudiog Fresh Flocking, Chipboard Letters - EK Success, Glitter - Ranger Distressed Stickles: Broken China and Worn Lipstick, Patterned Paper - My Little ShoeBox: Green, Ribbon - Stampin' Up, Cricut Cart - Accent Essentials, Sketch - Jana Eubank


Kelly Massman said...

Very cute! I'm sure your friend will be HOOKED for sure!

mustangkayla said...

What a cute layout!

Angela Fehr said...

Flocking...tried it, hated it! Such a mess! I think white glue would work as well as anything - I had my best results from Liquid Glass (Glossy Accents, same thing).

ChristinaF said...

I had sooo much fun that day. I can't wait until we do that again. Kelly your right I'm HOOKED. There is so much new stuff to learn. Thank you so much Glynis for such a fun day.