Welcome to:November Scrapbook Kit Reveal!
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Swirlydoos is proud to bring you our beautiful November collection:SCARLET ELEGANCEAnd check out these coordinating add ons that perfectly compliment our November scrapbook kit!
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This layout is based on the monthly sketch. I used the Prima white crackle and stencil from the mediums add on to add to the flower clusters. I painted the crackled ivy with some green mist.
I used more of the crackle paste, mixed with the pink mica powder from the mediums, and used a heart stencil from my stash. The pink mica really compliments the other pinks in the kit!
You can also see a close up of the edge of the circle- I used the die on the month (borders) and used a mitering technique to border a the circles.
Here's another closeup showing the ivy stencil. I also painted the leaves in the flower cluster to make them coordinate better with the ivy.
This is one of my favorite pictures that I want to hang up, so I used neutral colors to go with my home decor. This is a picture of me and Kim taken a few years ago at a Swirly camp.
I started out by fussy cutting around the edges of the quarterfoil design. It was a lot of work, but I love the result! I added a few techniques to this page. After cutting, I went over all of the pink parts with grey distress ink to tone down the pink. I added some script stamping. Then, I used the white crackle with a stencil from my stash.
The black flowers are from a past kit, and the gold ones are older Prima from my stash. I used gesso on them for a muted and distressed look.
I used Frantage aged black embossing powder on the lamp post- I love the silver and gold!
This layout is roughly based on a past kit sketch from the Sweetest Thing kit a couple of years ago.
I cut the clock from the chipboard that came in the kit. It had a border, but I wanted to add some green to my page, so I used a die to cut this circle frame from cardstock from the kit to ink it just the right color to match the wood leaves from the embellishment add on that I painted using a mist.
Thanks for checking out my projects today!
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