Happy Saturday, crafty people!
I'm sharing my first project made with the July Tres Jolie scrapbooking kit, featuring the lovely Lemoncraft Violet Silence paper collection. For this layout I used the June Sketchabilities sketch.
I started out by cutting up the "wood" panel background paper in strips along wood lines, then I used a paper distress and added some brown distress ink along the edges for added dimension.
For my layers, I added the doilies from the kit, some paper layers, and added the Prima Marketing resin frame to the picture. I topped of the layers with butterflies I cut from one of the papers, the cream and purple 49 and Market flowers, as well as some small coordinating flowers from my stash. I also added the title "Shine" from my stash as well, which is a Dusty Attic piece that treated by adding some wax paste.
I added some stenciling of bricks to peek out from under the design. I used white crackle paste, then lightly used a foam applicator with brown distress ink over the crackles after the paste was dry.
I treated the Dusty Attic chipboard scroll by covering it with a thick layer of the Nuvo drops from the kit. While wet, I added a combination of gold and black embossing powder while the Nuvo drops will till wet, then used a heat tool to dry it- I let it bubble up to create this distressed old metal look.
I added the leaves under the flower cluster before gluing on the chipboard to the paper to create more dimension.
For this bottom cluster I added the smaller Prima resin frame, a tiny purple flower from my stash, and a Lemoncraft flair button to repeat some of the features from the main cluster on the layout.
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