Good Afternoon :) Today I have my Once Upon a Sketch DT project to share with you. Part 2 of the DT reveal went live over the weekend. So much gorgeous inspiration along with all the amazing entries already so far....check out the blog HERE.
I actually flipped the sketch on the side as I had a landscape photo to work with.
Here is my take on the sketch and the journaling theme was...........
Love this saying :)
"Happiness and Love"
I will just share some detailed shots but further down you will find a quick photo tutorial on how I created this layout.........
I started with 2 pieces of paper. One cut a little smaller than the other and distressed the edges. I adhered them together and then proceeded to scrape some Gesso down the page keeping it fairly central.
I applied a stencil and scraped modelling paste over it. I then applied some Shimmerz mists.
I now started with my paper layers which would then become my photo mat. I cut several pieces of paper into strips and distressed all of the edges. I also added a little hessian in there.
I applied a piece of calico (with frayed edges) to the photo mat followed by a long piece of string I wrapped around my hand several times. The photo then went into place.
I placed a doily to the right had of the photo and added another one tucked in to the bottom right of the photo. I added some sparkly thread too.
This is now where I started to add my flowers. I cut the vine in half and placed at both ends of the photo. Others where tucked in here and there and a decorative pin was added to the top right of the photo.
Another flower and some painted on circles.
Several more flowers.........(yes I love flowers)!
I then added the barb wire 2 Crafty chipboard. I layered it over some of the flowers.
I applied Gesso to the tips of my flowers, leaves and hessian.
A few extra things were added now.......the title, the hearts, the flair button, the toothpick sign and the doily down the bottom.
I applied a few flicks of Shimmerz (whilst covering the photo) and enamel dots. I applied a small amount of Rub n Buff (in Antique Gold) to the barb wire and flower edges giving it a little more rustic look. Then I completed the layout with my journaling up the top right hand corner.
There you go, I hope you enjoyed my process :)
There is still plenty of time to jump on board with the challenge. I can't wait to see what you make!!!! Have a wonderful day xoxo