Monday, October 5, 2009

I was in the mood for a chunky layout last night so I created this layout (and a huge mess!)......lol
Love my Grandson Chay's beautiful baby blue eyes.


I used Bazzill's Swiss Dots as my background for this layout. I just love the extra te
xture it gives a page.

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Products Used: Bazzill Swiss Dot - Sand Box : Prima - Say It In Studs : Francheville - Floral Decor : Craft Floral Embellishment : Leather String : Tattered Angels - Glimmer Mist : Hessian : Prima - Down Home Collection Heart : ? Felt Leaves Border from RAK : Bella - Chipz Alpha : Carolee's Creations - Adorn It Alpha : Versa Color Ink
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Also I finally finished a project I was working on for weeks!!! Seriously I have never taken so long to finish to finish something.
Was it particularly tricky....No.
I just would do a bit then put it away, bring it out a week later and do a bit more, etc, etc.
Any way this was a cheapie Paper Mache Mannequin thingo that I picked up for a couple of bucks from a craft store. I am sure you have seen something similar around.




I painted it entirely with Gesso then another coat of Antique White acrylic paint over the wood area to give an aged, shabby look. On the body part I covered the area with a decoupage type of technique using Rice Paper and Mod Podge. Then I created a necklace with some string pearls and a gem. I have no idea what I am going to use it for but my daughter will probably steal it anyway because it's pink!.....lol



9 comments:

Angie ~ Scrap'n'art said...

Hi Tracey

That layout is devine, nice work hun as always:)

Hope you doing ok, drop by sometime.

Hugs Angie xo

Marisa said...

Love your chunky layout Tracey! Clay is a very gorgeous little boy...love the Mannequin too

Pauly said...

Gorgeous layout of your gorgeous grandson!!! Love ya OTP too!!

Sarah said...

Oooh he is a cutie! Fun LO! Love the dimension!

Kim said...

ON my Tracey these are just gorgeous you are a wonder

amanda73 said...

gorgeous LO of a gorgeous little baby. love the mannequin, gorgeous tracey

Ann-Marie said...

Awww look at those bootiful eyes!!! He is a cutie! Your LO is OMG!!! ...and that mannequin?! How cool is that?!?!?! I might have to make one one day - awesome job!

Lindsay said...

An absolutely gorgeous layout - what a beautiful photo! Love that altered project too! :)

Kathie said...

Love that LO of your grandson Tracey!! His eyes are very blue and very expressive too!!
Kathie
xoxo