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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

My little Artist

Thanks to Hambly and Michelle at A Million Memories, I got to play with some fabulous Hambly products!! Here's a layout I made featuring a picture of my little artist (the picture is a few years old, but she still loves to paint!).

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I used lots of different techniques here: I inked the edges of the Hambly transparency with Staz-on ink, then I added some red alcohol ink and acrylic paint on top of the Staz-On. I sewing-machine stitched around the edge of the transparency. I sprayed white burlap with Glimmer Mist then splattered paint on it (as well as on the cut-out of the Hambly transparency).

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The "picture frame" was made by adding gold leafing to a Maya Road chipboard frame.

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I made the title by painting chipboard alphas, then I dripped melted crayon on top. I made the little paint palette and added a few paint brushes from my kids' art box (shhhhh . . . don't tell them).

I also used a couple techniques from the The Next Step (a great new technique challenge blog): I stamped on fabric with a butterfly stamp, then I painted in the stamped image with watered down acrylic paint. I also used acrylic paint to fill in the design on the back of the Hambly transparency.

I had a ball getting my hands dirty with this page!!!

And here are a couple sneak peaks of the A Million Memories June kit. Michelle has done it again and created another incredible kit!!



You can order a kit here: AMM Monthly Kits.

8 comments:

BabyBokChoy said...

UNbelievable how much details you put into your layouts and how complex and artistic!

Lucy Edson said...

Gorgeous, Stacy!! I love how you used so many artistic touches on this layout!! I am going to go pull out some of Em's broken crayons! :)

LynneForsythe said...

Stacy...thanks for the heads up on that amazing technique blog!!! It's awesome....and so was your take!!! Keep up the AMAZING work!!!

newenglandstamper said...

This is a fabulous page, Stacy! I love all the interesting details you included, especially the title with the crayon drips - fabulous!

eMeLiNe Seet said...

Gorgeous stuff Stacy !! u are one detailed lady =)

JgWM said...

Stacy, you work is beautiful as always, You are an inspiration.

Great layout and I am glad that you are playing with us at the Next Step!- Gayle

Marcie said...

Love, love, love this layout! All of the techniques are just incredible!

Bethany Kartchner said...

Wow Stacy! This layout is totally amazing! Wonderful job! Thanks for playing along!