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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Prima and a gauze technique tutorial

I have another family photo layout to share today.  This one features lots of Prima goodies:
One of my favorite non-scrapbooking products to use on my scrapbook layouts is gauze. You can either use regular gauze or cheesecloth material (I found some cheesecloth-like material at a local specialty fabric/upholstery store).  I used Shimmerz Spritz and gauze to create the ethereal-looking background here:

I put together a little tutorial for the A Million Memories blog a couple months ago.  Here's a recap of the step-by-step:

1. First prepare your background. Start with a piece of heavy cardboard and coat it with gesso:
2. Once the gesso is dry, brush/spray on Shimmerz paints and Spritz:
3. Spray your gauze or mesh with Spritz (I used two different colors here). I like to spray on waxed paper so that I can mop up every last drop of the Spritz:

4. Once the gauze is dry, adhere it to your cardboard with Mod Podge:
And there you go!!

12 comments:

LollyChops said...

What an absolutely fabulous technique Stacy! I love that LO!

Pearl said...

ooooo that gauze & colors do make for a very special background Stacy !!!!

wow x 3!!!!!

Jocelyn said...

Oh How Beautiful is this!!! I love it and thank you soooo much for the how to!!! I have to try this out...now off to find some gauze!!


Have a wonderful day!!! :-)

aussiescrapper said...

Wow I just love this, gorgeous, I am going to give this a go, I just love your easy to follow instructions, did I see this layout in Scrapbook Trends, I know I got a post on my blog from you and then read the mag, (we get them 2 months late here is Aust) and as I was reading it saw the layout and thought just how priviledged I felt know you, so talented and such a down to earth person. Love to you and your family. Melxx

BabyBokChoy said...

Fantastic technique!! that layout is gorgeous!!

Darien said...

Thank you so much for the tutorial!!! Looks Amazing!!!!

Keshka said...

Love this page! It has such an ethereal quality to it--so perfect for the theme of the page and the photo!

Joséphine said...

Absolutely wonderful!! Thanks for the inspiration!

aussiescrapper said...

I was trying to remember the magazine that I saw a layout of yours in, it was actually last months Creating Keepsakes, it was 4 pics in a row of your DD with the title "sing your best life", it was gorgeous gorgeous, just perfect, and loved the tute with the flowers too.

Gerry said...

Stacy, I was blown away by this LO...incredible work! Thank you so much for sharing with us the tutorial!

Darlene Servolini said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! what a great idea!

Christiane said...

ha, maybe i can use some gauze bandages from the hospital!! ;)
love what you did here!!