It's Day 2 of our fabulous blog hop with Faber-Castell! Did you enjoy hopping yesterday? To our new visitors, welcome! We are so glad you hopped on over to our blog. So much inspiration awaits today - Tanya Dudkina, Donna Espiritu, and Lori Williams have it in spades. Enjoy these beautiful projects and stay until the end to hop on over to Faber-Castell's blog!
"Hi! I created a layout with my favorite tip. It’s really easy - I applied a bit of white gesso on one part of my layout, let it dry and then I chose my favorite Artisan Style stamp to make nice background. Now you can use your gelatos by Faber Castell to color your stamp just over the layer of gesso. Do you like this effect? I think it looks pretty original with this gorgeous paper! I also applied amazing Faber Castell whipped spackle and I love how it works with my embellishments." ~Tanya
Graphic 45 - Artisan Style 12x12 Pad
Graphic 45 - Artisan Style Decorative Chipboard
Graphic 45 - Artisan Style Ephemera Cards
Graphic 45 - Cling Stamp G45 Artisan Style 3
Graphic 45 - Artist Trading Tags-Black
Graphic 45 - Door Knockers
Graphic 45 - Antique Metal Door Pull
Faber Castell supplies:
Faber Castell - Gelatos® Colors 15 ct: METALLICS
Faber Castell - Steampunk Gelatos
Faber Castell - Whipped Spackle
Other supplies: various chipboards, Prima Marketing butterflies resins, Prima Marketing say it in crystals, Prima Marketing doily die, Magnolia leaves die, trims.
Now, Donna has the most precious canvas to share. Take it away, Donna:
"I created the background by using a stencil and whipped spackle. Once dry, I rubbed a bit of gelato to the surface and misted some water for easy blending. I used my heat gun to help reduce drying time. Then I rubbed another color of gelato (from the steampunk set) to the raised areas to make it pop even more. I fussy cut lots of beautiful images from the papers of the Gilded lily collection and arranged it around my photo. I also used a stamp from the Precious memories collection for my title and around the photo as border." ~Donna
G45 Gilded lily 12x12, 6x6 papers
G45 Gilded lily chipboard
G45 Precious memories stamps
Faber Castell whipped spackle
Faber Castell gel medium
Faber Castell gelatos (brights and steampunk)
Scrapbook adhesive double sided tape, 3D foam tape
The Crafter's Companion stencil
lace and trims, pearl string, rhinestons, thread,
Lori shares how to make a beautiful altered box with stunning textured flowers using Faber-Castell. Enjoy her tutorial below!
"I love perusing through thrift stores and finding things that can be updated to make new and fun creations. This is a box I picked up and adorned it with the Gilded Lily collection and it’s quite stunning now. I made these beautiful flowers using Faber Castell’s gelatos and gesso and even created a tutorial so you can recreate them yourselves. The box certainly looks regal with pearls, rhinestones, shimmer and lots of fussy cutting. Now the trick is to figure out where to display this beauty. " ~Lori
12 x 12 Gilded Lily
Gilded Lily Chipboard 2
8 x 8 Gilded Lily
Gilded Lily Patterns and Solids
6 x 6 Patterns and Solids : Rare Oddities
Graphic 45 Staples
Antique Brass Claw Feet
Faber Castell Products
Gelatos : Iced pear, metallic Blueberry, Ice Rose, Metallic Grape
Pitt Artist Pen/White
Other Products Used:
Crafters Companion Embossing Folder
Zip Dries Glue
Tattered Floral Sizzix Die
Decorative Blossom Corner Heartfelt Die
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Thanks for joining us and have a wonderful day!
Your Pals in Paper,
The G45 Family
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