Joanne Bain's Farewell: A Father's Day Card Tutorial From the Master of Detail and Design
Thank you for joining us today for an extra special farewell edition of our blog. Today we honor Joanne Bain for sharing her incredible talents and passion for fussy cutting with us these past two years! Joanne has an eye for style, composition, and layering beautifully fussy cut images from our pattern papers to create stunning layouts, cards, and mini albums. In this post, we will share a brand new Father's Day card Snapguide Tutorial, as well as five of our all-time favorite projects, ranging from a layout to a mushroom house. But first a little about the artist in the spotlight, so pull up a seat and get ready for a fantastic feature.
"I am Joanne Bain from Queensland, Australia.
I am a very proud mother of 2 and I am happily married to my best friend and have been for 23 years. He is the best husband a girl could ask for and is very supportive of my paper crafting. Most of my inspiration for this craft comes from my wonderful family and friends and also the beautiful array of products that are now available. When I am not scrapbooking, I am kept busy with all activities involving raising a happy family and I like dabbling around with photography which is perfect as I always have something to scrap.
We live in sunny Queensland Australia along with our 2 dogs and more pet birds then I can count. I have been a scrapbooker for 14 years since my daughter was the age of 3 and then 11 years ago along came the other special boy in my life my gorgeous son, many of my creations tend to feature them.
My preferred scrapping preference is 12 x 12 layouts and creating off the page/altered projects. I am not locked into a specific scrapping style, as I am happy to give anything a go, but I would describe my style as structured with lots of layers, fussy cut paper cutting, detail and dimension.
I am lucky enough to have been published in Australian Scrapbook Memories and Australian Scrapbook Creations magazines numerous times." ~Joanne
Project - Father's Day Card
By Joanne Bain
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Here are a few of our favorite project by the wonderful and talented Joanne.
"My little man he is a dreamer and in turn he has made my wildest dreams come true so I thought it was very fitting to create a page about him using a dream catcher. As my little man is a nature lover I wanted to create a country feel for my page and the Graphic 45 French Country papers were perfect for this. What says country more then sunflowers and roosters right? I fussy cut and layered all of the sunflowers and then topped my page off with the crowing rooster. I added lots of strings and coloured cotton for texture and to make it look and feel more like a real dream catcher. I added lots of texture to my background and added a very light wash of Dusty In Colour Hot Chocolate for added contrast." ~Joanne
See full post here.
Mushroom Fairy House
Place in Time Planner
"To create my planner I decided to use the Ivory Mixed Media Album as I wanted quiet a neutral colour as a base for the planner. I then mixed 3 of the gorgeous Graphic 45 collections, Place In Time, Childrens Hour and Time To Flourish. These 3 collections mix together perfectly giving me a beautiful finished product. It was a mammoth task to complete, but one that is so worth it. I titled my planner LOVE to remind me everyday that no matter how hard life gets to always respect and love the life I have." ~Joanne
Check out more photos of the planner here.
Cafe Parisian Flower Cart
Celebrate - Expanding Mini Album
See more photo here.
This week's prize package includes a Midnight Masquerade Patterns & Solids 12x12 paper pad, an 8x8 paper pad, decorative chipboard, die-cut tags and pockets, and a Square Ivory Tag Album, a $50+ value! To enter to win, just comment here on the blog and/or on Facebook each day. We will announce one randomly chosen the winner on this Friday's blog.
Thank you for joining us for this fond farewell. Be sure to thank Joanne for sharing her amazing work with us these past few years. Joanne, we look forward to watching you on your artistic journey and look forward to seeing what you create in the future! Join us again tomorrow for a fantastic upcycled cabinet by Maggi Harding. Until then pull out your stash and get busy having fun!
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