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Aug 24, 2011

Priceless Layout


Today's page is one based on my wedding. This is one of my favorite pictures from that special day. The angle the picture was taken was just right in my opinion--it's just one of those photos that always makes me smile.

This is a layout I've done for Stamp Enjoy. I primarily used papers from Kaisercraft's Chapter One collection. I did some stitching, stamping, misting, lacing & distressing on this page. I used Martha Stewart's Wildflowers punch for the border in the upper part of my page.

A closeup of the chipboard border I used for the lacing. This chippie is by Dusty Attic. I first painted the chippie with black acrylic paint. Once dry I inked it with embossing powder & heat embossed it with Kaleidoscope Transparent embossing powder by Stampendous. I found this particular embossing powder at my local Michaels. I absolutely love the effect this particular embossing powder gives as shown in this photo! In person, it adds a wonderful touch to the page.

A closeup of the double lacing. I have a brief tutorial on this lacing found in my blog. If interested, you can find the tutorial for this double lacing here.

A closeup of the stamping. This stamp is by Stamp Enjoy & is called Balisier. I stamped it by using three different shades of inks. The black was primarily to give the flower a 'shadow' effect.

A closeup of the flowers & stick pin. I made the stick pin myself. It was my very first stick pin & I'm really happy how it came out!

This is a closeup of the clear butterfly. I currently have this butterfly available in my Etsy shop. If interested, please feel free to visit my small shop. You can also see a bit of my hand stitching in this closeup.

Finally, a closeup of the other Dusty Attic corner chippie I used & of the acrylic flower. The Dusty Attic chippie was first painted with white acrylic paint & then heat embossed with Star Dust embossing powder by Stampendous--also found in my local Michaels.

The acrylic flower I found in an Etsy shop called FrogFeathers.

You can also see that I further decorated the floral design of the punch by adding rhinestones & Stickles in the center of the flowers.

Thanks to all of you who stop by--I very much appreciate the visit!

8 comments:

Sandi Smith said...

Wow...just beautiful Kay! Love the colors and your awesome lacing!So many gorgeous details!

Cindy Gay said...

Beautiful tones & details to match the lovely b & w photo.

MARILYN said...

Te quedo Hermosa, Kay!! el tejido o cruce esta divino al igual que la mariposa,,,me encanto voy para tu shop ya mismo. Hermoso trabajo!! Un abrazo!!! :)

Natasha said...

This is beautiful!!! Really love the colors and how you laced through the DA trim. Such a beautiful photo too. Like the writing at the top and bottom of the page... I guess that's the background paper? Beautiful work!

MarĂ­a Castillo said...

Maravillosa trabajo como siempre Kay, el tejido me encanta!!

JJ Sobey said...

the lacing looks fantastic!

Sonia said...

Ammiga Kay, gracias por tu visita a mi blog.. luego del Huracan Irene tratando de ponerme al dia en muchas cosas...
Tu trabajo super hermoso, todo me gusta. el tema de bodas es uno de los que me gusta trabajar.
Enviame par de eyelets je je!.. tantos que tengo y no me aparecen y tengo ya la idea para un trabajo y sigo buscando... no quiero comprar pues se que tengo.
Tengo que ponerme al dia visitando tu blog.
-Sony

KellyCreates said...

Sooooo beautiful! Lovely effect with the embossing! I'll have to give that a try....thanks for sharing all the gorgeous details!