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Sep 14, 2011

Ur Eyes (Say All) Layout


Good evening fellow scrappers! Today's page is one that I had absolutely no design mapped out in my head for--all I knew was that I wanted to scrap these two pictures of my husband. I just grabbed my stamps & stamped away & this was the end result.

This is a DT project for Stamp Enjoy.

My husband has these deep blue eyes. The complete opposite from my dark brown. At times, especially in the morning--they are crystal blue. I took these pics during one of these mornings. I told him to give me one of his 'sexy' poses. Well...this is a sexy as he gets folks! :-)

As mentioned, I did a lot of stamping & misting on this one. Just about the entire background is stamped. I used stamps from Stampin' Up, Tim Holtz & Stamp Enjoy.

In this close up you can see a combination of 3 stamps. Both round stamps are from Stamp Enjoy. They are Petit Rond 1 & Bordure Rond 3. The script stamp is by Tim Holtz.

Another close up of the same two stamps by Stamp Enjoy. The birds in flight stamp is by Tim Holtz. In the corners I punched multiple times with McGill hand punches of various round sizes. I think inked over the punched holes with yellow ink. Finally I filled the holes with Black Diamond Stickles.

A close up of the large chippie. This chipboard is by Dusty Attic. I painted the chippie with yellow acrylic paint. Once dry I dabbed embossing ink on it & then heat embossed it with Star Dust transparent embossing powder by Stampendous. This technique gives the chippie an amazing shimmer that is appreciated better in real life.

The metal flowers are by Prima.

This vintage car stamp is also by Stamp Enjoy called Voiture Ancienne. The stamp of the city skyline is by Tim Holtz.

Finally a close up of the 'bead stitching' I did. Basically these are just very large stitches & I thread multi-colored beads onto every other stitch.

Thanks to all of you who stop by--the visit is always very much appreciated.



5 comments:

Natasha said...

Bwahahahahahaha! Does poor Mark know that you are blogging about his sexy poses? That made me laugh!!! Love love love this design, the bright yellow chippie, the bead stitching and of course the stamping!! And tell Mark I love his 'sexy' poses too. LOL! Fab work girl!!

A SASSY SCRAPPER said...

Hi Kay! Thanks so much for the sweet comments you left on my blog! Your LO here is STUNNING.....YOU KNOW I LOVE ALL THE YUMMY DETAILS!

Hugs,
Patty

Jessica Cangiano said...

This page is such a creative joy! I adore the beading and bright, punchy hues.

Big hugs & cheerful Thursday wishes,
Jessica

Cindy Gay said...

You are a real artist to design this without a plan. The stamping is wonderful (you should design paper!) and that beading is to die for! I bet your DH loves this!

Sandi Smith said...

Just beautiful...love the very creative stamping and the bead stitching is gorgeous!