14/03/2013

Happy Family layout with steps


Hello everybody! Sun is shining and I'm keeping busy with several scrapbooking projects. Here's one page created just for the blog! I also shot the steps while making the page. 

The page is based on that photo of the family. I simply love it, for it's not a perfect portrait - 4-year-old is having a giggle attack and two-year-old is eating her fingers. I'm just kissing my daughter on the head and my husband is explaining something. Love the happy, real-life feel of the photo!

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But let's go to the steps!


First I added some masking tape to the backgroung to create texture. Later on my plan changed completely and I think not a single piece is visible on the finished page. But hey, you'll need to see where the process takes you.


Then I diecut some border strips and attached them to the background with gesso.


Next step was to get messy with Tattered Angel's mists! I used several colors and created several layers of mists. I also kept some parts of the background unmisted, so that the gesso brings light to the page.


I drew a random circular shape to the background with a pencil. Then I added paperlayers, washitape and some stamping.


Title time! I used two different alphas for the title.


And finally added a few embellishments and some black splashes. I also wrote the journaling to the bottom left corner, under the title.

Materials: 7 Dots Studio, Sizzix, Tattered Angels, Talens (Tempera), MT Masking Tape (Teippitarha), Wycinanka, 3rd Eye, American Crafts, Ranger, Freckled Fawn, BadgesFolie, Studio Calico, Echo Park

18 comments:

  1. Kaunis sivu. Ihanaa että muillakin on tällaisia perhepotretteja jossa ei joka hius ole lapsilla suorassa. Mielenkiintoista nähdä miten sivu syntyy :)

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    1. Kiitos kiala! Minusta nämä elämänmakuiset otokset ovat parhaimpia :D

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  2. This is a great photo! I love how it captures real life and it so beautiful in of itself! Your work just embellishes the photo perfectly. Stunning!

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  3. Kaunis ja hyvänvärinen leiska perheestäsi:) Itse laittaisin tämän kehyksiin ja aitiopaikalle kotona:)

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    1. Kiitokset Maaret! Kehystysideaa pitänee pohtia :)

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  4. ootte söpöjä! kiva sivu :)

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  5. Mielenkiintoinen, monikerroksinen tausta ja hieno leiska. Minusta joskus tuntuu hankalalta jättää peittoon suurella vaivalla tehtyjä taustan elementtejä, vaikka olet aivan oikeassa: kerrokset ovat vain steppejä, jotka veivät prosessia eteenpäin. Pitääpä ryhtyä miettimään asiaa tältä kantilta :)

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    1. Välillä yritän jotain taustan kohtaa säilyttää näkyvillä, mutta yleensä olen ihan säälimätön :D

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  6. Lovely photo! Beautiful layout too :)

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  7. Kiva tutorial ja upea lopputulos!!

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  8. ihan loistavan mahtava sivu!!! on aina niin kiva nähdä miten lopputulokseen päästiin... =)

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