Friday, 26 October 2012

Visible Image Friday: make you layout stamped background

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Hello, my dear stamping friends! Today I am going to show you my layout with a totally handmade background using Visible Image stamps and some masks and I really like the final result.
The background paper was a kind of light peach one and the small paper pieces are Prima, but as you can see it's hardly seen on my finished page.
First I used some masks with black and white gesso, then I stamped the frame with Visible Image Grunge  Flourish  stamp . One side  of this stamp has just this distressed look, so I made my stamping around the page with this edge and clear embossing powder and then heat embossed it all with black embossing powder. Then I stamped Grunge Polka Dot Background around the page and heat embossed them with purple embossing powder. Black Mememto was an ink to make some random stamping with the Flourish  part of the first stamp and the script is a part of Men's Collage stamp.
But as you can see all page was heavily misted (please, don't ask for mist colors names, it's just " take whatever you have and fit your  page and spray it around" technique).
After my background was made and dry I made the actual page in my usual messy style using a lot of Prima goodies, A2Z Scraplets chipboards (all misted) and some Handmade Halo lace (it was in this perfect peach color, but I changed it to " no name" color after all.
As you can see on this close up.

And now for some Tips on Friday:
Don't afraid to make you own backgrounds. Maximum you  used a piece of cardstock and some inks and mists.  If you don't like it you can make another one. The cost is close to zero.
Use parts of your stamps as you never know what will be seen after all if it's a scrapbooking page.
Let it dry! Let it dry a lot unless you want your glue to become useless (as it was with my page).
And the last tip for today: you never know  the final colors of your misted project. Just try to stick to you photo colors and colors of embellishments you want to use. But if not- just mist you embellishments as well (I did it with black flowers that were in other color)

Hope you got some inspiration  from this piece and now jump to Visible Image shop to get you some great and non expensive stamps. New releases are just around the corner! See you next Friday with more Visible Image inspiration!
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I enter this lo to some of web  challenges:
Sarrah Hurley- Autumn
Kerys Sherrock- one word challenge
Brenda Ragsdale- Sketch
Circles and Polka dots for Red Carpet Studio
 Make your own background for It's all about vintage
 Paints, mists, inks for Frosted designs
Fall colors for Anything but a card

16 comments:

Julia S-W said...

What a gorgeous layout and that handmade background is stunning! Love all the layers of masks, colour and stamping. The colours are perfect for our challenge too.
Thanks so much for sharing your fab layout with us at Anything But A Card and I do hope you'll join us again soon.
Juliax

Chas said...

You have a lot going on in this layout but it works wonderfully. Thanks for another great layout at RCS!!!

Christy said...

This layout has so much amazing texture and I LOVE all the flowers!!! :) Thanks for joining us at Anything but a Card!!!! :) :) :)

Stephanie said...

stunning layout..love all the details. Thank you for playing at Red Carpet Studio♥

Brenda Ragsdale said...

Beautiful layout and awesome take on the sketch challenge at GCC! Thanks for playing along!

Carol Christie said...

Beautiful card, I love the colours :). Thanks for joining us at the Sarah Hurley Challenge Blog, Carol xx

Teresa Jaye said...

Awesome layout Irit! You must have had a blast making that background - it's gorgeous! I love the fun picture too! Thanks for sharing with us at Frosted Designs!

Georgie Horn said...

Great advice!~

Channa said...

What an excellent page, love the color combo with the picture! Thank you for joining us at Frosted designs. Channa

Carol Theng said...

wow!!! stunning!! love this mixed media layout. so much texture in it. love it!! thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs.

Sande said...

Awesome! Soooo many great details!!! Love it!

Thanks for joining us at It's all about the Vintage and Beauty this time. Hope to see you again soon!

Hugs, Sande xx

Kerys said...

Great layout! Love all the texture! Thanks for joining in my challenge :-)

StacyB said...

So Cute
Thank you for playing at Red Carpet Studio...Stacy B

Nonni said...

Amazing colors, really creative background and layout! Best, Nonni/ GDT It's All About The Vintage And Beauty Challenge

Margaret said...

This is an amazing layout! Your inky background is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at ABAC!

sari said...

Oh my...This is such an amazing layout with so many details! Love it!Thanks for joining us over at It's All About The Vintage & Beauty Challenge! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

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