Sunday, January 31, 2010

Life Lessons Project with Shimmerz Spritz

Today I'd like to share a project that I created using some fabulous Shimmerz Spritz colors: Bed of Roses (my favorite) and Eucalyptus.

I confess that I've been coveting one of those great 7 Gypsies artist painter's tray for a while now, but my local scrapbooking stores didn't have them in stock. So I resorted to finding something similar at the craft store. Well, I found a long wooden display frame which I painted black and then created the dividers with black cardstock. Here's how the completed frame turned out:


Each section has either a pocket or envelope where I've placed my journaling - the "hope" section has a stitched pocket made from glitter paper, the "love" section has a mini envelope made from vellum, and the "peace" section has a handmade cardstock envelope.

I sprayed a combination of both Bed of Roses and Eucalyptus Spritz colors onto the piece of doily in the first section titled "Life Lessons" as well as the cardstock envelope in the "peace" section. I also sprayed the chipboard letters with Shimmerz Spritz to get the neat speckled effect on the chipboard letters that spell "life", "hope" and "peace". You can get the same effect by quickly drying it with a heat embossing tool.



The next time you'd like to try something different with your chipboard alphas, give them a little spritz! You'll probably love the result just as much as I did!

Thanks for visiting today! Hope you have a wonderful week!



9 comments:

Carmen said...

This is really creative! I just love it, especially since I have tons of chipboard alphabets. You can see the Shimmerz quite well on this project too. You did a great job on this!

Jana Eubank said...

Beautiful project! I have a love affair with Bed of Roses Spritz, too! ;)

Princess Jessie Pants said...

That is beautiful!!! I love it - that will make any wall in your home very happy. :)

Deanna said...
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Deanna Kroll said...

Beautiful project, love the design and the colors are perfect. :)

Bethany Kartchner said...

This is stunning! What a great project!

Taj White said...

I really adore this. Just a lovely piece of artwork. so so beautiful.

Samantha McElyea said...

Awh I love how this all flows together! Great job :)

Stac said...

Christine, you work is always so elegant. It's just beautiful.