Sunday, August 7, 2016

The Secret to Having it all - a journal spread with Astrid

Hello all and thanks for dropping by here today. I have a quick journal spread to share with you.
I wanted to have a play with some Dazzlerz, these are the products I used:
Dazzlers Sea You in the Mornin and Gummy Berry Blue
Texturez Teal Me No Lies
Vibez: Egg Noggin, Palm Reader  Chance of Rain
Like usual I started with the background and brayered on the two colours of Dazzlers, I then used a stencil and some texturez and the sprays. This is what it looked like:

To be honest, I did not like it much, so decided to cover most of it up. It will never be a favourite, but you live and learn right?.... Anyway I used one of the wonderful Staks quotes you will find them in the Pickpocket Staks. I coloured them with a few spritzes of Eggnoggin and coloured pencils. Cut it apart and adhered them to my spread together with a vintage photo mounted on a piece of scrapbook paper and a few fussy cut butterflies. And that was it. Below a few close ups still:

Have a good one my friends, hope the sun shines on you and enjoy those Shimmerz paints. Until next time....

7 comments:

chrissie said...

A wonderful spread with an amazing background and quote

Love Chrissie xx

Dorthe said...

A beautiful spread dear Astrid, I love the color tones softened with the overpainting and the beautiful girl,in her wonderful background. Lovely to see you here. my friend, and glad you enjoy your grandchildren and family.
Hugs,Dorthe

Maryann Laursen said...

A wonderful spread Astrid, and with that amazing picture and the clever quote, that I just LOVE. And even you didn´t like the background, you have just as usual made something cool out of it, and the endresult is just amazing and sooo beautiful.

Jackie P Neal said...

Gorgeous color play Astrid!!! I love the quote and the little one you used to represent is just darling!! xo

pearshapedcrafting said...

Just as I expected - this is beautiful! Hugs, Chrisx

Mrs.B said...

A wonderful spread Astrid, The colours look so rich, love the image.
Avril xx

butterfly said...

What a fabulous page spread - the warmth of the glowing colours is wonderful, and I love the wording as well as that regal little girl.
Alison x