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Monday, 10 July 2017

How To Add Vibrant Colour To Scrapbook Pages


Hello  crafty friends

Today i have a mixed media layout to share and a few ideas on how to use Brusho Powders to  add colour to your trims.


I took  a photograph and cropped it to size before mounting it onto patterned paper. Next i  marked out  where the photo was going to be placed and then i added gesso around it with a palette knife. Once dry i spritzed the whole thing with water and sprinkled over OST Blue and Turquoise Brusho powders.


I then added a few stencils using modeling paste and added more Brusho powder over the top. Next i cut up pieces of cheese cloth and sprinkled Turquoise and Sea Green Brusho powder over the top and added water to activate the dye. I  Cut up some strips off patterned paper and add gesso to them before adding Brusho powder and then texture stamps onto the layers. I  positioned them onto the layout and once i was happy with the arrangement i glued them down. I then added the photo and glued the dyed cheese cloth around it like a textured frame.


Next i took some white hessian and dyed it blue using OST Blue Brusho powder. I just sprinkled on the powder and then painted water over it to get a more faded look. I cut up the hessian into pieces and glued it around my layout.


I added texture stamps around the layout and then glued sea green seed beads  over the cheese cloth. I decorated around the layout with mini shells and starfish. I painted the wooden embellishments with gesso and then painted on  the brusho powder once it had dried. Brushos can be mixed with a little water and used as a watercolour paint.



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20 comments:

  1. Stunning layout Katie. The colours are fabulous. Cathy x

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  2. Hi Katie this is stunning I love the colours. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  3. I love the colour and texture in this project

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  4. Fantastic, so bold and beautiful! One of my favourites. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  5. This is fabulous, love the colours and wonderful texture.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. What a fabulous project, so much work has obviously gone into this but the end result is certainly worth it!! Stunning mixed media project!! Love it!!
    xx

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  7. Lovely Mixed Media Project, Love it xxx

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