Monday, September 30, 2013

Capture the Beauty of Autumn

This month Art Glitter is teaming up with Dreamweaver Stencils.   Art Glitter is offering 20% off retail for $25 purchase is good with the code DW20 at their online store.  

Supply List

Art Glitter 343 Chestnut Ultrafine Opaque Glitter
Art Glitter 110 Taupe Ultrafine Opaque Glitter
Art Glitter 56 Pumpkin Ultrafine Opaque Glitter
Art Glitter 92 Bananan Ultrafine Tranparent Glitter
Art Glitter 280 Lime Rind Ultrafine Opaque Glitter
Art Glitter 79 Black Ultrafine Opaque Glitter
Art Glitter 85 Crystal ULltrafine Transparent Glitter
Art Glitter Designer Dries Clear Glue
Dreamweaver Metallic Gold Embossing Paste (leaves)
Dreamweaver LG 616 Leaf Texture Stencil
Dreamweaver Palette Knife
Dreamweaver LM2010 Paste Spreader
Dreamweaver Homemade Hawaiian Soap
Dreamweaver Stencils-  "Autumn"-LM 295
Dreamweaver Double-sided Mounting Paper
Dreamweaver Metallic Fix 11 Ivy Garden
Dreamweaver Metallic Fix  02 Amber Glow
Dreamweaver Metallic Fix 15  Kimono Red
Basic Grey Take Note Journaling Card with Transparencies
Basic Grey Origins Authentic paper
Basic Grey Origins Revitalize paper
Cricut George Basic Shapes Cartridge
Cricut Art Nouveau Cartridge
Cricut CTMH Artist Cartridge
Cricut Craft Room Software
Flower bling
Yellow Card Stock
Black Card Stock
White Card Stock
Brown Card Stock

Clare Dempsey made this fabulous page to celebrate a niece's wedding using Art Glitter and Dreamweaver products to capture the beauty of Autumn!  Clare started by using the Dreamweaver Leaf Texture template with Dreamweaver Embossing paste.  To get the ombre look she mixed the Gold embossing past with the Amber Glow Metallic Fix and spread it over roughly half of the leaf stencil. She then mixed the Gold embossing paste with the Kimono Red Metallic fix and spread this over the half of the stencil not yet filled.  Once the stencil was filled she sprinkled the Ivy Garden powder ONLY on the right half of the stencil (Clare says to be sure to do this while paste is still wet!) and allowed this to dry overnight.  In the morning, Clare used a Swiffer cloth to buff off the excess green metallic paste.  Clare then trimmed the card stock and cut the piece in half to make a border strip.  By slipping the border strip under the circular die cut, no one can see that Clare had some missing leaves on the border strip and that it has a seam!

Clare created the oak leaf and acorn circle die cut using the Cricut Craft Room software to weld a circle from George, Basic Shapes and Art Nouveau.  She hand cut the white mat. Clare used the Dreamweaver template and some ink with a sponge dauber.

For the Autumn title Clare used the Dreamweaver double sided mounting paper and cut the frame with the Cricut.  To make the application of the Art Glitter neat and accurate, Clare set the blade depth to a 3 and cut ONLY the inside line of the ribbon frame.  She then set the blade depth back to a 6 and cut the outside layer of the frame all the way through the double sided mounting tape.  Clare carefully pealed up the outside top layer ONLY and applied the Art Glitter with a fine tipped dry brush (see photo below).  Maybe it is the painter in Clare, but she likes the control a brush gives her when applying the glitter.  She says to use a dry brush and to clean the brush off between colors on some scrap fabric. See how Clare also soaped up the back of the Dreamweaver template and taped it in place before removing the center portion? 

 Clare flipped down the template and painted the word Autumn in Art Glitter.  She carefully cleaned off excess glitter on the template, her hands and her work station and then flipped up the template to apply the white glitter.  For the bottom portion of the title "Wedding", Clare cut the title using the Dreamweaver double sided mounting paper, a heavy duty blade, and the Cricut CTMH Artiste Cartridge.  She used the dry paint brush technique for applying the different colors again.  She then matted it on white paper and hand cut the offset white area.  

1 comment:

  1. This is gorgeous! Will you do this page for my autumn wedding??? LOL! great job! I will try real hard to scraplift this one!



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