Tuesday, October 23, 2012

PrimaDonna Girl & a little Tutorial

Hi There!

I am sharing a just because page today. I took the title from one of my fav songs at the moment "Prima Donna Girl" by Maria & the Diamonds. It seemed to suit the photo & I used all Prima products too!

The chippie is Imaginarium designs. I have covered it with some texture paste & then painted it with some Ranger Distress crackle paint in Walnut Stain

I also have a little tutorial on the My Creative Scrapbook blog today on creating a 3D textured back ground
Hi There! Today I want to show you how I created the 3D background on this page

Close up it looks like this

Using the October Main Kit & a sheet of white cardstock & brown ink & Foam tape/foam dots
1. Take the MME Bluebell Playful mischief paper. Use the grid pattern & cut along the vertical lines
I find it much easier to work row by row on at a time so you don't end up with pieces everywhere.

2. Use your scissors & cut along the printed lines on the first row

Keep cutting the pieces for the first row

3. Place a strip of tape along the top of some cardstock

4. Take the smallest piece to start with. Ink the plain side & stick it down in the top left corner

5. Take the next piece & ink the BLUE PATTERN side this time. Use some foam tape & stick beside the first piece

6. Take the next piece & ink the plain side & stick beside second piece

7. Take the next piece & ink the BLUE PATTERN side & stick beside third piece with some foam tape

Continue to follow this order until the entire row has been stuck down ** Always alternate from plain to pattern side. All pattern pieces should be stuck down with foam tape

8. Cut the next row & continue to use the same technique. ** Make sure you start with the BLUE PATTERN piece for the 2nd row then start with a plain piece for the 3rd row then a BLUE PATTERN piece for the 4th row etc

9. Contine to stick all your pieces until the cardstock is completely covered. Trim any edges as required
Thanks for looking!
Cheers

8 comments:

  1. such a gorgeous page, great tutorial too :)

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  2. HI.. what a beautiful layout the first layout is.. and wow.. you have so much patience to layer all those squares for such a wonderful end result!

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  3. Wow! This layout is absolutely amazing!

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  4. Love the gorgeous details in both of your pages and wow... fabulous effect for the 3d background!!!
    Aga xx

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  5. wow it's beautiful lovely details greetings janneke

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  6. Stunning pages Shell, love your background technique, very time consuming but looks absolutely stunning!!

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