Bling it out!

At Stampotique designer challenge France ask us to use some bling in our project, not easy as I am more the rusty type but why not I tried it too…

As France is our hostess, so I thought I am going to use a technique that I learnt from her, so I didn’t take photos of the process of the background, it’s her technique and if you would like to learn how to create something like that please take a look at her fabulous videoΒ just click the link. The changes I made, I used transparent gesso to cover my texture paste, I used rich gold pan pastel to resist, and of course instead of numbers I used hexagons. When my spread was ready I added some stamping with France’s design cube (#10012) with embossing ink and I added some copper embossing powder those are the little dots you see on my spread.

I used Clover (#6086) for my photo with Encore gold ink on black card stock. I cut my frame with ornate frame die from Sizzix. I coloured my frame with tea stain spray that I made myself and added to it some art sugar to make it bling. After assembling my photo and my frame I added some glitter mixed with art sugar round my picture.

On the other side I added some silver cord and a piece of scrap left over that I stamped with France’s splattered mug (#10017) stamp for some texture. I applied a 7 dots studio sticker on it that says “pictures from the past”. I fastened my scrap with silver brads.

Sorry for the irregular post and not sharing technique this time, but credit goes to France, and I would like you to visit her and watch her tutorials. Thanks. There’s no better than to learn from the Masters.

About lerusho

I am obsessed with experimenting, using my fantasy and creating new and unique visions. The challenges are endless and that gives me real inspiration.
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22 Responses to Bling it out!

  1. Your bling looks just perfect! Thanks so much for the link to my video :)))
    Xx
    France

  2. massofhair says:

    Love watching France’s videos, they are fab so thank you for the link. Two beautiful pages, gorgeous colours and bling πŸ™‚ xxx

  3. Kim Howard says:

    Fabulous journal page, love the shine on it. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer’s Challenge this week.

  4. This spread is wonderful. I’m off to see France’s video, but I certainly love what you have created.

  5. zksmith says:

    Wow, this is texture galore! Love all those metallics!

  6. Susan Carol says:

    Wow, wonderful gold backround and love the silver thread.

  7. Lisette says:

    Fabulous – love the richness and depth. The honeycomb looks amazing and I adore the swirl of cord.

  8. coby says:

    love, love, love it! Great page!

  9. Sue The Iron says:

    Beautiful Ruth, I need to check out this technique. You’ve used the bling but it’s still a ‘you’ piece I’m pleased to say. Thank you so much for joining in with us at Stampotique and enjoy your weekend. Sue xx

  10. *Arwen* says:

    Wonderful page Ruth ❀
    Love your work
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designers Challenge πŸ™‚

    xx Arwen

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