Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Dream ***Dusty Attic Sketch ***Maja Design***

Hello,here is a LO I did for Dusty Attic, using their Amazing sketch for this month ,
designed by Becky Fleck from Pagemaps....
I took these photo's of Kaylie in my garden,she is such a sweetheart!!!Here is this months sketch....
The Dusty Attic Chipboard used on this LO is: 
Dreamcatcher #1 DA0745
Mini Feathers DA0438

Mini Words #1 DA0386, & Ferns DA0507

I also used the Vintage Autumn Basics Collection from Maja Design.
From the Vintage Autumn Basics I used: NO. XIX, NO.XIX-BS,No.XXII,NO.XXI,NO.XXI-BS,NO.XXIII,No.XXIII-BS, the Heritage page & some of the BS's of the labels.

Here are some closeups of detail....
This summer I made headbands & embellished crochet hats, for the little girls that came over to visit. I was ready for them, to play dress up & take some photo's. The lace piece with the flower is one of the headbands,that I decided to use on my LO.....
I love the dream catcher & I know that Kaylies Mother & Grandmother will to....
I got my inspiration from Gabi's dream catcher,but I cannot doodle, so I worked with the dream catcher in a way I was more comfortable with. I first applied candy apple TA on to the dream catcher,using a brush,once that dried I did a bit of doodling. I then painted on a light coat of picket fence crackle, onto the feathers.While the paint was still wet,I used a paper pierce & drew lines into the paint. I find that when I use a pen, my lines get to wide or my pen bleeds. I then inked all the edges of the dream catcher, with a brown ink pad.My next step was to work on the circle part of the dream catcher. It took time, but I am happy in how, it turned out.I used a thin hemp string for this. I used mini glue dots on the back, then using small pieces of the cord, I wrapped the cord around, putting a drop of liquid accents in the front. You have to be careful,as the dream catcher is delicate. I just about broke off , one of the dangling pieces, when I was about 3/4's of the way done wrapping. So I stopped, & applied liquid accents to the BS of the DC, & once that dried I applied rock candy crackle to the front, to built strength.Once the crackle dried I continued to wrap,then embellish the dream catcher with pearls & beads.I cut off the s off dreams,then applied denim blue TA, on the mini word,then inked the edges.....
Love,Love the Dream Catcher!!!!
Shows my circles, that are in the sketch & my distressed, stitched layers....

I used picket fence crackle on both the ferns & the feathers (I did the same treatment on these feathers as I did on the feathers on the dream catcher)..................
Thank you so much for taking the time to look....Rachelle


4 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning Rachelle - all your incredible little details are superb. Nicola x

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  2. Rachael your style is so very pretty and I love the amount of detail you fit on a page, this one is gorgeous. Oh and I love the little hat and headband, would really like to know the pattern or a tutorial on the headband ( bold of me to ask and I know it has nothing to do with scrapbooking but they look sooooooooo good).

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  3. This is exquisitely created, so many details and beautiful things to see on here.. really love this!

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  4. Hi Rachelle, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
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