Friday, August 22, 2014

More August KOM projects

Today I'm sharing with you some more projects I created with the August scrapbook kit from Swirlydoos Scrapbook Kit Club, Wistful Blues. This kit is such a delightful collection of paper designs from Riddersholm, Bo Bunny, and Kaisercraft.  It's sure to give your creativity a jump start! 

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I love this photo of my Dad when he was a teenager riding his bicycle in the tobacco field.  I cut a piece of Blue Fern chipboard from their Tangier Panel and embossed it with aged embossing powder and placed that over some rough cut burlap.  The splats were made with Lindy's capped with an old baldy cap.

Random punching around the edges completes the masculine and aged look.

Cardstock: Kaisercraft Toffee
Patterned paper: Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time collection - Passage 16401415, Kaisercraft Key to My Heart collection - Flattered
Chipboard: Blue Fern Studios Tangier Panel
Embossing powder: Stampendous aged marine blue embossing enamel
Flowers: Prima Jute Jovial
Ink: Mix'd Media Inx Patina, Peridot,
Mist: Lindy's Cattail Copper Brown
Masks: TCW Well Rounded
Masking paste: 13 Arts gesso; Prima
Other: Papermania Chronology label plate. burlap


I love Steampunk and had fun "punking" up this layout.

I randomly applied copper embossing powder to the flower to give it some "pizazz"!  The corner chippy is ScrapFx and is topped with a Websters cameo.  The bottlecap came in the Embellishment addon.

I painted the wings of this Dusty Attic chippy with Inklingz powder blue (in the main kit) and then embossed the body with Stampedous aged gold.   The metal flower also has aged gold embossing powder on it.

The flower is from the flower add on and I gave it a quick spritz with Lindy's to color it.  The bottlecap and quote inside it are from the embellishment add on.

Supplies:Patterned paper: Tailgate Marked - Airborne, Kaisercraft Key to My Heart - Flattered, Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time Chrononaut
Chipboard: Dusty Attic Divine Divas DA0657, ScrapFx Steampunk corner
Embossing powder: Stampendous aged gold, aged copper
Diecuts and punches: Memory Box Large Ringlets; Spellbinders Decorative Labels Eight
Flowers: Prima Jute Jovial
Metals - flowers, key - from eBay; Prima Finnabair Vintage Trinkets Plated Label
Mist: Lindy's Grab a Guy Gold
Masks: Prima Static
Masking paste: Viva Ferro Altgold
Paint: Shimmerz Inklingz - Powder Blue, Miner Miner 49er
Other: Bottlecap Inc Ball Chain Necklace, bottlecap, Webster's Cameo


We had a discussion on the forums the other day about the plastic boxes  in which produce is often packaged.  So that gave me the idea to make a gift box from a plastic lettuce box.  Here's one that I did using papers, Kaisercraft paper blooms and the resin butterfly from the kit.  The large flower is handmade using cardstock from the kit and the greenery and blow is from my stash.  Tomorrow on the Swirlydoos blog I will have a start to finish video on altering this box.  I hope you have time to check it out!

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