Thursday, February 11, 2016

Captured.....Dusty Attic

Posted by Rajni Chawla

Hello all!!!

Once again, i am here posting for Dusty Attic board to inspire you all. Before I start with the new project I want to thank you all for such a beautiful and warm welcome. I really appreciate the effort of those who specially took time and left their beautiful comments here on the blog and facebook. 

On to my today's project...
My kids love taking "selfies" but I am type of a person that personally hate clicking. But I love love love collecting pictures that they click. Perhaps I can give you a deeper psychological explanation. Our time on this earth only lasts for so long, and a camera allows us to preserve memories far past when they might have slipped our mind. It helps us pass those memories into the hands of future generations. Our photos are little legacies of the life we have led – our travels, experiences, food, family, friends, work relationships and more. Each photo is a window into a moment, and the collections of images we take over the years are a window into who we were and what we valued. Ultimately it comes down to a simple truth....seeing that moment captured makes us genuinely happy.

I generally preserve pictures by creating an art it in my journal page or a frame. For me my daughter is the only model. Hehehe....Oh I love her.!! Love her innocent face n decent smile. Having daughters is one of the greatest joys we could imagine....Isn't it ??
Here is my take on February's Mood board with her picture only. 

I used Blue Fern Studio papers from Sanctuary and Timeless collection to build up this piece. 
Here are few close-ups...
I got huge collection  of Dusty Attic Chippies in my Dt pack which includes a bunch of dangles and pieces that are just a MUST for any chipboard enthusiast like me. Look at those in the picture.....just GORGEOUS!!

Oh I love that  #Chandallier 2 and Ornate Pendant #4. I first primed them with white gesso and then painted with Dusty in Color Jungle Green, Dusty in Color Oceania and Dusty in Color Alabaster. 

Sprinkle of clear rock candy glitter and blings are adding little more artistic look to the pendants. 

I added have added texture using  Dusty Attic Texture paste with Knitting Stencil on the lower side of the frame.
Word " Captured" is from word pack #34,simply painted with all the three shades. 
Word "Awesome" is taken from word pack #33 and heat embossed using custome made glittered heat embossing powder. 

I have created a bunch of flowers using few Prima twigs, mulberry Lillies and a blue heartfelt creation flower made by me. DA 1399, Seagrass #2 and Laura leaves are adding finishing touch to the whole embellished cluster. 

Here are few more shots of the art piece....

List of Dusty AtticProducts  

Laural leaf 
Doodads DA 1399 

While I was making the above piece I was left with custom made glittered heat embossing powder. I just thought of using it on other chipboards and here is the quick card as a bonus inspiration for you all.  I have added lots of colors that don't match our February Mood Board but If its bonus....anything iwe get is just great. Isn't it ??

So here is my bonus inspiration for you all. 

Background is all created using different shades of Dusty in Color 
, lots of stamping and heat embossing here and there and the chippies heat embossed with glittered heat embossing powder. Bird is stamped and simply painted using Steadtler watercolor pencils. Hope you like it. 

Oh....I lam in love with that glittered chippies. I have used the smaller size of Vintage frame #4 and placed it side that was the demand of my project. 

Look at that gorgeous shades of Dusty in color.....Yummy enough to be used more frequently. 

All flowers are handmade...simply punched and embossed. 

Dusty Attic Products Used

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  1. These are simply stunning! I love the texture and design.
    Linda xxx

  2. The bonus itself is so gorgeous ,and no words for the main art piece... so so gorgeous... love your creativity n creations...😊 😊

  3. WOW what a masterpiece project but then your daughter's photo brings out your creativity in multiples!!


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