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July 2018, Special Birthday offer, Winner and New Mood Board by Rachelle Sigurdson



HAPPY 9th BIRTHDAY 
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DUSTY ATTIC 




 What a great achievement to be still going stronger and stronger each year. 
We here at Dusty HQ would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to our amazing crafting community for all your support and inspiration on creating New Releases and Designer Kits along with Retreats and now hosting an International Superstar,  Antonis in September. 
(*Read on, we have a super special to celebrate Our Birthday*) 

Which by the way did you see that “the Boss” Jennifer Hedger put out yet another AMAZING NEW RELEASE at the end of June? All of us at Dusty HQ laugh when she says “I am just going to do a small release this time” because we all know it is just not going to be true !
(Like the time when she did over 90 IMPACT titles!) 

Here are a few new designs, you can see them all on the Dusty Attic website in the New Products section 
just HERE 


We of course needed to play with the new chippy so I have added some before and after pictures for you so that you can see how amazing they look painted, inked or embossed. 




Window and Shutters #3


Burlap Stencil

Door Knockers #3








Camping Icons




Driftwood #2






Decorative Hinge #2







Metal Plates

SPECIAL BIRTHDAY PRESENT FOR YOU 


A conversation I had with Jen Hedger this morning :

Me – “Happy 9th Birthday Jen, shall we do a give-a-way?”
Jen – “I just had a give-a-way on my Instragram page and not everyone wins so what about a discount instead?”
Me – “Great Idea, then everyone can order what they like and get 10% off everything?”
Jen – “Nah, that’s not a present !,  lets make is 20% off ALL Chipboard”
Me – “Okay, for retail customers only?” 
Jen – “NOPE, for Retail AND Wholesale customers, and while we are at it Paint, Flowers and Leaves are HALF PRICE” 
Me – “Alrighty then, your the Boss” 
Then I think she said how awesome I am or something !!
 (maybe I made that bit up) 

SO THE SPECIAL IS FOR NINE DAYS 

20% OFF ALL CHIPBOARD 
Even the new release – use the code 
“BIRTHDAY9” 
at checkout to activate the discount 

PLUS 
50% OFF FLOWERS & LEAVES and ALL PAINTS 
These have already been marked down for you on the website 

PLUS 
Remember there is FREE SHIPPING for orders over $100 AUD (after the discounts applied)


Just a quick reminder that Due to the high volume of orders there is a 
21 DAY TURN AROUND 



Now onto the Lucky Two winners of the June mood board challenge 






AND



TANYA CLOETE


Have a look on these ladies blogs, there are close ups of their gorgeous layouts on there.


Another big thank you to all you wonderful crafters that entered, so much gorgeous talent! 


To bring you this month’s Mood board Challenge is of course our one and only 


RACHELLE SIGURDSON 

Hello, today I would like to share with you my take on Dusty Attic’s fun Mood Board Challenge for July…….



With a change to the prize we also have a change to the “Challenge” and have Mood Boards this year (with no sketch), all you have to do is link your entry to the right hand side of the blog with your name and country for your chance to win one of two $50 vouchers, you can use the mood board to sway your creation, the only “rule” is that there is Dusty Attic Chipboard on your entry…….
The Dusty Attic used: https://www.dustyattic.com.au/
Winged Frame Set
Winged Frame Set
Retro Frame
Retro Frame
Industrial Scrolls
Industrial Scrolls
Filmstrips small
Filmstrip small
Number Grid Small
Number Grid Mini
Music
Music
Birdcage #5
Birdcage #5
mini Chains  10pk
Mini Chains
Flower Buds
Flower Buds
Flower Buds #2
Flower Buds #2
Wattle Blossom
Wattle Blossoms
Wheat
Wheat
Tickets
Tickets
Word Strips
Word Strips
mini Tabs #1
Mini Tabs #1 Black
Word Arrows #2
Word Arrows #4
mini ABC set upper
Mini ABC upper
Stencil
Cityscape Stencil
Cityscape
Dusty Attic Texture Paste
Texture Paste
Other Elements used:The 49 and Market used: http://www.49andmarket.com/shop/: Captured Adventures, Faded Memories,Cottage Life, Rooster Row-BS Looking Through, The Hive, Botanical Blends, Grenadine, Seaside Blooms, Sea Breeze, Blossom Blends, Sea Breeze, Blossom Blends, Poppy, Garden Seeds, Sea Breeze & Poppy, Stamps, Gabi’s Postcard from Paris,Textured Patterned, Black Gesso,White Gesso, Clear Gesso, Clear Crackle, Black Ink Pad, Black Corrugated paper, Black Doily, Ribbon, Prills-Mini Pearls & Power Outage

Here are some close ups…..
I did some paper layers using pieces of chipboard, corrugated paper, a doily in the layers….
I primed most of the chipboard with black gesso, then applied a thick coat of clear crackle on to some of the pieces, & once the crackle dried I dry brushed on some black gesso to remove the shine….I primed pieces of  Rooster Row-BS with Clear Gesso, then glued it behind the retro frame…..I then used the retro frame to frame the Number Grid & Film strip, then glued on part of the title that I painted with white gesso & inked the edges with a black ink pad……
I altered the flowers with the DA Texture paste and with using Prills as the flower centers, I also glued Prills onto some areas of the chipboard pieces….
Here are a few more close ups….




On the frames I did some stencil work using the DA Cityscape Stencil & Texture Paste….





Thank you so much for taking the time to look, & I am looking forward to see what you come up with, with this months Mood Board……Rachelle

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