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Paradise Found – Joanne Bain – Mood Board Inspiration – Off the page canvas

Hi Everyone!!

Joanne here with you today sharing my latest creation created for the gorgeous Dusty Attic January Mood Board Challenge. The challenge gives you the chance to win one of two $50 Dusty Attic Gift Vouchers. To enter you simply need to use the Mood Board for Inspiration, you can interpret it anyway you like. The only requirement is that Dusty Attic chipboard is used in your creation. Once completed simply add your link to the right side bar of the Dusty Attic Blog.

So this is the January Mood Board.






I was inspired by the theme and the colours for my project and decided to create a small beachy themed canvas featuring my kids.

‘Paradise Found’


To create the main focal point of my cluster and to frame my photo I used the larger window and shutter from the Window & Shutter 3 set.






The chipboard was given a very heavy wash of white gesso as I wanted it to be as white as possible. In amongst the flowers I have placed a piece of the small sea grass chipboard which was also painted white.






To add interest to the background of the canvas I added a few pieces from the Broken Mesh set. The base of the cluster started with a large scroll border piece.






I turned the window & shutter sideways to accommodate the landscape photo. I trimmed away the centre piece of the window so that it draws the eye into the window.






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Materials List
DA2201 Window & Shutter 3
DA0219 Scroll Border #1
DA1956 Broken Mesh
DA1104 Seagrass Small
DA1836 Mini Captions #13

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