I can feel spring is in the air, don’t you? And I was looking at my chip boards from The Dusty Attic in search of some inspiration, because I really wanted to create something cheerful and fresh, cute but dimensional, so… the answer was ATCs!
So I just cut some cardboard to use as base and glued them in some pieces of papers, I protected them with clear gesso and teared the edges. Then I applied a beautiful shimmery texture paste through the Distressed Diamonds Stencil and the background was ready.
Time to work on my embellishments! I decided to use some of the new gorgeous Fancy Trims (number 13) and cut them with the length of the ATCs. Then I applied several coats of embossing powders, creating a beautiful effect.
The Wildflowers (number 4) chipboards, I painted them with metallic acrylic paint in coral color, and cut them in half so they fit the ATCs. Then I cut some hexagons from the leftover paper and I was ready to build the composition.
First I glued the Fancy Trim chipboards, then the hexagons using cardboard piece to add dimension, the the Wildflowers chipboards and some sisal. I fussy cut some butterflies I printed and added them to the composition, together with a sentiment. Finally I glued mica flakes and microbeads. Easy, right?
You can watch the whole process on The Dusty Attic YouTube channel.
These are The Dusty Attic products I used in this project:
* Chipboard Wildflower 4 https://dustyattic.com.au/product/wildflower-4/
* Others: cardboard, scrapbooking paper, clear gesso, shimmer texture paste, black ink pad, tacky glue, soft glossy gel, mica flakes, microbeads, sisal