Wednesday, 27 February 2013

DT Project #2 by Minxy, Featuring:

Prima's Engraver Collection

Hay Snazzy Followers,
I hope you enjoyed my first project and matching video from Monday.. Today I am back with my second offering of the month, This time something nice and simple
The humble scrapbook layout.

I always find that if you have nice papers, you don't really need alot else to make a fun and interesting layout.
For mine I used the 'Roulette' sheet as my base. 
It was actually black and white but it looked far too stark for the photo's I wanted to use so I swiped the whole page with 'antique linen' distress ink, rubbing in on harder in places to get a patchy effect. I then distressed the sides with my distress-it-all and punched out some sections with a border punch, I then inked it all round making it nice and grungy.

I cut out the old polaroid type frames from the 'Calligraphy' sheet to mount my photo's on, along with the tape measure strip and pocket watch.
I backed the pocket watch onto some card before fussy cutting it out, I then covered it in 'rock candy' distress crackle. Once it was dry I rubbed 'vintage photo' distress ink over the top, and pushed into the cracks with a baby wipe to give a nice aged look.

I backed the strip of measure tape with some raffia lace from my stash, and embellished the page with idea-ology tickets and tickets from the 'Bank Note' sheet, along with some of the yummy patterned Engraver Roses.
I hope you have enjoyed today's page.. Do leave a comment to let me know what you think, Your comments are ALWAYS appreciated.
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I'll be back on Friday with my final piece.
Till then.. Stay Inky


craftimamma said...

Another wonderful project this week Nicky and there's absolutely nothing humble about it! I love all the little details you've managed to pull together from these wonderful papers and the crackled watch looks fabulous. Love all the distressing.

Lesley Xx

okienurse said...

Great layout Minxy! Love the way you fancy cut the stuff and did you make the flowers? Thanks for sharing.

Sandy said...

Just lovely, love all the little elements to this that flower is just beautiful and the tape measure with the little bits of detail just beautiful touches.
Sandy :)

Anonymous said...

Terrific layout, the watch looks great.

snazzyoriginal said...

Great layout, so many interesting little details. Especially love the distressing around the page and that pocket watch! xx

SusanLotus said...

Great work!

Artyjen said...

Gorgeous page...all works so well together.
xoxo Sioux

Redanne said...

Another wonderful project with those gorgeous papers Minxy!

Astrid Maclean said...

Great second project Minxy! Love what you did with the base paper and all the other little added details, make for a fab LO! Love what you did with that clock!!

butterfly said...

Your distressing of that background paper has made it even more fabulous than it already is, and your crackly clock is just gorgeous - fabulous second project!
Alison x

Gillian .... said...

Pretty layout, the crackle pocket watch looks great! xx

Craftychris said...

Love the whole vintage theme on this - fabulous xx

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous page Nicky. Love it. X

Michelle said...

I haven't yet tried scrapbooking but seeing this has put me in the notion to give it a go. :-)

Michelle E xx