Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Wild Abandon by Alison (Craftytrog)

Hello Stampers! Today I have a journal page to share with you.
This page started out as a bit of an experiment. I covered the base with DecoArt crackle paste, & then left it overnight to dry.
For the next stage, I painted it with Claret Fresco Finish, & sponged some Inky Pool FF around the edges.
Then I applied Grunge Paste through a Crafter's Workshop stencil, allowed it to dry, then sponged Inky Pool FF paint over the top.
I finished the background by using a soft brush to apply White Fire Treasure Gold around the edges.
The tag was a leftover from a previous project, using blue Fresco Finish paints. I used my finger to add a little Claret paint, sponged the edges with Inky Pool, then stamped the Script from Calligraphic Mat 11 with Sienna Archival Ink.
I stamped the image from the Nudes Plate onto glossy card, using Cobalt Archival Ink, then sponged on some Broken China Distress Ink. I distressed the edges, then glued it to the tag.
I used Sienna Archival Ink and alphabet stamps for the wording, inked the edges with Cobalt, then glued in place.
After gluing the tag to the background, I used the Karantha Elegant Lady mould & some friendly plastic to make the top left embellishment. I made the starfish & shells using a cake decorating mould & FP, & added a gold metal button to the top of the tag.
Here's my page again...
Thanks for visiting,
Alison xxx

22 comments:

just4crafters said...

Beautiful piece!! Love it!! ~Sophia

BLockHEad said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

massofhair said...

Love your journal page, gorgeous colours and embellishments. Enjoy using moulds should get mine out soon and play too.

Beautiful ArT Alison:-) xxx

Michele said...

stunning! it is wild abandon indeed! such rich blues! xo

isisimaginings.com said...

Beautiful canvas, the colours are gorgeous & I'm amazed that the shells & starfish were made from moulds, they look like the real things.

Helen said...

fantastic journal page, Alison!! love the blue in the corners.

Deborah Wainwright said...

Love your colour choices for this Alison really adds to the drama. Love all the texture and really love the stamped image - really love it xxx

Anita Abercrombie said...

Absulutely beautiful Alison. So many stunning details x

Artyjen said...

Fabby piece...always been partial to a bit of wild abandon! Rofl xoxo Sioux

Deborah Moore said...

Really like the chosen colours, they work together so well, lovely piece.

Deborah said...

Fantastic journal page, Alison. I love the blue grunge stencilling against the claret. wonderful colour and composition too.

nicoleqmullen said...

Fabulous page, love the colours with that pop of blue!

rachel said...

this is wonderful - and i love the quote - brilliant and perfect for the image xx

Julie Ann Lee said...

Wow! Alison, I love this page! I love all the experiments; the colour combo - Claret and blue look amazing together; the stamped image - well, just everything about it really! It's dramatic and bold - 'wild abandon' certainly sums up your lovely work! Terrific verve and style. Go Alison! Julie Ann xxx

Hazel Agnew said...

Love the colours, textures, embellies and the fab stamp. Brilliant stuff Alison. Talented lady! X

Karin said...

wow, wonderful page!!

Astrid Maclean said...

Your experiment turned out amazing, love that page!!

Wendy McCarthy said...

Fabulous colours and so much yummy texture, love it! x

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

How I absolutely love everything about this - the texture, that image and the text - memorable.
Wishes
Lynne

hazel said...

An amazing piece Alison, I love it.
xxx Hazel.

butterfly said...

Magnificent, Alison - the rich jewel colours are perfect for the decadent image, and all the texture is fabulous!
Alison x

Monique Deconinck k said...



Fabuleuse
BravooooooMonique