Sunday, August 19, 2012

Captured Memories- Creative Scrappers Sketch # 222


For my "2 Crafty" reveal please scroll down to my next post.

I'm here with another sketch reveal for Creative Scrappers. I really liked this sketch because I could concentrate on one corner of the page and leave some negative space on the other. I used these fantastic BoBunny Weekend Market papers and a very serious picture of my son that I captured while he wasn't looking. I think he was upset about something and sat down to pout. I snapped a photo right away and this is the result!!


The splatters, drips and tea stain marks were made with actual Orange Peacock tea bags. I learned this really neat technique at Finnabair's seminar last month. You basically take the tea bags and smash them on the paper for splattered effect. Then using a mug or any circular lid, you can make these tea stains on the page. Its so much fun!!!


I used 3 pieces of 2 Crafty Chipboard on this page: The Brick wall, The cogs and the title: Captured Moments. I painted the wall in brown paint and cut some of the ends off. For the cogs, I inked them in acrylic paint and then crackle medium. Finally for the title I used brown flock which I've never used before and then dabbed some paint on top.

My journaling specifically explains my son's mood on that day.  



Materials used:
Papers: Weekend Market by BoBunny
Orange Peacock Tea
Ranger Ink Refill Vintage Photo
Ranger Distress Ink: brushed corduroy
Prima Lace, Burlap
Tag: Creative bags
Brown pen
Tim Holtz findings: cogs, charm
2 Crafty Chipboard: Brick Wall, the title: Captured Moments, Cogs

Brickwall (unit of 3)

Captured Moments Title (unit of 3)

Gears (unit of 3)

17 comments:

Aline Marengo said...

Oi Karen

Sua página ficou muito linda... Amei!
As cores que usou são perfeitas... e a foto está muito bonita!

Beijos!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwwwww!! This is AMAZING!!!!! I love love love that photo, the colors, the gears and LOVING the mesh material!!!

Solange Barreto. (Lange) said...

Maravilhosa !!! Belíssima.
Beijo, fique com Deus.

Lynn said...

Keren, this is gorgeous. I love the tea staining you did. The BB papers really showcase the photo. This is my new fave of yours!

Ava Gavloski said...

Keren, everything looks ania!!! Love it all ... checking the details and i sure hope to get some of these done as well. Excellent techniques

Lizzy Hill said...

...& I'm sure you consoled him right after you toothe snap!!! Saw this over at CS. Love it. I have these papers & find them hard to scrap - this has given me some inspiration...thank you:):):):)

Adriana B said...

fabulous chippies here and what a great layout, love the textured background too :)

Lizzyc said...

What a special moment indeed, a very candid photo, but really I love the photos you get when the subject is just being themselves.. beautiful elements with the tea stains, love the cogs... this is beautiful...

Leonie said...

Fabulous layout and the teabag splats look like lots of fun indeed!!

Helen Tilbury said...

Great page! Love the splatters, colours & all the boyish elements!!

ANUPAMA CHOUDARY said...

Love the grunge look, Keren! What a neat idea to use tea bags :) Love the picture...spontaneous and REAL.

juscrap said...

great page Keren! love the picture.

Shona said...

just gorgeous Keren, love all the yummy layers :)

Juliana said...

What a great LO! I love the distressing and that tea bag technique is really cool!!!

Tracey Sabella said...

Gorgeous page, Keren!! Love how you cut out the brick chipboard for your mat and the tea bag staining!! Thanks for the inspiration!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

Jasmine S said...

Oh this is so fabulous. Just perfect in every detail. Love it.

li-bee-ti said...

Very special layout, Keren! The photo is great and your design simply shoes it perfectly. Love the tea stains you've created here.