a fun layout for Get It Scrapped!, using the Painterly trend! You may be wondering what Painterly entails. It's basically creating a fun, artsy background for your layout or project. You can take it to whatever extreme you like, by adding a little or a lot. Here is what I did for this assignment:
Our little boy loves looking through the telescopes that overlook the water, and we have to make a stop at every one, along the pier. The colors in these photos are more on the muted side and included a lot of Browns and Grays, so I thought the Painterly trend would be a great way to add some color and fun to this layout. Instead of looking to paint, to create my background, I chose to work with Spray Mists. I diluted two different colors, Teal and Yellow, with a little bit of water. Then I chose a Chevron mask and dabbed the color over the mask, once I adhered, the patterned paper squares to my layout. While the color was still wet, I shook the mist dropper over my page, to blend the colors and give it a water color effect. Once that layer was dry, I took some bubble wrap and taped it to my acrylic stamp block, sprayed it with Orange spray mist, and then randomly stamped it on my page. My Chevron pattern got a little lost, once I added the bubble wrap stamping, but I still love the Painterly look. That's one of the great things about this trend...the messier the better!!
Supplies: Studio Calico Murray Hill Kit; Washi Tape: Love My Tapes; Spray Mist & Chevron Mask: Studio Calico; Cardstock: Bazzill; Ink: Stampin' Up