Laura here sharing a new layout today! This week the DT members are creating projects about traditions. Our family doesn't have much in the way of Thanksgiving traditions, other than to enjoy a nice meal together. So I opted to document one of our Fall traditions, which is to find fun places to go for walks to absorb all of the colours of Autumn.
I had fun making this page, although parts of it got away form me (or my original vision) and other parts were a bit of a struggle. But that is all part of the journey, right?
After layering up the three patterns that make up my background, I applied Gesso to my page to fade out some of the pattern and make it easier for me to add some paint and mist.
I laid down a base of teal water-colour paints using both a brush and the packaging technique. Once that was looking how I had hoped, I went in with some green, teal, and brick coloured mists and added some splatters to pull the colours from my photo.
Then I used the mask from the kit and gold texture paste from my stash to add leaves onto my background. I was going for a "blowing leaves" sort of look, although I am not quite sure I got there.
After my background was complete, I layered my photo onto patterned papers and worked on a main embellishment cluster. I used a combination of die cut leaves and elements from the kit to adorn the right side of my photo.
My title combines chipboard and alphas stickers, just the way I like it!
I create another smaller cluster on the top left side of my page, I love the way this pulls the colours from the other cluster over here.
I an sharing another process video today, you can watch the video for this layout below or here on my You-Tube channel!
Thanks so much for visiting today!