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Thursday, February 28, 2013

On the Farm ~ My Lil Chicks

Today I'm bringing you a scrapbook page. I'm admitting right up front that these ADORABLE children are not my own. I'm still recuperating from my hard drive crash of 2012 where I lost almost all of my photos, so when I saw a few of these sweet pictures on my friend's FB album I asked if I could use them. They would be perfect with the new On the Farm Perfectly Clear set from Stampendous and now you'll see why.

I used different bottles around my workspace to "mask" off the circles one at a time sprinkling Aged Scarlet and Aged Black Embossing Enamels. Before heat setting the enamels I sprinkled some of the new Red Mica Fragments around so they enamel would act like an adhesive to the fragments when heated. Once it was cool I used my Prismacolor pen and drew some free-hand circle circles inside each embossed circle.

That was a fun technique! Oh and I also forgot that the top photo slides out of the manilla folder! I thought that was clever of me to add a secret place for journaling.

Thanks Em, for letting me scrap your cutie-patootie kids!

Stamps: On the Farm (Stampendous)
Paper: Cornmeal (Dotted Swiss, Bazzill Basics), manila folder, cream, red and blue scraps
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento by Tsukineko), black illustration markers (Prismacolor)
Accessories: Twill ribbon (May Arts), mini stapler (Ranger), edge punch (Martha Stewart), shaper scissors (Fiskars), font dies (Cuttlebug, Sissix)

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  1. Super adorable, Janelle! We'll take her cutie patooties any time she's tired of them! Thanks for sharing, Janelle's Friend...they're perfect.

  2. Cool Beans! This looks so awesome! TFS!

  3. Such a fabulous layout, Janelle! Those ink splatters are fun, fun, fun!

  4. Wow Janelle, this layout is SUPER ADORABLE!

  5. Cool effect with the embossed circles!!! Super cute layout!

  6. Cute layout! And I have to admit those are the cutest kids--of course I'm a bit biased!


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