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Thursday, 20 February 2014

Crafty Ribbons Challenge - AG With Ribbon





So my DT piece for todays Crafty Ribbons challenge is a layout.  I was looking at all sorts of sketches and mood boards and in the end I followed Scrap Around The World's mood board.


I took my inspiration form the metallic gold triangles on the pink pots in the bottom right corner.  I took my colours from the top left corner - gold, deep pink, dark teal, egg yolk - and I also used the chevron pattern.  I tried to get an ombre effect with the misting in the background but it wasn't terribly successful.  (I like it but it is not obviously ombre.)


 
I cut my fibre ribbon in to chevron/zigzags.  I also used some teal stained book pages.


Lots of gold misting behind.


I pulled out some triangular buttons (or these!), covered them with tombow multi glue and waited until it had turned sticky.  Then I covered them with gold leaf.


I also covered the top of my foam letters with gold leaf.  I left the sides black which highlighted their depth.


And there you have the complete layout.

I like to enter at
Scrap Around The World - mood board
Word Art Wednesday - '2 days to go' 'til we celebrate His birth :)

Thanks for stopping by
Laura



6 comments:

  1. Laura, That is really fab.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today.

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  2. Nice layout Laura! Thanks for visiting me, that hotel hairdryer does look like a heat gun doesn't it! Trying to catch up, the computer is working but I can't find some of the software to load, and haven't loaded all that I have found yet. I suspect there is still something wrong with it, sigh. Yesterday I had an operation, my husband had some bad news on Tuesday and has gone to pieces so I have a lot going on. I have to take it easy for a couple of weeks now too.
    Cazzy x

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  3. AWESOME! Thanks SO MUCH for stopping by to share your lovely layout in our challenge this week. It's a blessing to have you join us, and I wish you a blessed week and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  4. Love the texture going on here! The lettering with the gold leaf looks amazing, I like how it has given a subtle texture and the gold is so in trend. Beautiful.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog today and leaving a comment. I love having new visitors and then popping over to say 'hi' back, us crafters are a friendly bunch don't you think. xx

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  5. Wonderful composition and use of white space! Those chevrons are really cool! Thank you for joining us at SATW!

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  6. Thank you for joining us at SATW!cute work!

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