and welcome to our September challenge and the beautiful spring weather.
This month we have GDT member Jess Whitehead who has set a fun challenge for us.
Hi, my name is Jess and I am super excited to be the guest designer at Scrapbookit this month. I started scrapbooking a few years ago when my best friend Mel introduced me to it. Since then I have grown to love scrapping and I enjoy learning new techniques and creating different things. At the moment I am into all things messy!! Which is what my challenge for this month is all about.
Make a mess - use paint, spray, texture and splatter!
I have created 2 layouts this month using the fantastic Bo Bunny - Powder Mountain paper I got from Jo.
I have scrapped using 2 photos from my first trip to the snow. It has been a long time since I have been to the snow but I remember it being cold, wet and totally awesome!! Hopefully I can go back one day soon.
For my first layout I started with some gel medium and a template. I randomly put some patches on my cardstock. Then I got messy with splattering some white Dylusions paint over the background. Splattering is one of my favourite things to do and I always make sure to do it outside because paint goes everywhere! Next I mixed 4 different kinds of spray. I used 3 Kaiser Mists - denim, aqua and white and I made my own spray using Color Crush - Blue Heaven and water in a spray bottle. I made this really wet and tapped it so the spray would run down my page. To complete my layout I added some of the Bo Bunny - Powder Mountain paper. I have distressed the edges and inked them with Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Black Soot. Some wire from my stash completed my layout.
For my second layout I used some Color Crush - Blue Heaven mixed with texture paste through a template to create some texture in the background. Then I used some white Dylusions paint in a little drip bottle to create swirls on my page which I then sprinkled some Color Crush - Blue Heaven on in patches to see what effect it would have. It turned out quite cool giving the paint a spotty look. Then I added some Color Crush - Blue Heaven to the paint in my drip bottle and mixed it up before dripping it over my page. I enjoyed experimenting with the Color Crush and seeing what I could do with it. I used some Stickles glitter which I got in my pack from Jo to add little highlights to the snowflake which is a sticker from the Powder Mountain sticker sheet. Finally I used Colour Blast Colour Embossing Powder - Snow White on the Kaisercraft wooden flourish - Christmas Star.
I really enjoyed using the kit I received from Jo this month and being a guest designer. I hope you enjoyed seeing what I created. I can’t wait to see what everyone makes for the challenge this month!
Love what you have done Jess, I look forward to seeing everyone's take on this challenge. Remember entries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or uploaded via Inlinkz in the side bar. Entries are due by 30th September.
Have a wonderful week
Happy Scrapping Jo.