Thursday, November 3, 2011

FRAMED!!!!!!!!!!!!

Not very often do I get a picture with me and the whole family in it, cos someone has to take the photo, right?!

So, when I set the timer and placed my camera balancing precariously on the rocks down at the beach, I wanted to capture a nice family shot on a glorious sunny day….and I did it! it turned out terrific and I loved it so much I knew I had to FRAME IT!

I chose to use the decorative MDF frame, with a heap of prima flowers to decorate it!

First thing I did was spray the background MDF with Glimmermist in Turquoise

step1

I made some larger ‘flicks’ and ‘splats’ on the second coat to give it a bit more dimension

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Then I adhered an inked piece of Bo Bunny paper on the base.

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Then I put my photo where I wanted it, and adhered a misted circle frame

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The next step was to start decorating. I chose flowers and embellishments in complimenting colours, like kraft, cream, brown and teal. I also misted a flourish to compliment the background frame.

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I just layered on more and more flowers to really decorate the cluster in the corner. I also sliced out a couple of edge pieces of the circle so that the ledge would fit back in place!

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Final step was to put on the ledge and some floral chipboard pieces, then accentuate with a black pen for defintion

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I added some Prima pebbles to the flower centres for more depth and dimension

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Here is a close up of the final clustering!

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and finally……VOILE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!…. a treasured memory…FRAMED!

family frame

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