Thursday, 17 August 2017

How I 'Read' the August Moodboard - Peg

Good Morning Arty Peeps!

The weekend is nearly here which means arty time for some of us, yay!
I spent time last weekend avoiding the football and playing with the Scrapping Clearly moodboard for August.
It's a fun one!

I chose to go with the colours (minus the blue), the grey and white stripes, and birds (they have wings).

My background, on heavy weight card, was made with BoBunny Glitter Paste in black
I used up some old Heidi Swapp acrylic 'Ghost Frames' which I ran through my sewing machine,
wonky stitching and all!

You can also see my date stamp in the corner here, I always use it with Archival ink so it doesn't run if it gets wet.

I added some splats to my background, with a variety of products, to spread a little subtle colour. First I used yellow alcohol ink because it was within reach but it was a little too orange. So I added some Dylusions Lemon Zest and Tattered Angels Key Lime Pie for a nice mix.

The colours and patterns in the Heidi Swapp 'September Skies' 6x6 paper pad were just what I wanted to highlight my pic. I used a full sheet for a photo mat and cut the two arrow pieces from another. Colouring two chevron chippies black with a marker, I stuck them down in order to reinforce the patterned paper arrow bits. 

I added an acrylic banner along the bottom edge of the patterned paper arrows, then stapled on some super cute vellum hearts (some I trimmed to a nicer shape) with staples coloured with Stazon. The little staples are Tim Holtz, the regular ones are placed using a long arm stapler to reach the middle of the page.

My black marker came in handy for colouring my title stickers too.
And there you have it, all done.

How are your August challenges coming along?
Remember to share them with us here.... Sketch & Moodboard.
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and have your very own gold bag delivered!

'Til next time,
stay arty,


  1. Yeah, I don't know about,who gave Ruby the Rebel gene,I'm kinda thinking it was an equal share. Cool Layout , I really love your scrappy pieces

  2. Love this layout Peg thanks so much for sharing 😊