Saturday, December 4, 2010

Proud to be Artsy - Webster's Pages, Melody Ross & Prima Flowers

I seldom make a layout about myself, but I started a challenge last summer to write a layout about why I scrapbook, what it is I like the most about what I do.  This is why I made this Proud to be Artsy layout.

The journaling is on a little tag and it reads:
"It takes my breath away when colors coordinate just perfectly.  Frilly Fibers excite me.  Glimmery items just thrill me.  Art is Emotion!"

That says it all!

This layout is created with Webster's Pages Life's Portrait line papers.  I cut the border freehand, distressed the inner edges and inked it all over.  I finished it off by attaching some delicate light blue lace to the bottom along the ridges using brads.  The inside paper is must brighter for contrast.  The picture of myself is circled with three embellishment clusters and anchored at the bottom by layers of lace and ribbon.  The title, Proud to be Artsy, is a textile tag by Melody Ross, and the flowers around it are all Prima flowers.  I colored three white flowers using various inks in colors match my layout.  Then a big blue flourish sits above it.  On the opposite edge of the photo is my journaling tag.  I started with a plain manila tag and then inked it in the same colors to match.  I finished it with ribbon at the top and lace at the bottom.  Then added flowers all around it.  Then at the top are three roses over a Webster's pages canvas tag.  I finished it off by stamping the word Artist vertically using a Tim Holtz stamp, and tracing the inside with a gelly roll glitter pen.

Products Used:

Webster's Pages Lifes Portrait - Love Yourself Paper
Webster's Pages Designer Trim - Delicate Pink
Prima Innoscence White Flowers
Melody Ross Designer Collection - Textile Tags