Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Three Serendipity layouts with Karine

Hi there Blue Fern Studios fan,

Karine's here today to share with you three layouts I created with our amazing Serendipity collection. My first one is called Moment.


I used the Fascination paper as my background. My composition is entered around the Ornate Frame, which I embossed with brown embossing powder . While the powder was still hot, I sprinkled some glass glitter.


My title piece is part of the French Words set. I painted it with white gesso first, and added some mist after. To make it pop a little bit, I added a few touches of white gesso.


I used exactly the same products to alter my Floral Lattice Bits.


To add texture to my background, I used the Forever stamps set.

My second layout is called Reminisce. Here it is.


I used the Merriment paper as my background.


To mat my picture, I used some cards from the Calling Cards paper.


I used the Quatrefoil panel behind my picture. I simply covered it with white gesso.


In my embellishments cluster, I used the Leafy Page Accents. To alter the chipboards, I used the Imagine Ink Garnet Embossing Powder and while it was still hot, I sprinkled some Pearl Embossing Powder.


My title piece, the Serendipity Words 2, was treated with the same steps.


I also used the Essential Textures stamps to alter my background paper.

My last layout is called Everlasting Love.


I used the Inspiration paper.


I centered my composition around the Gazebo chipboard. I started out by painting it with white gesso. I covered everything with two mist colors to get the right shade of blue. I wanted more texture, so I used the Garden Frolic stamp set and ink to add more interest. Finally, I added some grained grit over the roof of the Gazebo.


My title piece, the Everlasting Love chipboard, was primed with white gesso and then, I painted half of it with some mist.

 
You can see in the pictures that I used the Garden Frolic stamps sets to alter my background as well. I just love the stamps from this set: they are so versatile: lattice pattern (black ink), handwritten script (blue ink), some flowers (black ink).



I hope you'll give the Serendipity collection a try! It is just gorgeous.

Have a great day.


8 comments:

  1. Oh my Goodness! All are stunning! Such gorgeous layouts! These new Serendipity papers are fabulous! Thank you Karine for these wonderful inspirations!

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  2. All three are just beautiful!! I love the blues and browns in that 1st layout!!

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  3. Oh my gosh, Karine, each page and design is so very gorgeous! The papers are so very lovely and the photos are wonderful.

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  4. WOW! As soon as I saw your projects, it felt like Spring whooshed into my house. The colors and flowers are so beautiful and I love your layouts. What talent! Well done.

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  5. Gorgeous creations Karine! Totally inspiring!

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