Sunday, May 19, 2013

Happiness and Peace

Welcome to Blue Fern Studios today.  Jennifer Snyder here to show you what I created with the ever versatile Blue Fern chipboard pieces I selected.

This first layout is called Happiness Is...

It is a photo I took of my father last summer.  He has his fishing vest on and his fishing hat.  He was walking back from the pond behind his house where he had just taught my son to fish. It was the sweetest moment.  

My dad loves to fish.  Even with his cane in his hand, he can still find a way to cast a line.  He was so happy the day my son called him up and asked if he could learn from the best.

Natural Sprigs Set - 074639

Good Vibes 074899

Seasonal Wildflowers 074394

In the image above, I used the Natural Sprigs Set and painted them with some crackle paint, added ink to the edges and then micro beads and mossy textures.  I wanted to keep them looking like weeds at the pond. 

In the image below, the Blue Fern Happiness piece from the Good Vibes set was painted with a clear crackle paint and sprinkled with micro beads, then inked with dark chestnut ink.  I also dabbed with some cream colored acrylic paint. 

This image shows the Seasonal Wildflowers chipboard piece - one of my favorite pieces. I painted it with gesso,  and painted the stems with green ink.  I topped with gold seed beads - made it look kind of weed-like. 

Here is a tag I made called Peace. Being new to the world of tag making, I am having fun with them.  My husband is taking all my tags and attaching them to wine bottle for gifts. 

Here are the chipboard pieces I used on this:

Nifty Tags & Tickets - 074738

Good Vibes 074899
Fancy Birdcage 074677

The Peace chippie from the Good Vibes set was painted with teal paint and accented with gold paint. 
I paired the star from the Nifty Tags & Tickets set with the stand from the birdcages. The star is coated with gold paint and topped with an ornate metal star from my stash - an old piece of jewelry.  

Thanks so very much for stopping by.  Check back often as Blue Fern is adding new designs all the time. 


  1. Fabulous LO to preserve a most precious memory!! Your tag is stunning ;)

  2. Oh my...this is so precious...a beautiful photo of a man enjoying his passion and so perfectly scrapped....Just love everything about this :)

  3. WOWZER Jen! totally awesome layout and that tag just shines! they are both absolutely gorgeous!! really really love your chippie treatment on all pieces. xoxox