Monday, July 28, 2014

Adorable ~ Lindy's Stamp Gang July 2014 Color Challenge

When I saw this month’s color challenge on Lindy’s Stamp Gang blog, I knew exactly which photo I wanted to use!   I found this precious photo on Pinterest a while back and have scrapped it before.   With a specific selection of colors in this challenge, I set to work on this new layout using as many of the chosen colors as possible that I felt would coordinate well with this photo.   I chose two sprays and two embossing powders.  The colors I chose from the July 2014 Color Challenge selection are: Flat Fabio "Queen of Hearts Red"; Starburst "Peony Scarlet Red"; embossing powders "Candy Cane Red Gold" and "Scotch Broom Yellow Red".   You can see all of these beautiful colors, along with many many more at Lindy's Stamp Gang website here.
Once I selected the paper for the main page, which has a few white floral flourish imprints on it, I decided to punch a partial doily with white corrugated paper.  This provided a great spot to show off the Lindy’s fabulous Flat Fabio “Queen of Hearts Red” that I paint-brushed on white roses by Wild Orchid Crafts.  Using a paint brush gets in all of the small, deep areas that spraying might miss. 
After a coat of white gesso on the custom title chipboard, I embossed it using another color in this challenge – Lindy’s “Candy Cane Red Gold”. 
The cute picket fence is by Want2Scrap that I first coated with white gesso and then embossed with Lindy’s “Scotch Broom Yellow Red”.   I then coated it with Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint “Clear Rock Candy”.  

The next color I chose to use as part of this challenge is Lindy’s Starburst “Peony Scarlet Red”.  I lightly spritzed some pieces of white cheesecloth; sprayed a nice full coat on white lace and then paint-brushed a heavy coat to Wild Orchid Crafts light pink flowers that I entwined on the picket fence.    You can see the variations of this gorgeous color, depending on the different media that you use it on and how much is sprayed or coated with a paint brush.

I finished the layout by punching the right edge of the page and then placing a small piece of lace on the bottom of the LO that is very similar to the punched edge.  The flowers to the right of the photo are from different manufacturers listed below; noting that the deep red wild rose, amidst the other pastel flowers, was brush-painted with Lindy’s Flat Fabio “Queen of Hearts Red”.

Thanks for taking a look at my newest layout.  Hope you have a wonderful day!  Lisa : )  
Here is a close up of the various media used with Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst spray "Peony Scarlet Red".  Also, the embossed picket fence using Lindy's "Scotch Broom Yellow Red" and topping with a coat of Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint "Clear Rock Candy".

Products used:
DCWV "Ciao Bella Stack" - main page
    -Right edge punched with EK Success "Double Crochet Lace" punch
Want2Scrap custom chipboard title
    -white gesso coated
    -embossed with Lindy's Stamp Gang "Candy Cane Red Gold"
Recollections (Michael's) white corrugated paper
    -punched with Martha Stewart circle punch "Modern Lace"
    -Wild Orchid Crafts roses & red berry spray
       *Roses brush painted with Lindy's Flat Fabio "Queen of Hearts Red"
Want2Scrap chipboard picket fence
    -white gesso coated
    -embossed with Lindy's "Scotch Broom Yellow Red"
    -coated with Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint "Clear Rock Candy"
    -entwined flowers by Wild Orchid Crafts
      *Paint-brushed with Lindy's Starburst "Peony Scarlet Red"
White cheesecloth lightly spritzed with Lindy's Starburst "Peony Scarlet Red"
Flowers on right side of photo - Recollections (Michael's); Martha Stewart; Wild Orchid Crafts
Petaloo leaves



  1. adorable photo and beautiful page!! Beautiful design,colors, flowers, and lace. Wonderful description of your process.

  2. Gorgeous color theme. Eye catcher for a grandma with grandchildren.


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