Wednesday, April 1, 2015

1925 Fashionista

To pass the time during a kitchen reno, I scrapped yet another LO of Evelyn Nesbit, the early 1900's Super Model that I'm so obsessed with (LOL!).

I chose a mix of paper collections that coordinate very well together:
    ~Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time
    ~Bo Bunny The Avenues
    ~Graphic45 Steampunk Debutante 
      (I really love the femininity of this rose printed paper.  It matches perfectly with the  colors in this LO)


I started by stenciling a few areas of the page using copper crackle; then stamped with a Bo Bunny Stained Textures stamp; finished with a few good sprays of Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Shabby Turbine Teal. 
From a separate identical page, I fussy cut the beautiful teal flowers in the bottom corner and made them three dimensional with foam tape; inked the edges & then dressed them up with Patina colored Stickles.

I was especially excited to find a steam locomotive sticker in the Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time collection because, as you can see, Evelyn Nesbit Thaw is standing on a locomotive in this wonderful 1925 photo!  So, I enhanced this sticker with metal cogs and cotton for the 'steam'.

Since the Bo Bunny collection has a feminine/industrial theme, I was inspired to use lots of metal embellishments.  I also added microbeads for interest.  I combined colors Paradise & Jungle to become reminiscent of teal.
Here are some close ups of the metal embellies and the microbeads:

 

 
I added Wild Orchids Crafts roses (the teal ones were sprayed with LSG Starburst Shabby Turbine Teal); some rusty/natural colored hemp; punched rust colored cardstock to look like lace; and added finishing touches of microbeads & stickles.
Although it's a busy LO, I really enjoyed creating it and I'm pleased with the outcome.
Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a great day!  Lisa : )
 
Products used:

Bo Bunny Somewhere in Time collection – page name Imagination & Combo Stickers
Bo Bunny The Avenues collection – page name The Avenues
Graphic45 Steampunk Debutante collection – page name Fantasy Floral
Bo Bunny – Stained Textures Stamp
TCW stencil – 6x6 Mini Cut Circles
Prima Finnabair ArtExtraVagance Texture Paste – Copper Crackle
Sizzix BigZ Tim Holtz die – Elegant Flourishes
Tim Holtz idea-ology – Ornate Plate
Martha Stewart punches – Embroidery & Rose Leaf
LSG Starburst spray – Shabby Turbine Teal
Inks: Distress Ink Rusty Hinge; pigment inks Burnt Sienna & Teal
Stickles – Rusty Hinge & Patina
Wild Orchid Crafts - mulberry roses
Michael’s & Hobby Lobby – metal embellishments
Recollections – micro beads Paradise & Jungle 

2 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, Lisa! So many beautiful details! Love the fussy cut flowers with stickles accents, the gears for the train wheels, all the other metal embellishments and microbeads!

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  2. Your work is intricate, detailed and just GORGEOUS!

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