Friday, February 21, 2014

02/21/14 - "Farrell's"


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Here it is, Friday night and what am I doing?
Scrapping!
Yup, I am such the wild child! LOL!

Got 2 layouts done!
Sharing 1 of them now.

This one was created for the latest challenge over at "ARTastic".
Their inspiration piece was this work of art:

It inspired me to create this:
 
"Farrell's"
Journaling: "Our first visit to Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor. We had a brownie sundae, and
ice cream nachos, and fish tacos (not pictured). We were so full after! 12/29/13"
 
 
I liked the red and black paint splatters in the original piece and decided to mimic it w/ mist.
I  grabbed a 12x12 piece of off white cardstock and a stencil and sprayed it first w/ some red mist. Then I moved the stencil just a bit and sprayed it w/ the black mist. As you can see there is blue in my pictures which also goes w/ the color scheme of the original piece. Not planned but works perfectly!
After it dried I trimmed my photos so that when I laid them on the page they would have a staggered look to them. I was able to use one of the pictures for my title, so all that was left was adding some journaling, washi, and a few little embellies and wah-lah..page done!
Easy peasy and so much fun!
Sometimes I forget how much fun it is to create super simple layouts that cause me zero stress!
I need to do that more often!
 

14 comments:

  1. This is fabulous!! LOVING the masking!!!!!

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  2. Cool! I love the stencil work! Now I want some Farrell's ice cream nachos...

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  3. Great job with the stencil work, I love the smooth look of the mist in different layers. Thank you for playing along with our challeng at ARTastic :)

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  4. Your masking on the background looks fabulous. The photos are great......just looking at that ice-cream makes me hungry....YUM! Looks like a great place to visit. Thanks for joining in with us at ARTastic.

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  5. Oh yummo, I wish I could visit that place. Your page is very nice especially with the misted background. Thank you for joining us at ARTastic this month.

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  6. Thank you for explaining what inspired you. Your spray inking is very controlled - I'm impressed! Thank you for joining in at ARTastic this month.

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  7. Love that background Doreen - looks fabulous. A seriously yummy page :)

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  8. Lovely page and love the background! And WOW are they big servings....I don't think I would have got through all of that.....no wonder you were full! Thanks for joining us at ARTastic!

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  9. Very cool! :) I always love seeing how you interpret the inspirations!! This is great ... and making me hungry!!! :)

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  10. Wow - all that food, not wonder you were all full!! And what a great LO with your photos & great masking Doreen!
    Thank you for playing at ARTastic with us.
    Debi - DT @ ARTastic

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  11. I'm totally in love with your masking job, it enlighten the photos!!

    Desi
    ARTastic February Guest Designer

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  12. Great masking and controlled spraying... it looks fabulous. Fun photos.... but how impressive were those servings... HUGE!! Thank you for playing at ARTastic. Cheers, Di

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  13. Love that really soft masking! I generally totally saturate my masks, but this is quite cool. Great job and thanks for hanging with the ARTastic clan!

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  14. Love your background work. Fun that you use 3 photos. Thanks for joining in with us at ARTastic.

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