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Monday, 23 March 2015

Collect beautiful moments - Destination Inspiration #3

Good morning everyone!

Starting this month, our Destination Inspiration (DI) makes are based upon the various elements that each of the contributors have chosen and for March these are:
  1. Product:  Idea-ology metal
  2. Tim technique: Spritz and flick
  3. Colour: Peacock feathers
  4. Substrate: Tag
This is what I put together…

Here is a brief overview of how it has been made…

I started off with two tags, Peacock feathers and Picket fence DPs:

Add some Glimmer mists then some Texture paste using Layering stencils:

This is my selection of Idea-ology metal and other embellishments:

Mounted tags onto prepared album bases and coated with white Gesso:

Sprayed with Peacock feathers DSS and some more Glimmer mists:

Add gilding wax, beads, ribbon, Kraft card inner pages and bind:

For a complete set of step x step pictures you can hop over to my blog to see the details.

Thanks for dropping by, have a great week!

Chris xxx

21 comments:

  1. What a wonderful tag book Chris! So many lovely metal pieces - covered in Gesso and spritzed with color - a beautiful piece using this month's 4 elements!

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  2. Great little book Chris. Love all your altered embellishments and fabulous use of this months chosen colour! Nikki x

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  3. A great make Chris using all the recipe elements. Love it xxx

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  4. a great project x what a great way to use those products x

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  5. Gorgeous Chris!! I love all the wonderful flowers and trinkets you used and you did a wonderful job combining all of the elements set out by the contributors. LOVE that colour!! hugs :)

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  6. Wow!!! This is stunning! Love all the elements you used and the color is great!

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  7. So many little elements went to make this beauty! Love the color too. Hugs.

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  8. Gorgeous photo book for your friend, Chris!! XOXO-Shari

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  9. This is so, so beautiful Chris! Peacock Feathers is such a glorious colour and you really have shown it off to it's best advantage in your beautiful book. Anne xx

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  10. Love, love, LOVE this Chris! Think it's one of my all time favourites from you and I adore the idea of adding the glimmer mists to it. Brilliant! Jenny x

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  11. How gorgeous, Chris! LIke Jenny, I'm putting this up with my favourites of your makes - fabulous layers of colour and texture and fabulous embellishing... an absolutely delicious outcome with the ingredients.
    Alison xx

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  12. A really gorgeous little book and scrumptious colours. The added glimmer mist is a great idea and I love your choice of embellishments and how you treated them! Wonderful project!

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  13. Chris your small book is fabulous. Love the colors, the trinkets and your step by step pics. Such a little cutie journal... Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs from Monica... Spain

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  14. Hi Chris, your little book is fantastic, luv every aspect of it !!!! ♥
    Thanks for inspiring me.

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  15. Wonderful techniques Chris, I am loving how all of the projects are so unique yet use the same elements! Thanks as always to the AVJ DT for sharing their expertise and inspiring us to play!

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  16. I love this technique & the mini book is gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  17. this is so beautiful, and one of my favourite colours at the moment too! Love it!

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  18. Such a beautiful project Chris and a great idea mounting your tag onto a little album.
    Julie x

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  19. Chris this fabulous...thank for sharing!
    Hugs

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  20. Stunning work Chris. This looks beautiful - have looked at all 4 for the month now - amazing how you have all achieved such diverse and beautiful results. Nicola x

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