Faux Metal Tutorial

This was so much fun!!! My page titled The Journey (above this tut) features this faux metal. Here are the supplies you'll need...

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Crepe Paper Carnations

How much do I love thee? Let me count the ways!! Isn't this flower adorable!? I ran across this tutorial on the web months ago and it has been rolling around my head ever since. It is so versatile making it perfect for every one one of your gorgeous creations. Let's go!

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Calla Lily

I fell in love with this flower when I saw a video for it on the Heartfelt Creations website. So, if you don't want to read my tutorial you can click here to watch it over at HC. I did distress this up a little bit, which is not on the video. All right! Let's get started......

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Faux Leather Tutorial

Making faux leather is easier than you think. I know, I say that about a lot of my tutorials. Have I been wrong? LOL...

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Snowy Poinsettia

These flowers are just too cute! They are beyond easy to make too...BONUS!

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Emerging Color Stamping Technique

Ok, I'll admit it...I really love stamping and the more I stamp the more I want to stamp. It's a wonderfully vicious circle. Emerging Color is one of those techniques that have some very basic and constant elements to it, but the creative license is all yours in how you present it. I'm sure if you Google or YouTube you will find a ton of tutorials and a lot of them will be very similar. Emerging Color boils down to this one word: resist. This is at its very core a resist technique. The whole trick to doing this is to remember that you will work in layers.

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Monday, September 12, 2011


If you have spent any time over at Swirlydoos you know that we have a monthly challenge called Round Robin.  We sign up and are assigned to teams.  The first person creates a page and then the next person lifts that page the next week and so on.  Amber created this gorgeous page with paper folded back and her cute puppy peeking out.  She also included a dress on there too.  I was so excited to be able to lift such a GREAT page!!!  Here is my lift of her page.

This is a picture of my DD and my DN about 4 years ago.  They were dancing and singing and guess who just happened to have their camera?  Yup, me!  LOL  

I took the idea of 2 sections pulled back and made it 4.  I centered it around a Dusty Attic clock which I painted, distressed and embossed in selective areas.

I decided to throw some texture paste on here by using a Crafter's Workshop template to give me that awesome damask pattern.  
 Amber had a dress form on her page and I really love to make paper dolls.  It's a fairly new technique for me since I started making canvases, but I'm really starting to get my groove and have fun with them.
I used some of Tim's Kraft Resist paper to make this butterfly.  I covered it in Rock Candy Stickles.  

I used a really awesome sunflower die and my Cuttlebug to make these flowers.  I used the same Prima paper that I used for the skirt on my dress form.  I really had fun making those flowers. 

Thanks for stopping by!!  XO, Lisa


Marianne H said...

Ohh, this is lovely. So nice, I love it.
Have a nice day!

Lizzyc said...

oh this is stunning.. so many gorgeous details.. i love the paper drawn back like that... the textures, the dress form.. all of it is amazing and so beautiful!!!..

LISA said...

GORGEOUS!!!! And ooh la la, I have those dies for the flowers!!!!Love your version!! very creative with the texture paste, so pretty!! You rocked the challenge!! Love it!!

Sandi Smith said...

Stunning Lisa..every detail is gorgeous!

Pendra said...

Lisa this is gorgeous, I adore the dress form, the texture paste and all the distressing! The flowers are so beautiful... what die is that? And will you think about doing a tutorial making them, beautiful... just beautiful!

Cindy Gay said...

Love the opened shutters! Really draws you in. Great dimension.

Robin Shakoor said...

This is just amazing! Your use of techniques is awesome!!!

Bonnie aka Cinnabon said...

THIS is amazing! Love all the opened layers and that dress form! It is to die for! Where can one learn to make those?? Out standing work!

Bonnie aka Cinnabon said...

Wow lisa! I hadn't visited your blog for a little while and what a change! I love this layout, and EVERYTHING on it! You were good before, now you are pure AMAZING! I'd love to know how you made that dress form! I also really like what you are doing with the stencils and molding paste!