Thursday, 28 June 2012

beautiful friend

Hello, hope your week has been going great.  The skies are blue here, so the sun is shinning; though still a little fresh.  But it's good!!  Just popping in here to share my LO for the sketch over at C'est Magnifique!!  I was lucky enough to have my LO from last month chosen as a favourite and picked up a nice La Blanche stamp which I just received the other day ☺
So here's what I've done with the June sketch:

 I've used some papers from Bo Bunny - one of the older collections - it's good to use papers that are collecting dust☺  I've done a fair bit of stamping (with new stamp), misting, masking and using texture medium in the background.
This is a picture of me and my sis-in-law who lives in Tasmania - we saw each other a few months back and it was lovely to spend some time together ☺
Here are some close-up's:
 ... flowers from Manor House & Prima ... a chipboard word - i've covered it in white paint, then added splotches of Distress Stain - vintage photo - and then added some Stickles ...
 ... using my MS punch - French Scroll - and also some doily lace by Basic Grey ...
 ... some of the textured background - I've used the 'mini brick' CW stencil and have also used Mister Huey's colour mists in Shine to give it some gorgeous shimmer ...
 ... a Kaisercraft wooden flourish - bird branch - more white paint, Distress ink and Stickles ...

... and here is the gorgeous sketch designed by Nadia - you have a few days left to enter ...
Thanks so much for coming by - I have a very special friend coming to visit so I'm looking forward to spending the next two days with her☺  Til next time and happy crafting.

10 comments:

Melinda said...

Hi Chantelle, just absolutely LOVE this layout!! The colours and texture are so gorgeous! And yay for last months feature..what a gorgeous stamp! Take care :))xx

Lizzy Hill said...

This is seriously gorgeous ...love the stamping, that texture brick work, the way you've done the title...really great!!!:):):):)

Adriana B said...

beautiful touches on the page, wonderful :)

Linda Eggleton said...

Absolutely beautiful, Chantelle!
Love the textured brick background & your gorgeous cluster :)

Vicky Varvadouka said...

Wow!!! This is as beautiful as the title!!! Love it!!!
Hugss!!

Jasmine S said...

Beautiful. Love your take on the sketch and the brickwork looks fabulous. Great page.

Sandie Edwards said...

So beautiful, love everything you have done to create this magnificent page ... and a treasured memory!

Marelize said...

I love what you've done with that brick mask Chantelle. Beautiful photo and gorgeous colours. xx

Helen Tilbury said...

Oooh I love that textured background with the brick mask and congrats! Oooh those La Blanche stamps are super - lucky you!!!

Marcia said...

Simply beautiful Chantelle ... loving your textured background!

And congrats on your HBS DT spot - awesome!

x Marcia