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Sunday, September 29, 2013

My First Ever Shabby Chic Layout...!!!

Hello....Happy Sunday....!! Hope You all are doing grt...:) well today i m quite happy n excited as i made my first ever Layout n thats in Shabby style.....not as much perfect but still i m happy with the outcome ...coz nor i m soo much skilled niether i hv a grt collection of supplies...so with limited supplies n skills the outcome is satisfactory for me....!! i hope you guys will surely give me your true feedback abt this LO...!! Actually i made this for my Sister to gift on her birthday which is coming in Oct...!! and she want to place the snap of her choice so i only place the photo mat n not the photo...!!
Note :- Picture heavy post....pls do bear my first attempt ...!! :) :)









Actually wen i started thinking abt making of this LO..the first thing came into my mind is for its base...and i choose the old hard file cover to use as my base...the actual size of this LO is 14x14''...not the standard one....:) then i put a white sheet on it then using my DI inks covered it completely to make a BG...then used corner stencils n DI again in all 4 corners....!! did some doodling on all around the boarders.....!! After this i used my DI, handmade stencils n texture paste for the BG's (Brick wall N Diamonds stencil) ...then put the crochet lace (RAK by Hussena) , Sticker Boarder (from 12x12 PP pad) n that copper like boarder is from old wedding invite...!!
then placed the Doily n back sheet of Itsy bitsy packaging as photo mat....hahaha ...so much of upcyling...n also i hv added the lining from inside of a envelope under the photo mat...hope u can see that in pic...:) also sparyed some DI using tooth brush ...!!





Back side of LO...!!



Now for  embellishing it i used my purely hand-cut n handmade flowers ...no punches n no dies.....only me n my scissors...used the clock sticker(from 12x12 PP pad), butterflies  Calla lilies are from Rainbow Craftykary, Pearl Strings n MDF bird cage (From Itsy Bitsy), Banners are made from the scarp pieces of Pattern papers which i hoard always and the swirls n green leaves are also hand cut n handmade...to make swirls i used the die-cut as a template which i got as RAK from Devika.....Thicker alphas are from Imaginations and all flower are colored with my DI bought from Crafters Corner and rest supplies are from my stash....!! aslo added a hint of glitter on flowers which is not seen n the pics..!!

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For any detail u can drop a msg in the comment form...i ll be happy to answer...!!
Thanks n hugs...
Shalu.


Linking It to :-
1. Color Conceptions Challenge # 4 : Spread Your Wings With Distress Inks. (used Peeled Paint , Broken China, Mustard Seed, Spun Sugar DI & Momento Rich Cocoa, Rose Bud n Angel Pink)
2. DCAM Challenge#2 : Shabby-Is-Chic
3. Lessology Challenge # 29 Birthday Party (Gifting it My younger Sis on her B'day)
4.Crafters Corner Challenge # 12 : 3-2-1 ( Used more than 3 Embellishes/ More than 2 PP used to make banners/ one sentiment "You & Me")
5. The Itsy Bitsy Pretty With 'P' Challenge ( Used 9 'P's - Pattern Paper, Pearls, Pollen, Pink, Peach, Paper Flowers, Posy,Photo mat)

20 comments:

  1. Beautiful Layout , ThanQ so much for playing along with us DCAM CHALLENGE #2 SHABBY IS CHIC!

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  2. Beautiful One Shalu...The flowers are so cute...Great work..Loved it..

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  3. Thats gorgeous especially the flowers , you have used so many textures ... Beautiful work ...Thank you so much for playing along with us DCAM CHALLENGE #2 SHABBY IS CHIC!

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  4. Looks absolutely beautiful ..such a lot of work and such a stunner ! Your sister is sure to treasure it forever!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts School Projects

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  5. This is just WOW!!! Loved the blooms!!! ThanQ so much for playing along with us DCAM CHALLENGE #2 SHABBY IS CHIC!

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  6. WOW Shalu very pretty................your sis will surely love this.

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  7. Hey Shalu Happy to see your First Shabby LO and I mus tell You have done a fabulous job..with what ever supplies you have !! I loved the handmade blooms ..specially the pink and yellow ones are just awesome !!

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  8. OMG .. This is super cute and awesome . very pretty blooms
    Thank you so much for joining us at DCAM Challenge #2 SHABBY IS CHIC

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  9. pretty layout shalu, the flowers are very beautiful

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  10. Wow. This is really pretty! An excellent piece for your very first layout...you are a natural! Love your attention to details! What a fabulous birthday pressie for your sister!

    Thanks so much for joining us at LESSology!

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  11. Wow...Such a shabby chic LO and for first time...its just WOWWW... Love it a lot!!! Shalu

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  12. Super cool, you rocked it! Thanks for playing with us at LESSology!

    Hugs from NY

    Mitra

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  13. wonderul flowers shalu.... loved it. n thanks for showing the steps. going to sometime take this bold step.. beautiful

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  14. Lovely work Shalu! So pretty and so elaborate! Well done! Thanks so much for playing along ItsyBitsy's Pretty P Challenge. All the very best!
    ItsyBitsy - The Blog Place

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  15. This is absolutely Stunning!... Great birthday present for your sister! Thank you for joining us over @LESSology!... hugs...x

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  16. Gorgeous layout, you have done good job with your first shabby chic project! loved your handmade flowers :)

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  17. Gorgeous! LOVING the flowers!! Thanks so much for playing along with LESSology!!

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  18. Congrats! shalu top 3 in lessology birthday party challenge..

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  19. Such a pretty layout. Hard work shows.
    Thanks for playing along Spread your wings with distress inks at..
    http://colorconceptionschallenges.blogspot.in/

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Love to See ur suggestions & Appreciations as well....Thanks for Stopping By...!! Shalu.

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