Circa 1909

Posted by Pascale B

2 June, 2015 - ,

Hello Sweeties

Today, I’m up on Maja Design blog with a new family photo taken around 1909, I guess, in view of the age of my paternal grand-father and his two sisters.

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I began my background with watered Gesso, Graphite Paste that I added with a stencil and some Twinkling H2O…

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… and to finish some random stamping with two inks.

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I dry brushed the flowers with white Gesso in order to give them a faded look.

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I painted the chipboards with several colors of Twinkling H2Os before covering them with a clear crackle paste.

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And to finish, I added some Glass Glitters and beads.

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Pascale B

Hello, I’m Pascale B. from France.
Since I began to scrap, flowers are part of my layouts, and I gradually started to use mixed media as well. I don’t know how to define my style, perhaps something like free vintage shabby style could be a good definition.
Visit me at www.pbhobby.blogspot.com

3 Comments

  • mm Camilla Lilliesköld says:

    Amazing..! You’re really the Queen of Colors! =) =) Love this piece. Love the pictures. Love the post. Really great work Pascale..!

  • Janene says:

    I totally agree with Camilla. Queen of color is right for sure! Love the post of color!

  • Susan says:

    So lovely. My father was born in 1909, and I am going to buy this kit to scrap some of his childhood photos. Thank you for the inspiration!