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Seaside Serenity Album

Other Products: Canson water color paper; Frosting Powder; water brush; Distress Inks in Pistachio; Peacock Feathers; Peeled paint; Scrapiniec Chipboard; Gesso; Alchemy paste in Gold; Hole punch; Papericious trim; Melissa Frances Pocket Tag Album; Sewing Machine; Archival Coffee Ink gold glimmer mist; cowboy glaze; Verdigris glimmer mist; FabScraps chipboard title; Little Yellow Bicycle sticker sheet

Instructions: Album is a Melissa Frances Tag Pocket Album. Paint inside cover and inside back cover of envelopes with gesso, set aside to dry; Cut papers to cover front and back of each pocket page from canson water color paper ( approx 5.25 x 8.25) be sure to punch out half circle in end. As shown. Adhere with adhesive to each pocket and then sew on using sewing machine. Do a smudging technique to each page using peacock feathers and pistachio. Set aside to dry. Stamp background of each page using moments stamp set; large elegant word stamp and Tropical Paradise cling stamp randomly with coffee archival ink. Splatter the glimmer mist; cowboy glaze and verdigris mist randomly on all pages; add the scrapiniec chipboard making sure you back some of the pieces with paper from the collection. 

Cut some tags out of tag sheet and use throughout the album; on cover, using the fab scraps chipboard ink with peacock feathers and add some cowboy glaze and gold alchemy wax; heat set in between layers of colour; splatter with gold glimmer mist; cut and stamp out 8 birds and blooms flowers along with leaves colour with peacock feathers and pistachio distress ink, mold and use pollens in center, apply frosting powder and heat set. Color leaves with peeled paint and apply frosting powder, heat set. Adhere more chipboard to cover; attach title to pieces of left over backing chipboard inking edges. Use trim from Papericious for bottom layer, attach title then attach birds and blooms flowers; tuck in a tag and use stickers from sticker sheet from Little Yellow Bicycle. I also used stickers from a summer sheet on all the pages also from Little yellow Bicycle. For more photos and detail close ups you can visit Karans blog here.

Created By: Karan Gerber

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