Today is a catch up for Get It Scrapped. The first page focuses on creating tension and the illusion of a ticking clock. For my page, I created a layout about my daughter, her growing up and wondering what work role she will have in the future. I created tension by creating a shape with the blocks that build upwards across the page but has an unstable base; by leaving part of the title over the edge of the blocks and the question mark floating in space on the page. For more ideas about creating the sense of a ticking clock check out the blog post here.
A Teacher Maybe ? by Kristy T | Supplies: Patterned Paper: Simple Stories, Echo Park; Alphas: American Crafts, Echo Park; Stickers: Simple Stories: Clip: Heid Swapp; Journalling Card: Kaisercraft; Chipboard: Unknown.
For my second page I created a layout that tells of the time when I suddenly run out the door in pursuit of the ice-cream van. I have layered lots of drips of paint down the page to evoke the senses and give the viewer a visual picture of dripping ice-cream as that is a big part of the experience of ice cream cones. I have used fluid acrylic instead of watercolours as the paint is a thicker texture, but it will still drip down the page. I used a thicker paint (Dina Wakely) to create the splatters using a Tim Holtz stencil onto acetate and also just allowed the paint to dry on the my craft before glueing onto my page. I can then place the splatters wherever I want to on the page.
For more ideas about making scrapbook pages that appeal to the senses check out the blog post here.
Worth the Chase by Kristy T| Supplies: Alphas: Websters Pages, American Crafts, Chipboard: October Afternoon; Cardstock: Artee, Bazzill; Paints: Distress Paints, Dina Wakely, Jo Sonya; Washi Tape: Echo Park; Stencil: Tim Holz layering stencil.
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