Monday, 21 November 2016

C89 Sweet Baby Collection

OTP – Photo Box

by Lisa-Marie Watling


Fabscraps C89 002 ABC Blocks
Fabscraps C89 001 Playtime
Fabscraps C89 004 Vintage Prams
Fabscraps C89 005 Plane Around
Fabscraps C89 007 Boys Playtime
Fabscraps C89 007 Toy Cars
Fabscraps C89 008 Stop & Go
Fabscraps DC89 002 Chipboard Album cutouts
Fabscraps DC89 006 Born to Sparkle chippie
Fabscraps MC89 001A Carders Pack
Pale pink cardstock
Paper Roses & Flowers – pink and blue
Metal trinkets – zip, flowers, butterflies, dragon flies, glass bulb
Foam tape
Heavy white Gesso
Mist – darkest brown and caramel
Caramel chalk
Broad hessian ribbon
Glossy Accents
Foam tape


·                Spray your title chippie and four of your chipboard albums heavily with darkest brown mist and allow to dry
·                Once your title chippie has dried, coat it with Glossy Accents; once dried, remove from frame
·                Cut six rosettes in various sizes using C89 002 ABC Blocks (chevron), C89 002 Playtime (gingham),C89 005 Plane Around (chevron) and C89 008 Stop & Go.  Chalk all edges with caramel
·                Spray your box liberally with caramel and allow to dry before you proceed
·                Measure the inside of your box and cut down C89 004 Vintage Prams (polka dots) to fit.  Chalk the edges and distress before adhering it to the inside of your box
·                Cut an 11 inch diameter circle from C89 007 Toy Cars (teddy bears) and cut off about one third.  Chalk the edges with caramel, distress and then adhere to the left hand side of your box inner
·                Fussy cut out two little stuffed animal shapes from a page of the Carders pack and adhere these to the centres of your smaller rosettes
·                Arrange and then adhere your chipboard cutouts and your rosettes on the 2/3rd circle that you have adhere to your box inner
·                Mat your photograph to a piece of pink cardstock and adhere it to the right of your rosette clusters, centred, using foam tape
·                Attach a large bow to the bottom right of your photograph and adhere a few small flowers and metal trinkets around the rosette clusters
·                Adhere your title chippie towards the bottom of  your piece, slightly off-centre

·                Lastly, cut two ‘heart’ strips from C89 002 Playtime and adhere one strip each to the top and bottom frame edge of your box

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