Jaime with you today to share a couple of really gorgeous mini albums created by our amazing Cocoa Daisy designers! I just love what Jody and Alissa created! Both mini albums are so soft and beautiful and full of gorgeous layers!
I love all of the details in both of the albums, and look at all of those gorgeous layers! I also adore how both used different sources of vellum for their covers – so unique and really adds a touch of texture and softness to their albums. Such a fantastic idea and one that I am definitely going to try!
Are you loving all the different ways you can alter the raw Maya Road chipboard alphas??
Sharmaine here, with two ways I dressed mine!
First up I covered the alphas with a coat of runny white paint.
I find the runnier paint easier to manipulate, with my fingers, to give an overall even coat.
The next thing I did was pull out the gorgeous Herringbone stamp and my ink
I then stamped the image onto the chipboard
Next I washed each piece with some watercolour paint.
You could, of course, add the watercolour first, and stamp on top, but I wanted a subtle look.
Then I used my sharpie pen and outlined each of the alphas.
The end result…
The second way I altered the chipboard was with some yarn.
I just wrapped each letter.
I used clear gel glue to adhere them to my page
I love the texture that the yarn adds.
Make sure you check out December’s gallery to see all the different ways the Design Team have used the Maya Road Chipboard.
I am sure you will agree that it’s inspiring.
Hi everyone! Jaime Warren with you today to share a layout I created with the gorgeous new December kit! Included in this amazing kit is a box of Maya Road Chipboard Alphas – these little things are so versatile! They can be dressed up in a variety of ways – as the other girls have shared. I decided to keep mine “naked” and dressed them up by mixing up my title work. I cut the rest of my title words from my Silhouette and surrounded my Maya Road Chipboard with it. It really makes the Maya Road Chipboard Alphas pop!
Don’t be afraid to leave your Maya Road Alphas a bit “naked” and dress them up by adding different textures and alphas to your title work!
I love this chipboard alpha and all the possibilities that comes with it! I have two examples to share with you today – one simple embossing, using the Zing Silver Glitter embossing powder. I did just like Emily, pressing the chipboard onto the versamark pad and then adding the embossing powder and heating. I loooove this embossing powder!
My second example is integrating the chipboard into the background. I started out by deciding an approximate placement of my photo and then glued the chipboard letters down onto my background.
I then painted the whole thing with gesso. According to my first plan I wasn’t going to paint my entire background, but as the plans changed during the process, I ended up covering it all.
Next, I painted my page and the chipboard with acrylic paint.
Before the paint was dry I used some damp tissue paper to wipe some of the paint away from the letters.
I also added some glimmer by painting the letters with Glimmer Glaze in the transparent colour Icicle. It’s really tricky to capture in a photo, but perhaps you can see some of the shimmering here?
Or in this image, where the colours are really off?
I’m truly enjoying seeing all the different takes on how to use this alpha! Have a wonderful day!