Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Queen of The Forest - Terry Nelson - USA

I thought I'd try one of the CSI: Color, Stories, Inspiration challenges.  
It was just what I needed to get my mojo moving on scraping some photo's in layouts for a change.   


Major Case File No. 227


Here is how I solved the case...

Scheme: All the colors...Check
Evidence :
I have flowers, wood, and cheese cloth as fabric. ...Check


 Testimony:

"Kitty has walked in the woods with
us since she was a kitten.
Usually trailing along behind, last in line. 
Every once in a while, 

In a mad Kitty dash she unexpectedly
grabs a leg then climbs up a tree."

...Check! 
 I just realized it might sound like Kitty grabs a leg and takes it with her up a tree...lol  But actually she just grabs, lets go, then climbs up a tree. ๐Ÿ˜œ

I picked out 2 pictures of my Kitty.  Yep, her name is actually "Kitty".   I used some leftover Pion Design's "The Songbird's Secret" papers.

I used texture paste and a stencils.  I colored some texture paste with vintage photo ink and used a Loin King stencil to get the little foot prints.

I created the title and the journaling text in photo shop, printing them out and then die cut "Queen". Inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress ink.
I used an embossing folder on the green paper in the center.

I sprayed with Lindy's "Aloha Avocado". It was the closest color I had to pale olive green.   I splattered with orange acrylic paint.



I have a wood crown from Prima, and a round wood compass from Kisercraft






I really like how it came out.  I'll defiantly be trying out some more new case files. 
Thank you for stopping by!!!  ❤️
~ Terry

11 comments:

  1. Stunning layout, love your background work and your use of layers. A very cute 'Kitty' too!

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    1. Hi Ginny! Thank you so much for your sweet comment! I love your pages! I was looking at them on Scrapbook.com and when you mentioned the CSI chalenges that's when I searched for them. Thank you for all your inspiration!

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  2. Beautiful work, Terry. Just like Ginny, I love the background work. The design made with the modeling paste is so pretty. I love the use of the cheese cloth, especially how you've coloured it with the green ink. Love all of the embellishments as well. Cute kitty. Great job. TFS ♦

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    1. Thank you so much for your very sweet comment Jacynthe!❤️️

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  3. Hey Terry,
    Is ther anything That you can not create???
    If you have a bundle of papers, than you make magic real!!
    What a beautiful layout wo WoW WoW.TFS
    Mvg Gina Belgium

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    1. Awww Ginna... Your so wonderful! Of course There is lots I can't create. But I hope I will always try to create good things. That is to say I hope I create things that bring goodness in one form or another if not to everyone then at lest to myself. Can you tell I'm feeling philosophical this morning? ๐Ÿค—
      Love your generosity and sweetness dear lady!! ❤️

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    2. So sorry I misspelled your name Gina! I didn't see an edit button!

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    3. Thats what I get for being philosophical...๐Ÿ˜‰

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  4. Oh, what a beautiful cat and a gorgeous page! Loving all your textures and details, and your journaling is so sweet!

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