Friday, 2 September 2011

2 new layouts at last......phew!!

I made both of these layouts in August but have had to re-photograph them 3 seems that the pale backgrounds are washing out the details in the bright summer light..(cough cough) now that September is upon us and I am grumbling at losing the light again it seems that this time is 3rd time lucky.

If Ben could read he would curse me because he is actually a Train spotter but all in the name of art...etc..I made the telescope from brown felt and gold thread. Ben was actually looking through a telescope in a childrens park but it wasn't quite as interesting as this one!

I enjoyed making a fantasy page with the cut out sillhouette from the photo and am certainly planning to do alot more.

More my usual style this is the one that was struggling to stay true to its colour for me which is annoying because I like to colour compliment my photos, and it just wasn't happening once I had loaded them onto the PC..grrrrrrr.
As soon as I took a photo of it on a cloudy day it turned out grey..sometimes no matter what you do the photos don't reflect the true beauty of the layouts:(

The dragonfly is from HappyDaze and is one of the PinkPaislee Butterfly Garden wooden shapes, which come in a pack of four including a cool birdcage.
I kept it completely natural and simply coated it with glitter glue and it looks so much better in real life then on here.

Both pages were made using 2 sheets of the same Websters Pages 12x12 papers.....kind of handy when you buy the full kits....I have finally progressed from being a one page scrapper to a!!
It works though because it's nice to know that I can afford to cut out the images from the spare one and have a bit more freedom.
It's all those years of shopping in scrap shops and only buying one of each design that caused me to be so frugle.

Love and generosity
Ruth xxx


downrightcrafty said...

oh the telescope looks fabulous and so do the planes, artistic licence is fabulous don't you think, love the secret garden and what a great photograph, beautiful as always
Hugs Kate xx

Lizzyc said...

these are gorgeous Ruth.. and i always assume that any layouts are better in real life as i know most of mine are not true to color after taking a photo and putting it on the computer no matter what the daylight looks like!!

Vibeke said...

WOW - it looks great!! So fun to see some layouts from you again!! :)