Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Imaginarium Designs - DT Project Feb 2012

It is now my turn at "Imaginarium Designs" Blog to show 
my Design Team projects for this month.
February is the month of LOVE, so I decided to 
create 2 projects around this theme.
My 1st project is a Mini-book & stand.
It's called,
"To my Valentine - together, forever, LOVE"

This is an altered art project which I have enjoyed making.
It is a chipboard stand with a matching mini book cover,
The Imaginarium Designs chipboards are the mini or "tinies" range
available from Imaginarium Designs website.
Lots of techniques -  with distressing, embossing and stamping.

"Mini Book & stand - Available from "Imaginarium Designs"
Together, forever LOVE"

Imaginarium Designs Chipboards are
ID mini words "together,forever" IDW0007
ID mini word - "LOVE" IDW0036
ID MINI book and Stand - (new release)
ID Mini Skelton leaves - (new release)
ID Mini frame - IDT0002
ID Vine leave flourish - (new release)
other materials used are
G45 papers- Curtain call, Fashionista, Botanicabella
Meg's Garden vintage image
Seam binding ribbon
Distress stains and  distress inks
Prima flowers, mini flowers
Diecut - spellbinders fancy tags,
Martha Stewart vine leaves punch, fancy doily edging.
Kaisercraft script wrinting stamp
Tim Holtz embossing folder
Embossing powder,
gesso, gold paint.
Glossy accents

Back of mini book is embossing & distressed.
I wanted to create a textured cover, produced with
a Tim Holtz embossing folder, embossing powder and
distress inks and stains
Corner framed on stand are so to be available -new releases

Mini Stand is painted, distressed inked and stamped.

ID Mini Frame - IDT0002 (green inked)
ID Mini Skelton Leaves  (new  release item)
Die cut - Spellbinders fancy tags (brown distress inked, under the green frame)

My 2nd project is dedicated to the City of Love - PARIS
I call this project
"A room with a view - Paris"

My dream is to visit PARIS one day, I want to experience
this beautiful city and experience this view from my hotel window.
OHH....one day !!!! my dream will come true........but for now
I can only look at this page I have created.

"A Room with a View - PARIS"

ID Chipboard - window with lattice & shutter - IDS0016
ID Mini alpha chipboards - IDA005

Painted the chipboard with gesso, then applied texture paste
to give a rustic texture to the chipboard,
inked the edges with chalk inks.
The alphas are inked with Bamboo & Brown chalk inks
and glossy accents on top.
Imaginairum Designs chipboards are
Window shutter and lattice - IDS0016
Mini Alphas IDA005

other materials used
Papers - Prima Pixie Glen collection
Kaisercraft blossoms,
May arts Vine ribbon
Prima - Vine flowers
Tim Holtz die cut - Tattered florals
Lace, Film slides, cream card stock,
distress inks, glittermist.
Vintage image of Paris (old postcard)

I wish you all a Happy Love Day - Happy Valentine's Day.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects and 
have found some inspiration.
Don't forget to check out "Imaginarium Designs" blog
there is a great competition for this month to win some great
"ID Chipboards".
Join the NING site and leave comments on the ID Blog and facebook
for your chance to win win win........
thanks for looking and have a great happy day.
Cheers Adriana XXXX


Rachael Funnell said...

OH! MY GOODNESS! I have 1 word for these Creations.......
S.T.U.N.N.I.N.G.!! ♥

Blossom inch said...

just one word - beautiful and what a fabulous works you have done.

Heather Jacob said...

OMG !!!!! totally exquisite Adriana ... loooovvvveeeee both of these .. love the texture and the colors, outstanding work .. hugz to you xoxo

Tracey said...

Beautiful.......love the vintage book and stand. And you took me to Paris with your pretty layout:)

Em Stafrace said...

oh my gosh love the textured distressed cover of your first project and the soft sensitive page A room with a View both incredibly inspiring works Adriana xox

Gayle Price said...

Gorgeous !! I love your Paris page, so, so pretty. Love how you have used the shutters ( so cute ) to frame the tower.

Keren Tamir said...

Adriana this is absolutely stunning!! there are no words to describe it!! truly!! your work is divine!! I also dream of Paris. I love your dream!!

Di Garling said...

Totally stunning Adriana. Love love love it. Sooooo gorgeous.
Cheers Di xo

Eila Sandberg said...

OMG Adriana! the Paris page is just out of this world! love how you created the banner with mini frames and fans. I have been several times to Paris so I know from experience that you'll just fall in love with that city. Fantastic view you have created! The stand is also big time wowzer! love the muted colours and the richness of detail. Fabulous projects both of them! xoxox