Tuesday 14 December 2021

Lady Vagabond's Briefcase for Belinda Basson DT

 Hello Friends

My project for Belinda Basson's Design Team for Stamperia this month is a briefcase for Lady Vagabond using some of Belinda's newly released products.  All of the Stamperia products I used are listed at the end of my post.

I have condensed the photos.  I started with Stamperia Stone paper A3 size.  I crumpled the paper over and over, gently spritzing with water each time, leaving it to dry and then doing it over again until it was wrinkled enough to resemble old leather.

I attached the stone paper to an MDF briefcase from my stash, it is quite big at 14" x 10" by 2.1/2" deep, using Stamperia Colla Gel Glue. Once dry I painted the whole suitcase with Allegro Paint in Earth colour. 

I moved to the inside of the case and covered the whole inside with Lady Vagabond White Flowers Rice Paper, securing it with Colla Gel glue. I love this glue, it is clear and dries clear and can be used for sticking and sealing projects.

Next, I took a piece of Stamperia Rice Paper - luggage attached it to white card, but out the luggage and glued it to the inside of the briefcase.  I also added some frames and pictures from Belinda's new range.
I used a couple of Belinda's new moulds to create the handle and locking mechanism and also the dials that I placed on the front of the case.  The handle and locks were painted with Stamperia Allegro Paint in Brown and Metallic respectively.

The cogs on the front of the case are Belinda's Greyboard Gears, I gessoed them before painting them in a mix of Earth and Brick Red paint to give them a rusty appearance. I set them aside to dry.  

I created the lock and handle with two of Belinds's new moulds, painted them and attached them to the top of the case.
I added the Rust Effect Rice Paper to the top left and bottom right of the case (front and back) using Colla Gel to glue and seal it, before adding the rusty cogs to the front of the case.

The gauges were created using another of Belinda's new moulds, I painted them in dark brown paint and then dry brushed them in brick red paint to highlight the details.
I didn't want any bulk on the back of the case so I simply added more rice paper to finish it off.
The finished case the perfect size to store my very large collection of Stamperia Rice papers, I love it!

Thanks so much for your visit, I hope you will check out Belinda's new Lifestyle range of Lady Vagabond products, they compliment the first release perfectly.

Crafty hugs, Anne xxx

Stamperia Products Used:

Stamperia A3 Stone Paper - DFPCA3

Stamperia Rice Papers - Luggage DFSA4520, White Flowers DFSA3083, Lifestyle Frames DFSA4644 and Rust Effect DFSA4650 

Stamperia Allegro Paint - KAL 106, KAL40, KAL20, KAL 117

Stamperia Lady Vagabond Greyboard Gears Gauge - KLSPDA448

Stamperia Lady Vagabond Mould - Lifestyle Suitcase - K3PTA4518 and Lifestyle Gauges - K3PTA4519

Stamperia Lady Vagabond Die Cuts DFLDCP21

Stamperia Cerantica - Turquoise K3P15T

Stamperia Colla Gel Glue - DC30M

Friday 10 December 2021

Ho, Ho, Ho!

 Hello Friends

A quick post just to share a large tag I made a bit back, using the new Santa Colorize die set by Tim Holtz, he is just such a jolly Santa!

I used the smallest size Etcetera tag (it is still huge) to create a scene for Santa.  I don't have a step by step - sorry, it is just one of those projects I just got lost in the making of it.

I used Christmas worn wallpaper to cover the tag before adding some Icicle Crackle Paste in the corners.  I rubbed Festive berries Distress Crayon into the crackles to highlight them.  The tree is a half tree from Tim's Woodland Trees set from a couple of years back.  I dyed the tree with various Distress Spray Stains before adding Idea-ology Christmas Tiny Lights, some alcohol ink coloured pears and then some Grit Paste to add the snow.

Santa is one of Tim's latest Colorize dies, I added a little bit of sparkle to him here and there using Distress Clear Rock Candy Glitter with the Glitter Duster.
I created the shelf using Etcetera Trims, attaching Tim's Idea-ology Icicles to the front and then coating the whole shelf in Distress Grit Paste. I added some Icicle Distress Crackle Paste to the icicles themselves which gives them a bit of a sheen. I coated the shelf and the Icicles with Glitter.  The snowballs are Idea-ology Clear Baubles coated in Glossy Accents and then dipped into Distress Clear Rock Candy Glitter.

The '25' is from an older Idea-logy set and I coloured them with Alcohol ink.  The tin lid is from the latest Idea-ology range.
To finish off I dyed some of Tim's older Idea-ology seam binding with Festive Berries Distress Spray Stain and added it to the top of my tag.

It lights up (of course!) with Idea-ology Christmas Tiny Lights.

I would like to add this to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge where the theme this week is 'Santa'.

Thanks so much for your visit, I always appreciate them.

Have a lovely weekend, whatever you are doing.

Crafty hugs, Anne xx

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