A Springtime Layout

Hello everyone!

It’s officially springtime and here in California we’ve been having beautiful sunny days! I decided to make a layout using an older photo of my daughter on a springtime trip to a poppy field.

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze

To make the background more interesting, I started the page with a white oil pastel crayon and the Impressions TCW502 stencil and the Daily Buzz TCW528s stencil, both from the new winter 2015 collection.

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze (3)

The effect is subtle but when I painted the page with watercolors, the oil pastel designs “resisted” the paint.

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze (4)

Next, I took a Stabilo pencil and outlined the flowers with the 12×12 size Daily Buzz TCW528 stencil.

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze (5)

Then I took some glitter paint and outlined over the pencil markings….

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze (6)

and painted the petals using Fireworks ink spray by Imagine Crafts in Summer Sky.

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze (7)

Here’s a detailed close up.

Miae Rowe_TCW_SpringBreeze (2)

Thanks for dropping by and I hope you find some creative time this weekend!


The Crafter’s Workshop Design Team


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