Sunday, June 24, 2012

Playing in the Background...

As I frantically add last minute items to the car and camper for our camping trip.... departing tomorrow morning!!  ... it occurs to me that I need to blog about this week's palette over at The Colour Room.

I had a bunch of fun with water, glimmermists and salt to create this funky little background technique and teamed it up with a silhouette photo of my ds#1 and some 'really old' rubon numbers  (love using up old stuff). Thanks to Feature Art for the sponsorship this month.

{count the ways}




Yummy Dusty Attic cogs helped to set the boy theme and were simply gessoed to offset them against the watercoloured background:

Cogs Frames Set : DA0327
Mini Cogs: DA0689




Thanks so much for popping in guys.... but i really need to finish packing!!  A little bit more than a week in a warm sunny beach in Far North Queensland is beckoning!!  :))  Promise to update with lots of piccies.

Cheers for now,

Jules
x

18 comments:

Chantelle said...

totally loving that background - looks like watercolour - enjoy your week in the sun - sounds oh so lovely!! :)

Linda Eggleton said...

Wow, how awesome does that background look, Julie! Love the effect the salt has given it...along with the silhouette photo!

Have a lovely time away camping in the far north sun...sounds perfect! :)

Adriana - DRIARTE said...

Stunning work and the colors are so beautiful. Love all the details!!!

Sandra said...

Have a great relaxing time and take lots of pics to scrap.

Lizzyc said...

wow! this looks amazing! the textures in the background and the cogs and the cut out photo... stunning!!

Vicky Varvadouka said...

Beautiful and impressive background and design! Love it!!!
xoxo

Heather McMahon said...

Oohh, love that background Julie!
Thanks so much for a terrific class in Brisbane too.

Lisa Amiet said...

WOW! This is stunning! Love it all xoxo

Leanne J said...

woohoo..that looks like so much fun.. love the layers ..oh and playing with backgrounds..woohoo!!

Luce said...

Hallo. I´m a Norwegian who love your blogg and your works.
Awesome background and beautiful decoration :o)
Have a great campingtrip :o)

Melinda said...

Hello Jules! can't believe I haven't commented on this yet! Just so gorgeous and the idea with the salt is awesome..must try! missing you around, hope all is okay! :))xx

Janine K said...

Gorgeous page, I have been playing with salt on water colour paints and didn't even think to try it with GM! LOL!

ingrid said...

this is simply gorgeous Julie!
hope you enjoyed your trip!
hugs
Ingrid xxx

Lene said...

oh my....this is amazing ! Love the background ! So lovely !

Keren Tamir said...

love the background and the layout is fantastic!! I'm a new follower!! I actually thought I was already but I guess I can't keep track!!lol

Jasmine S said...

Hey Miss Julie. I have thought of you a few times now as we have not heard from you for some time.
I hope all is ok and it is just that life is busy.

leesa jhon said...

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WOW! What an a amazing pictures thank you very much for sharing and i hope you will share more like it.

scrapbookertink said...

Love this layout, where is the cute word button from, need to get some x