Saturday, November 15, 2014

Inspiration Elevator November Challenge- Layers

Our main purpose here at IE is to challenge ourselves, each other and YOU to take the creative process to the next level;  to inspire growth and change in our scrapbooking beyond the mundane.
You can see all of Inspiration Elevator's previous challenges at on Facebook .

 This month's challenge is issued by the creative Katherine Sutton. Katharine has a fabulous, eclectic style where she showcases all kinds of mediums and keeps the focus on her great photos. This month she has a warm seasonal challenge for us. Here it is in her own words:

" 'cos Autumn is all about layers of leaves and layers of jumpers (in the northern hemisphere) I would like to challenge you to add lots of layers to your page....this could be layers of paints, inks, stamps, papers, glassine paper, acetate....lots of lovely layers."

I loved this challenge, it gave me a reason to take time and get dirty, LOL! I played with lots of fun techniques. I applied Gesso to my background. Then I used a stencil and a black marker to add circles and added Gelatos and water inside them. I sprayed with mist, added some stamping. Then piled on 5 layers of paper, some mesh, some thread and embellies. I love the fun and messy look of this page! Thanks for the challenge Katherine!

 
Here are some close ups:







We encourage you to check out each designer's creation this month: here's a complete list of this month's participating designers!
 
Why not give the challenge a try yourself? Then pop by our Facebook page and share with us what you created!

9 comments :

  1. Beautiful - Love all those layers and colours and all the inkiness....gorgeous :)

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  2. Your close up shots really show off just how much layering you put into this page! Great variety and use of embellishments on this lovely page.

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  3. seriously LOVE all your colors and layer and mixed media!! Gorgeous page!! you rocked it!!

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  4. WHOA! your page caught my eye with a bang! I adore all your paints and inks! I think this ia favourite of mine of yours..of ALL time! It's soooo good.

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  5. Love it Lisa! Such a fun background, fab layers and awesome photo's too.

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  6. Cool LO! Definitely shows that you put a lot of love and effort into this project! I’m stopping by to give you some Bloggie Love! I'll share to twitter, pinterest and FB.

    La-Vie B.
    Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

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  7. Love your page and all the textures! BL

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  8. So very pretty! I love this kind of layout, but i am so scared to try making one.

    Elaine (BL)
    ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

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