Enjoying the Ride

This is the layout that inspired my Layout Sketch Challenge for this month.  I have written about our conscious effort to “Enjoy the Ride” that is parenting, rather than fight against the inevitable happenings of it all.  I created this layout with a lot of spontaneity and a go with the flow attitude, following my intuition and where it guided me.

Enjoy the Ride by Alicia Redshaw

I used Krylon Spray Gesso on the Chipboard title before sprayig with mist.  The only problem was the the spray Gesso is a lot more resistant to mist that painted Gesso would be, however I puddled in it with my fingers until I liked the mottled two-tone effect.

Enjoy the Ride by Alicia Redshaw  Enjoy the Ride by Alicia Redshaw Enjoy the Ride by Alicia Redshaw

Supplies used:
Patterned papers – Glitz Designs Uncharted Waters
Mesh – Prima
Chipboard title – Imaginarium Designs
Mist – Shimmerz
Ink – Versacolor (Pinecone), Memento (Dove Grey)
Staples – Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher
Letter stickers – Basic Grey
Cabochan – Handmades by Clarabelle
Stamps – Kaiser (grid lines), Hero Arts (circle words)
Washi tape – Cosmo Cricket – maybe?
Phrase sticker – Cosmo Cricket
Metal tab – Heidi Swapp
Diecuts – October Afternoon
Gesso – Krylon Spray Gesso (white)
Buttons – Basic Grey
Embroidery thread – DMC
Pen – Zig Writer (Chocolate)

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