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Love You to the Moon

By  Jennifer Matott  for  Faber-Castell® (fabercastell.com)

Create an out-of-this-world scrapbooking page using many different mediums on a dark background. The stunning contrast of white on black shows off your photo perfectly.

  • Love You To The Moon
  • Closeup View

Materials

  • American Crafts Cardstock and Studio Calico Patterned Papers
  • Stickers: American Crafts White Thickers Letters in font of choice, Advantus Tim Holtz Idea-ology Chitchat Words
  • UmWowStudio Chipboard Star Confetti
  • Glass beads
  • Blue polka dot ribbon

Tools

  • Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Tools: Essential Tool Kit, Gelatos Mist Maker Set
  • Small stars stencil
  • Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Neutrals Art GRIP® Color Pencils
  • Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft® Textural Accents: Gesso, Gel Medium
  • Adhesives: Beacon Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive, Plaid All Night Media Pop Dots

Basic Supplies

  • paper trimmer, scissors, stapler, craft mat
  • Size
  • 1. Page is 12"x12".
  • Love You to the Moon
  • 1. Fill mister bottle three-quarters full of water. Add Gesso to fill line; shake until mixed.
  • 2. Lay stencil over dark gray cardstock; spray with mist. Let dry. (Note: Empty mister and clean thoroughly before storing.)
  • 3. Scribble circles by tracing stencil and adding more loose scribbles using color pencils.
  • 4. Mix small amount of gel medium with some glass beads on craft mat using palette knife. Smear mixture over misted area. Embed chipboard confetti in wet medium. Let dry.

    Closeup
  • 5. Cut 2"x4" strip of paper; notch ends with scissors. Staple strip to create dimension. Cut 4" length of ribbon; notch end with scissors. Adhere to page as shown.
  • 6. Adhere selected photo to page using foam dots.
  • 7. Embellish with letters and word stickers.
  • Tip
  • 1. Mixing 1 part gesso with 3 parts water ensures the spray bottle will not clog. Remaining diluted gesso can be stored in lidded container for later use.