Wednesday, 20 April 2011

First attempt at altered art - a mini album cover

I have just uploaded the altered front cover of the mini album kit that June (CraftyJ from DC scrapbooking forum, her amazing altered giant pegs are also in the DC gallery today) kindly sent me, for a long time I couldn't get started. I tend to craft in neat rows but so want to be more free in my crafting but just not confident how to start, but today I felt inspired and just went for it. I really enjoyed making it.
The paper is from  Papermania Creative Tones Amethyst Infusion paper pack
I tinted one of the embossed hearts and one sentiment with Ranger milled lavender distress ink, and also used it to distress the edges of the album.
I used Wackytac adhesive sheets to adhere everything together as I cannot find my silicone glue and also it was the neatest way to attach the mesh to the cover, do hope you like my first attempt at altered art, I am looking forward to decorating the rest of the pages, thanks for any comments, it is such a gorgeous kit, to work with,  have a lovely day, happy crafting, Fi x


  1. Fiona, This is so different for you but it is absolutely stunning. Saw your 1st page on DC and it is perfect too! Lovely colour and I love the texture of the cover. Well done you!! :)X

  2. This is lovely, well done on leaving your comfort zone, Fab!
    wendy x

  3. Ooh well done this is stunning :-) Happy leap blogging! Elaine-xxx-

  4. A gorgeous piece of altered art, love the colours. Have made my way bloghopping with Redrotties blog hop from DoCrafts. Sarah

  5. This is really pretty, well done on doing something different

    Kate xxx

  6. this is lovely Fiona.
    love the embossed hearts and the mesh.
    is the embossed bit a sizzix folder or UTEE??
    all very effective.

    kathleen mc x