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Stars in their Eyes – Week 2

This week it’s all about Missy Whidden.

On my list of style must haves … glimmermist/paint, brightish colours, fun topics/photos, stitching/embroidery thread, banners, buttons, distressed edges, the date written in month and year and she tends to use a sketch to get things started.

So … I followed a link on her blog to Sketch Savvy and picked out a sketch…

It turns out Missy has since used this sketch herself … it must have been a good choice then!

I dragged out some older photos which I thought would be suitable for the brighter colours I wanted to use. And I found a blue glimmermist to use in the background … going for the blue sky look I had going on in the photos. I just punched out some circles to use as a mask because my masks didn’t seem to suit the Missy style I was after. A little distressing, layering, stitching, a button or two later and I was done.

I discovered that Missy has lots of really neat details in her layouts … it pays to study the close ups too. It will be interesting to see who’s up next!

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6 Responses

  1. Love what you’ve done here, Bev. Good luck!!

  2. ohhhhhh i love the misting colour…which one is it???
    and how you have left circles white and then stitiched around them!!!
    very cool!!!

  3. She sure did put a lot of little details on her layouts. Loved your stitching. I missed that out. LOL

  4. I liked the sketch you chose. Wow you did a great job, love the colour and all the attention to detail that you have picked up from Missy’s style. Missy certainly loves her glimmermist lol Loving the circular shapes throughout too.

  5. Fantastic work! big congrats too! well done! wahoo – go Bev!! you sneaky thing using a sketch! good thinking:)

  6. So much gorgeous detail on there Beverley. Congrats on your placing.

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