Monday, July 14, 2014

Happiness Is Tea Time & The Scraps Of Elegance July Kit~Chasing Rabbits

Welcome to Monday and to my blog!! Today, I would like to share a little tid bit about myself. I love Tea Time!! I don't drink coffee, but I love a cup of tea around 12:00 or so every day. I take mine with cream and honey, and my favorite tea is English Breakfast Tea. I also love to collect tea cups and tea pots, and so I was in the mood to do a little photography and I set up a really pretty display on my tea cart, using one of my tea cups, some old Vintage lace, some string pearls, a flower and a pocket watch that was one my husband, David's,  Pawpaw's pieces that were given to him by his mother. I think it turned out really romantic, and here is the original shot that I used on my layout:

And here is one that I did some Vintage color work on:

I created a layout using the Scraps Of Elegance July Kit~Chasing Rabbits and Charlotte's wonderful sketch that came with it:

To create a layout with my tea themed photo:

I wanted a really time worn look so I used a Vintage look paper from the kit on the bottom layer, then I tore, inked and grunge-punched  a contrasting damask print piece of paper for the second layer.

The lace piece is just a leftover piece in my stash that I cut around the pattern to fit how I wanted it to look.
I then did lots of layering around the photo with pieces that I cut from the kit, kit papers that I distressed and inked as well as some of the sticker pieces that were included in the kit.

The flowers were from the Floral Add on and my stash.

Here you can see the flower layering and the little pocket watch and tea cup I cut from the papers and stickers. 

Some more flower layers and paper & sticker pieces.
The resin pieces were also in the kit and I just love the sweet, Vintage look they add. 

Here you can see where I painted places on my paper with Crackle Paint and then inked over them to bring out the crackle. 

I just love the Vintage look and the papers and elements in this kit were perfect for capturing that look and for letting me share my love of Tea Time with you! Thanks for dropping by for a cup and I hope you have a great week!! Hugs ~Renea

1 comment:

Tonya said...

As always Renea everything you create is simply stunning and I am truly amazed at your talent. Both the photo and layout are gorgeous! <3