Wednesday, 1 February 2017


If you have been following the Dusty Attic Face Book page you would have already seen some of the photos of our trip.
Jen "the Boss" and I where EVER SO LUCKY to be able to go to 
CREATIVATION 2017 in Phoenix - yes in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA !!! 

We where even MORE lucky to stay with Janene and her awesome hubby Dan from 

So a MASSIVE Thank you to two of the greatest people you could ever meet.

PS - when we reach 8000 "Likes" on our Face Book page we are going to have another Give-a-Way. 

Oh My Goodness, the entries into the January challenge are just amazing. I'm so happy everyone is loving the Sketches from THE NIFTY PIXEL along with the Mood Board inspiration. 
The winner of the $100 voucher to the 

February Challenge brings another gorgeous sketch from the Nifty Pixel with a ever so cute "Retro" Mood Board. To Inspire you is our amazing 


Hello, today I am here to share with you a LO I did using Dusty Attic's Sketch/Mood Board, chipboard & stencils.....

Here is the BEAUTIFUL Sketch/Mood Board....

You can use the sketch and, or the mood pallet!

The Challenge has a amazing prize of a $100 Dusty Attic Gift Voucher to the  Dusty Attic Website  for the winner. To enter all you need to do, is use the Mood Board OR the sketch OR both for Inspiration,  you can interpret it anyway you like. The only requirement is that Dusty Attic chipboard is used in your creation. Once completed simply add your link to the right side of the bar of the Dusty Attic Blog...

The Dusty Attic used:
Scribble Frame Set
Scribble Frame Set
Decorative Frame #1
Decorative Frame # 1
Doodads #5
Doodads #5
Feather Charms #3
Feather Charms #3
Feather Charms #4
Feather Charms #4
Decorative Scroll #2
Decorative Scroll #2
mini Chicken Wire
Mini Chicken Wire
Gem Drop Border
Gem Drop Border
mini Icicles
Mini icicles
mini Script ABC set
Mini Script ABC
Teeny Tiny ABC set
Teeny Tiny ABC
Sparkle Stencil
Sparkle Stencil
The 49 and Market used:
The Patch 84932
Hierloom-The Patch
Vintage Shades - Blue Bouquet
Vintage Shades-Blue Bouguet
Vintage Shades - Blue Blossoms
Vintage Shades-Blue Blossoms
Garden Bloom Dusty Shale
Garden Bloom-Dusty Shale
Multi Blue BM-85120
Basic Flowers-Multi Blue
Other elements used: Corrugated Paper, Doilys, Prills-mini pearls & sage advice, clear crackle, clear varnish, liquid pearls-robins egg blue, LuminArt-H20-heavenly white,Shimmerz Inklings-chocolate & diamonds, Dreamweaver translucent texture paste,clear & white gesso,  Prima snowflake texture, & glass glitter pearl.... 

I primed the paper & the chipboard pieces, that I used color on with clear gesso, & primed the chipboard pieces, that I used white on with white gesso. For the stencil work on the paper I used the DA sparkle stencil, & translucent texture paste. Once the stencil work dried, I painted it with the LuminArt-heavenly whit to give it shimmer....
I painted most of the chipboard & the corrugated paper,with the clear crackle, let dry, then painted it with the heavenly white, for the white, robins egg blue, for the blue & chocolate & diamonds for the brown....

Shows altered blooms using the heavenly white H20, snow texture & glass glitter. I also glued prills on to the edge of the corrugated paper...

Glued prills into the chicken wire....

& onto the frames & centers of the snowflakes....Here are a few more close ups....

Thank you so much for taking the time to look, & I am looking forward to see, what you come up with this months Sketch/Mood Board....Rachelle


  1. Lovely inspirational post,Who is the winner of January challenge