Hi everyone, Melissa here with a page for Bad Girls Couture! I took this photo a long time ago when I lived in Southern California. My friend in the photo is one of the nicest people I’ve ever met.
I was amazed by the beaches there, and it seemed like it was always sunny,warm, and dry. I think this 7 Gypsies paper fit well with the colors of the photo, and the elements of the kit.
To make this page I applied gesso with a cosmetic sponge, then stenciled on texture paste. I made the paste by mixing baby powder with the gesso to get a thicker consistency. When it was dry I rubbed on some Prima silver wax.
I took some of the top layer of paper off a piece of cardboard, and sponged it with gesso. I added color to the page with watercolor pencils and some gold metallic paint. I put cheesecloth under the cardboard to add detail.
I added part of the chain of Bohemian crystals around a glass pebble I’d painted. I used a bottle cap to hold them, and sprinkled in some micro beads.
I applied flowers, pearls, and rhinestones. I glued on microbeads to the flower for more texture.
I glued on gold embossing powder to sort of bring the sand onto the page. I also rubbed on gold mica powder.
Thank you so much for looking, and have a great week!