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A lovely guest designer project

Candy Bonoan-Lagazon offers us this delicious plate of inspiration using October’s Nevermore kits. Look at that gorgeous piece of vintage hardware! It’s amazing how she’s combined these materials to make such a beautiful, polished piece of artwork. Oh, and apparently her relatives are all models. *wink*


9 Responses

  1. This is really stunning Candy! I love the history this album represents. And it’s just beautiful. What a treasure!

  2. Candy. all I can say is wow. The kit’s elements are lovely to begin with, but you really came up with something superb here. Just lovely!

  3. WOW! This is just so very beautiful and a real elegant memento for the present and future generations! Candy, you are just amazing!


  4. The vintage photographs are just fabulous! I really envy you for having collected all these priceless gems of your family’s history. The album is simply breath-taking… so elegant! I love how you super-imposed the stamping on your photographs. You are one talented lady, Candy. Bravo! I hope to see more of your work here. More… more…. MORE!

  5. That is such a beautiful vintage album. Those photos are priceless! I commend you for being able to keep all those precious photos and preserving them for your family’s future generations. Really amazing work!

  6. Hi there Candy! Another beautiful and inspiring masteriece. to me, you are the Queen of vintage designs! {xoxoxo}

  7. Wao! I want to know how you made this!!!

  8. Hi, Yasu! Given that there was only 1 sheet of paper, and I didn’t have the exact color for crackle paint, I used the Weathered Wood (greyish blue) for the rest of the box. Then I sprayed Glimmer Mist Olive Green (without shaking so you don’t get too much gold) on a piece of cotton, then rubbed it on top of the grey crackle paint. Then I sprayed walnut ink on cotton and rubbed that on the crackle paint in multi-directions. Then, I used StazOn white and stamped all over with a script stamp. I ran out of crackle paint for the inside so I used grey paint instead and repeated the olive green Glimmer Mist and Walnut Ink combination, followed by the stamp. Hope that helps! I wasn’t sure it would work either but I’m glad it did.

  9. Thank you Candy! When I read all your instructions, I am more amazed !!
    I will check your blog now!

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