Pam Mann shows you how to overcome fear

Hello everyone! Pamela Mann has created our first installment in the “Don’t Be Scared, Scrappers!” series.

First, I asked Pam to layout a page in her usual style, without gluing anything down.

Here’s her work:
pam mann step 1

Next step – add some ephemera from the package I sent!

Pam chose the cover of a vintage Wee Wisdom magazine and a vintage book page (nice and yellowed!).  You can see she also added some stitching and distressing around the edges – and she did some inking on some of the paper pieces.

GAUCHE ALCHEMY 1

Step 3: Add some embellishments – she chose some found objects I included in her package: the beads, button, bells, and safety pin in the upper right corner and the playing card and peach/white fiber along the bottom.

GAUCHE ALCHEMY 2

Last step:  more beads and bells, another piece of ephemera (dragonfly), and black & white trim.

GAUCHE ALCHEMY 3

There, now that wasn’t hard, was it?

Scrappers – show us what you can do!  Whether you’ve ordered one of our kits or just collected things from around the house, upload your work to our Flickr gallery and let us have a look-see.

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8 Responses

  1. Pam, you did a great job “overcoming your fears”! You make it look so easy!

  2. Very cool! Love the end result!

  3. Love it!

  4. Yay Pamela, you did it.

  5. Pam, that’s a great layout!!!! Congrats on stepping out of your comfort zone!
    Great mentoring Amy *wink*

  6. Great job. Hope to overcome my fears as easily.

  7. […] Scared Scrappers, Part Deux Posted on November 15, 2009 by Amy Wing This is for all your scrappers out there in love with our kits but not sure how to use them.  For the first installment in this series, be sure to see this post. […]

  8. […] For more inspiration, check out the last two installments of “Don’t Be Scared, Scrappers!” series featuring: Nathalie Leonelli and Pamela Mann. […]

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