Introducing the Unique Style of Adrienne!

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Adrienne

 

My Name is Adrienne Ford. I was born and raised in Pennsylvania and currently live here with my loving husband, and two beautiful babies- Luke, my rough and tumble yet sweet as pie two year old, and my beautiful baby girl Karina.
 
I am a kindergarten teacher by trade, but have left that field to be a stay-at-home Mama for the time being. I have enjoyed going down this road of staying at home with my kiddos, but I could not do it without a cup of coffee in hand! I got into scrapbooking when my son was born in 2010, so I am fairly new at this awesome hobby. I found that I not only needed a way to house all my gorgeous photos of him, but I also needed a creative outlet that was just for me. ( My husband was also was begging me to get a hobby!) Since then I have been evolving as a scrapper and have been creating like crazy!
 
I love to try new things and work with several types of designs, mediums and colors. However, I have come to find that my “style” has become much more refined since beginning my scrapbooking adventures.  I LOVE mixed media and adore working with art mediums of all types. I primarily start my creative process by choosing a patterned paper or an embellishment, and then use that as a springboard for my color choices, photos etc. I almost always apply Gesso, misting and stamping to my backgrounds and then go from there. I love to experiment with color, flowers, chipboard, and any type of art medium.
 

I am SO thrilled to be a part o the Scrap FX team and am looking forward to my adventures exploring with Scrap FX Products! I hope that we can all gain inspiration from one another in the coming year!

 

 

I wanted to do a couple of shares with you so you can get to know my style. It just so happens to I had done quite a bit of white washing with these two layouts….hehe…:)

This first one I was very drawn to the swirls of the flourish. When playing around with this piece, I was trying to decide which direction I wanted it to be going, then I spotted the beautiful butterfly frame in my stash- putting the two of them together, they became so harmonious and married well together. What a pair! I have primed these pieces and simply dabbed my finger in some acrylic paint and lightly dabbed and blended the paint onto my chippies.

 

 

 
Twisted Reeds (2013047)
 
 
Butterfly Circle Small (2011162)
 
 
 
Adore Words (2013065)
 
 
 

For the next one, I was very much inspired by the gears on this beautiful tree chipboard peice. I love the masculine/steampunk feel it has…. I found this photo of myself and my DS and thought that they might be a good match 🙂

The background was created using lots of mediums I love the layers and layers it involved. I sometimes have to learn when to say when with the art mediums 🙂
The chippies were treated in the same manner. I primed them with Gesso, then inked with brown  chalk ink. For the tree, I used some beautiful Stampendous Embossing Powder in Marine and Bronze here and there. I finally VERY LIGHTY hit it with a thin layer gesso.
 

 

 

 
Cog Tree (2012334)
 
 
Mother and Son (2012060 )
 
 
Thanks for stopping in to look.
You can check out more of my work here:
 
 
 
Until next time,
 

Adrienne

 
 
 

4 Responses to “Introducing the Unique Style of Adrienne!”

  1. Wow oh wow!!!!! Adrienne love your style!! Totally awesome, love these 2 LO’s they are divine, cannot wait to see more!!! 🙂 Mxx

  2. amazing layouts, love them…xx

  3. This is impressive!! Such beautiful works!!

  4. Uhm hello mind blowing work. This is miles and miles and MILES away from what I tend to do and I LOVE IT! The texture- the paint WOW!!!!