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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Limitations – junk journal page #15

I am notorious for being unable to throw anything away, so much I think my husband will go insane one of these days. And to top it all of my son has inherited this quality and even in a worse degree: he keeps the caps of plastic bottles, the confetti from the paper punch, even yesterday the lid of his dessert (which I didn't allow with a massive tantrum as result)
On my desk there were still some strips of paper lying around from the garden book (I already used some leftovers on page #10)
After watching the video about faux chine collé on the GelliArts blog, it struck me, I should just glue all the scrap pieces that are lying around on a piece of paper and print over it.
So that’s what I did with these strips, there were enough for 2 pages:


I decided to only print on 1 of them and do something different with the second one, just to see how totally different the 2 could turn out.
This is the printed one (I still need to finish this one off)


On the other page I scribbled some with my new gel sticks (still need to give them a proper test drive) and sprayed some Dylusions through some objects which I use as a stencil (a flower coaster, a doiley and a doormat). Then it became clear to me in which directions the page should go, the strips needed journaling so I added all the limitations I encounter with crafting, the main one being time restriction.



Which limitations do you encounter while crafting?


6 comments:

  1. It's sad (but true) that "being an adult" can be a barrier to making art. I try to channel my inner child whenever I can. Well, not when I'm doing my taxes!

    Thanks for the tip about using paper scraps with the Gelli Plate. I'm adding it to my (long) list of fun things to try.

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  2. Really like the randomness of the colours & patterns. May have to get myself a gelli plate!

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    1. you definetely should, it is so versatile and fun, my best buy ever.

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