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Sunday, July 12, 2015

deck of cards

For this week's Craft Barn challenge with the theme deck of cards I started on a page that already had some word steniling on (I started this as a second entry for the word challenge a couple of weeks ago  but never came to finishing it).


I colored the background with sun yellow and sienna gold Inktense pencils and activated the pigment with a babywipe. 
(I'm always surprised at the vibrancy after activating, just fascinating)


This large sheet of card rubons, which I have had for years,


 was just perfect for this page. I randomly added some images to the background.


That was the background done, I then searched for a fitting quote and found this one: 


As focal image I glued down a paper pieced Julie Nutting doll which I have made way back following the instructions of Gabrielle Pollaco and added some butterflies to finish it all off.


I just read the instructions for this weeks challenge and it should have words as background, this would be perfect for that too, wonder whether I would be allowed to enter it a second time?

7 comments:

  1. Oh wow! Fabulous! Love those rubons! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge.
    Jane x

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    1. This was actually the first time ever I used rubons :-)

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  2. Don't you love it when you finally use some old craft stash you kept because it might come in handy... Your collaged doll is great!

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    1. Absolutely, that also gives the justification to keep hording :-)

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  3. Love the collaged figure and she makes a great addition to your journal page.

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