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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

words

This week’s challenge over at The Craft Barn is to use words as background.
Easy.




I started by gluing down book pages 
and giving it a white wash








Then used 2 new stencils, first stenciled turquoise through the main stencil, next placed the circles on top of the other and stenciled in black. Then added some more words with a script stamp. Really pleased with how the background turned out.







Next came the main elements, I used a Julie Nutting stamp which I stamped on a book page and a piece of patterned paper of which I cut out the dress.
I stamped a frame on a piece of metallic paper to form a mirror, added a bird on top of that and used my self-made frame stamp to create a frame for the quote:
What we see depends on what we look for.


7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous background, fabulous colours.

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  2. Fabulous background, love that turquoise, also great way to illustrate the quote.

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  3. Love the mirror effect and the doll is great stamped on book pages!

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  4. Your design illustrates your quote perfectly.

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  5. What a brilliant way of making the background, I love it! Thank you for joining in The Craft Barn Challenge.
    Jane x

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  6. Well done Vicky - can't help but love anything with words in it!

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