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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Sunday, 5 November 2017

More Mixed Media - black

November challenge at More Mixed Media is anything goes with the option of using black - a little or a lot
http://moremixedmediachallenge.blogspot.com.au/

I made this journal cover in a class at Mad for Markers given by Emma but kept the photo to add to my blog now for the November sample. (The photo is not too clear but it wouldn't fit on the scanner)


Spread black gesso over cover with a credit card.
Spread white gesso over part of the cover with a credit card.
Added finger marks and dots with left over white gesso.
Sammi stamped the stamp for me as my hands were too sore.
I coloured part of the stamp with Prismacolor pencils.
(I forgot to note the name of the stamp, it was one Emma lent us)
Wrote sentiment
Added different washi tapes.
Coloured white lace flowers to match the pink in the flower in her hair and layered on top.

The sentiment says:
Sometimes we just need to feel the wind in our hair and the light on our face.

I hope you will go over to the blog and join in the challenge.

I would like to add my journal cover to the following:

A Inky Mess 15 - anything mixed media
http://ainkymess.blogspot.com.au/2017/10/challenge-15.html

Altered Eclectics - anything altered/mixed media
https://alteredeclectics.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/november-challenge-over-here-at-altered.html

CCC Digi Creations 84 - must use flowers
http://cccdigicreations.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/challenge-84-must-use-flowers.html

Inspiration Destination 137 - anything goes
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/ag-no-137.html

Love to Scrap 103 - anything goes
https://lovetoscrapchallengeblog.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/ltscb-103-anything-goes.html

Rhedds Creative Spirit November challenge - altered art / mixed media
http://rheddscreativespirit.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/november-challenge.html

The Artistic Stamper Creative Team - use a quote - must have rubber stamping
(My quote is handwritten.  Have added rubber stamp)
http://theartisticstampercreativeteam.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/novembers-creative-challenge-use-quote.html

We love to Create - anything mixed media/creative
http://welove2create.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/challenge-2-anything-mixed.html

11 comments:

Jennifer Bradley said...

Super journal cover. Hugs Jennifer xx

Lozzy T said...

Love your journal Margaret...Hugs Lozzy x

Fikreta said...

its so nice!

Sandra Wright said...

Great journal cover Margaret...
Thank you for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month...x

Sandra Wright said...

Fab journal cover..I like the washi tape on the back..
Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics....x

Sandra Wright said...

Awesome cover Margaret...x

Ine Swinkels said...

very nice. Thanks for joining us at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

Rocky said...

I love your journal pages, this is something I will have to try next year. Thank you for the inspiration and for sharing it with us at Altered Eclectics.

Carol said...

Fab journal cover, love the face and quote xx

Irena Stefanova said...

I love your beautiful AJ page! Thank you for joining us at LTSCB!
Hugs
Irena xxx

Inky Kitty said...

Great Journal page, Thank you for joining in the challenge on the We Love to Create Blog