woensdag 15 januari 2014

An art journal Round Robin

This is a spread made in somebody elses art journal, a little scary, but I think it worked out alright. this is a Round Robin that I entered into. Every 2 weeks I will receive somebody's journal to work in, whilst my own journal is also traveling. If all goes well, I will get my own journal back in September with a load of lovely spreads in made by other people. Love that idea!!
I went for vintage, started out with T.H. tissue paper glued down with mat gel medium. Then I coloured it using D.I. Rusty Hinge, and Vintage Photo around the edges. Then I took some black thread and stitched around the edges twice. With a T.H. mask and Archival ink I added some compasses. Then I took the leftover of a Tim Holtz cut out Typewriter alphabet and used it as a stencil. I coloured some modeling paste with black gesso and added letters here an there.
The suitcases are an image I downloaded form the Internet and they are placed on a (part of) a sticker with the word travel on. I glued it all down with mat gel medium and added shades all around with a brown Faber Castel Pitt pen.
On the other side of my spread I wanted one of those antique photos, so I started browsing the Internet and came up with this one which seemed rather appropriate with the travel theme. Before adding it to the spread I took some gauze and coloured it with a mix of Rusty Hinge, Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain Distress inks. After drying I first glued down the gauze and then stitched the photo on, again with black thread.
Pf cpirse my spread needed a quote, so hurray for the Internet, I found this one. I took a regular kraft lable I bought at a bookshop, (the're so much cheaper then the ones you buy in the craft stores and work fine), crupled it up, had a go at it with my vintage photo ink pad and wet it through and through with a mister. Then flattened it out again and dried it. I distressed the edges with a Heidi Zwapp distress tool and made sure I would tear it here and there. Then used some Walnut Stain around the edges to make it pop against the background, and used some seambinding I coloured with D.I. to give it a bow. Then glued it down with Tacky glue.
So, that was it, hope you like it girls!! Hugs Frea
Challenges:
http://www.ttcrd.blogspot.nl/2014/01/ttcrd-challenge-january-14-january-20.html
http://lejdesignschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/lej-designs-challenge-no-85-anything.html
http://www.craftysentiments.blogspot.nl/2014/01/anything-goes.html
http://www.sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/all-crafts-challenge-decemberjanuary.html
http://www.bunnyzoescrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/january-challenge-stitching.html
http://cheerfulstamppad.blogspot.nl/2014/01/challenge-77-use-some-ribbon.html
http://www.creativecreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/welcome-back-and-anything-goes.html
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.nl/2014/01/challenge-107-and-winners-of-105.html
http://scrapbookstampsocietychallengeblog.blogspot.nl/2014/01/challenge-32-anything-goes.html

14 opmerkingen:

  1. Thanks for sharing your super journal pages for Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 77: use some ribbon - Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

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  2. ooh these pages are fabulous! Lots of interest and colour and I love the quote - wonderful stuff! xx

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  3. what great pages Frea, and such a great idea as you will all get a unique piece of art
    hugs

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  4. fab pages thanks for sharing with lexis creations this week Rachel DT

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  5. Great idea and love the pages you created great images,texture and techniques and love the stitching-thanks for joining us at Lej Designs
    Carol DT x

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  6. fabby project hun and ty for playing along at All Crafts Challenge Judith DT x

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  7. what a fabulous and great project Frea.

    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

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  8. Oh, Frea, what fabulous Journal pages, love them both, thank you for playing along with us at LEJ Designs, this month, best of luck xxx

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  9. very cool and extremely stylish!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi (GD on lexi's creations challenge)

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  10. Just a lovely card!
    Thank for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

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  11. mooi gemaakt. en zo goed om het oud te laten lijken.

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  12. oh this is so clever and beautifully done, thanks for sharing with us this week at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS

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  13. Amazing journal pages!! :) :)
    FAB design!!
    Thanks for joining in @ CSD this week ! :):)

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