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Lindy’s Stamp Gang March Color Challenge

Hello Crafty Friends!  I love the monthly Lindy’s Color Challenges and today I finished my page for the March entry.  Here are the gorgeous colors this month:

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I’m also entering the card in the Mixed Media Photo Challenge Number 22.

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For Lindy’s challenge, I used Lindy’s Starburst Spray in “Baby Blue Eyes Aqua” and Lindy’s Flat Fabio in Plumeria Pink and Luscious Lime.   After spraying and using a straw to move the colors, I stamped the Dina Wakely clear stamp (I got half price at Michael’s last week) in Archival Ink.  I then went a letter crazy and doodled.  I am certainly not a natural doodler but I’m taking a class with JoAnne Sharpe that has really inspired me called “Artfully Inspired Life 2016.”

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Lindy’s Stamp Gang June Color Challenge

Mixed Media Challenge

A Day For Daisies Sketch Challenge

This week at A Day For Daisies there is a sketch to work with – how fun!  There is also a freebie, which I used today for my card.  I colored her with Copic Markers and used My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found collection called “Sunshine”. Sentiment is Dina Wakley.  Circle Dies are My Favorite Things. I embossed the bricks using a Paper Studio (Hobby Lobby) Folder.

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ADFD: Sketch Challenge

Simon Says Stamp: ATG

Art By Miran: ATG

Crafty Sentiments: Use Dies

Brown Sugar Challenge: ATG

Exploring Art Journaling 4; Day 1 and 2

4 - Day 1 - Medium & Acrylic Paint

Day 1 – Acrylic paint and Gel medium

 

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Having fun with Exploring Art journaling 4 with Christine Urias at Scraptime for her fourth installment of art journaling courses.  The classes are self paced and can be watched over and over again.  The first layout uses acrylic paint mixed with acrylic medium.  The flowers are a mask from my Heidi Swapp and stencils from Dina Wakley and crafters workshop.

The second page uses gelatos as a base in yellow, blue, green and dark green to create the background.  The stamps are from Dyan Reavly’s clear set called ‘Clearly Borders’. I used J and W pearlescent acrylic paints  mixed with modeling cream through the ‘wavy’ stencil from Simon Says Stamp and the gelatos mixed with water on the Dina Wakely stencil. I colored in the leaves with Silks and the borders with Molotow Acrylic markers.  I pulled out a bunch of stash letter from my active scrapooking days and to finish off,  I splatted black paint, covered in gel medium and used a Faber Castell pit marker in brown to create shadows.  This is a 30 day project, so there will be more to come.  Thanks for sharing in my journey.

 

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