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New and old

Hi crafters. This journal page uses new and old things. The book is a 2021 diary/planner I was given, with a purple, embossed, leather cover and gold on the edges of the pages. It is lovely but I don’t write in diaries as they create an extra job to do. But I don’t mind journals, so I turned it into a journal. I have collaged scraps, unused diecuts, old book paper onto this page. It felt good to tidy up the unused bits that seem to accumulate. I applied white gesso and off white paint to the page before adding more texture with a Kaisercraft stencil and some texture paste. There is a little scribbling and some stamping with my new SSS Old letter 1878 stamp. I had fibre and fabric scraps which I glued onto provide a place for some words from a large text book. It was the first time I had used this secondhand book. I randomly opened it and found these words which seem to fit the monochrome theme.
The challenge at Simon says Stamp Monday challenge this week is new/unused. This new, repurposed book is filled with unused bits from the craft room and included using my new stamp.

Who knew tidying up could be so fun?

Thanks for visiting,

Christine

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