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    Junk or art?

    Hi crafters. This page was going to be a photo transfer but that failed so I painted over it. There are several layers of Visible Image, Stencil Girl, lettering and Michele Grant stencils. I then looked for bits to collage that might go with the background. The eye is from a book from the tip. The rest is mostly diecutting scraps from past projects. These are the inner or surrounding edges of the diecuts, i.e. the waste. The dark blue is the inner waste of a Paper Smooches happy birthday diecut. The title was cut with Tim Holtz Alphanumeric classic lower dies. Sometimes the junk has a great shape. So…

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    Gold journal page

    Hi crafters. Sometimes I just play with colour and pattern and see what happens. I found a spiral foam stamp at a second hand shop recently so I tried it out and joined the spirals together. I used: pink chalk paint purple paint applied to spirals with brayer gold flat sequins glued on gold metallic gel pen doodling across the background hinged gold corrugated spirals Attached with washi tape at the sides. When I finished the background, I didn’t want to cover it up too much. I couldn’t come up with a good focal point so I cut bold spirals from the gold corrugated cardboard. I hinged these and put…