Tuesday, 29 March 2011

So much fun

I have had so much fun this evening! I was feeling pretty blue as my husband has gone out and I had forgotten about that until he reminded me earlier so I was facing sorting 4 kids out on my ownsome and then spending the evening on my lonesome :( Once I got all the kids to bed I went to search out if there was anything I could possibly use for a circle journal as my shopping trip today was completely unsuccessful.
I found a photo album that I had forgotten about and is usable but each page was seperated by a thick sheet of mulberry paper. As I was ripping all the mulberry paper out I got to thinking of the UKS Weekly challenge and how I could use this much thicker than normal paper with paints and scrunching and inks and oooh the imagination went wild!
I decided to play with paint, I have a huge set of beautiful Twinkling H2O's which I have only ever used for colouring stamps and I painted one sheet in various greens and blues with a little lavender and then painted 3 circles on another in sheet in 2 greens and a bright pink. I then panted a frame on a white piece of card and highlighted it with a black gel pen wrote journalling straight onto the card with the gel pen added my title in Promarker and outlined with the pen. I just then added the photo's a bit of punched card and some bling to make the layout below.
The colours are amazing and glimmer and twinkle with the mica from the paints and I don't think the photo does them justice at all.
The challenge this week was;
1/. Use blue
2/. Use Journalling
3/. Use a summer themed photograph
4/. Use handmade embellishments or memorabilia related to the photo(s)

I hope you like it it is my first foray into splattering things with paint but it won't be my last I am planning on making lots of my own paper with these pieces of mulberry :)

1 comment:

  1. oh this is lovely ... you'll be asking hubby to go out more often LOL.