Saturday, February 22, 2014

One challenge, 2 ways

Hi Everyone!

Papercrafter's Corner has a weekly challenge that I've been wanting to participate in. Usually the week is over before I remember to make something. When I saw their reminder post I sat down to make something. You can make whatever you want for this challenge using the inspiration photo.
The inspiration

 First I made a journal page. The heart and wave are hand drawn. I painted it with watercolor crayons. Then I pulled out my stamps...Unity, Making Memories, Tim Holtz. I almost didn't post this. The optional part of the challenge is to use the number 40. (It's their 40th week) When I tried to erase the pencil marks the ink smeared. Then I tried to cover it with a music stamp from 7 Gypsies. That smeared even worse. Out came the gesso. And more painting. Now I like it!
While I was waiting for the gesso to dry I decided to make a card. Just in case the journal page didn't work out.I used the colors from the inspiration to make it. A long time ago dry wall tape was very popular for papercrafting. Companies began making it in different colors for scrapbooking. I remembered I had a roll in orange and that started the process for my card. 

If you ever want to play along the challenge is posted on Monday.


  1. I like both the journal page and the card! Your way of adding the numbers to your page is very clever and fits right in.

  2. Love how your creativity led to these wonderful projects!! Love the journal page especially!


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