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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, June 7, 2020

Antique Home Sweet Home Canvas

Judy here, Splashy Mix Challenges has another great challenge for June. This is our beautiful  moodboard for this month
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I just love their collection of papers.  They are so beautiful.

  • Create a NEW mixed media project and write a line on what inspired you from our moodboard. 
  • Our moodboard picture must be visible in your post
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  • Add your project link to the linky tool in our blog.
  • We welcome entries from kids, they can create anything inspired by our Moodboard. All the kids participants will receive a certificate from us. Use #splashymixchallengekids while tagging their entries.
This is my project for this month using some beautiful rice paper from ITD Collection.

I was inspired by the colours of the moodboard with the combination of white with a little bit of  green and pink and ITD Collections of papers.  

I used a found old frame that had hooks attached to use as a canvas for my project. 

The process I used was:

I added several layers of thick paint to the frame (Pink , white and green)

 Next I sand papered parts of the paint off to give the frame an aging effect letting the different layers and colours to show through.

My next step was to add the beautiful rice papers from our sponsor ITD Collection, I used two different papers from their collection. I first used the rose paper on the frame and in the center of the project I layered the second rice paper.  One of the papers I tore the papers to give them a more worn look.  I then added a butterfly.

My last step was to add some antiquing solution to give the frame another layer to add to the aging effect. 

Thank you for stopping by and have a creative week.  Remember to pop over to out challenge blog to be inspired by our talented design team.  Remember  this  challenge closes on 31st June 11.55PM IST. Winner will be announced on 3rd July 2020. Our challenge is open worldwide. Stay tuned to month long inspiration from our team.

1 comment:

  1. Oh what a lovely transformation Judy. Every time you go to hang something, you will feel good all over again. CarolG