Friday 20 August 2021

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #150 ~ Anything Goes

Hello Everyone 

It's *Anything Goes* @ Paperbabe Stamps #150 Challenge
with a prize for one random winner if you wish to share your 
creativity over HERE and join the Paperbabe Stamps Challenge.

This month i'm sharing a page from my handmade DL journal, 
created to hold and display my die cut Jointed Paperbabe Art Dolls

Cut from papers found amongst my stash, i'm unsure why I've 
never used them as I adore those vintage monotone colours. 

With her Portrait stamped face and Aleesha style hair cut from the template. 

she sits secure behind the Sparkle stamp band. 
... a little peep inside my journal an ongoing work in progress..  

Hope to see your *Anything Goes* creations 

Stay safe & creative 
Hugs Tracey xx

Friday 6 August 2021

Creative Artiste AUGUST Mixed Media Challenge ~ #74 Anything Mixed Media Goes

Hello Creative Friends 

It's time again to welcome you all to 
our theme is ALWAYS Anything Mixed Media Goes.. 

This month i'm sharing a journal page that's very close to my heart..

Created for my Daughters Birthday based around an old postcard 
the words say so much as travel restrictions have 
kept us apart for almost a year now...

What you see are not just any old oddment glued and pasted to a page as every single scrap holds a memory. A collection of ephemera saved from throughout her life till now.. Baby leaflets, ribbons from gifts and buttons from handknitted school cardigans, even the tartan washi tape represents her Primary school uniform kilt.. I just couldn't bring myself to cut a strip from it's fabric..

Layers of old wallpaper we stripped from the walls she calls home, 
a penny minted with her birth year lays upon lace taken from a dress 
she once wore on her first foreign holiday at the young age of one.. 

Using her favourite brand of Coffee there's stencil stained print strips 
amongst saved napkins from past family get togethers we've all shared. 

Even the beads that embellish were purchased together on a crafty day out.

all finished with a border of machine stitch using the sewing machine 
we brought for her 13th Birthday.. Like us all it eagerly awaits her return. 

Every single piece holds a treasured memory..

I'm looking forward to framing this and seeing her little face 
light up when she see's it for the very first time.

Please pop on over and see what the Creative Artiste DT 
and Guest Designer have created for you this month.. 
and come share YOUR mixed media creations with us

Stay safe & Creative everyone 
Hugs Tracey xx