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Kickstart Your Art Day 3: Found Objects & Bombshell Wacky Holiday

Hello there! I have a new Art Journal page for the 3rd prompt in Smeared & Smudged's Kickstart Your Art. The prompt is "Found Objects," and I went with Laura's fab tutorial to make my page. Plus, we are celebrating a Wacky Holiday over at the Bombshell Blog. It's Inspire Your Heart with Art. I have all the details about this cool day on the Bombshell Blog.

I should have probably gone with some deeper tones, but I was working only with Glimmer Mists...so they tend to be a bit translucent. I really need to get some of those Dylusions sprays. I used some buttons, paper clips, and a couple of other things all over the page and sprayed the heck out of them. After the page dried, I stamped some pretty flowers from Bombshell Stamps' 'Till Death set.

So as I was looking at the page...thinking about the prompt and wacky holiday, I realized that even the ordinary can be extraordinary. Nothing is mundane....everything can hold even a little bit of magic. Even those buttons and paper clips that I used to make my pretty (and super shimmery!) background. We just have to look at things the right way. And doesn't that just inspire my heart. :)
I've gotta say, I have been loving this journaling-everyday-thing. I have been coming up with uncomplicated pages, but that's ok. It's getting me to think, and create with the kids, and get my thoughts on paper. It's been a blast! Be sure to visit the Bombshell Blog to see more fun projects! Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Laura B said…
Your page rocks! I'm totally going to have to use paper clips soon for this. And you're right...a lot of things in life are about perspective.:) Thanks for playing with us! *hugs*
KC said…
this is awesome! I was so going to use paper clips! this page turned out awesome...you have such beautiful handwriting!
DonnaMundinger said…
Love your page and hearing your thoughts. Isn't this fun?! xxD

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