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A Little Bit 'o Love

Hello Friends! I have a new Bombshell Stamps Muse Monday project to share with you, and an art journal page. As you may recall, this month at Bombshell, I decided to highlight the All My Heart set. It just so happens that the latest Wicked Wednesday challenge is Celebrate the Season, and I thought I could make an ATC for the challenge with this set.

I've only got one picture, as my camera decided it didn't feel like focusing. I've used 3 images from this set, plus a blank banner from Banner Sayings. I thought it would be interesting to stamp text on text, so I gave it a shot. I think the fact that I had the text facing 2 different directions made it work.  I may just be startin' to get the hang of making these ATC's!

I also wanted to play along with Just Some Lines this week. The theme is "Love." But I didn't want to do a typical love project dealing with 2 people.....I wanted to art journal about my love of books.

I think this image is so cute! And it reminds me of me when I was younger, and my kids now. Always reading. Feeding our imagination. Are you reading anything right now? I just started The Host by Stephanie Meyer.

I colored the image with my alcohol markers. To make the page, I painted the background sort of an old paper color, then stamped around a heart stencil. I then added a stamp of an open book in each heart. Lastly I added the stars with Distress Inks and glues my image down. Oh! And I added my journaling, of course.

It's tough to see the stamped books, as I did them in gray so as to not overpower the rest of the background. But in person, you can see them pretty clearly. Thank you so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Jenn Borjeson said…
OMG - these are both just gorgeous and fantastic and awesome! Your ATC is to-die-for, you definitely have the hang of it. Love the text on text, perfect. And the art journal page - that could be a page from my own art journal. It's wonderful. We really do share a brain. ;) Thank you so much for joining us at both Wicked Wednesday and Just Some Lines! :)
DonnaMundinger said…
Looks like you've been making ATC's your whole life. Fabulous, Alison and your page is wonderful. I was an avid reader, especially as a kid. Love both your projects. xxD
Tina said…
i love both of these, so amazing thanks for sharing at just some lines

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Laura B said…
Gorgeous projects! I love that you made the journal page about your love of books. I really enjoyed The Host, it was very different. I just finished reading Beautiful Creatures and now I'm reading The Night Circus.
Anonymous said…
Your art journal page looks amazing and you've coloured up the image beautifully to match.Great interpretation of the theme too.Thanks for joining us at Just Some Lines.Hope to see you again next time :D
Lisa x
Oh! I love, love, love this! It has been too long since I have done any art journalism! I love books too!

Thanks so much for playing along with the Just Some Lines DT!

For the BS card I love that only one of the hearts is colored and the coloring on the other card, especially that chair is fabulous

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