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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Where have I been???

I can't believe I haven't blogged since April, where has time gone?  I had been busy with my Mum and Dad's 50th Anniversary, arranging a party for them and putting together a 50th Anniversary Scrapbook which was good fun but quite emotional with all the old photographs.  

We had a great holiday in Kefalonia, beautiful island & very hot, had birthdays and was lucky enough to get tickets for the Olympics!



So now it's time to get back to crafting!  I have been taking some inspiration from Donna Downey's Inspiration Wednesday videos, www.donnadowney.com, one in particular from March using texture paste  and a stencil, Caran D'ache Gouache watercolours and Pan Pastels.  I used a very coarse paste, I think it would have been better with a lighter one.  I filled in the background with the water colour and went over the paste with the pan pastel.  The centre piece is stamped in versa mark with pan pastel over.






1 comment:

  1. I like the coarse paste - think it adds dimension is a bit different. Great birds and a lovely page! xx

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