Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Art Playground DT Layout July 2018

Hello everyone,

and welcome to the new challenge on the blog from Art Playground.

My inspiration for you is also my first DT member project.

I am so happy to create with lovely, talented ladies together for the next 6 months.

Here is the link: artplaygroundblog

                                                        

Collect beautiful moments...




To tell a story behind a layout...
how do I tell a story, or better, how do I make a story  about my project.
In my case it is the photo...
A long time ago I started with a new scrapbook layout serie called: women faces around the world.
I have deliberately ventured to women faces older than a half century.
Maybe it`s because I myself have reached the 50 year mark. Anyway.
In all cases of the old women photos, it is something that appeals to me.
The face of an old women tells a story "the story of life".
I try to create a new story with these photos, that I can best if I start on white cardstock.
But what will my story be?
First of course color, color, color....
I am a little bit crazy about stamp images on my layouts. Stamp with color waterproof ink
in this case yellow and green and than I try to set accents with black ink stamp images and black gesso.
The stamp-designs tell my story, about my mood of the day, my feelings and my love of creativity.
The butterflies stands for freedom, the figure of Leonardo da Vinci for aesthetics, the swirl for movement 
and the circles for recurrent.
I hope that I can inspire you to create a new story behind your project...

I used for this layout:

Lindy`s spray, Yellow Rose of Texas.
Distress Ink, mowed lawn.
Prima black gesso.
Tim Holtz sticker.
White Cardstock.
Versafine onyx black ink.
Archival ink, buttercup.
Unity stamp company stamps.

Our Rules:

1. Create project, any project you want. We would love to hear if the monthly tips helped you in your project 
2. Use colors from our monthly color scheme (you can use one, two or all! you can also add black, white and metallics if you feel like it )
3. Your project should be new and never been published before.
4. When uploading your project, make sure to include our monthly challenge banner and a link to our blog (specifically to the challenge post)
5. When uploading your entry link, make sure it leads directly to your project post.
6. All projects must be uploaded until July 31
7. Use the Inllinkz in the end of this page to upload your project ( you may enter as many projects as you wish! )  

I hope you play along with us? 
This will be awesome.
I see you on the blog from Art Playground.
xoxo
Heike

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