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Donnerstag, 15. September 2016

Colorful Travel Journal

Hello all, welcome to my blog!
Here is my second project for the challenge "Travel" over at Country View Challenges this month.
Last month I showed you my art journal pages, prepared with leftover paints from another project. I promised, to show you the project, where I used the paints. 
As you may know, I am an adventurer at Wanderlust 2016. One of the very first classes was the one from Kate Crane and I utterly enjoyed her work and wanted to try it out, but as you all may know, some things need a little time.

In July a dear friend of mine celebrated her birthday and I knew, that she wanted to go to Danmark for some weeks. So this was a very good reason to make this travel journal as her birthday gift!


I made this little journal after the class of Kate Crane, so I can´t tell you too much about the making of and the techniques, but I´ll show you the close up photos from all the pages - front and back. So grab a cup of coffee, there are a couple of pictures ;-)

The front and the back are made from a canvas covred greyboard, steciled with modeling paste and painted. The butterflies are highlighted with some pink Inka Gold.



The first pages:
much painting, stamping making marks and doodling




The next pages:
The same techniques, but here are some other patterns.




 At the right page there is a little pocket. I inserted some stamped tags, where one can write some important things, glue tickets, ..... whatever


The third pages:




 The back pages:


Here are some blank pages in the middle for some writing. I used my sewing machine. 



That´s my little Travel Journal! I hope you liked it, I had so much fun making it and it definitely won´t be my last one.

Thank you so much for dropping in here today and may be you find time to participate in our Travel Challenge this month!

 I will join in following challenges:



Kommentare:

  1. This is fabulous Evelyn, I love the bright, colourful pages with all the layering of stamps and stencils. I bet your friend loves your beautiful gift to her xxx

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  2. Funny we both thought about a travel journal! Yours is definitely Mixed Media, colourful and full of interest. Great project, your friend will be pleased!

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  3. This is brilliant, I really enjoyed this class of Kate's too. I love all of the layers and colours xx

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  4. so artsy!!! Bright and cheerful colors!

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  5. Very nice Everyn! Love the design and what lovely colors!

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  6. Ein Feuerwerk aus schönen Farben und Mustern, sieht richtig fröhlich aus. Gefällt mir sehr, denke das kommt gut an bei deiner Freundin.
    Liebe Grüße und einen schönen Herbst.
    Sabine

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  7. WOW! This is wild and free and oh so fun! Hugs, Autumn

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