How colourful?

Now Lisa Gifford (Step Outside Your Box) is always pushing my envelope, which is great! On Saturday she posted a challenge asking how colourful we can be? Well, remember I have this thing for mulberry paper at the moment, and I happen to have large 12″x12″ sheets in 4 or 5 primary-type colours that I couldn’t imagine using together… till this evening. So I have made a rather interesting collage – Fluffy or frightening? Soft or sinister… or all of the above?!!

It doesn’t really matter – it helped me to unwind after an extremely hectic day. (Do I have any other kind?!)

So, the collage images – which may look odd as I printed them out onto striped scrapbook paper to see what would happen! – are from Kelly & Ian at Collage Visions (one of the Halloween sheets); the crow stamps and Journey are by Diva Impressions (hurry back Beth!) and the bat is from TandaStamps Minis Halloween collection – fab, isn’t he?

I used Briiliance Encore copper ink for the hearts and black microbeads to embellish. I experimented with red 3D paint to see if I could make blood drops (shock, horror!), but it was too pink a red… so I used the black beads. I’m going to put this in the window on October 31st to scare the kids away!!

I had a very busy day as I went in to work with Margaret at the Scrapstore all day! She had had people donating ‘stuff’ last week and 2 large orders of supplies had arrived, plus she has admin to sort out, so I made myself useful and met some lovely people into the bargain! I came home with an enormous bag of bits of fabric, glue spreaders, ball chains, card, paper and some oddments – and I bought some sheets of tissue paper and some old dress patterns to try making some Fabric Paper with! Tomorrow will be fun – total Art day… I am starting to alter a child’s Board Book as an ongoing project on Next Generation Stampers, under the expert tutelage of Ms Bee! How exciting!! 🙂

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3 Comments

  1. very colourful! yet still spooky! isn’t it great to be oushed to do something different

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  2. carolann

     /  August 8, 2008

    Great collage Rosie I love the way you try new and exciting things well done hun xxxx

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  3. Sue Curtis

     /  August 24, 2008

    I am crazy about this collage- Halloween and Day of the Dead are my fave themes! Georgous colors and so much texture!!!!

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