Mixed-media paper crafter; stamper, freelance craft tutor, designer of PaperArtsy JOFY stamps

#365Challenge.... April !!

Oh my word! ... this was five months ago!  ... and I left you at 7th April!

I should probably remind you what the #365Challenge is:  I'm answering all the questions asked on the Flow Magazine question-a-day calendar. If I like the question (am able to answer the question) I create a page with the answer.. and if I don't like the question I simply make a nice page instead. lol  Sounds simple, yes?  Well sometimes yes and sometimes no!

my project = my rules!

Here are the completed pages for April... using the big number stamps was a challenge - but that's what this project was partly about - to challenge myself and {hopefully} learn something along the way....  

Used a gelli print as the coloured panel on this page, over-stamped with a mini stamp - JM49, the sentiment is from the PaperArtsy ZinskiArt stamp set ZA08 (great little sentiments!)


I like how the numbers on this page seems to be in the grasses.

I wanted to look through the numbers on this page so created an acetate overlay - stamping the numbers onto the overlay with Snowflake Fresco Finish paint and filling in the numbers with Pearl Glaze.
 I really like the Chalkboard look of this page - the Fresco Finish paints are great for achieving this effect (flowers are stencil PS055)

oooh Distress Oxide ink background!! what's not to love!?!




I ended April here... maybe I'll go back and finish it later in the year but for now its 'finished' ... on to the next month..


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  1. Love the big numbers theme throughout, intrigued which numbers you are using for April and the cover of May...I'm tracking back in case you've already mentioned! :)) x

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    1. Oh, I forgot to mention what stamps company the numbers were! sorry! They are Papermania (docrafts) stamps - I bought them a few years back thinking 'ooh they'll come in useful one day'! I've used them quite a lot - great for numbers on cards etc. They might still be available, but probably not - I might have a dig around and see if any other companies make anything similar.

      The numbers on the covers are all the same - 'Fortress' by a company called Ma Vinci's Reliquary - sadly no longer. :o(( they made really interesting alphabet stamps.

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