I made this journal/diary page this morning (scrapbook page, if you want to call it that – it’s all the same thing to me :).
It was inspired by a few challenges. First, I was thinking of four SU! CreativeCrew Challenges from April and March: Use Punches (die cuts); Use the watercolor technique; Make a scrapbook page with no dsp; and Honor Mother Earth by altering/re-use (I used an old stamp, a gift bag, and retired basic brown ink)
I kept a similar design, and kept the focus on the sun. The quote has a sun, and the image has the sun.
The writing is a quote from a book I am reading daily in my meditations. The quote is from Julia Cameron, and she has really helped me get in touch with my creativity over the years.
Serenity Stamping, for sure.
This isn’t my best artwork. I had the layout all figured out and then forgot to leave placement for the letters. The image I colored was intended to be the “practice/prototype” image but then I thought it was ok enough for a journal page and didn’t go back to make it “perfect.” Plus, that is kinda the point of the page (“I accept myself as I am today without the need for perfection”). The experience was really just that, an experience. Not an output per se :)
Thanks for looking.
Stamps: The Nicest Things, ?? from Stamp Oasis I think
Colors: Peach Parfait, Basic Brown, Cajun Craze, Daffodil Delight, Baja Breeze, Pear Pizzazz
Supplies: Circle Scallop Die cut, 3/12 Circle Die cut, Square Scallop Die Cut, Alphabet die cut, Aquapainter
Other: Gift Bag paper, Gift bag cording and beads, Journal
Date: Sunday, April 3, 2011 GMT Views: 968
Registered: May 31, 2009 Location: East Tennessee enjoying the mountain views Posts: 30925
Sun, Apr 03, 2011 @ 12:30 PM
awesome journal cover and fabulous way to incorporate all the different challenges. Love that you used a quote for the front, it will be a great reminder. love the beads on the end of your bow. thank you for playing today, big hugs, Irene