Monday, 18 June 2018

She Believed She Could...

Hi Everyone! 

First of all, let me share with you my Week 24 teabags for the 365 Somethings Challenge. 


These teabags were started with a circle of book page and a smaller circle of gelli-printed tissue. I then scraped on some DecoArt crackle paste. Once that was dry, I stamped some PaperArtsy Hotpick images, first with Fresco Paint, then I over-stamped with black archival ink. I added some stamped quotes, then finished with some painty splatters.


I also created a journal page for Gill's Inspired By challenge at Art Journal Journey, which started off being inspired by a couple of YouTube videos I watched, then soon went off in another direction!


I started with another page in my gelli-print journal, adding collage scraps, and painty marks, then stamped a Dina Wakley Scribbly Woman, painted her a body etc., then added a quote.


Hope you've had a creative Monday too,

Alison xox 



16 comments:

  1. Wonderful tea bags and a fantastic journal page. Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Your teabags are so beautiful! Out of this world! All the layers and the perfect finish touches - your teabags are worth to go into a special book of teabag- art I think! And those page is so lovely and artsy with all the layers and your fantastic hand for touches and special effects!
    Great !
    Thanks for another fabulous page linked to the June theme at AJJ dear Alsion!
    Happy new week!
    Hugs, Susi

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  3. Great post and artwork Alison - your teabags are lovely.
    I zoomed in closed to look and they are all wonderful - love the stamps and the words.
    Your YT inspired and DW stamp page is awesome - fabulous positive quote and great background details and gorgeous gal! I can imagine the fun you had creating this page :)
    Thanks for sharing what inspired you and joining in at AJJ again :)
    Gill xx

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  4. Beautiful tea bad art. i loved all the detail you added to each one.
    It is a fabulous journal page, You created her a lovely outfit to wear.
    Yvonne xx

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  5. Your tea bags come out great and I love different each batch is. And that quote is very inspirational. The art isn't so bad either-hee-hee. Actually I quite like it. Hope you are enjoying your new week so far. hugs-Erika

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  6. oh wow your tea bag art is just amazing-love it

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  7. More fabulous teabags and a lovely journal page.
    xxx Hazel.

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  8. I simply adore your teabag art. The way you create in a series each week amazes me. These are simply special, too. I am in awe.

    You have come up with a great journal page for Art Journal Journey. I like the circles you used in the background and how you layered the sentiment. Of course, I like how you drew the outfit on the lovely stamped girl, too. We are thrilled you shared this with us at Art Journal Journey, too.

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  9. Gorgeous how you created your teabag circles - each in another design and all with great textures!
    Your artjournal page in your gelli-print journal is very beautiful, also full of textures and structures!

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  10. Hands down to these new stunning set, love the texture and soft colours! And ..I'm envying you, in Italy we don't have these rounded tea bags :-(

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  11. Wow, the layers of papers and colours on your teabags are amazing! The offset stamping of paint and black ink works so well 😁. I also love all the detail you created on your journal page too, her hair colours look so wonderful! Sending you happy and creative wishes! J 😊 x

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  12. I adore those teabags-all so beautiful! Love the gelli printed page - the image is fab and I am putting it on my wish list! Hugs, Chrisx

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  13. Oh Alison, your teabags and journal page are just wonderful! I love the addition of the paint spatters to both. It's a great finishing touch. On another subject, I listened to the other version of Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground and loved it! Thank you for sharing.

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  14. Love those circular tea bags!! and your geli journal page is divine ♥

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  15. Alison, your teabags are really beautiful, so detailed, and sweet in the more romantic corner ( which I love , lol )- and also your page is a gorgeous art piece .
    Hugs
    Dorthe

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  16. I think your secret garden of teabags is gorgeous. So glad I found your blog.

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