Sunday, May 11, 2014

Journal 52 Week 19 Photograph

The prompt for this week's Journal 52 was Photograph. I wasn't too jazzed about this one and printed out, on photo paper, some flowers that I had taken a picture of in 2008. It came out all blurry, but it was still pretty. Not happy, I found myself drawn to a photo I had taken of some yarn that I had  dyed in that very same year. This photo was taking as it hung out in my backyard drying. (I made a drop stitch scarf and if you would like to see it, go to my Ravelry Link). I ran it on plain old computer paper and printed it to the right size so it would fill the whole page. Then, looking in my pile of ephemera, I found a birthday card that was recently sent to me from my best friend. I cut out the flower on the front and the sentiment and realized that I had cut through double paper. When I turned those over I saw words written by my friend that told me that this page would be about her. A little gel medium, some Color Box Copper on the edges of the flowers, a Pitt Pen in Sanguine for my journaling, and a leftover punched out flower paper that I used as a stencil using Craft Smart white. I did add a cut out from the photo of my own flowers and it is in the center, but it lost all of its color so I went over it with Copics and then topped it with one of the white stenciled flowers.

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