Saturday, 23 January 2016

Craft Barn "Alpha/Dictionary" Challenge

Happy New Year :) 

The new theme for the Craft Barn's challenges is "Alpha/DIctionary" and the first letter is "B". Go check it out, it sounds interesting. So I decided to play along and see if I can make it till the end this year. :) 
I've decided to go for the word "Botany" and I will make journal pages which I'll bind at the end.
For the background I made a colour wash from 3 different Distress Inks and stamped the leaves all over the page in VersaFine. I've used a grass stamp as a border. 
Then I used some fern stamps for the distressed squares and adhered them to the left side of the page. I used some letter sticker for the word Botany and glued them on a piece of jute and added the definition of Botany below. After that I added some paper ribbon as a border on top and bottom of the page and another stamped leaf in the bottom corner. 
I haven't been crafting over the last months, so this was good fun and I hope to get back into things :)
Okay, off to see what everybody else did. 
Thanks for looking :)


  1. Great to see you taking part again. I love your page.

  2. I would have been here sooner, but I was out of touch with the internet for four days. The worst four days of my life (grin). I was delighted to see you had joined this challenge, because I loved what you did during the lyrics/quotes challenge two years ago. This is an awesome first entry and I love the stamps you used, too. I really like the depth you got for your background. It glowed!

  3. Great textures and I love how your piece seems to glow!

  4. I love these CI stamps (my very first set bought at the Craft Barn, of course!). Lovely subtle colours and Vintage feel for this first page.

  5. Lovely page and choice of word thanks for visiting my blog :)

  6. lovely page, very soothing like botanicals do.

  7. That's a great page, fabulous color scheme.

  8. Wonderful piece and an inspired word to start the challenge with. Reminds me of faded walls in tropical lodges on nature holidays xxx

  9. Lovely colours and texture. A great start to the challenge.


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