…Creating on the Hill…

Life is about the people you meet and the things you create with them

..Life is Sweet..

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a new journal page for my large journal and its crammed with cakes and pink!!

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I started off with a coat of gesso to give the journal a good surface,this helps with painting but also gives the pages a protection.

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next i covered page with a coat of dusty pink acrylic paint and brushed white acrylic over sequin waste.

i added blue acrylic using an alphabet stencil i picked up at the works for £1.99 ..great value(large and small alphabet, numbers and other designs)

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then it was a paper doily added to a corner of the page

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this cupcake stamp i stamped one on top of the other then penciled in the plates to make it look like a cake stand (thanks Amy for that great idea xx)

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..a wallpaper sample provided the large cupcake and text and stamps created the start of the tea party

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as you can see i just cany stop once i start! adding cupcakes and hearts and doodles..

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..the birdcages and hearts add a vintage look

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can you spot the shape of the month buttons from May?..a teapot and cup..couldn’t resist

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Life is Sweet…too sweet at times if you are like me and love cakes and chocolate..

these are some of the supplies i used to make the journal page..hope it helps when wondering what to use ♥♥♥♥

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Author: ...creating on the hill....

The Crafts House is a small studio on top of a "hill"..a place to create..a place to breathe..a time just for you.. I'm the luckiest person to spend my days creating the art that i love..meeting like minded creative friends..sharing time in the palette of life..

8 thoughts on “..Life is Sweet..

  1. Oh my that is very pretty, you are one very talented lady 🙂

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  2. Love it!

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  3. Hi Sandra – I was in The Crafts House when you painted that page and I didn’t even spot you taking photos!! It has turned out really nice – love the cake stand (love cakes!). I particularly like that you have a supplies list at the end of the post – Great idea and inspirational too – it’s made me think of what I would create if I had those supplies – I think I would colour the doilies, doodle on them and have a giant doodle of the day! Catch up with you soon. Karen x

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  4. Hi Karen…i kept sneaking out to take another picture! I’m glad you like the supply list and i cant wait to see “giant doodle doilies”! We could have Doodle Doilie Days..now that’s a thought

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  5. Lovely page – such temptation!

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