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Monday, April 1, 2019

Pearly Sparkles Challenge, April 2019


This month's challenge at Pearly Sparkles is Flowers or Showers.  Decided to do a bit of mixed media for this challenge.

This is an old Enid Blyton story book, I did start it as a Journal back in 2014, but the end of 2013 had been very traumatic, Dad died as a result of injuries in a car accident and I just couldn't do journalling..

I happened to find it when I was cleaning out a drawer and decided now was the time, to move on.  I pulled off as much as I could of the old altered cover and then slathered on the black gesso.

Then I went mad with Fresco Acrylic chalk paints (my favourite acrylic paints), used stencils,  handmade flowers as well as some small mulberry flowers and leaves. A lock completes the cover.






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7 comments:

  1. Fantastic to move on with this Enid Blyton Altered Book Cass! It's an amazing cover!!! Gorgeous ! Thank you very much for joining us at Moo Mania& More! Much appreciated!
    Happy April!

    Big hugs, Susi

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  2. This is stunning, I love the textures and all of the flowers! Thanks so much for joining us about at Cardz for Galz.
    Tammy x

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  3. Gorgeous creation. Is it all one creation or 3 different ones? Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week.

    Jo.

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    1. All one creation, just showing how I started.

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  4. A fabulous card. I love the textured background.
    Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  5. Gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining us at Cardz for Galz.

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  6. Lovely design.
    Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

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