Thursday, February 20, 2014

Art Journal ~ Frosty Tree




 Hello Friends!

 I was in the mood to craft last night but did not want to make a card. So, I got out my journal. I love writing and making a mess in my book. It really is my therapy :) I was listening to a song earlier that day on the radio by the David Crowder Band called How He Loves. It is one of my favourite songs. I heard it in church years ago and I have always loved it. Here it is if you would like to listen to it.





So on to my journal. I wanted some of the lyrics on my page. I typed them out and cut them up to later paste on. I used Peacock Feathers and Concord Distress ink to create the background.  I did not have a tree stamp, so I had to improvise and used an embossing folder instead. I stamped the raised side of the folder with ink and it made a perfect impression.  I went over it again with VersaMark ink and covered it with white glitter embossing powder. I used a lot of stamps on this one I will list them below.  I stamped the flowers around the edge with VersaMark ink then let it dry. Then went over some of the flowers again with the embossing powder.


  I was going for a frosty/snowy look. Coincidentally on my way home today I got caught in yet another snow storm. I had to pull the car over for a wee while until it stopped. So I took the opportunity to take the photos of my page in the snow. It made a perfect backdrop :)

I am linking this up to Friends with flair at the Unity Blog



~ Supplies ~
Darice embossing folder - Leafy Tree
Unity Stamp Company
Hearts -  Main Squeeze    
  Butterflies - A Friend Loveth
Tiny Butterflies -  Butterfly Kisses
 Embossing Powder - White Diamond



Thanks for visiting  :)

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful page. My favourite colours.

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  2. Gorgeous! Stay safe in the snow!

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  3. This is beautiful! I love all the embossing on here, and your snowy backdrop.

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  4. The colors are so yummy!! Love the embossing of the stamps and the details. Gorgeous!

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  5. Music and craftiness.....great combo! Lol

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  6. This is so beautiful! I have a list of song lyrics I'm planning to use in my journal soon. This is a great song too. Thanks for sharing your work.

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  7. Gorgeous page! Love the story behind it, too. Great songs are so inspiring/comforting!! God bless!

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  8. Mandi, this is gorgeous. I love everything about it. The snow background is beautiful too. Now, you can pack some of that up and send it to me in FL, lol. :)

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  9. The song was lovely & I can see how it inspired you to do such a great journal page. Hugs~Patti

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  10. Beautiful colours! What a pretty page.

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  11. This is beautiful Mandi! So nice that you shared exactly how you were inspired to do this page.

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