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Memory Art Page | Tapped Out

Happy Friday everyone! I have been spending time in my art journal calendar this week, finishing my July pages, creating my August calendar page and adding some memories upon which to reflect.
The page I did today uses images from the AP2027 Feats of Strength, the Tagged Alphabet, Maya Mist, Paris Trunk reinker, Sakura Crystal Lacquer, Glitz Peek-a-Boos punchinella and book paper from along with brown acrylic paint, gold sharpie marker and photos.

The Process:

The page was layered on an upcycled travel catalog and painted with brown acrylic paint and then swiped over the top with Walnut Ink Paris Ink Reinker. Punchinella was used as a mask with the Copper Maya Mist adding a mica rich shine and visual texture to the page. a piece of book paper was torn and attached using Sakura Hobby Crafts 3D Crystal Lacquer. The letters were trimmed to rectangles out of the Tag Alphabet Collage Sheet. The fleur de lys and the commemorative scout stamp were trimmed out of the AP207 Feats of Strength Collage Sheet. These were layered with the photos and the transparent frames from the Glitz Peek-a-Boos. As a final touch the gold sharpie served both as accent to the collage pieces and journaling instrument for the page.
This was a proud moment for our family and I love that has such a unique array of collage images and accessories to help create any memory art.

The Store:

I hope you enjoyed my art memory page! Thank you for looking!
There is a new shipment of dies in the store today and many in-stock dies are on sale. Hop on over to check out the selection!


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