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"Mirror...Mirror" Do You See an Altered Art Journal Page???

Welcome to Altered Pages and I hope you are enjoying your Sunday! Susan here bringing you another page in my Art Journal created using Altered Pages Digital Collage Sheets, Glitz paper and some German Scrap detailing.

I have to admit I have had quite a creatively exhausting day which involved dodging torrential storms from Tropical Storm Isaac {which is still passing through}. The weather had my creative muse in a tizzy and I have begun four separate altered projects - three of which are using embossed metal {my orginal planned technique for today}. It seems my muse had another plan today and this art journal page is the one of the four projects to come to full fruition today...and I love it! 

The great thing about "ALTERED ART" is that anything goes - AND - absolutely everything can be used for creating. To begin, I pick a few images to play with, get out some supplies and set out working very organically [meaning I just see where things lead]. I collaged the background and I decided I wanted to use this quote is from AP-2020 Frightful Images digital collage sheet. But it is a riddle about a I needed a mirror, and an ornate frame. Guess where my frame came from???

Right off the cover of my Glitz Paper Pack! This complemented perfectly with the table scene with cat which is from AP-778 Black & White ATC digital collage sheet. I fussy cut it out and carefully trimmed out the center which I covered with a piece of polished and aged aluminum foil. I aged foil with black acrylic paint and then buffed it away, then rubbed some gold ink for patina. 

I hope you like my latest entry in my art journal "Mirror...Mirror".

Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you are inspired to alter something. Please visit the Altered Pages website for Collage Sheets, Ephemera, Sakura 3D Crystal Lacquer, Rubber Stamps, blank items ready to alter, Project kits and more! I invite you to play along too and post your projects at the Altered Pages Facebook page HERE and you can also join the NEW Altered Pages Artsociates Facebook Group HERE.

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  1. Susan, you are so resourceful! You see art in everything you do and it is wonderful!

  2. What a marvelous journal page! Your mirror is so clever (and I love that little poem!). Thanks for sharing it with us!

  3. Those Glitz papers add just the right YUM to your journal page, Susan!


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