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Breast Cancer Awareness Journal Page

Hi Everyone!  It's Danie here today and I have a project that I have created with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in mind.

I only got back from my overseas holiday on Sunday so had to think of something relatively quick to do so I decided on a loose 5 x 7 journal page on watercolor paper.


As you are aware we are partnering with Art Anthology this month so I started by spritzing my page with some of the Art Anthology Coloration Spray in the color Patience (Pink)  and then stuck down some torn piece of various pink papers from my Glitz and Kaisercraft Paper Pads which is one of my usual methods of creating backgrounds you have seen before.

Then I sprayed again with the Coloration Spray to tint the white edges of my torn papers.  I then took my Art Anthology Dimensional Crystal Paint- Fairy and Guava and added some stripes of color around my page smearing them in an across my background as I went with a credit card.  Lastly I repeated this same process with a small amount of gesso.



I then cut out some images from various Altered Pages Collage Sheets and stuck these onto my piece. I added some stamping from the Unity October 2011 KOTM which is Breast Cancer Awareness related using Staz On Inks and then finished by adding the word hope using the Red Tag Alphabet Collage Sheet attached to some twine and added a white petaloo flower.



Supplies Used
Art Anthology Dimensional Paints Fairy and Guava and Colorations Spray Patience
Altered Pages Collage Sheets - Thanks for the Support, Red Tag Alphabet
Petaloo Flowers
Nori Paste
Gesso
Twine
Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko Staz On Inks  Gothic Purple and Jet Black Midis
Stamps

 
 
The best way to fight breast cancer is to have a plan that helps you detect the disease in its early stages.  Breast cancer knows no gender!
 
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Now for Day 8
31 Days of Halloween

As you already know the Altered Pages Design Team is participating in Smeared & Smudged month long blog hop. be sure to check the side bar for the blog roll!!! Today we have a card by Karen Conner!


For the background, brayer Art Anthology Dimensional Acrylic  Paint, allow to dry. Using a stencil and makeup sponge add brown ink to the bottom half. Stamp image with black ink, then color with various Faber Castell Gelatos using a small paint brush.  Cut out sentiment, add using gel medium. Distress with paint brush and black Faber Castell Gelato. To finish, edge with brown ink and punch a hole in the top and add fiber/raffia.


KEEP THE CROWS AWAY TODAY!!!

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