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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
Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko Staz On Inks  Gothic Purple and Jet Black Midis

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!
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.



  1. Great breast awareness page and Halloween tag! <3

  2. First let me thank you for your breast cancer awareness page! This has become my number one cause and if affects so many of us it is scary but doesn't have to be if we are proactive. You did an awesome job on this and the word "hope" is so important on these projects! I would like to challenge you to see if a doctors office or store would let you showcase your piece this week! I am trying to get up enough nerve to ask to do that with my piece. The Halloween tag is adorable and the scarecrow so sweet! Love the techniques used and it turned out fab!!

  3. Great projects! The both turned out beautifully.

  4. Fabulous projects! Love the saturated colors on both. that raffia is a particularly nice touch on the ATC. xxD

  5. Both of your creations are great, but I especially love the Breast Cancer Awareness page. A great way to remind us all to take care of ourselves!

  6. Karen's card is adorable. The yellow orange combination screams Halloween.

  7. Wonderful projects. Love the Breast Cancer Awareness journal page and it's vibrant colors. The little scarecrow card is adorable.

  8. Love the scarecrow tag! Great image and colours are fab! I'm loving the Breast Cancer awareness project too - fabulous! x

  9. Lovely set of projects today! Great Breast Cancer Awareness page, brilliant colors! Love the adorable scarecrow! Great stamping and texture!~kim

  10. your tag would be right at home with the scarecrow festival our village has every year. good job

  11. Wonderful journal page and tag. Love both backgrounds.

  12. The Breast Cancer Awareness page is brilliant - love the pictures of how you applied the paint! The scarecrow card is great too. The background is so colourful and the image is super.

  13. Really enjoyed seeing both of today's projects. Danie's canvas is beautiful and uplifting! And Karen's scarecrow tag is adorable.

  14. Two wonderful projects today! Thanks so much for sharing!

  15. Two great projects! Lovely colors.

  16. What a lovely scarecrow - he's real cute :)

  17. Sweet scarecrow tag, great colors! The breast cancer journal page is beautiful.

  18. I love the journal page for Breast Cancer♥ We need to be aware of what too look for and have our mammograms♥

  19. Danie - your journal pages is stunning! It's so very pretty and really packs a powerful message! The single white flower really adds so much to the finished look. Thanks!

    Karen - love your darling tag...that scarecrow is so cute! TFS!

  20. Love the colors with this cute little scarecrow. The colors remind me of candy corn.


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