Self-Discovery- A mixed media layout

Hello,

Today we’re guest designing for More Than Words Challenge Blog. Here’s a look at their challenge for this month:

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I (Aditi) was inspired by the word inspiration and based my layout on that. ‘Discover’ to me spoke of my own discovery and hence I decided to scrap myself in this Layout. The layout is a collection of many moments from my time in Spain. The background is created using watercolour inks and lindy’s magical shakers. I’ve incorporated a technique I discovered during my time at the Art School. I’ve used Scrapbox Chipboard and dies for the embellishments (that I’d bought during my travels and went hiding in my stash). These to me speak of directions. I’ve used lace, doodling pens and a resin frame as well from my old stash as a part of the creative challenge. The colours used are also symbolic to this journey.

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I’ve also written a poem on this:

Sometimes, you ought to isolate,

in order to find yourself.

In solitude, I found

my laughter, my joy, my peace.

And then I

discovered me!

Life has its ways,

and if you surrender

healing is magical.

Sometimes, you ought to move,

in different directions

to find the light within.

It’s circular and spiral,

not linear, this journey

called life.

And freedom lies in

flowing like a stream

and swaying with the wind.

And when that happened,

my heart opened up,

sunshine warmed-up my soul,

and love gushed in every cell.

With a new passion and gratitude

my entire being blossomed.

Here are a few close-ups:

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Paradise Found

Today we have a mixed media layout made for #scrapyourheartout2019 Event. We have used Kaisercraft Misty Mountain Collection; Art Alchemy Paints- Antique Dark Velvet, Royal Blue, Ice Queen, Butterfly Spell Sparks, Midnight Sky, Crocus Fields; Lindy’s Sprays- Delphinium Turquoise, Tea Pot Purple, Grab a Guy Gold, Bayou Boogie Gold, French Lilac Violet, Tilt a Wheel Teal, Poppin’ Pink; Prima Marketing Flowers; Micro Beads; Dusty Attic Chipboards.

Here’s a look at it:

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Here’s the video link:

We’re submitting this for:

Dusty Attic May Challenge– Inspired by the colour palette

Mixed Media Place April Challenge– Inspired by the blues, purple combination and nature.

Lindy’s May Challenge– Inspired by the colours

Here are some close-up pictures:

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Fantasy or Reality

Today we have a layout to share with you’ll. It’s an inspiration for the Nomadic Soul Diaries February Challenge. We also have a tutorial for this one.

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We’re also submitting this for:

More Than Words Challenge – Fantasy & Wings- We’ve been inspired by the general idea of fantasy and reality, added a quote on that, chosen dragonfly as our creature of fantasy and for the challenge of wings.

Here’s the tutorial and some close-ups:

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always

We’re back with a journal page share in our mini rectangle journal. We’ve used Lindy’s Magical Shakers- Guten Tag Teal, Polka Purple and Lederhosen Laurel; Fantasy Dies- 501 & 707, AB Studio Stencil and Stamps and Scrapclub Spb stamp.

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We were inspired by:

More Than Words February Main Challenge– Used the word always to go with the phrase ‘live in the moment’ and ‘remember the now’. This is a reminder for us and everyone.

Lindy’s February Colour Palette- All three colours

Here are some close-ups:

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Feb Mood-board Crafts Dreamy

We have the new Mood Board challenge on the Crafts Dreamy Blog. February’s Mood Board is inspired by Valentine’s day and love.
2 a Feb Board
The theme is anything goes, you can make a card, tag, ATC, scrapbook layout, pocket letter, mixed media or collage piece etc the possibilities are endless! The challenge is open to everyone in the UK and internationally.
Here’s our take:
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The winner of the challenge will have the chance to be featured as our Guest Designer here at Crafts Dreamy and everyone who enters the challenge will go into the draw to win a Fifteen-pound gift voucher (provided by myself) to spend at Crafteezee The Design Team will also choose a further three favourite designs. Please click on the link below for more details on how to enter; the Design Team and I look forward to you sharing your creations with us!
Rules are simple, create a project, the theme is anything goes, enter by clicking HERE include a link back to this challenge in your blog post. You can combine our challenge with up to 10 challenges (including this one) If you are entering through Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, you’ll need to include the #craftsdreamychallenge

Stamperia Hop

This week we want to celebrate Stamperia all around, so Stamperia sent some awesome products to every corner of the planet and we’ve created 13 fabulous projects with them. Hop along and win one of the 10 mystery boxes Stamperia is giving away.

We’ve created a Steampunk Vintage Trunk. Here’s a look at it, followed by the video link and hop details.

STEAMPUNK TRUNK

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HOP RULES

To enter Stamperia giveaway you MUST:

* WATCH + LIKE all the 13 videos

* leave a COMMENT on each video telling us what you liked the most of the project

* SUBSCRIBE to the 13 channels and to Stamperia channel – Not mandatory, but please share and tag your friends!!

You have time until February 10th to watch, comment and subscribe. – Winners will be randomly chosen among those who follow the rules and will be announced on February 12th ONLY in our FACEBOOK / INSTAGRAM so make sure you follow us!! – Once the winners are announced, they must contact merakibynuneka@gmail.com before February 17th to claim the prizes

VIDEO LIST

These are the links to the 13 videos, but you can hop from one to the next one using the end screen you’ll find at the end of each video. Remember to subscribe to the Stamperia channel too!

* Marina Blaukitchen: https://youtu.be/NLpNWSjYMy0

* Alicia García Ramos – Aligarartscrap: https://youtu.be/_ABRpdGo8WY

* Kathy Clement – Kathy by Design: https://youtu.be/4KwgTu18gCA

* Aditi & Sunila – Dots to Lines- https://youtu.be/PQUqtG8qHtg

* Keren Tamir: https://youtu.be/6pqM5bN0Y3w

* Asia Marquet: https://youtu.be/TGnlO4gIUjw

* Kate Palmer: https://youtu.be/CF8-dUeh8-o

* Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety): https://youtu.be/vcpyw9j6xgQ

* Olga Bielska: https://youtu.be/aiLWp8pNqkE

* Nuneka Box: https://youtu.be/w8RMSwhIlGg

* Natassa Blazaki: https://youtu.be/I2uBXMzxYvQ

* Noura Pompilla: https://youtu.be/NV2sbupHNIo

* Heather Thompson: https://youtu.be/3sLyc8kopOI

* STAMPERIA: https://www.youtube.com/user/stamperi…

dare to fly

We all have wings, it’s just that we need to dare to fly. In life, it’s always easy to succumb to excuses and pass on the blame, because anything and everything takes courage and belief. The belief in your own self and self-love comes first on this journey.

Here’s a mixed media canvas using Fantasy Dies- 642, 553,627 and 705; and Stamperia Mediums, Mould, Ceramic Powder.

The good news is we are teaching this. Yes if you are interested in learning this mixed media canvas and attending our workshop, e-mail us or message us on Instagram @addi.mahajan.

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We’re adding this to

The Fantasy January Gallery

Here are some close-ups:

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