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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StencilGirl Squared-Off Swap Hop

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Hello and welcome! You have arrived at the StencilGirl® Creative Team’s Spectacular Squared-Off Swap Hop.

We have two projects we created for this hop with the collage pieces we received.

The first one is a layout. We used one of the collage pieces as our focal element and the rest to build our layers. Here is a look at it.

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Our second project is a journal page using mixed media techniques and layering the collage pieces. Here is a look at it.

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Dots2Lines, Aditi & Sunila Mahajan *** YOU ARE HERE***

 

Natalie May 

 

Trena Brannon

 

Sandee Setliff

 

Kristin Peterson

 

Tina Walker

 

Claudia Neubacher

 

Katie Lamb

 

Jill McDowell

 

Kristin Williams

 

Debi Adams

 

Silvia Souza

 

Cheetarah Cheeda

 

Louise Nelson

Here’s a look at all the projects in this hop.

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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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Whispers in the breeze

Red is not an easy colour to use, but with some mood board challenges this month, it has been exciting to use it in multiple creations in different ways.

Here’s a mixed media layout using 7 Dots Studio Nothern Lights Collection. We’ve used Lindy’s Sprays Rizzo Rowdy Red, Guten Tag Teal and embossing powder Rizzo Rowdy Red.

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This creation was inspired by:

7 Dots Studio November Challenge– Inspired by the red and teal, and the photo.

 Lindy’s November Challenge

Mood board from Art and Soul Challenge

Here are some close ups:

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my Lifeline

Today I have a mixed media style layout to share with you all! I had a great time creating this one. Cuts2Luv Nov1

I was inspired by

More Than Words November Challenge – I have used stars in various forms on my layout, used the word ‘future’ as well as dedicated the layout to my grandson who means future. To a future generation, who is the star of all our eyes.

Cuts2Luv November Challenge– I have used the colour combination, sketch, picture of 2 people and the watercolour technique.

Here are some close-ups:

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