Thursday, 26 January 2017

Quotes and Journals by Nikki Acton






Last week I showed one of the large (A4) white/greyboard journal pages I had made. Today I am using the small versions – both were launched on Hochanda last week. These small pages are 5x3 inches.

I put 2 pages together – to make the front and back of a journal (when you add the ring binders) and added DecoArt Fluid acrylics in patches on the whiteboard side. (Cadmium Red, Cadmium Orange, Hansa Yellow and Blue/Green Light). I added some black with a credit card and adhered some book page scraps which I toned down with watered down colours. It was all still a bit too bright – so I dry brushed a little white paint randomly over the surface too.


Next I stencilled using That’s Crafty! Dinky stencils. I used Archival ink for the harlequins and raindrops and white paint for the circles (Bubbly All Over stencil). I stamped a couple of quotes from the new Inspirational Quotes stamp sets and cut out the phrases to fit. 

Finally I added white and black doodles around the edges of the boards and words.







See you next week!

Nikki

Supplies


That’s Crafty! Dinky Stencils – Harlequin, Bubbly all Over, Raindrops
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics –Hansa Yellow, Cadmium Red Hue, Cadmium Orange Hue, Blue Green Light
Credit Card
Old Book Pages

8 comments:

  1. I love this...fun size for quotes and your colors are gorgeeous.

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  2. Beautiful colours and stencilling Nikki and I love the white doodling! x

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  3. I love the white doodling too, gorgeous creation
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  4. These are fab Nikki, love the bright background for the quotes and the white doodling is the perfect finishing touch.
    Fliss xx

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  5. Wonderful bold pages, really dynamic!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  6. Wow bold and bright, right up my street, fantastic

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