Tuesday, 18 December 2007

Bind-it-all Calendar - September


The start of Autumn, and the start of autumnal colours in my calendar. I started with a blank fat page, and coloured the top area with faded burlap distress ink. I stamped a row of bulldog clips across the top, then stamped them 1/2 on the edge of a piece of Basic Grey patterened paper, and stuck it to the background.
The woman's face was stamped 3 times, once in faded burlap to echo the background, once in black soot and once in fired brick. Elements of the 3 images were cut out and assembled. It was fixed onto the BG paper and stamped with a paper clips stamp.
"Begin where you are" was stamped in fired brick on white card which had been distressed with faded burlap ink applied with a baby wipe, and a black thumbprint. It was fixed into place and trimmed to fit. Finally, the whole thing was edged in black soot, applied with a baby wipe.
The quote reads: "September: it was the most beautiful of words, he'd always felt - Alexander Theroux".
October to follow tomorrow! :o)

4 comments :

Anonymous said...

i love this page, a great month, look forward to the next, love Andrea xx

shazzapat said...

I just love this page Dan, think it is my fave so far
x

voodoo vixen said...

I think I just changed my favourite!! This is lovely.

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Gorgeous - I love autumn colours!

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