Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Craft Barn Altered Dictionary - E

The latest letter chosen by the Craft Barn to alter in their dictionary challenge (check here for all the info) is E.

I was flicking through my dictionary looking for a suitable word that I could choose - and went for EYE.

I started by covering the page - apart from the definition itself, with a watered down wash of Paperartsy Fresco paint in.... Mermaid I think (did it on Sunday and have already forgotten!)

The eyes are from Paperartsy ID08 and stamped on Paperartsy Crackly (tissue paper) and painted Snowflake white on the reverse so they would pop on the page. .

 
Some stencilling (jumble alphabet by Dyan Reaveley) (Faded Jeans distress ink) randomly across the page - I haven't got an eye chart stencil, but this is ok!!  For the second set of eyes, I again stamped on the Crackly paper, just the eyes - layered them behind a piece of sparkly mesh (I couldn't find a wide piece of ribbon) and stamped the text from the eyes stamp, on another piece of Crackly. glued that on top of the mesh.

The stamp top right corner is also by Paperartsy, it's one of the mini's.

 Took some scrabble tile card and cut out the letters E Y E and S. stuck them to the page and drew scribbly lines bordering them.

The larger letters are Tim Holtz Word Play die, cut from Tim's Kraft Resist paper stack, coloured with Chipped Sapphire distress ink.
Finally I added some blue dewdrops the the centres of the E's.

Thanks for looking! (oh, sorry!!)

23 comments:

sam21ski said...

Ooooh I just love those EYE PA stamps Helen, both are on my wish list the mini and the plate!!!

Great page and fab choice of word.

Sam xxx

PS - is it raining yet - lol

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Love the eyes stamp. I can see you are really enjoying your journal pages Helen. Lovely subtle colours. Tracy x

isisimaginings.com said...

That's a terrific page! I love the eyes.

flutterbycrafter said...

Lovely subtle colours and I like the 'eyes'. Super page xx

Sue said...

Brilliant Helen, love the eyes x

Annie said...

Fun eye stamp! You created a really fun page with it!

inkypinkycraft said...

Love the soft colours and those eyes are a fab stamp, trace x

Karen said...

ooo lots of lovely eyes :D Thank you for joinig us again at The Craft Barn x

Elaine said...

Love your pages - great stamps and I love the addition of those dewdrops in the eyes!

Laura said...

Hehe! Your E's have eyes! Fab touch.
Laura

Maggie said...

Lovely Eyes page with the pastel shade

Scrapmate said...

SNAP! I really like what you've done with this word.

chrissies said...

Terrific page-love the pale turquoise and the wonderful eye images.

Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog

Best wishes Chrissie xx

The Craft Barn said...

I spy... with my little eye.... someone who had fun creating her page
Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
Izzy

paulaexuk said...

Loving those eyes peeking out of the page.

JansArtyJunk said...

Lots of wonderful eyes...fabby pages Helen x

Minxy said...

Loving your EYES page, great stamping and stencilling x

Joan said...

Love your page,lovely subtle colours and great details

lena-dailyscrap said...

Lovely page! Great idea with the letters like that. Nice colour too.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Beautiful pages.

Dawn said...

Love your page Helen, tons of fab techniques sweetie. Your background is superb.
Hugs x

Susan said...

Great page! I love the eye stamps!

Sylv said...

love all the eyes and the lovely pastel shades, great pages.

Sylv x