Hello again and welcome back for another challenge in the altered dictionary challenge from the Craft Barn. This fortnight, our letter is M, but there is an additional challenge as our word must start between Ma and Me....
Now, the dictionary/thesaurus I am using, is one I had bought prior to the start of this challenge and have been tearing pages out for use as backgrounds on things... and most of my Ma-Me pages seem to be missing!! However, my eye caught the word 'meadow' and as I have several of the gorgeous Paperartsy stamps with wildflower type stamps on , I was ready to go!!
I started by sticking two pages together for some added strength, and applying a layer of gesso over the double page I was going to use.
Once that was dry, I took distress inks (mowed lawn, crushed olive, salty ocean, broken china) to colour the pages.
I then took the Paperartsy stamps and black archival ink and stamped them across the bottom of the dictionary. I used sets HP1004, 1005, 1006, 1008 and 1009) Some of the images I stamped in Black Soot distress as my archival seems a little faint and needs re-inking... I overstamped some of the images to get a feeling of more depth of the meadow.
The birds are from Stampscapes and Tim Holtz.