Daily Art Journal – May 6th

Hello and happy Monday! Today I am again sharing another Daily Art Practice piece from my journal. This one is May 6th:

I used a piece of green japanese paper on the background. It was not exactly the same tone, but I didn´ t have the exact colour available. In addition I cut off some olf book paper bits (into circles) and added them to the page. I also drew similar pattens with a black pen onto the green paper and added an old photo and a postal stamp as well as a 7gypsies number on top.

For stamping I again used a Klartext stamps “Denglisch” stamp set sentiment. It means something like this: A matter that has been thoroughly discusses should now be forgotten and not talked about anymore.

That´ s all for today. See you tomorrow with another post!
xxx, Sanna

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Daily Art Practice – Day 73

Hello and happy Wednesday! I am a day late with sharing this, but IRL got the better of me. It´ s been a rough two days. I will try and catch up this week, but I just didn´ t have the energy & time to share yesterday and also today´ s piece will not get done today. Oh well, life is sometimes very hard.

I used all kinds of papers and embellishments from my stash (mainly Canvas Corp & 7gypsies), a Tim Holtz paper doll, Klartext stamps, Dina Wakley paints and gloss spray as well as Gelatos and a Stabilo all.

Here are some detail photos:

I really enjoyed making this page! And love these colours together. I hope to be back tomorrow with a piece – let´ s see if IRL is in my favor tomorrow. Hope life is calmer at your end! Take care,
xxx, Sanna

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Daily Art Practice – Day 51

Hello and happy Monday! Today´ s page is done and dusted. I wanted to keep the lovely leaf pattern whole, so I just added some leftover bits in various brown tones to the almanac page.

I used some glimmer mists, an older Studio Calico kit piece, a misted doily and a 7gypsies number tab. And of course some Denglisch sentiments again.

Here are some detail photos for you:

See you again tomorrow with another art piece.
Have a good week,
xxx, Sanna

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#tuac5minchallenge – DAY 10

Hello and happy Tuesday! It´s day 10 with the Ugly Art Club 5 min challenge for me – I cannot believe I have made it to day 10 already (and btw. I still have no idea whatsoever on how long this challenge will continue..). But here is day 10:

I´ve changed the format and did a tag this time. I still have some pre-prepared tags from the face drawing challenge left over and I thought it would be a good place to use them up. And it´s good to have some bits prepared already when you start with the 5 minutes… because it´s VERY short a time frame.

I personally find that this challenge is way harder for me than the face drawing one. Why? Because I am supposed to do something else every day in such a short time frame. And there is only so much you can do. Doing heavy media would mean drying times. And I´m way too impatient to wait for the next day :-D. I want to finish in that time frame. Therefore it gets harder to decide what to do each day. But should I find myself stressing too much about it, I will change the process and just start one piece, do a few steps, let dry and work on it again the next day. But today was fun. Simple and easy steps and got lots of junk used up too. Win win :).

I also lost a piece of book paper (very tiny) while filming and spend a ages looking for it – never found it. So you´d think that by now I knew I should prepare everything BEFOREHAND, but I still loose pieces, seach for stuff and be my chaotic self. And that in the 5 minutes frame is just dumb. But that´s just me.

I hope you still enjoy the video and the art piece I made. See you again tomorrow!
xxx, Sanna

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Card set and ATC

Hello everyone and happy Sunday! I recently received some happy mail from Elizabeth Craft Designs and could not wait to play with the new products. So here is the first set from that play session:

I adore the Budding Florals die set and created a few clean and simple cards with it. These cards are so easy to make:

Just pick a piece of patterned paper or cardstock you like, cut into size and then place the die cut die onto the right edge of the paper, run thru the die cutting machine and remove the die cut itself. Save that for later.

Next take a second (into size cut) piece of paper and repeat the first step. Now adhere the background piece on place. Then swap the die cut pieces with each other and adhere onto the empty area. Decorate with sequins and a stamped sentiment. Done!

For the ATC I simply used the leftover patterned paper piece and die cut one golden pattern on top, adhered it on place and then put some yellow twine around the center. A button (DIY with resin and a mold) decorates the center and a stemped sentiment finishes the artist trading card off. That´s it!

I hope you enjoyed this little card share! Be sure to stop by next week for a few more shares, created with the new ECD product!

Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

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