22 Jan 2013

London Calling......

Another page for my Altered Dictionary Page over at The Craft Barn Alpha Challenge.  The letter chosen for this fortnight is "C" and I have chosen Capital, I really couldn't choose just one as there is so much choice with this letter so I may be back with another page...........sooon lol.

Firstly I used gesso on the pages after I had stuck them together left to dry.  I used Artistic Outpost Stamps London Elements, Distress Inks for background and Studio 490 masks, Adirondack Ink in Red and Black. Also street names which I cut from a magazine.

Telephone box was stamped in Adirondack ink onto white card so this gave the effect of glass panels, the telephone image was cut from magazine.  All the stamps used are from the London Elements Set of stamps. Studio 490 mask was used for the bars and spots.  Before you all shout at me about the bridge.....it isn't London Bridge.............. I know it's Tower Bridge...........

Have really enjoyed altering these pages and really enjoying this challenge pop over to The Craft Barn and join in the fun also great tips and projects shared there everyday.

Items Used
Artistic Outpost
Distress Inks faded jeans; barn door; frayed burlap; chipped saphire
Ranger Archival Ink; Vernillion;  Jet Black
Distress Stains Picket Fence
'till next time


  1. Lovely work again Maggie! Thank you for playing with The Craft Barn again :D x

  2. Lovely pages! I am still trying to make my mind up what to do!! Valerie

  3. Wonderful work Maggie...Love what you did with your word..fab collage of the Capital! :)

  4. Great choice of word - love all the images you've used!!

  5. Oh what a super choice of word, love all things London, just so iconic. Great pages. BJ

  6. Fab page,love all the London elements

  7. So many wonderful bits of London and a great looking page spread!

  8. Fabulously capital page. Your eye wanders all over it.

  9. Fantastic page Maggie! A brilliant word to use, & wonderful images! xx

  10. Great page Maggie, tons of glorious detail sweetie.
    Hugs x

  11. Great choice of word and so many elements on your DPS.

  12. Great idea, your capital pages looks fab. Wonderful stamping.

  13. Fantastic *C*apital page.
    Thank you for playing with us at the Craft Barn

  14. This is a really lovely page, and a great choice of word too,

  15. Super page, love all the collage work.


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