15 May 2013

K is for ........................

Kimono

Another Alpha Challenge  this time it is the letter "K" that has been chosen at The Craft Barn, I didn't have many words to choose from in my dictionary but reading through them Kimono jumped out at me, also I had some uninked stamps  from Kanban which I have had for a long time.........bad crafter..........so just the excuse (push) I needed to get them inky.



After I had stuck the pages together I washed over the background with distress ink Antique Linen I wanted a light wash just to age the paper...as it isn't showing up I succeeded there then... lol; everything was stamped in black versafine ink and coloured with distress markers.  The gorgeous lady was stamped onto white card and coloured, I firstly stamped directly onto the page but the colours didn't pop enough so I decided to stamp her into card and cut out , I have gone around the image with a watercolour pencil in blue and added a little water to add a shadow.

Thank you for looking and I apologise for all those I still haven't visited from the last challenge I will get there eventually as I love to see everyone's work,  life is still a little hectic here although Mum is a little better and  my thumb is much better.

Thanks for all the comments
bye for now

30 comments:

  1. Loving your choice of word Maggie and your journal pages are beautiful. Hugs Annette x

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  2. Lovely page, beautiful colours and I love your lady in her kimono.

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  3. A beautiful image, love the pages, she looks like she is walking in the garden.
    Yvonne

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  4. Great Kimono stamp there and I love the border too, ggreat pages. BJ

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  5. Visiting from the Craft Barn - This is very gorgeous! :0)

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  6. Beautifully crafted pages! Those stamps should probably be getting much more use! LOL

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    1. Lol Annie I agree and have made sure I have them where I can see them :)

      MaggieH

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  7. Lovely page, kimono is a great choice - love that stamp! Glad that Mum and Thumb are bother better!
    Hugs, Valerie

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  8. What a beautiful altered book page,so full of movement and elegant lines. I so enjoyed it. I am planning to enter soon. I have just started craft blogging and hope to blog my Alpha Challenge tomorrow. Julie Ann

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  9. Hey Maggie - so very pretty and very orienal!! Wonderful!!
    sandy

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  10. Beautiful page with a beautiful girl - gorgeous kimono!

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  11. I like the way she appears to float on the page.

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  12. What a beautiful page Maggie it has such a tranquil feeling to it and I love the colours you have used.Just to make you feel better I too have un-inked stamps.

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  13. Fantastic, these are gorgeous pages.

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  14. Great pages = great kimono and I love all the hanging foliage etc.

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  15. Beautiful double page spread for your chosen word. I have made my page and just need to do a post for it. I found it quite hard too in finding a word from the k pages. It took several goes looking through before anything glimmered at me. Hugs Mrs A.

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  16. Hi Maggie, found your blog on the Craft Barn challenge and just had to pop over to check your pages out; just love your geisha, and what an original wordchoice! I am finishing my page and will probably have it up tomorrow. Just browsed the rest of your blog and love your work so I became your follower. I've just started my own blog too and would love it if you would pay me a visit, you're more than welcome. Here's the link: http://messymixedmediabyfrea.blogspot.nl
    Have a great weekend, hugs Frea

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  17. A great choice of word & lovely images Maggie! xx

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  18. I love your pages Maggie.You have created a very tranquil and serene scene on your pages.All the images work so well together.Great job.

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  19. I love your pages Maggie.You have created a very tranquil and serene scene on your pages.All the images work so well together.Great job.

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  20. Oh wow...stunning pages maggie! you have done a beautiful job :)

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  21. Oh Maggie, this is just beautiful! mmm...I think I have those stamps somewhere haha! XXX

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  22. Love the scene created on your pages, fabulous stamp.

    Sylv xx

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  23. Love your Kimono picture, beautiful page xxx Annie

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  24. Beautiful composition. The scene that you have created is lovely and portrays your word so well. Lovely combination of images and colouring.

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  25. Wonderful pages Maggie! Kimono is an excellent choice, isn't it??? lol!
    Bizz

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  26. Lovely pages and a very beautiful Kimono! xx

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  27. So beautiful scene and oriental lady Maggie, love your page ! Coco x

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  28. This is truly beautiful!! Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
    Izzy

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