11 Nov 2013

Q is for

Time for another page in my altered dictionary and this time "Q" is the choice at The Craft Barn Challenge.    Not many words to choose from so I went with the one that jumped off the page at me Quill.   I apologise for the photo it is such a dark rainy day here today I will edit photo tomorrow if it is a better day!

Photo edited 

The definition "the hollow stem of a feather"
 I used this feather stamp from Sheena Douglass falling feathers set. Also added  corners and splodge stamp from her ageing beautifully set. Ink Archival black and I crossed out some words with a fine line pen, I wanted the page to be messy like mistakes on a page written in ink......I achieved messy alright not sure if I got the look I was after though......lol,
Edges of pages were inked with black soot distress ink.

Thanks for all the lovely comments
'till next time


Stamps Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Sketchy Range, falling feathers and aging beautifully
Inks Archival Jet Black, Black Soot DI;
Fine liner pen, Alpha Stamps (unknown)


  1. Wow wonderful use of stamp. Of to look for the word.

  2. Hi Maggie, great word choice, I've no idea why, but somehow quil makes me think of Harry Potter LOL! I know, I'm a little weird, but weird is nice!! Love your page! Hugs Frea

  3. Wonderful page Maggie and the photo looks great to me. Nice word to chose

    Love Chrissie x

  4. Loving all your feathers/quills on this page!

  5. Wonderful quill page, beautiful feathers.

    Sylv xx

  6. Your page looks wonderful Maggie! That's not an easy letter, but the quills are fab.
    Alison xx

  7. Fantastic word choice, and what glorious stamps! Beautiful page, Maggie.
    Alison x

  8. Beautiful stamps give a very light and airy feel to the page

  9. That's a wonderful page, love your take on this letter.

  10. Hey Maggie! I really like your word choice especially since we all seem to like words so much but I see you have another entry that I really like a lot!!

  11. I like the monochrome, makes it look like an old illustrated dictionary.

  12. Beautiful page - looks really distressed and you ve used some lovely stamps!

  13. Great page Maggie, love your interpretation
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn.
    Winners and new challenges will now be posted on our new blog: http://www.thecraftbarn.co.uk/blog/


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