Saturday, 11 May 2013

the craft barn - alpha/dictionary challenge - letter a

a for apiary

'the russell english dictionary' circa 1958

pages primed with gesso, then painted using 'distress paint' 
salty ocean, broken china, peeled paint and mowed lawn.
pages then spritzed with 'dylusions' vibrant turquoise, 
dirty martini and pure sunshine, then flicked with water.

beehives cut from 'core-dinations', distressed, 
coloured with 'distress ink' weathered wood and vintage photo
 and adhered in place.

'apiary' letter stickers from stash added to page.

bees and other doodles drawn using 'copic' multiliner 0.7, 'sakura' pen-touch extra fine white and
 'faber-castell' pitt artist pen chrome yellow.

the craft barn - alpha/dictionary challenge - letter a


  1. Fab page! And we have the exact same dictionary too!! :)

  2. What a fabulous DPS. I love the colours.

  3. Fabulous coloured background, love the bees buzzing around a great page.

    Sylv xx

  4. I've learnt a new word in English today :) Thank you LOL
    Beautiful pages too
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn