Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Vintage Journeys - 8th Chunky Book Page

Page 8 is here at last!


I'm in love with that suitcase I made from scratch! :)
..could it be that Vagabond I'm waiting for? LOL

....Stamped the T!m Paris map in DI tea dye (second stamping) and coloured parts of the map that looked like woods with green DI tones and the river with faded jeans and background in general with pumice stone
...stamped the T!m car onto grungeboard in Archival coffee adding a touch of aged mahogany and wild honey for colour and cut out
...stamped sentiment "live the life" in walnut stain
...stamped word fragments "no journey" in Archival crimson onto some cava wrapper and stuck to some grungepaper that had already had a T!m script stamp on it
...added a piece of K and Co ruler paper that had previously been stuck to some thick cardboard down the side and added the screw brads....only now I see that these will no doubt be in the way again of the binding so will not be covering up the prongs on the back so they can be easily taken out again....so sorry Heather!!

Only one more page to go :) I'll have to fit that in over the evenings this week...along with mowing the lawn front and back whilst it is dry...putting sealant on a leaky gutter...trying to tidy away some of the devastation that has occurred in the making of the chunky pages etc..etc!!!
Thanks for looking and happy stamping
xoxo Sioux

12 comments:

  1. Brilliant page, Sioux. Love the suitcase, lol and the shading on the map is fab but I also love the collaged bits.

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  2. Love the pages, great suitcase!
    I am impressed with your handiwork capabilities!

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  3. oh this is a brilliant page really love that suitcase,brilliant,hugs cheryl xxxxx

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  4. I love all your pages, they are fabulous. Annette x

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  5. WOW x 8 awesome set each one is stunning just awestruck by your imagination. xx Zoe

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  6. You've done it again and produced a masterpiece. Have you tried die-cutting with that suitcase yet??
    Luv Joanne xx

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  7. Great page, Sioux - and don't worry about the screw brads, I don't think they'll get in the way as I'll only be binding the books in the middle - the books are too chunky to risk me messing them up with my Bind It All !!! Heather x

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  8. Wow this book is so stunning (just been looking back at all the pages you have made) ans I too love the suit case SO CUTE! I am suprised your going to part with it lol

    Love Dawn xx

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  9. fabulous! Love the sepai colours and the tape measure detail! fabulous!!! Hugs juls

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  10. This is great - love that suitcase too!

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