Monday, August 22, 2016

A bird sings not because -- Guest Designer for Crafty Boots

Monday August 22, 2016
I am a Guest Designer over at Crafty Boots Challenges where the challenge is Anything But A Card..
I was excited to be asked to be a guest designer and of course I loved that it's Anything But A Card.. I like those types of challenges. Thank you Crafty Boots for having me.
I hope you head over to Crafty Boots and enter your card. You could be the next Guest Designer / winner 

This is my Anything But A Card project. I needed another journal page for October so this was my chance to make one. When I have my journal I have the month tabs and then the calendar and more pages.. Well right on top of the month tab is where this goes. So when I go to my journal I see the inspiration - fun pages.
I finally used those Tim Holtz crazy birds. I have had them for awhile but seem to never have time to use them. I took my chance this time.  I used water color paper and laid down some inks and spritzed with water then I laid the water color paper in the inks. I dried the paper then laid it gently down in spots till I got the bright colorful background I wanted. I love doing this.. (I also love there are two sides of the paper.. the first one was a muddy mess) After I got what I wanted I dried it. I then die cut the stamped birds and colored them in copics. I was then thinking what sentiment do I want. I looked in my inspirational book (one I write in) and didn't see anything. So went to my stamps and found this sentiment from Verve Stamps. Well it was too small so I went to the computer and printed it out and then cut each word out.  I then added My Favorite Things music notes.  I layered it on some black card stock (to hide the muddy mess on the other side) and laminated the page with my Zyron. I have a hole punch that fits the binders I have so punched it and added to a journal.  I am loving this page and the way it came out.
I hope I have inspired you to make a journal page or some project that is Anything But A Card and head over to Crafty Boots Challenge and play along.
Thank you Crafty Boots

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Not just cards #35 - Aug.
Digi stamps 4 joy #127 - anything goes/opt. rose
Come and get it - summertime
Craft your passion #326 - anything goes
Crafting from the heart #124 - anything goes
Melonheadz friends - dies/punches
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The paper girls #110 - color inspiration


Dee's Craft Room said...

Thank you so much for being our Guest Designer for this challenge Billie. I love your journal page divider and I have been looking forward to discovering how you did it. Your background looks amazing and the little birds look so cute and beautifully coloured.

Once again, thank you for being Crafty Boots Guest Designer.

Dionne x

Monika Reeck said...

oh the background so dreamy
and love that bird and his eyes
cute sentiment too
great project my friend
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nwilliams6 said...

Love me some crazy birds and yours are so fun!!!! What a great journal page!!! Thanks for joining us in the DRS Designs challenge!!!!

Carole J said...

Love your journal page, Billie! Gorgeous background and wonderfully coloured crazy birds. x

Jac’s Playground said...

Fabulous journal page, love the background you created and the quote is briliant, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Lori Kobular said...

Love your journal page! Those birds are so stinking cute and I love that sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges!

Eunice von creative clutter box said...

So cute ♥ said...

Love all the color treatments and the images are adorable! Thanks for playing with us at Craft Your Passion!
Carolyn DT said...

I love how you created this WILD background! The birds are so cute! Thanks for joining us at Come and Get It Challenges!
Carolyn DT

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Such a wonderful card! Love your crazy birds & the bg is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at DRS Designs!

Wendy L said...

Love these birds, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenge. xxx

EdenLand Designs said...

This is wonderful!! I love the background and the cute little birds...and the sentiment is perfect! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at CAGI this week!
Susan - DT

Angie said...

Thanks for joining in our current Challenge at Craft Your Passion Challenges, good luck.
Angie DT

MaryAnn Samuelson said...

Great project and thank you for joining us over at the Come and Get It Challenge Blog ~ CAGI DT Member MaryAnn

KarinsArtScrap said...

fantastic and great page journal billie
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
Hope to see you again and goodluck


Pamela said...

Great journal page. Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart.

Pam x

Granmargaret said...

Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Fun day Friday, Digistamps4Joy and Not Just cards. Hope to see you again next time.

Unknown said...

Great sentiment, lovely page.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenges.Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Valentina DT