My Love & Happiness

Happy Monday!!! I wanted to post this yesterday, but my Hunny Bunny and I opted to pick up a pizza and watch a handful of New Releases. Sweet and blissful love. It’s what makes my world go ’round.
Speaking of love, I’m sharing a layout I made. My favorite photo of us the night of my brother’s wedding. I actually backed it on thick chipboard that I can frame and hang up.
I’m submitted this project to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes With Buttons.

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I impulsively purchased the huge flower waiting in line at Michael’s (those dollar bins are dangerous lol). The key too!!! Everything else I pulled from my existing stash and just kept layering until it looked good.

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BONUS DIY: If you look real close you can see some color sprays behind the flower and picture. This is the first time I use sprays or mists so I went light. Looking back now, I wish I had sprayed heavier lol
I bought empty spray bottles and gel food coloring. They don’t clog up the sprayers and the color is richer. I YouTubed tutorials and watched dozens of vids before deciding this was what I wanted to try first.

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Thanks guys! Up next: I pulled out an unfinished project from the vault ๐Ÿ˜‰

My First Zentangle Everrr!!!

Hello my sweet loves! Yes, I know, today is Thursday. But I needed the extra day for this intricate piece. It’s my first Zentangle everrr!!! I mean, I doodle when I’m not really paying attention on the phone just as much as the next guy LOL. However, this took a lot more thought than that.

I drew this inside my art journal. A journal that has sat empty for years! (I can’t even remember how it got in my stash lol). It’s approximately an 8×6 in. journal with blank drawing paper inside. I used Claudine Hellmuth matte medium to glue 3 pages together to withstand any shredding from the permanent marker.ย For an awesome pattern resource click here. I used the fine point Sharpie Pen and a regular pencil for shading.

Please Enjoy!!! See you on Saturday for a tour of my craft “room” ๐Ÿ˜‰

My First Zentangle