Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Mixing It Up - Post Four

click on the photo to see larger and read quotes
The week five Summer of Color combo is candy apple red and yellow.  Initially I resisted this color combo and had a hard time getting started because all I could think of was McDonalds (yuck!).

I created this page with a wash of yellow acrylic, layered on the b&w wrapping paper, red tissue paper heart, and white heart shaped doily. Then I used purple spray mist and dripped red ink.  Added texture with yellow and orange acrylics.   Added some word and music washi tape. Inked the edges of my quotes and applied them with gel medium, allowing some of the paint and spray mist to smear onto them.  And then finished it off with some stamps with red ink.  Nice and messy!

The week 6 Being Me topic is being kind to yourself, banishing negative self-talk, etc.  I found a handful of quotes that I really loved to include with this page as personal reminders.  You can click on the photo to make it larger and view the quotes!

25 comments:

dawn said...

Lots to love on this page, the colors are gorgeous! I like the butterflies and the black/white mixed into this.
Such inspiring quotes, this class sounds great. Happy SOC!

Miriam said...

So much colour, I love it and great for the prompt.

Pamela Haun said...

Awesome journal page.

Maria Ontiveros said...

Very cool! I used paint drips, too, and went with a "heat" theme. I'll be posting mine on Friday. Once again, I think adding a third or fourth color really works well.
rinda

Halle said...

Love the journal pages!!

Rita said...

This is much better than something McDonalds! It's very pretty.

Kristin said...

xo

Anne Manda said...

Beautiful use of Soc colors, love the layers and the quotes, lovely!

Melinda said...

LOVE this page and the words on it..WOW..I can so relate! Thanks too for stopping by my blog!

Becs said...

Love this and a great selection of quotes.

Cheryl said...

I never would have thought to put these two colors together, but I LOVE it! It's a very uplifting page - both visually and textually.

Ginny said...

Beautiful use of SOC colors. Wonderful quotes.

Karen said...

I smiled as soon as this post popped up on Feedly! Love the bright colors, and then I spent a bit of time examining all the details. Just wonderful!

Monique said...

Beautiful page and a great collection of quotes.
xx

scrappyjacky said...

Love this,Cheri....not my favourite colours either...and yet on this piece I love them.

Ginger said...

Great to see this Cheri! I love your color combination and the quotes too :) Awesome stuff!

Deb @ Paper Turtle said...

This is so cool, Cheri. I love the colors and textures.

I inherited a piece of art from my mom that is made with tissue paper - a beautiful sunflower piece. You'll see it in my kitchen when you visit me. :o)!!!

Linda said...

wow-your SOC pages turned out splendidly!!! I heard a few others mention the McDonald's thing but it never entered my mind.

Lori Saul said...

Gorgeous embellishment in these colorful pages- wow!

Sharon Fritchman said...

WOWZA! Your pages are absolutely beautiful! I love how you used this week's colors! Just gorgeous and so creative!

Shahrul Niza said...

Wonderful, bold pages!!. LOVE the quotes, and the drips :).

Natasha said...

I love all the layers and textures on this spread. Great use of the colours. I struggled with this weeks colours as well, but I am glad for the challenge to step outside my go-to colours. :)

Ariel said...

Great page for the SOC challenge. I used yellow tissue for this challenge:)

alexa said...

These are wonderful life-affirming quotations: and such a strong colour combination behind them!

Julie Richards said...

This is a truly inspirational page. I love your chosen quotes and colour combination. Thanks for sharing
hugs
Julie