Welcome back to my blog. As I write the rain is teaming down, there is a crispness in the air, daylight saving is almost at an end and I'm so happy to see the end of Summer.
Today I'm sharing my DT challenge for KRAFT+ in April.
Unusual huh! That's what I love about Kraft+ challenges, they really make me think outside the box. Bereft of ideas initially, I needed to let this percolate around for a while, but then the light bulb moment happened when I remembered these photos. I sauntered into my local paint store to gather some samples. Luckily it was a super busy morning, so no one questioned my need for such lurid colours!
I used the primary coloured paint swatches to "splash"
around the page and also to create some tabs.
The brush stroke was made with Colour Blast "Deep Water"
The spotty white texture was created with a Prima stencil.
I love the flair - it's from Funky Flair Studio.
The journalling is on the back of the page and it reads.
These photos were taken when you were just four years old. You always wanted to
"Do Art Work" when you came to spend the day and were quite happy to don the painting smock to keep your clothes clean. The easel is almost an antique; it was used by your Daddy and his brothers when they were kidlets. Around this time your favourite colours were pink, purple and silver. Sadly we'd run out of purple, so we experimented by blending red and blue. You were fascinated by the various shades you created. I notice you have a brush in each hand, although you mostly use your left. You delight in taking your art home to show Mummy and Daddy. I really enjoy our play time together.
Love Granny, 10th September 2015
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