Monday, December 3, 2018

My Other Creations: Re-purposed Notebooks using Dina Wakley's Giant Funky Silhouettes

This week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge theme is "B is for...."  I went with two brightly-colored books made with a boy stencil cut into different shapes.


I started with a collage that I made using Dina Wakley's Giant Funky Silhouette stencil, some patterned paper, stamping, more stenciling and lots of paint.

Then I got brave and got out the scissors and cut up my collage!

I liked how cutting this piece up gave me several smaller pieces of imagery to work with.  I added two of the panels to my notebooks.



These two notebooks came from one tall notebook (a Prima Traveler's Journal) that I cut in half.  Guess I was going all sorts of crazy with the scissors on this project!

Here are the supplies I used which you can find at Simon Says Stamp:

I am excited to check out your "B-inspired" creations!  Upload them to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog for your chance to win a $50 voucher to Simon Says Stamp!

7 comments:

  1. These notebooks looks like oodles of fun!

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  2. I love how you cut the travelers notebook into two smaller books and your collage sheet looks amazing accenting the covers! Love your brightly colored books! Thanks for sharing

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  3. I always love to learn how you make these awesome collage/mixed media notebooks! They always look so magical to me! There is something about how you get the paint to look so ethereal that never ceases to amaze me! And I love how you make each one have special meaning. xxoo Kathy

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  4. I love how you started with the large piece, than cut it uo to make these awesome little books! I always love your words, Andrea! and congrats on the new stamp sets that just came out!! hugs, Maura

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  5. Your little notebooks are always been my top favorites!!! Love them!

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  6. Ooh, I caught my breath at the point when you cut up your gorgeous collage, but oh, how great it looks in the notebooks, making the brain do a bit more work to join the dots. Gorgeous brightly coloured boy books!
    Alison x

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  7. These are gorgeous, Andrea! Love the big silhouettes, fabulous notebooks! Hugs, Sandra

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