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« Reply #1250 on: April 12, 2008 10:00:28 AM »

Here's the awesome page I received from Phizzy! Its inspired by "Semana Santa" - which is Holy Week in Sevilla. I love the imagery.

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« Reply #1251 on: April 12, 2008 11:53:06 AM »

Phizz! That's a new look for you. I like it!
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« Reply #1252 on: April 12, 2008 12:50:17 PM »

Phizz and I had a conversation awhile back about Semana Santa (Santa Semana? I've seen it both ways) so its cool that she chose it as the theme. I love the hand drawn elements around the bottom & sides.
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« Reply #1253 on: April 12, 2008 01:59:11 PM »

Q of F I luv, luv, luv the stitching on your page-how cool to leave all the ends hanging off!  Phizzy, the images you used are beautiful and look so great on the background (did you draw that??)
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« Reply #1254 on: April 12, 2008 03:34:52 PM »

Queen of Fools how awesome is that stitched page! I'd also like to hear more about how you did stuff  Grin.

Phizzy I really love that page! It is a new look for you and I too love all the (hand drawn?) elements around the edges!
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« Reply #1255 on: April 12, 2008 03:58:27 PM »

Yay, I'm glad you liked it and thanks for all the positive comments! 

Some of the black is embossed stamping (the swirls, the numbers) some of it is 7Gypsies rub-on (the straight and wavy lines) and some is just hand drawn marker (the little x's). 

The background is green acrylic painted over in places with Tim Holtz crackle paint in Broken China (which I had to try despite the expense).  I then sort of rubbed some brown ink into the cracks and where the two paints come together. 

The number panels I actually painted a yellowish color and stamped the number on with clear ink and embossed.  Then I covered the whole thing with both brown and yellow ink and ironed over the little panels to melt the embossing off (with a paper bag over it to soak up the embossing- like batik).  Lastly came my crooked-and-only-fit-for-art stitiching.

I love the swirly, stone-like background on Phizzy's page.
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« Reply #1256 on: April 13, 2008 02:04:10 AM »

Thanks everyone! Semana Santa is an interesting week here. The box contains an image of some of the figures depicting the easter story which are carried throughout the streets of Sevilla during the week. The swirls and guy on the right are taken from a poster.
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« Reply #1257 on: April 13, 2008 07:06:33 PM »

Hi
i haven't posted pics or comments in erm ages Roll Eyes
I love the birdie pages mina recieved -esp the ticketing with the birdies stamped on Smiley
The little skelton on teh back of AR's page are too cute (if you can call skeltons that!
ReenReen's page -simply  -WOW!!!
Banga- oooh chandeleirs! and the little orange things at the bottom -look like dr seus characters!
Katexena- I love your paper layering -I'm still too scared to try it -but i think i might have too -It gives such an awesome efect Smiley I also lov eth pic of the russian tea boiler.
Lisateacher - I find the bloke on your page kinda scary, tho it might be because he is so enthralled with the zipper
C_D -you nesting dols are cute -even if they kinda creap me out - lol
QofF - I like the colours you used -It gives a really sereene feelign Tongue
Racky- I'm gald you liked the clown Wink
Phizzy - I love the angle (?) character on the side of your page, and all the lines that make him (her?)
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« Reply #1258 on: April 13, 2008 07:11:29 PM »

applogies - I meant ot post these Saturday, But my lil bro decided that playing an all weekend Xbox Live marathon would be an awesome idea - the perks of living at home!

anyways to the pages:
I know Racky posted this -but i love tha page -so again  it shall apear!


I love the little rabbit character -I was calling him tchulka I also like that the A stencil came too!

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Cis for Challenge, F is for focus, and the finish(maybe?) alphabet is on the back! -too cool, thankyou!


And from GG-
A beautiful swirly dragonflies page -thankyou :p
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« Reply #1259 on: April 13, 2008 08:18:21 PM »

Gorgeous pages you received LGD! I especially like GG's swirling dragonflies ...
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