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« on: February 18, 2012 06:34:56 PM »

A friend of mine posted a picture on facebook of a mixed media piece that uses the quote and very similar design elements in the 2 that I made.  I don;t know who the original artist was, but if anyone knows I'd love to link to her as it was obviously heavily inspired by her piece. 

This quote rang true for me in many ways, but being that my husband is fighting cancer & we are having a battle with his insurance company regarding PET scans right now, it really hit home. I immediately made 2 of them.  One for my friend who posted it & one for me.  Mine is already hanging as shown & hers is ready for a lunch date drop off <3

I used a 13" canvas stretcher for a frame.  The collage is card stock with layers of book pages, acrylic paint, stamps, inks, paper doilies, bleeding tissue paper, spray fabric paint, cardboard & lots of different embossing powders.  I had a lot of fun on the background.  The hanging cord is random yarns braided & attached with upholstery tacks.
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2012 01:05:01 AM »

Very inspirational.

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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2012 05:40:01 AM »

Very inspirational and very beautiful - I love the colors that you used and how the frames are very mixed- media too.

Sending good thought and wishes to you and your family!

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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012 01:08:17 AM »

That is so pretty.. looks like an awesome piece of decor for a gal's room! Smiley very beautifully crafted.. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2012 09:02:39 AM »

Sorry to hear that times are tough Sad These art pieces are lovely though, I love the colors. Best wishes to you, Amanda.

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« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2012 03:46:26 PM »

These are very inspirational, I love the quote aswell!

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« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2012 07:32:13 PM »

Those came out nice. I hope the process was therapeutic  Smiley
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