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        Welcome to the Artistic Outpost blog hop. I am so excited to share another page from my Expeditions Art Journal. I used my Paris Exposition stamp plate to embellish and my Fashion Flapper plate for the background. I used Distress Paints to add color and of course gesso.

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Hop along to the rest of the Design team to see some amazing inspiration.
Gerrie
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Tracy
Linda
Alison
Terry
Kate-you are here

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       Good Morning! I have another page to share in my new ‘Expeditions’ art journal. I bought a collage sheet of siblings several years ago and I think I might finally be able to put it to use. I love this image. My background is book paper over a brown paper bag. Lots of gesso, paints and stamping along with layers of ephemera finish off the page. I was able to use up a lot of scraps! Wo-hoo!
  

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    I have started another art journal!! It is entitled Expeditions. So far my pages are mainlyof vintage children. I am imagining all the adventures that children have been through, both alone and with siblings.I showed the completed Cover that I made for last months I Am Roses challenge. The format is a flip book. Unusual sized pages appeal to me for some reason.
      I had lots of fun playing around with my background. I used some forgotten pieces of ephemera, neglected  stamps and a photo I had already printed. I am still working on using up my stash.
     Hope you can find time to craft today.

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   Here is my completed cover! This is my first art journal and I know it won’t be my last. I have already started pages in my next journal. I am just trying to come up with a name for it.

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     More details. I used a lot of Distress paint, Prima canvas, flowers and left over ephemera.
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     Happy crafting!

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     Here is the last layout in my a Past Vibes Art Journal. I loved working in it.

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    I’ll be back soon to share the journals completed cover.
    Have a great Friday!

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     More layouts in my Vintage Vibes Art Journal. I used some of my new Lynne Perrella stamps from PaperArtsy. Well, they were new months ago but I finally got around to playing.

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    My background was made using a Tim Holtz technique. I went over it in places with gesso and a brick stamp. Flowers are from I Am Roses. I used lots of bright colors in a mix of paint and sprays.
    Can’t believe that the week is almost over. Enjoy!
Kate

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      Welcome! It is time again for another challenge over at the I Am Roses challenge Blog. I chose the colors green and white for the theme of my project. My image is by Lynne Perrella. I made this flip book to be my new art journal.

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     I can’t wait to start using it. I love unusual sized books. Here is the back of the book.

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   Another Lynne Perrella image on the back.

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    Thanks for looking. Check out the Challenge and play along.

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      Here is another layout in my Past Vibes art journal.  I have had these vintage photos for a while and have finally used them. The texture in my background was from a Crafter’s Workshop stencil.

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       I used stamps from the Generation Redux stamp plate with Wendy Vecchi’s ink pads.

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       The patterned paper is by K & Co. I painted over top with Distress Paints and gesso.

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      Thank you for looking. Have a great week!
Kate

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    I completed my second page in my layout inspired by Liz Borer over at Paper Artsy. Liz’s backgrounds are amazing. Her projects this week were very inspiring. Check her out.

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    The background on this page was made with a stencil, molding paste, paints and inks. I layered these gorgeous Lynne Perrella stamps after coloring them with Distress Markers. I hope you like it. Thank you for taking the time to stop by.

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   This is my first art journal page for the Challenge by Liz Borer over at Paper Artsy. I was inspired by the swirls using molding paste in her background on her first project. I love my Lynne Perrella stamps so of course they are the focal point. I used some canvas resist pieces and flowers to embellish. Hopefully I’ll have my last page up by tomorrow.

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   Thank you for stopping and to all of my new followers.

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   Hello. It’s been a while but here is another journal layout in my Past Vibes journal. I used the new Hayride stamp plate by Artistic Outpost. This set was very fun to work with. Maybe thats because I love fall.

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    Hope you like. Have a great evening.
Kate

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   Another layout in my Past Vibes journal featuring the fabulous new Chalkboard releases by Artistic Outpost. Don’t you just love those stars & that chalkboard frame?

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   I decided to use the Wonderland Collage as well on my pages. I used a lot of fabric tape and washi tape along with some corrigated cardboard. I am sporting some bright colors this week, huh? I hope you like them. Be sure to check out these new releases at the Artistic Outpost store. Thanks for stopping.
Kate

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    Oh happy day. It’s Friday! Hope you are ready for the weekend. I am sharing some more from my Past Vibes journal. I made this set of pages a while ago but have not shown them because they are not my favorite. I am finally ready to share because I need content to post. As I shared before, craft time has been scarce as of late. I am hoping it will pick up once my little starts school again.

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     Thank you for stopping by.
Kate

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    Just a new layout to share from my Past Vibes journal. I used a photo of several female generations. I thought it would be perfect for my new Lost Coast Designs ‘hat’ stamps. I thought they would add a playful spin to the photo.

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    Thank you to my new followers and hope you all enjoy your evening.
Kate

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    I may have mentioned it before but I love the art & culture of the Ancient Egyptians. I have struggled getting creative lately. It seems like all I want to do is art journal. I have had these stamps for several years now and only used them once. I dug them out the other day and had me some play time.

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    My background is a mixture of paints and molding paste. I gold embossed hieroglyphics throughout my background. I spent a lot of time painting the details on each stamp. I was loving the background so it was hard for me to cover it up but I was able to let most of it show through. Have a great night.
Kate

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