Thought it about time to get my MAY calendar pages ready especially as I needed somewhere to try out the latest challenge on 12months, fitting text into a shape and was all full up in April!
I made a flower stamp for the days, you can make one just the right size this way, although I didn't stamp them close enough the first time so had to quickly rub off as much as I could and re-do them! The middle of the rubber on the stamp kept picking up ink so I perfected it as I went along, all adds to the texture anyways.
I used stains, inks, paints and star sequin waste for the background. I used up already cut letters and coloured them with distress inks for the month title. I used one of the May quotes for the fitting text into a shape technique.
I started an ATC whilst I was at it as a place to try out the colours and stuff. I used up my favourite piece of pink ribbon on there and on the edge of my May page too. Page all ready for filling in and the May flower, I wonder what that will be - probably Blue bells now I have gone all pink!
- Hi, Welcome to my Blog. I'm a lapsed crafter of late but still managing my diary Scrapbooking, plus cards as required. Previously I've also dabbled in ATCs, Tags, Altered Books, Art Journaling, Décopatch, Knitting, Crochet, and Embroidery amongst other things. I live in Surrey, UK with my husband and son. For exercise I usually play Badminton and go Ballroom and Latin Dancing, not really got back to the latter since the pandemic. I like walking which I couple with Geocaching and sometimes Bouncing on my Rebounder (mini trampoline). I am a Christian.