Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Ruby Dog Days meets Mission Inspiration!


I have really been enjoying art journaling and have recently discovered Mission Inspiration.  When I saw the colors and theme for this month's page, I turned directly to the new Ruby Dog Days image from Polkadoodles!  

I have combined her with a blush plaid paper, tree die, and butterfly dies from Winnie Special Moments and flowers from Horace and Boo Flower Foliage.  

I started by coloring Ruby with Copics, placing in some eyelets to the bags along with twine for the handles and adhering a gem to her bag.  

I washed over the blush plaid with a pistachio colored gesso and my texture comes from Glass Glitter Beads through an arrow stencil.  I added my paper cuts and focal images and added marks with a sponge to the tree.  My border is simple using yellow around the edges.  

This quote just seemed perfect as I was seeing Ruby walking home through a park from her busy day of errands and includes the "nature" word from the prompt.  I finished with Spun Sugar Splats that are a little difficult to see, but they are there!  ; )


Ruby is off to the following challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown:  Glimmer and Shine
Try It on Tuesday:  Nature's Beauty
Classic DT:  AG
Crafter's Cafe:  World Art Day
Creatalicious Challenge:  AG with Dies
Create and Inspire:  Use dies/stencils

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11 comments:

  1. This is beautiful Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/

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  2. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge blog. Very nice and Good luck!
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  3. Lots of arty deliciousness here. So glad you joined us at the Crafters Café, CarolG

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  4. Thank you for sharing your sweet card with us at Try it on Tuesdays.
    Yvonne

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  5. Beautiful project! Thanks so much for joining us at TIOT, hugs, Valerie

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  6. Beautiful scene....lovely work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for  http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

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  7. Great project, thanks for sharing your creation with us at Creatalicious. We hope to see you back again.

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  8. Wonderful Art Journal page, beautiful quote. Thank you for entering your wonderful creation at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "World Art Day" challenge.

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  9. A lovely card and it's a wonderful quote.
    Thanks for sharing at TioT
    Avril x

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  10. Delightful creation! Thank you for joining us at Create & Inspire Challenges this month. Looking forward to seeing more of your creations!
    Hugs, Mary (DT) scrapsdamaryv.blogspot.pt

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  11. Beautiful image-great tree and love the sentiment---Thank you for joining us at Create and Inspire
    Carol DT x

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