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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

They who have wings at Try It on Tuesday

Hello Everyone and welcome to Jumbled Crafts. Thank you for your visit and I hope what you find here will inspire you to join in the challenge. If you would like inspiration you can go here to see what the rest of team have made and their wonderful and varied ideas.

Try it on Tuesday's new theme is 'They who have Wings' and I just kept it simple and chose a bird even though you can invent lots of things with wings I'm sure.

I made a journal page. Firstly I painted the thick paper with white acrylic then dropped a few colours of alcohol ink here and there until it covered the white. When it was dry I drew flower and leaf shapes around the ink splodges to make the background. The dove shape is a template I have had for a long time and you can cut on the dotted line to make the wing stand up for cards etc. The 'keep calm and create peace' is from a book of Keep Calm quotes that I bought to use for projects. I drew the peace branch and leaves and tied the keep calm tag with a bit of blue embroidery silk.

I am also going to enter this at Art Journal Journey as it is the last day of the Things with Wings challenge where I was hostess for March. Thank you to Susi and Valerie for inviting me and to everyone who entered the challenge-it was amazing to visit all of your blogs and see your works of art. I hope you will join in with their next challenge for April.

Bye for now

love Chrissie xx

21 comments:

  1. Great journal page, lovely colours too! Thanks for being such a wonderful hostess this month! Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

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  2. A wonderful page Chrissie - love the colors and the peaceful bird!
    Thank you so much that you were such a lovely hostess Chrissie!
    ♥♥♥
    Susi

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  3. I love how you've done the background on your fabulous journal page.
    xxx Hazel.

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  4. Wonderful journal page, Chrissie. The message is perfect.
    I noticed that the links you have for this post go to Tuesday Tag-pages!?
    Have a great day,
    hugs xx

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  5. A fantastic page, the dove and the quote gives a wonderful message for us all.
    Yvonne xx

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  6. Love your page Chrissie ! The background is gorgeous ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  7. Fabulous! Love your gorgeous bird of peace! A really powerful message!

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  8. Beautiful page!! Love your alcohol ink background.

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  9. Wow Chrissie, this is gorgeous!! That white bird is so striking against the beautiful vibrant floral background! hugs :)

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  10. Great journal page Chrissie, love the colours you have choosen!

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  11. Great journal page Chrissie, love the colours you have choosen!

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  12. Hi Chrissie love this journal page, the colours, image and whole page are full of beauty...loving this..
    xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  13. Fabulous journal page, Chrissie! Love the wonderful backgound and colours.
    Hugs, Mar

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  14. Beautiful page with that peace dove Chrissie, perfect for Easter, too. And that sentiment is so true, if only people would adhere more to this, then the world would really be a wonderful place! Enjoy your evening, hugs, Ira xox
    ♥ Ira’s Crea Corner ♥

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  15. Absolutely LOVE this one Chrissie! That leafy background is spot on as is that powerful message. Jenny x

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  16. I just love your fabulous background - the dove looks great against it and I love the little tag he is carrying! Chrisx

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  17. Fabulous page Chrissy The dove looks stunning against the vibrant colours. Great quote too.
    Avril xx

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  18. Fabulous page Chrissy The dove looks stunning against the vibrant colours. Great quote too.
    Avril xx

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  19. Great arty page Chrissie - love the random element created by the alcohol inks. Nikkix

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  20. Wonderful colours to contrast with the white dove, great page!

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  21. Love the vibrant flowers on this beautiful page.

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.