Vitamin Sea - Challenge TT#247, by Bibi
I think I need some Vitamin SEA!
Hi everyone! Today I'm showing you a piece that I'm entering in someone else's challenge, namely the Tuesday Throwdown one where the theme this week is Out To Sea - which is right up my alley!
According to the weather statistics, the month of May was the coldest one in 50 years here in Norway! Hopefully June will be much better, because I really need some sun .... and vitamins .... Now, I know that the sun gives us vitamin D, but to me summer is all about the sea ..., which is why I made this spread in an old book:
Before I started, I glued several pages together to make a more sturdy surface to work on. I even stapled them together to make sure they'd stick. I used white Gesso on the spread first, then painted them with a mix of brown and gold Silks Acrylic Glaze (their yummy shimmer doesn't show on the photo). Lots of stamping in the background - starfish and shells from Retro Beach, bubbles from Round in Circles. The fish from Something Fishy are swimming on some torn pieces of cardstock which I folded and adhered to the pages.....
The waves are very 3D, so I'll never be able to close this book ...
Ribbons coloured with blue and green Brusho (my fingers were blue for two days ...)
I'm entering my Sea Journal Pages to the challenge over at
Challenge #247: Out to Sea
I hope the folks over there will like my very first entry to their challenge! :-)
Here's to better weather with bathing temperatures in the sea! (I can't wait to dive in!!)
Thanks for stopping by my blog.
Be good and stamp on!
Your 3D Vitamin Sea book is awesome, love the colours! Your waves are magnificent and remind me of the Caribbean...
Fab inspiration Bibi, hope you get your vitamins very soon.
Also love the folded pages for waves but as you say you won't close the book!