Tuesday, 4 November 2008

Awfully Big Art Adventure Week 6












This is my altered box file for the Awfully Big Art Adventure challenge week 6.
I had a great time doing this, It was more like a Scrapbooking page, and the fact that it was in my favourite colours helped too.
Started off with a plain box file, and added that lovely purple Dotty Paper from Bo Bunny. (This impressed Dottie she thought it was named after her !)
I added my photo, which Ive just been waiting for the right moment to use, I think its a lovely image. The hearts I punched out then used an emery board to sand off the edges and give them a worn look. A little vase of flowers with Lilac added flowersoft to give texture and of course the wonderful Grungeboard which I bought from Karen at Scrapz. Wow this is amazing stuff and I dont know how I didnt know about it before.
I added the words "Inspire me" on the side with the key to the lock.
Inside I used another piece of printed paper and then tried out a stamp I have had a while and never used, the peacock, I printed it on white card and then coloured it all by hand with paints, distress inks and stickles. I love it. I was sorry when it was finished I had such a good time.
Thank you to Linda and Rosie for the Inspiration for this fantastic project.

12 comments:

Linda said...

Jaqi its wonderful - and it looks just great sitting on your shelf.
I love the colour..and the grungeboard..and that gorgeous chair!
I'm so glad you enjoyed the challenge.
Hugs
Linda x

Rosie said...

Oooo what a gorgeous colour! Love what you've done with your box file Jaqi, and thanks for being part of our challenge.
Love
Rosie

magpie said...

Jaqi I love your box file..... Your colours are scrummy and the inside is brilliant.......

Sharon xx

Dawne said...

beautiful xxxx

Chriss Rollins said...

great job know how much you like your purple.. the image is indeed lovely.
That young lady just had to get in there...she loves being with you.
chriss x

annie2006 said...

gorgeous art work - love the peacock

Kaz Scrapz said...

Jaqi this is beautiful - I love the wording 'inspire me' too - so appropriate as this file itself is incredibly inspiring - beautiful photo, colours, papers, and images - perfect! xxxx Karen

Faye said...

Jaqi, what a project! This box file is so gorgeous. You used so much imagination and creativity to achieve that wonderful piece of art. The colors are awesome.

Rosie said...

I love your box - purple's my favourite colour! The grungeboard looks fab too! I think you're already inspired!!

Mam said...

I think yours is my total favorite this week. I had to sit that one out but will be coming on with the wood block.
You have done such a gorgeous job on this.
Nancy

Kimmie said...

Wonderful color...lovely images!

tiger said...

I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.
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This is brilliant , i love it !