Thursday, July 15, 2010

Strip Ease

The July Challenge over at the GPP Street Team is Strip Ease, where you are encouraged to tear your paper or fabric into strips and attach to your page.

Although I enjoyed the tearing part, I made the mistake of gluing them all down and covering them with glossy acrylic medium, which restricted what I could do afterwards.  I'm not sure I like the way this came out, and I was very tempted to "Photoshop" it.  (Yeah, that's become a verb I think.)

But my kind and encouraging sister said it was perfect, so here it is!

GPP Street Team Challenge 42

Go on, give it a try!  I dare ya!

22 comments:

  1. Have to agree with your Sis, I love it as it is and the colours are gorgeous.

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  2. Very nice, I like the look a lot. Can you do some pages for me?

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  3. Susan, I agree with the girls - looks good, or make that Great! Love the colors. Love the black images collaged onto it. Bravo! Shake off that self-criticalness :) Thanks for sharing with the team.

    I think Photoshop is a verb too.

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  4. I agree with your sister - I think they are wonderful...and you've used my favourite colours, too! Love the stamping, Susan.

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  5. Susan the colour combination reminds me of money, I like it a lot.

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  6. Looks great to me...I like the stamps you used...it all works!

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  7. I think they are wonderful.

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  8. Love what you did with this challenge!

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  9. Great work! Love the colours and combinations!

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  10. Great pages. love the colours!

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  11. Your sister is right--it IS perfect. But as Rainer Maria Rilke said, "No emotion is ever final," so if you want to morph it into something else, you can still do that.

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  12. I think your pages are lovely too, and the colour really appeals to me (as does your font colour for that matter).

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  13. Love your pages as they are, always like it when there are human figures on a page.

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  14. Beautiful spread !!
    The images are lovely too.

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  15. well i like it! :) Some of my favorite colors ;)

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  16. this is perfect! I love your idea and colour matching :)

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  17. I love these pages just as they are! Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Love your color combos! I'm a sucker for those black and white "woodcut" images. Good work!!! xoSusan

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  19. To Photoshop or not to Photoshop ... that's the question ;-) In this case I would say not, because the pages are just perfect like this. You did a great job !

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  20. Great journal pages! Love the effect of the black on the page!

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  21. Cool journal pages - love the colors!

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