Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Vintage art journal page

Hello, my friends!
I hope you are all well and safe! 
I was inspired by some vintage laces that I got from my Mom to create a Finnabair style vintage art journal page. I decided to use my old book as an art journal and started to build up my layers.
I used my Liquitex modeling paste mixed with some acrylic paints and my Tim Holtz lace stencil on the previously gessoed background. Then I started to layer my vintage laces, some burlap, handmade fabric flowers, my rose trim, some paper flowers, vintage buttons, beads and some gems.



I love sprays and I used my Dylusions spray inks, my Distress stain sprays, some of my Glimmer mists,  Lindy's stamp gang sprays to achieve the desired look. As a final touch, I used my Inka gold pastes in gold, bronze and blue tones and some Finnabair mica powders. 


I pulled out one of my old tags I made and decided to use only a part of it. I distress the edges using my Vintage photo DI and attached a piece of seam binding previously treated with my distress paints. 


The texture is rich and I like how it turned out. 


That is it for today. I hope you like my vintage art journal page. 
Have a wonderful day!
Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving lovely comments! I read and appreciate each and every one of them! 








37 comments:

  1. Thank you dear Branka for sharing your beautiful art! I love the quote you have, "love an imperfect person perfectly" So sweet and true.
    Wishing you a wonderful and creative day,
    Michelle aka MiSchra

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  2. Wow Branka, this might be one of my favourites to date! I am just loving all the amazing texture in the background, and the different elements you have included there. Seed beads and buttons and lace, oh my! The metallics are just brilliant, I bet this just shines and shimmers like crazy in real life! What a gorgeous page my friend!!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie for our 'Layer It Up' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

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    1. Aw, thank you so much, my dear! I am so thrilled! You made my day! Hugs! xxx

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  3. This is beautiful in every detail! All those gorgeous textures and colors really speak to me and this amazing quote makes it special perfect!
    A wonderful spread Branka!
    Thank you very much for sharing it at
    ART - JOURNAL - JOURNEY!

    oxo
    Susi

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  4. Amazing work - fabulous textures and I love how you've put all the elements together.
    xxx Hazel.

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  5. AMAZING, Branka! This is no doubt my absolute favorite of yours, with all that vintage rust and gorgeous yummy texture! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! This is a page I'd have open all the time! Every time you look at it you see something different and I love your choice of elements. Move over Finnabair--Branka is the new girl in town! Pinned to my Absolute Favorites! big applause and hugs, my friend!

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    1. Oh, thanks so much, my lovely for such a wonderful comment! I am so glad you like it!
      Lots of love to you! xxx

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  6. I love the rich colors and all the wonderful showcase of textures! Great work of art!
    Hugs

    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  7. Such an exquisite design, Branka! The layers of spray and metallic touches are wonderful! Beautiful design!

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    1. Thank you so much, Autumn! I am glad you like it! Hugs! xxx

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  8. Branka, your projects are always so beautiful...rich colours and gorgeous embellishing and these pages are stunning.
    Thank you for joining us over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit..x

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  9. What a stunning vintage journal page Branka! The colours are fantastic, the textures are just incredible - it is one of those projects I just want to reach out and touch.. I would be thrilled if I could make something even half as beautiful as this!! Hugs, Anne xx

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    1. Thank you soooo much, dear Anne! You are such a sweetheart! Hugs! xxx

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  10. Beautiful work branka - gorgeous texture - love it x

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  11. This is stunning Branka, - what a beautiful background, wonderful mixed media work, I love how you completed the page, - stunning textures and colours, - just beautiful!

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    1. Thank you so much, Astrid! I am always happy to see you here! Hugs! x

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  12. Just had to head over for a closer look at this stunning vintage journal. It's simply glorious, love it in every way.
    Hugs, Julie x

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  13. This is absolutely awwww-mazing B! I want to reach out and touchie! You have not only added such gorgeous texture but upcycled, recycled, and created a new amazeballs design! How'd you do that? Love the many different elements and the rich colors are fantabulous! And your sentiment on the tag is so profound! How marvelous an idea and so very true! Wowzers my friend, wowzers! Hugz to you muffin! ~Niki

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    1. Thanks so much, hun! You put a big smile on my face! Lots of love to you! xoxo

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  14. Hello from AJJ
    Your pages are so rich and gorgeous in every detail!
    oxo

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  15. Wow I love the textures, so rich and beautiful. The fabric and lace adds such a natural element, I love it! Thank you for joining my challenge at Our Creative Corner. Jan x

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  16. Beautiful pages! Love all the textures and blossoms! So creative!

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    1. Thank you so much, Mona! Happy to see you here! Branka x

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  17. Absolutely fabulous. Lots of wonderful textures combined with my favourite colours. Just love the look of it.

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  18. So beautiful! I love the amount of textures and laces, and the blending colours. Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner!

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  19. What a wonderful combination of both colour and texture Branka. Thanks for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Challenge this month.

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  20. What what a fabulous journal page, Branka! So many gorgeous layers!! Thanks so much for sharing your art with us at the Frilly and Funkie Challenge!
    Hugs,
    Nancy

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  21. This is absolutely beautiful Branka! Thank you so much for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Jenny x

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