Saturday, 1 August 2015

Let's Get Arty Challenge # 66

 
 
What you can do with a kraft coloured paper bag?
It can be coloured, reshaped, painted, cut up,  repurposed…. 
or whatever else you’d like to think up.
Time to get arty!

Have you got something in mind to create?
You can use any genre....
Layouts, Project Life, Cards, Off the Page, Art, Home Decor, Home Crafts to name a few...
 
 
This is one for my Travel Album....
 
 

 Cut open a paper bag and stuck it to an unwanted 12x12 piece of cardstock plus put some trim on it. At this stage I didn't know which way up it was going to be
 
 
Added some Viva Inka Gold in Lava Red and Silver
 
 
Sketched in a little Chinese boy to give a feeling of ghostly history, what went before we (the tourist) ever got there......
 
 
And you can clearly see the paper bag features, it gives a vintage feel.  The chinese writing paper - is loose leaf antique pages with handwritten lettering and characters on rice paper, discoloured with age. It adds to the 'history' of the monuments we visited.
 
Hope you can join in
 
 
 
 
 

5 comments:

Heather McMahon said...

Gosh - I love your use of the paper bag and the sketch. These make for such a unique page. Love it!

Möwe von der Insel said...

You are such a creative person :)
Love what you did to a paper bag.
I would never had the idea to do
that :)) Love that little chinese
boy too :)

Have a beautiful day!
Möwe

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Fabulous artwork, enjoy the rest of the weekend, sweetie!

Love and hugs
Maarit

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwww! This is amazing! LOVING the writing paper and the mesh material!!!!

Audrey Pettit said...

Omgoodness, wow! I LOVE this, Mandy! What a super creative and fun use for a recycled kraft bag! Absolutely love the travel touches on here, and your hand-drawing is the perfect touch!