Monday, September 26, 2022

Mixed Media Monday ~ Be Joyful Always

Welcome back to my third installment of Mixed Media Monday.  Today's art journal page, is actually a CASE from the very talented Vicky Papaionnou, using items from her newly released collection Create Happiness.

Of course, I added my own spin to her amazing layout using these delightful, stacked teacups from the Pink Dream Ephemera pack. 

  After inking the background using Oxide Inks, I randomly stamped a very old Flora background stamp.  It's so old, I don't even remember the company that made it, but to this day, is still one of my favorite background stamps. I also did some random stenciling using Vicky's Book Stencil

I tucked a vintage post card, from Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Ephemera Pack, behind the teacups and added my verse of the day, "Be joyful always".  I added white gel pen details to the die cuts and black lines around the sentiment to make it stand out.

I can easily get lost in the creation of art journaling.  I hope you enjoyed today's creation as much as I enjoyed the process of making it.

Vicky's entire line of products are so filled with vintage beauty!  I love everything about her style.  

I've linked up many of her products below.  A Cherry On Top Crafts, carries her entire line and she just had a new release, so I hope you'll check them out.  

Entire Create Happiness Line
A5 Stone Paper Journal
Pink Dream Ephemera
Book Stencil
Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Ephemera Pack
A Cherry On Top Crafts

Thanks for stopping by!


Marcia Hill said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL Birgit!! I love, LOVE that stack of teacups and all the stamping behind them! The background stamp you used is a Heidi Swapp background stamp...I have the same one and love it too! I looked on my packaging and there is no stamp name, so I guess she never named the stamp. But anyway, your page is absolutely beautiful, and your whole journal is just going to be gorgeous when you finish it! Hugs. :0)

Donna Phelan said...

This. Is. Gorgeous. And my most favorite so far of your MM series. Those teacups look AHmazing, Birgit! Your colors are divine and the background collage is magnificent! Oh this is just lovely all over! Swooooooon! Vicky is so talented and whips up art like *snap* You have channeled her perfectly!

Conniecrafter said...

Another fabulous page, those tea cups are a wonderful focal to it, love how you stamped and gave touches of color to your background. I have been writing my dates in my journal, and seeing your stamped date reminds me I use to have one of those, now I am going to be searching for mine, LOL!

Lena said...

This is lovely Birgit. I don't do much in mixed media, but always enjoy your mixed media projects. Awesome inspiration!

Nancy Penir said...

Birgit, I adore the depth of detailing you got with these stamps. The colors are so soothing, and how sweet are those tea cups! Beautiful job!

Kara Lynne said...

Birgit, this is so beautiful! I've always admired Vicky's work and you have certainly given a beautiful nod to her! So many gorgeous details, and a lovely balance of colors!

Lisa said...

Gorgeous journal page! I love the teacup image and the stunning colors.