Wednesday, 17 October 2018

WOYWW


Wednesday again-seems like ages ago as I have been lucky enough to go on holiday to Malta since then. Now it is Autumn this means leaving for work in the dark and returning in the dark-and of course crafting in the dark.  Never great when it comes to looking at colours etc but I do like the cosiness of it.
 
On my workdesk this week is my 365 Journal that I am trying to get ahead in.  I tend to gesso a couple of pages at a time as I find that it helps take the inks and also give a bit more structure and robustness to the pages to limit any ink sinking through to the other side.

My "Man Bites Dog" cards this week are 'Fans Snubs Movie Model'-ooh!!

Happy crafting

kyla
 

9 comments:

  1. Hi Kyla, saw some of your holiday photos, looks fabulous. Indeed, we change the clocks in a couple of weeks,so will be a lot of crafting in the dark, lol. Have a lovely week, Hugs, Shaz #6 X

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  2. Yes, Malta looked great, enjoyed seeing your pics on FB! I love Autumn and drawing the curtains to make a comfy warm nest for the family :-D
    Hugs LLJ 8 xxxx

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  3. It's all about the prepping work... who knows what magic you'll create there!
    Happy WOYWW :)
    Claire, no. 1

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  4. A good coat of gesso is definitely a must Kyla. I find that it prevents most inks from seeping through even on handmade paper. Glad you had such a great time in Malta. Happy WOYWW. Sarah #3

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  5. I often gesso a few pages at a time too, then if you get on a roll, there is less time "wasted"! being on a roll, that would be good right now! Have enjoyed your photos that I have seen. Helen #4

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  6. Holidays are lovely but go too quickly. I usually Gesso pages too, preparing several at a time is a good idea. Have a great woyww and a happy crafty week, Angela x16x

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  7. Hi ya Kyla, hope you can take memories of your hols with you to brighten up those dark mornings and evenings. The biggest downside to this time of year for me. Gesso is a real workhorse in the life of a crafter, makes working on some surfaces so much easier and saves time if we can remember to pre prep.
    Happy WOYWW & have fun with your 365 journal Tracey #5

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  8. Glad you had such a lovely holiday, Malta sounds wonderful! Good idea to gesso your pages, I often do that in my junk journal as well, and sometimes do it with black gesso for a change! Have a great week, Lindart #29

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  9. Hi Kyla. Looking forward to seeing what you manage to put on those two wonderfully empty pages.
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #2

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