Sunday, August 23, 2015

Hang In There

Hello folks.  We have another challenge at One Stitch At A Time so how about popping over to see all the fabulous creations by the design team.  The prize this month is an awesome digi pack containing several images and a paper pack too - how cool is that.

Challenge #244


To begin with for my journal page I coloured the image with Promarkers and Polychromos and also printed my text on acetate. The image is Hang in There by Digi Blessings available from the StitchyBear Digital Outlet.
I plan on die cutting a bunch of leaves so messed around with some green card and Pan Pastels to make a mottles green shaded card to work with.
 The pages of the journal were covered with some fabulous black hand made paper with gold swirl which I got ages ago and have not used in over a year :) :) Onto the black paper I used a Dreamweaver leaf stencil and the same coloured Pan Pastels.  Saying as the image is a a bush baby (I think) I wanted a night time scene so made a moon out of buttons which I will cover with gold paint later.
I didn't take a pic at the time but also added to the background was some green Glimmer Mist - looks blue but it really was green I promise you :)
 Here is the moon finished.
And here is the finished page.  The text is not very obvious, I do like things hidden away a bit so you have to look to find them, the text reads 'When life gets tough . . . Hang in there'.  The Hang in there section of the text comes with the digi and I added the start bit.  I extended the branch and added the die cut leaves out of my coloured green mottled card and also some green design paper.  Finally I added metal stars to the background.

  • Image - Hang in There by Digi Blessings available from the StitchyBear Digital Outlet.
  • Colouring medium - Promarkers, Polychromos, Pan Pastels, Green Glimmer Mist
  • Dies - Cottage Cuts bella Leafy Branch
  • From my Stash - Hand made paper, metal stars, acetate, gold paint pen
I am entering this card into the following challenges:-
Thanks for looking and hope you have a happy crafting day:)


  1. What a beautiful piece of artwork! I love everything about this and the image is so cute and lovely the way you colored him and showcased him over the pages. Hugs, Maggie OSAAT DT Teamie

  2. I just love this cute image and your journal pages are terrific. I agree with you about being subtle about your sentiment - make us look harder. Great! Hugs Christine Fellow OSAAT Teamie. xx

  3. This is a fabulous background! Awesome job & beautiful coloring as well! I'm SO happy you could join us this week for the QKR Stampede weekly challenge!

  4. Fantastic scene you have created Mimi..fabulous colouring on your cute little raccoon and I just love your background with the leaves and branches...Awesome journaling it.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  5. Wow The background is so Amazing :) the hole projekt is amazing :) iU live The Burtons GREAT
    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Hugs Cicci :))
    ciccividpennan {My Blog}
    Through The Craft Room Door

  6. So cute! And I love the 'batik' look of the background, and those gold buttons. It's beautiful. Thanks for sharing in my Animals challenge at! ~ Karen

  7. Eeeeeeeee !!! Sooo cuuuute !!! I jst adore that little guy :-D
    The background is truly amazing and these are awesome pages Meems :-D

    IKE xxx

    OSAAT DT Sistah

  8. Your journal page is awesome! The textures and background are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

  9. I love this design!! Fantastic! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    EnjoyScrappin2 {My Blog}
    Through The Craft Room Door

  10. Lovely art journal page . Great work. Thank you for joining us at Crafting with Friends this Month. Hope to see your pretty art work back hee again soon. Judy DT

  11. Great card, so cute. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

  12. Thank you for taking part in our art by miran challenge,
    I very much enjoyed looking at your project and all
    the time and detail you put into it, good luck hugs tracy


Thank you for taking the time to comment, it means a great deal to me. Hoping you have happy crafting days ahead. Hugs Mimi