Friday, February 17

Skullduggery - A Non Journal Page!

Evening all! Okay ... bear with me ... I think you guys may be in for a whole load of waffle ... but I kinda think this page in my journal may require a certain amount of explanation!
I started with one of my favourite words as a prompt ... Skullduggery (skull·dug·ger·y or skul·dug·ger·y (skl-dg-r) n. pl. skull·dug·ger·ies or skul·dug·ger·ries Crafty deception or trickery or an instance of it) ... and a whole pile of Dylusion's skulls ... something told me an Andy Warholesque page would be good fun ... but I sadly over-did the background ... but kinda thought I would pull it off anyway! Then part way through my love of doodling took over and my even greater love of my Ranger White pen ... and before I knew it ... Andy Warhol was a distant memory and I was onto the whole good hair day ... bad hair day thing! What can I say? This really is n't a journal page at all ... because during this whole process ... the boxes tricked my card making persona to kick in ... and then ... I had no room to journal and just a page of skulls! So not really a journal page at all! But it is definitely going in the scraps journal ... if nothing else but to remind me to stay focused on the job in hand! Having said all that ... maybe it works ... it certainly is a "Crafty Deception of a kind!" What do you think?
The background is Lord Tim of Holtz Worn Lipstick Distress Stain ... Hot Pink and Fuschia Dylusions Sprays... with some Broken China Distress Ink you know Tim ... the man that can make a girl's day just by landing at Heathrow Airport while performing life saving surgery on a one day old fluffy little kitten with just a Broken China Distress Re-Inker and the lid from a Broken China Distress Ink Pad!
While I am here ... Have you checked out the Craft Barn Blog this week ... we were thinking along the lines of Die Cutting out of the box and Neil came up with a genius idea for Lord Tim's Reindeer Movers and Shapers die!
I am getting all excited and unnecessary right now ... only three more sleeps and I shall get to see the Lord Tim himself at Stitches ... and Mr Mario ... cannot wait!
Have a fabulous weekend people!
Laters!

27 comments:

Kaz said...

Loving them skulls! gorgeous colours too xx

hope to see u at Stitches
kaz x

Dallying Debz said...

What a great page. You could always stitch a pocket on the side for journalling. Glad to see I'm not the only one that gets carried away with the white gel pen!

Gillian .... said...

Cool page Linda, love all the doodling. x

Helen said...

I like your style, Julia! Those skulls are just incredible. Have a great time with Tim & Mario!

Sue said...

Hi Linda - I like it and you've lived with the lettering faux pas. How about smiley faces on the other page ... Thanks for visiting by the way and enjoy Stitches

Artyjen said...

'Tis fabulous to be sure!
Have a great time at Stitches.
xoxo Sioux

Sid said...

Love this ........ it's so vibrant !

Minxy said...

wow so intricate, must of taken ages but worth it as looks amazing

Carmen said...

Blimey Linda! You could stick this in a frame, ogle it all day and still see something new every time. It's fabulously gorgeous. I love it. Who wants to be Warhol anyway when you are already an Elbourne!

Dots Dabbles said...

Awesome colours, great imagination!!!! Now I've got the giggles because Lord Tim keeps popping up on the screen...lol
Enjoy Stitches.
Dot x

Dylan said...

love it oh gorgeous one xx

Diana said...

not too sure which post i should post on and i truly considered them all but they would all say the same thing.. AMAZING !!!! and for the record i don't think there is ever too much wild honey!!!!!

Zeffy said...

Linda , I like your page and who says you need to journal on every page?? As for you seein Sir T .....I am GREEN with envy!!!.....enjoy

Angie said...

This piece is definately frame worthy. I'm not into skulls but this makes me smile and I cant stop looking at it.

Thanks for dropping by ..yes its great to be near a beach...if I cross the road and look past the houses I can see the sea ...if I jump on a bus ...10 mins later I am sitting on a seat over looking the beach.In the winter its not quite so icy and in the summer less muggy ...its a no brainer really ...hope you get your wish.

Alix said...

hey i love it linda...maybe you can pop over and doodle me a new hairdo too??? ;0) xxx

JoZart said...

Fab piece of fun work... I really don't like skulls but find these really appealing....vibrant colours and fun, fun , fun!
Great hairdoos and sets of teeth they have... must have had a good dentist and hairdresser!
JoZarty x

lisa aka b.creative said...

awesome job! love those skulls

Emilie said...

I still get the Warhol inspiration! It would make an amazing canevas! I would defenetly buy one! I love it! Your creations always amaze me and inspire me.

Siobhan Brignull said...

ooh sweet pea this is gorgeous, absolutely love skulls and you have done a brilliant job with it, I'd put it on the wall, if it were me . . x

ps say hi to Tim & mario for me (so jell!!)

Salamanda's Scrappy Adventures said...

Well I think it is gorgeous and fun

sutty said...

Love all the colours and sooooo much detail, must have taken ages but it is beautiful.

fatmonica said...

I absolutely love this.Those skulls are fabulous!

Kirsten Alicia said...

Wow, that's stunning. Hope you're having fun at Stitches.

Craftychris said...

I am so loving the sculls - so vibrant and fun. Have fun at the show xx

voodoo vixen said...

I'm not really a skulls fan - except maybe at Halloween but these are gorgeous! I think its the pretty colours and all that white gel pen that makes them so appealing!!

hazel said...

This is great Linda, I love the skulls and the fabulous colours.
xxx Hazel.

fatmi said...

Incredible creativity, I like the Pris tower idea you have stuck on the butterfly..:)

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