123 Challenge for November

Welcome November!!
(no video this month sorry. was a tad preoccupied last month. never fear….one will appear in December!)

123 Challenge for November

(click on pic for larger image)
Here’s your criteria:
word = please

colour = grey

technique = stamping

Using some unconventional materials for stamping is always a good idea to score brownie points with me LOL. Here I’ve used some woven straw type stuff and I’ve stamped the circles with a cork through a stencil (worth a shot right?)

For those who are always wanting more….here is this month’s “Toolbox”

(click on pic for full list of materials)

I suppose you’re asking yourself…”Grey? That’s not mostly grey!”
True, but the inspiration behind this page is a grey, wintery night. The time I get to switch off (usually around 9pm) and everything is really still and you can hear the world winding down. I know this is generally the time my scrapbooing peeps are heading to their scrap table to cook up a storm, alas, not for me any longer. The journaling talks about how much my life has changed the last few years and how I can do this anymore. I’m so exhausted by 9pm nowadays so most of my creating is done while the boys are at school and I’ve stolen some time in my Studio.

But I digress somewhat…..
Can’t work it out?
Here is the grey I used….it’s called “Paynes Grey” by Jo Sonja

Paynes Grey by Jo Sonja's

It’s a bluey-grey and it’s the colour of the stars.
But not content to have just ONE grey on the page, I decided to mix my own but how???

L-R: white, black, unbleached titanium

(click on pic for results)

The underlying colour is a deep green with a hint of pink that I’d already mocked up a while ago. It works well with the GREY theme.

Don’t forget to visit the 123 Challenge blog for all the Creative Team’s input this month. We are a clever and diverse bunch, so there will be a style to inpspire you….guaranteed.


Published by Giovanna Scott

Artist, Educator, Joy Seeker, and Lover of Good Coffee. I began this blog in December 2006 to document the ebb and flow of our life. It has now become a steady record of my artistic journey and a home for my collections.

4 thoughts on “123 Challenge for November

  1. amazing Gi!
    thx for the tool box….luv that idea, so helpful!
    so glad you are finding more time to create during the day & rest at night! X

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