Monday, June 1, 2015

Love My Megan Doll

I'm very excited to show you the art journal page I put together for March using one of the Julie Nutting doll stamps.  Her name is Megan and I decided to design a spring theme page around her.  I'm making each page 6" x 9" and using canvas paper as the base layer.  I always start with the background.  I rummaged through my stash of pattern papers and ran across a piece that was perfect.  It is a blue green pattern with white clouds and bright kites flying in the air.  What could be more spring like?  I adhered a blue harlequin strip on the top and bottom to sort of enclose the scene.  I angled the bottom strip to resemble small hills and stamped a design.


Now I was ready to get Megan dressed.  These doll stamps do not have defined faces so I think it's fun to use paper with tiny text for her whole body.  I used some Copic markers to highlight her skin a bit more and also colored her hair.  I found some papers with some of the background colors and stamped the doll again on each separate paper.  I cut out the stamped dress pieces and glued them on top the stamped plain doll.


I have a kite die cut and made the base from the text paper.  I then cut out more pieces of the kite using the same papers as her dress.  I had some navy ribbon that I cut in half and attached it to the kite for a tail, adding bows, and winding it around her arm.  She doesn't have a care in the world as her kite is flying high and she is so pretty.


I also paper pieced her boots.  I didn't choose the sentiment until I finished the page.  I was looking at my options and when I ran across this one, I knew it was perfect.


I think I say this every time but Megan is my new favorite doll page.



The pressure is on.  I must get busy and work on my April and May doll pages.  Sigh!  If only I didn't have to do laundry, make dinner, clean the house, etc.  Any volunteers?

1 comment:

  1. Hey pay for my flight and I will be there to help! Hee Hee this is a very pretty card I love the doll she is well "a doll".