Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Oh Dorothy Artistic Outpost DT Blog Hop!

It is a Literature or Children's Book Blog Hop at Artistic Outpost and I am thrilled to share with you a "mini book" that I created and had such a fun time putting together!  You won't want to miss out on all the inspiration the DT has for you so stop by and have a visit and let that inner child come out to play!  Gerrie, Lisa, Sue, Tracy, Linda Alison, Terry (Me), Kate!
For my mini children's book, I use stamps from the Oz Collage collection and I want to give each character equal time!  Now I will not bore you with every little detail, so if there is anything you want to know, just ask and I will answer you!  I already figure this will be photo heavy and I will be somewhat brief with details.  My little book will also be linked to eclectic Paperie's "Altered Books," as I think this is altered!!  First all the pages were cut using grungeboard, covered with Folk Art Crackle Medium, sponge painted using Fresco Finish "Haystack" and DecoArt "Emperor's Gold."   Once dry I punched the holes and shaded with Archival Coffee and Sepia.  All of the focal pieces were cut using Tim's new "Cameo Frame" from manila card stock.  Love that die!!!  I wanted a heavier texture for my book cover, so used a brick stencil from Crafters Workshop and mixed the modeling paste with Fresco Finish Haystack, after the cut piece was inked. 
Dorothy and faithful companion were stamped and colored, masked and shaded, then I used the Embossing Diffuser with Tim's brick texture fade.  I used two Spellbinders dies for the scalloped frame, which was cut from glassine paper.  The house is shrink plastic, which was sanded and inked prior to the oven visit. 
Lots of masking and inking here!  Both the "yellow brick road" and the little village also received a coat of Rock Candy Stickles for extra sparkle.  The walkway was inked and I drew the lines, cut and inserted under the gentle paws of the lion.  Added a flower border with Flower Soft.  The backing under the courage is embossed glassine and both received a few coats of clear embossing powder. 

The Scarecrow background was inked with Peeled Paint, Squeezed Lemonade and Antique Linen and given and stamped in Coffee Archival. 
I "Heart" the Tin Man!  Again there is masking and inking and coloring with sponge applicators.  All the sentiments have been stamped using Archival on Newsprint! 
For the back cover, I just stamped all the sentiments and added some ruby slippers.  This was tied up with some gorgeous fibers to finish it off.
Thank you so very much for stopping by and joining in this month's AO blog hop!  Remember you can enter any of your creations using AO stamps in the monthly Referral Program, which there is always a prize!




Stamps:  Artistic Outpost, Oz Collage
Ink:  Distress, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Pumice Stone, Tea Dye, Tattered Rose, Festive Berries, Barn Door, Worn Lipstick, Spun Sugar, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Weathered Wood
Archival:  Black, Coffee, Sepia
Stazon: Red
Clear Embossing Powder
Fresco Finsh Paint: Haystack
Crackle Medium
Delta Metallic
Sizzix - Tim
Spellbinders

56 comments:

craftattack said...

Gorgeous little book! Love how you have decorated it, and the colours, just lovely! Hugs, Valerie

Buttons said...

Oh how amazing is this Terry!!! So much thought has gone into every page and the details make every character come alive. Hugs, Jenny x

Sophie said...

Wow! Terry...
das sind gro├čartige und fantastische Arbeiten.
Es gibt so viel zu sehen.
Wunderbar.

Sophie xx

Brenda Brown said...

What a brilliant way to put all those lovely stamps together and wow us with your wonderful designs. Very innovative my friend.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Sharon said...

This is amazing Terry!!! What a gorgeous book!!!

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is just enchanting, Terry. Such a lovely theme for the AO to have chosen and you have really done it justice big time. Hope you are feeling ok,

Lucy x

Ephemera said...

FANTASTIC Terry, love it!! The texture on the yellow brick road is gorgeous and I love the flower effect your created. So many lovely details to admire. xxxx

Karin said...

a fabulous little book, love it!

lilscrappers said...

thats Fabulous!

Darla Walden said...

What a cute book. Love all of you girls projects.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous mini book, great texture and design . Love every page, wonderful details. Tracy x

Sandra said...

Stunning mini book! Love the wizard of oz! Beautifully done! Hugs, Sandra

Suzanne C said...

Fabulous project! Love that you created a page for each of the characters in the book. This is so sweet!

2amscrapper said...

delightful!

PetraB said...

what a enchanting little book. The colouring and the decorating is so delightful.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great little book GF...funny how we both choose the same set. I love the flowers alongside your lion path....xxoo

Chris Warner said...

Lovely book Terry, love the contrasts of each page whilst keeping the colour theme going. Chris xx

Tracy said...

Oh my giddy aunt Terry...When I saw this I clapped my hands in glee....woohooohoooo...I am in loove with your altered book!!!
My wish is to have a pair of Dorothy shoes and oh you made a page for each character...love,love,live ..lol.
I am over the moon you joined in at eclectic Paperie,thanks for sharing.
Hugs
Tracy
xxx

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Oh Terry, your mini book is absolutely delightful. What an awesome job you have done developing the OZ theme. I especially love your yellow brick road on the front of the book. This is just such a cool take on the hop theme!

Hugs,
Linda

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, I'm missing words, such a fantastic project with so many wonderful details. It's gorgeous.

Redanne said...

Oh wow Terry, this is a delight! Every page is wonderful and the yellow brick road on the front cover was a genius idea! Love it. Hugs, Anne x

Linda R said...

Oh my gosh. What an adorable little book. You did good my friend.

Hugs~

Sugar Lump Studios said...

Terry all I can say is WOWSERS! I love your "OZ" creations. The texture of the yellow bricks is amazing as a backdrop too!
Gorgeous work as always!

Lynn Stevens said...

What a darling Oz book Terry! That was the first thing I made when I first got this stamp set too.
Hum... I forgot I had mailed it in for possible publication! I wonder where it is????
hugs Lynn

Sandy said...

If this didn't bring a smile to my face and my heart nothing ever will! Wonderful!
sandy

butterfly said...

What a wonderful, wonderful Oz album... the detailing is fabulous - from that brick texture to the flowers by the yellow brick road to the delicious inking and tinting of the characters - great work, Terry!
Alison x

Vada said...

Wonderful Job Terry! Love your little OZ Theme book. Outstanding!
Hugs Vada

KathyR said...

How wonderful!
KathyR

Debbie said...

Fabulous album Terry! love the bricks and all the textures and details! One of my all time fav book and movie!

Wishes From A Broad
debbie

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Mini Book Terry! Wonderful way to showcase the OZ plate, love all the added details!

Krisha said...

OH TERRY! This is just adorable!! I love the scare crow page, he was always my favorite, guess because we are both looking for a mind....LOL
Thanks for sharing this creation, just breath taking!

Dots Dabbles said...

Oh Terry, what an amazing mini book! Dorothy is one of my favourite characters (lol) and I love her red shoes! So creative, so many gorgeous techniques and a very special book! Love it all :)
Dot x

Sue said...

Terry this is wonderful, I love how you've put all these scenes together into this wonderful book x

butterfly said...

Oops... should also have said it's lovely to have you play along with us at eclectic Paperie!
Alison x

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous book Terry , love all the pages.
Yvonne x

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

Bravo!
An astonishing piece of stamping Terry and so many adorable details but I have to mention the use of Flowersoft to create that cute flower border.
This is so special.
Wishes
Lynne

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Fabulous little book Terry! Great collage of images and I love all those little touches - yum! xx

Samantha Elliott said...

Love Love LOVE this Terry! One of my favourite films and you have captured it brilliantly!
xx

Christine Kiehl said...

THis new visitor and follower is seriously impressed with this wicked OZ collection of projects! TFS jellybeankahler@yahoo.ocm

Dame Jeanne Marie said...

Beautiful little book - the flower soft really adds to the lion's page - nice add!!

May said...

Fabulous piece, The detail on each page is amazing... Love your little book... Simple Wonderful... Hugs May x x x

Beverly Sager said...

Absolutely darling mini-book, Terry. Such wonderful details. It's obvious this theme/story is close to your heart.

Beverly

June Macfarlane said...

Terry i absolutely love it. Its magical and cute, what a great gift that would make. I love how you did the flowers down the path and all the little details.
Hugs June xxxxxx

Robyn Phelan Sharp said...

This book is sooooo beautiful! Love it!!!

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Terry! Love your WOZ booklet, and all the details each page contains. The warm glowy color really adds a lot to the fantasy element - I'm a great Oz fan, so it definitely touches my heart. Thank you for visiting my blog today, and leaving a comment!

Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

Amazing little book Terry
Love every detail.
Greetings Janny

Ira Huberts said...

Terry Terry! You have outdone yourself my friend with this outstanding album!!! WOWZERS! Gosh, I really love looking at every single page which is so beautifully made! And with so much attention to detail, too! I'm once again totally in awe!!! Ira x
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Kate said...

Every page is an eye catcher! I love how you used this stamp plate. Love the embellishments. I bet this is even more beautiful and fun to look at in person!
Kate

wwilloww said...

I love your album Terry!!! The details are incredible and really convey those characters!!!

Michele said...

each page is thoroughly darling! well done. xo

Lisa :) said...

All I can say about this beautiful little book is WOW. The work and the details....really amazing project!

Anita Houston said...

What a grand book!!! Fabulous every page! Love the vintage feel!

Marjie Kemper said...

Oh, Terry, your book is fantastic! So much detail on each page... I love how you lined the brick road and put all those sweet red hearts on the TinMan's page... so many amazing touches. Love it!

1CardCreator said...

This looks awesome Terry! I love the whole theme and all the beautiful details, this was so well thought out! ~Diane

Yvonne Garner said...

Wow Terry! Your book is a true masterpiece. So much thought and love were obviously put into its creation. Bravo!

Alexa said...

OMG - Alice is amazing in your book. Such great work Terry ... xx

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