20 - Remember that...

I was once again inspired by Solange Marques and her "fusion technique".
I used paints, gesso, modeling paste (love all the texture it gave me) and stamps to achieve the background.
As for my evidence I used stitching, white space and paint drops (the black drops are watered down acrylic paint)
My journaling is some word of advice to my daughter Valentina. Even though our kids grow up and become adults, I guess we mammas never cease to give them advice.
4 important things to remember:
Attitude is the little things that make a big difference.
If you don't enjoy what you have, how could you be happier with more?
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Of all the things you wear your expression is the most important.

Loved once again the color palette!

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Comment by Jenn Kennedy on May 29, 2012 at 2:52pm
Your background is amazing! I totally need to get some gesso and molding paste to try. What a beautiful page!
Comment by Anna-Karin - DT on May 29, 2012 at 4:41am

This background is fantastic! Love all the texture and the colours. Got to try using gesso and modeling paste together, I haven't done that yet. WOnderful photo and journaling.

Comment by Debbie Standard - DT on May 22, 2012 at 10:14pm

Loving all the texture you created here!  Beautiful page!

Comment by Helen Wallace - DT on May 21, 2012 at 4:03am
"sigh" I keep coming back for another look at this arty, creative, inspiring page. Love it all. :)
Comment by Debbi Tehrani - DT on May 20, 2012 at 1:33pm
Gorgeous photo, Helena, and the background is awesome, as always! Fab advice for your girl! Love the little punch of red at the top!
Comment by Eila Sandberg on May 20, 2012 at 4:15am

AAHH! what can I say but sigh and admire!! xoxo

Comment by Shaunery on May 19, 2012 at 9:43pm

I'm so ready to try this technique!  Incredible.  Kinda like Tina.. I'm staring and I made mine full screen!  LOL   LOVE your advice to your daughter and the photo is priceless.  Wow wowwwooow!

Comment by Tina Walker on May 19, 2012 at 8:56pm

WOW - I want to sit and stare at your background - I actually moved myself closer to the screen.  :)  Beautiful Helena!

Comment by Joyce Lawrence on May 19, 2012 at 12:10pm

Helena, I'm in awe over your background technique and how you blended the photo into it as well.  Striking work. I adore the affirmation scattered about the page too.

Comment by Kimberly Kett on May 19, 2012 at 9:42am

So Artistic and beautiful!  Great page!

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