photo taken in front of mirror to show front and back
shown separately below
I'm not much for words today but wanted to share a bookmark that I made for a loved one. The CED theme for May was 'Intuition' and I tried to use entirely that when making this! I went into it with no plan at all - just the intent that the bookmark would be one that would be meaningful to the receiver.
This person is someone who is a bit selective and it's hard to know what will be a good match for them.
Happily, it turned out far nicer than if I had planned it. And the words and images on it felt like a good fit for the person.
The backgrounds on both sides were done using a fun technique with plastic wrap and markers that I promise I will try to post about soon! It works very well on thin paper without warping it but has a much more natural feel than if I tried to actually colour the background with markers.
The blue border on the darker side was done with the edge of a stamp I carved from an vinyl eraser with my new favourite toy: the Speedball Linoleum Cutter.
It feels about a million times better than using an exacto knife :-)