Guest Designer for PaperArtsy (Tutorial)

Guest Designer today at Paper Artsy

Guest Designer at Paper Artsy - Art Journal with Marjie KemperHot Air Balloon Focal Image

I love the hot air balloon stamp Lynne Perrella designed for Paper Artsy. Experimenting with Crackle Glaze and Fresco Finish paints was fun!

Hot air balloon art journal page - Marjie Kemper

A tutorial is over on the Paper Artsy blog.

Art journal page with Sizzix Hexagon Dies - Marjie Kemper

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  1. Really gorgeous creation Margie. Fabulous background and stunning colour combination.
    Thanks for joining in with our Inky Antics challenge at That’s Crafty and wishing you good luck.
    Fliss x

  2. Lovely colours & love the white doodling!

  3. You’ve transformed that balloon to a WOW!!! Love the purples and blues! Most excellent! Will I be seeing you tomorrow???

  4. What a fabulous post ! Your pages are so very cool! Love the assortment of stamps you chose! tfs!

  5. Oh, Marjie, I love the beautiful colors and patterns you created on this page. The air balloon image is awesome. 🙂

  6. An absolutely glorious contribution to the PA blog… left some love over there, but had to come and say an extra “wow” here!!
    Alison xx

  7. What a beauty! And congrats with the designer spot! Hugs, Sandra

  8. Congrats on the guest designer spot! This is especially gorgeous with the rich colors!

  9. Love those colours and all the layers you have created, it is beautiful !!
    Corrie x

  10. Great to see you over on PaperArtsy Marjie, with this gorgeous journal page! I love those colours! xxx

  11. is really fantastic!!!

  12. I love the richness of the colors! This is so beautiful I just keep looking at it. Amazing.

  13. Be still my heart – just gorgeous colors, shapes, texture. And that white just moves my eye around at just the right pace. BEEEUTIFUL!

  14. Love all that purple, so fantasy like with the balloon….xox

  15. Kirsten Alicia says:

    It was great to see your page on the PaperArtsy blog last night, it rally is stunning.

  16. Saw it over at Paper Artsy and LOVED it! You do colour so very well Marjie. Anne x

  17. These blues are just such happy blues, Marjie! Oh, and by the way, we expect great things from you…and you never, ever disappoint us. Thank you!

  18. I just don’t know what I can say about this. Just that it’s stunning. The layering and depth that you achieve is fantastic. That’s going to be my standing comment for you know, but you always do this to me.

  19. I love it Marjie its fabulous. Hugs

  20. Wow, that’s another great work of yours!

  21. Hi Marjie… Oh no. You did it AGAIN !!! Took my breath away. These colors are fabolous. You used at least 3 of my fave colors. How can one choose one fave color…. Lol
    As always I do admire your work. You are such a skilled artist so I’m sure no matter which stamps or materials we’ll put in your hands you will be able to create something amazing !!
    NB i had luck to find the plastic film transfer material at Blitsy. The one you used for your awesome jewelry…. I’m so happy I finally got my inky hands on this. Cant forget the pretty things you created using this film.
    Thank you for always inspiring us with creative art !!
    Hugs from SPAIN

  22. Love this wonderful piece already. Over to take a more detailed look xx

  23. Marjie, your page is fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Congratulations Marjie, so deserving! Love your journal page and those colors are gorgeous! Great crackling on the tag and love that balloon! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs!

  25. CONGRATS on the GDT! This is gorgeous! I love love love the colors and the white outlines!!!!!!

  26. That’s a great chance…guestdesigner at PA!!1 Congratulations Marjie and this creation is stunning!
    Have a great weekend, Alie 🙂

  27. I was absolutely thrilled to see you as a Guest Designer and what an amazing project you shared over at Paper Artsy. So loved the crackle – it is such a good product.

  28. Wow – everything about this is uber uber cool. I love the blues and purples – I love all the layering. The tag in the middle is my favourite part. I love how you coloured everything it. I also love the circle on the tright hand side with the flourish pattern. Absolutely fabulous!

  29. Totally fab piece Marjie, love that stamp too and you colours are so fabulous! Stunning spread!!!

  30. WoW! Those colors knock my socks off!
    Turned out WOW!
    Loving your art girl!

  31. Wow, that’s a gorgeous page. Fantastic color combination. Congrats on your GD spot.

  32. Wonderful page, Marjie, and so great to see you pop up on Paper Artsy!

    Lucy x