Saturday, 8 May 2010

He was my hero lo



This lo was published in August 2010 issue of SNR magazine

This lo was a GEM OF THE WEEK of 5/17 on Scrapbooking challenges blog- thanks!!
My DT challenge on GINGERSNAP CREATIONS was " read"- any kind, any way..
Also to use some letters stamp or some book page was an easy way- I decided to do a lo about a book.. And about " the book"- The Little prince by Antuane de Saint- Exepury was my ultimate choice and here it is- my He was my hero lo
My hero- both of them- the writer and a prince. I knew to quote every single page of this book - first the Russian translation, then the English and later the Hebrew one. I tried to read the French original- but my 3 years of highschool French was not enough- so I dropped the idea.
This is a pure non photo lo and here are the products:
AC light grey cardstock, Adornit pp(the sky), one stamp (" Draw me... ), paper rose, Pink paislee letters, some brads and lots of techniques.
I used some gesso and some recycled tissue paper for the " planet", pEper piecing of digi print for the prince,I printed the book cover on 5 languages,
used paints for the sea and the sky, distressed the alphas,
inked the covers, stamped the sheap and heat embossed it with dimentional white paint and did some journaling about the book I found on WIKIPEDIA
The digi cut of the plane is for the writer whose plane was missed over the sea in 1944.
And for the challenges:
Paints (the sky- sea- plane) for Scrap outside the box
Nothing new for Scrapfit
Not a card for My stampimg royalty
Sanding for Frosted designs- the letters are all sanded

21 comments:

Hagit said...

Absolutely AMAZING!!!!!!!
Irit - please, please open your comments so I can comment without a google account - mine is totally irrelevant. THANKS!

elina said...

Such a dreamy layout!! I love the texture of the moon!!

suzARTe said...
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suzARTe said...

such a cool LO, great to be visiting your blog again.

so sorry about taking so long to send you your small prize which I was meant to send way back when. I have had a tough time over the last few months and couldn't really keep up with things. Slowly getting back to normal and looking forward to blogging again soon.

I posted your parcel today and hope you get it soon.

take care,
Susan Zuzarte
Imagine.Create.Express

aussiescrapper said...

Love the layout Irit, gorgeous bits of embellies here and love the textures, sounds like an amazing book.

Rosemary said...

Love this layout, absolutely perfect!

Shar said...

Fabulous layout! I love your Little Prince page. It's one of my hubby's fav books. Awesome!

宏來 said...

若對自己誠實,日積月累,就無法對別人不忠了。..............................

Shanda Stirk said...

One of my favorite books also! You done a great job on this page. Thanks for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty.

Katie said...

Super layout!
Thanks for Piling It On this week!

BTW the post two above me is not very nice spam and you may want to remove it.

Helen said...

Fabulous LO!
Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
Helen x

Andrea M said...

Fabulous layout - very creative and original :) Great job! Thanks so much for playing along with PIO this week. Hope to see you back again!

peata said...

gorgeous layout.

Sarah Newman said...

What a great layout! And a great book too! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty this week!

Sabriena Satchwell An Independent Stampin' Up!® Demonstrator said...

This is adorable - Your attention to detail is amazing. :-)
Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Stampin' Royalty.

Sandra Farrell said...

I love this book. I have also tried to read it in the original French. You really rocked this challenge!! Thanks for playing with us at Stampn' Royalty.

Bekah said...

Wow. Awesome layout!

CraftyGirl said...

Irit... you have done some amazing projects in the past.. but this one is off the charts!!! I LOVE the LO... and I love, love, love that book!! I used to use it as one of my literature pieces when I was teaching in a regular classroom!! So glad to have you join us again this week at Frosted Designs!
Barb :)

Katie said...

What an amazing layout! Such a unique and visually pleasing layout.

Katie
ScrapFIT DT

PaperCameraScissor said...

This is so cool. l love how you did the background.

Kat said...

FABULOUS layout! thanks for playing with us at SOTB! :)

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