Old Woman

carnival 004“If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written on the heart. The spirit should never grow old.”

Inspired by my recent travels to Indonesia.

Stamps: Old Woman M2-947 by Stamper’s Anonymous; If Wrinkles S043-K by Wordsworth; Acanthus D-3164 by PSX; Leaf Pattern 4660E by Stamp-It

Stamp lady’s face onto white card in Potting Soil Archival ink. Colour with chalks, pencils or watercolours. Tear around edges and sponge with Sepia Archival ink. Matt onto yellow-green Bazzill card which has been torn around the edges.

Sponge another piece of white card with Tumbled Glass Distress ink pad until covered. Stamp leaf pattern in Tumbled Glass along one edge. Stamp Acanthus in Sepia ink in top right corner. Mount lady’s face into middle of card. Stamp wording across bottom of card in Jet Black Archival ink. Finish layering with terracotta card, then aqua coloured base card.



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