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A layer a day - A spread a week: week 4

Hello Lovely Butterflies!

It's just incredible how you lovely Butterflies are making my year start with beauty! Seeing how many of you are jumping on the A Layer A Day train... well... challenge, just makes my heart sing! Let's add a new week of layering in our journal! It's Butterfly Squad member Natascha's turn to guide you. And I love her idea on how to get started when stuck! You can read all about it underneath, but first:

If you're up for it, you too can share your spread with the world! Share it on instagram using the hashtag #aladchallenge or #francepapillonchallenge. If you don't use instagram but would still like yours to be shared, mail me your final photo HERE.

In case this is the first time you read about this challenge, check out the first blog post on the subject here, where I explain what it is all about.

You can join the fun at any time on the France Papillon and Creative Butterflies facebook group, where lots of alad spreads and in between layers get shared, which will definitely help your mojo to be inspired!

Week 4

Water Fire Wind Earth

My challenge for you this time is go to work with the 4 elements.

These elements are all over the world and we can’t go around them so that’s something I always wanted to work with in a spread. When I decided to do this I didn’t know how I wanted to get it on the paper. So I took some blank paper and wrote things down it that came in my head by these words. For example:

Water: wet, cold or warm, swimmingpool, sea, turquoise ect. Fire: hot, dangerous, red, flames, ect. Wind: cold, storm, blue, sky, hurricane ect. Earth: dry, dessert, peace, where we life on, brown, green, ect.

For this challenge, you can work with different elements or you can work with one of them, or with two opposite elements, like Water and Fire. You will than create a Ying and Yang spread!

You can work with colors or with different materials or techniques, I don’t know yet what I will do with this ALAD CHALLENCE so let us start by the beginning and let’s inspire each other on the facebook page!

I will post every day my layer of that day, will I see yours there too?????

Big hugs

Natascha xxx

During our week 2 ALAD, Kathleen took us through her magical way of layering. And the result is just stunning and deep!

I started to share my dailies on my Patreon page as well, but for each layer, I explain the why behind my choices!

This was my result:

Products used:

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France Papillon stamps

France Papillon stencils

January A Layer A Day sticker (February stickers are available from Sat Jan 12 till Sun Jan 13!)

#aladasaw #artjournaling #challenge #artjournal #mixedmediastickers #kathleen #Natascha


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