Monday, 29 July 2013
In the previous Snippets of Words post I mentioned some of the benefits of using foreign language papers and for today's example, while I didn't use it for my sentiment snippet I did use it as my background paper:
your own from the existing packs in my shop or as always, you can arrange a custom order. No problem!].
As for the sentiment snippet itself, this one came from a 1960s illustrated children's encyclopaedia entry on birds ... but again, as I also mentioned in my earlier post ... these kinds of phrases can take on their own, alternative, meaning when you free them from their original context:
The remainder of the card was just an experiment with combining the lovely soft ice-cream pink with jade green:
Have you found a perfectly pithy phrase lately? I swear this is true ... I was tidying my craft room while thinking about accountants [as one does] when I picked up a snippet of an old book page from the floor. And what should the snippet say when I turned it over? 'Profit and loss'! Spooky no?
Right then ... I'll be leaving you to sift through your pages or to visit my shop for a wide range of book pages old but new to you to inspire your next project!
p.s: My Month in Numbers will be here on the 31st [as usual on the last day of the month] ... see you there.
Posted by Julie Kirk at 07:30
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