The Scrapping Joy of Newspaper Cutting

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After waiting for the Archival Mist from EK Success to arrive, I finally can start assembling the layout of the bungatelur.com newspaper cutting. With scrapping newspaper cutting what really important is I need to make it acid free so that it could be preserved and won’t turn yellow with the aging process.

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The ribbon sample from Ribbon Boutique arrived together with the long awaited Tsukineko pigment ink – Brilliance Dew Drop in pearlescent Rust. In fact even the guy at the postal service has recognized me for collecting overseas parcel almost every week now..huhu! That particular day, I collected 5 parcels all sent by all the eBay sellers..heh! I was hoping that I have gold tone but rust would do for now. I matted the newspaper clippings and inked the edge of the mat papers with the Rust ink.

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The thing is with the clip frame from IKEA, I need to have at least 3 pieces of patterned papers. And I only have two at most in my collection. So after a quick spree in Papier, The Curve last weekend, these Perhaps orangey tone from Basic Grey would go nicely with the Queen & Co orange felt fusion border.

Personally I prefer something more embellished than this layout style, but since I can’t make it budge under the glass top of the frame, I decided to save my ideas for some other pages later.

Now the frame is finely displayed on my art shelf. Maybe I should nail it to the wall because every time it’s getting very windy I get so scared that it will fall off from the shelf.

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