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'I will always dance in the street' 
Martha Reeves 

Amazing atmosphere of tiny street captured by fabulous layout created by Marianne. You just must see this make!

For my project this month I have chosen one of the many photos taken in Rome. And this time it’s from the beutiful place Trastevere, located near the river Tiber. Really, this is a place I would like to live when I retire! Loved the narrow streets, the old houses with the gorgeous colors and the whole atmosphere.
Scenario: me sitting outside one of the tiny restaurants with a bottle of Prosecco..... a dream!!
So here it is, my layout from Trastevere: 

I used papers from 7Dots Studio Dreamer collection and some heavy Gesso, stencils, stamps and ink on the background. The chipboards are colored with Archival Ink Orange Blossom (love that color). Of course some of my new favorites – Ecoline watercolor.

I also did some stamping with black Gelato + water. Makes a “blur stamping” and I love that look.

Hope you like my dreamy layout and make sure to visit Trastevere if you ever go to Rome!!

Hugs from Marianne
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  1. Wow this is just magical Marianne.x

    1. Thank you Tina! And it was a magical place as well!

  2. Marianne your layout is fabulous !! Love everything about it. Lovely picture, lovely colors, fantastic stamping.
    Can I ask how you achieved that gorgeous 3 dimensional look using the wire net stamp ? Did you stamp and heat emboss it ? It looks terrific...really genuine.
    Thank you for sharing your lovely art.
    Hugs from Monica... Spain

    1. Thank you Monica: I used the wire net stamp with black Gelato. Just pressed some of the gelato on random places and added some whater. Then randomly stamped on my page. So in fact, you don't even see the pattern in the stamp, because it floats out, if you understand what I mean.

  3. Marianne - beautiful layout and I love that the layout has become an entire expanse of the pretty street!

  4. To me - this is just enchanting/romantic/dreamy! Something I will never do but just love seeing this little section of the world - so quaint and lovely. What a really intriguing project Marianne - just love everything about it. j.

  5. AMAZING work Marianne! I love it! !!


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