OK, I got really excited about the idea of using Mahatma Gandhi, Father of India, as the inspiration for my Wednesday Stamper offering this week. The theme is Glasses. It wasn’t until I was ready to post the photos on my blog that I realized: I did not use any stamps in the making of this spread!
I really love my stamps; I guess I was trying to keep this spread very simple in honor of just the kind of man Gandhiji was….so there you have it!
For this spread in my India altered book I used tea dyed muslin, a flattened canning jar ring for a picture frame, and some crazy natural some kind of household (maybe carpeting) papery strip of stuff behind the words. Had to peel some strips of glue off the back of it first. That was one of several amazing thrift shop finds last weekend.
On the back of the tag, with a partial dictionary definition of Peace, it says Bapu, which is an endearing term for “father” in India. 🙂 At least this spread does qualify for our local altered artists group criteria of using something metal in this months spread.
I used a free font site, that Korrie, of We Will Always Have Paris, mentioned in her blog some time back. They had a sanskrit looking font that worked nicely for this spread.
“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind” ~ Mahatma Gandhi