DD Let’s Blend Challenge, using Katie’s Painting in Progress tutorial for the sketched look. This is one of many shots we took of the storybook castle from the Vltava River when we visited Prague, Czech Republic, in July 2010.


Katie Pertiet
Blendable Layers No. 12 cream base background paper
Color Inspiration 10-29-2011 orange dotted grungy paper
Astro Solids Paper Pack blue light corrugated paper for sky/water
Star Glows Brushes and Stamps No. 01 for the ‘magic’ star behind the castle
Watery Brushes and Stamps No. 02 paint border strip to highlight the title


Lynn Grieveson
Ripped and Stitched Do-it-Yourself No. 03 torn edge (no stitching)


Fonts: Jane Austen (title) and Traveling Typewriter (journaling)


Journaling: Prague Castle, founded around 880 AD, is the largest medieval castle in Europe and was once the seat of the Kings of Bohemia. Today, the President of the Czech Republic rules from here. Such a beautiful place to visit! — July 2, 2010