You might not realize it (from looking at my arch this week) but the theme at the Gothic Arch challenge site this week is "text". I love text and script images and I used them extensively on my arch this week but somehow my background layered colouring techniques have overtaken the text images and you can't easily see them in the scan (they are slightly more visible in real life!) The actual arch is last week's arch failure recycled with a layer of gesso, some stamping, some inks and sprays for colouring etc etc. It was good quality paper - Fabriano print making paper - so I wasn't about to waste it! I also used decoupage paper for the images, a very old novel for the words and three star "nailheads".
Today I received a fabulous embellisher fabric postcard trade from Jane Pisan and she also included a beautiful dream catcher. I love them Jane!