I sure do like to cut out photos then place the subjects in a different background. I guess it's a way of creating more focus and emphasizing the characters. So now these adventurous girls wander through blue green waters surrounded by my own exotica.
Starting with green scrapbook paper that I stamped with leaves, I used flower and leaf cut-outs from another paper along with colored pencils and distress stains for tint.
I'm linking to Simon's Monday blog challenge where this week's theme is just a hint of clover.
Here's what the original photo looks like (click for the larger, light box view). How sad that their story is now lost but what a day it must have been!