Sunday, 18 December 2011

Sunday again

Good morning you all! Yesterday was another day that disappeared very quickly. Perhaps it's because it gets dark so quickly, I don't know, but I have the feeling that the clocks are spinning faster and faster. There was no nice sunrise today, though - it's grey in grey and dripping wet, not worth taking a photo of!

I thought it was time I did another journal spread, as I didn't get round to opening my journal all week due to time at the dentist and other crafty projects that took a lot of time. I gave the pages a coat of gesso first, and then the rest just happened. The umbrella man has been made using the waste from a die-cut as a template, as I have the die but not the stamp. I like the soft look better than the die-cuts themselves here. I am not yet sure if I should give the pages some more colour - we shall see!




And as it's Sunday, another joke from Narda:


Working as a computer instructor for an adult-education program at a community college, I am keenly aware of the gap in computer knowledge between my younger and older students.

My observations were confirmed the day a new student walked into our library area and glanced at the encyclopedia volumes stacked on a bookshelf.

"What are all these books?" he asked.

Somewhat surprised, I replied that they were encyclopedias.

"Really?" he said. "Someone printed out the whole DVD?"

Have a good day you all, take care of yourselves, and thanks for looking in!

22 comments:

  1. Love your journal pages, and Narda's joke is good, as always! Hugs, Sarah

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  2. Great journal pages, Valerie .. love the way you were able to make the umbrella man work for you.. hugs, Donna

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  3. Love the softness of the unbrella man Valerie :) good joke lol a bit like when my friends grandauter ask what's that white block on the sink for, it's soap oh ours comes out of a hand pump :)
    Take care
    Von xxx

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  4. Great pages.... love the umbrella man!

    I like how you share your jokes!

    Have a good day :)

    Karen

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  5. Great journal pages Valerie, love the effect of the sun rays. Woke up to our first snowfall this morning and a beautiful blue sky. Looks lovely (from inside the house!) Lol. xx

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  6. Great journal pages and like your choice of colours.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  7. Hi Valerie! Love that umbrella man. He's still on my wish list! Glad you found the time to art journal, and hope you're enjoying your weekend! ~tina

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  8. Love journal pages and the umbrella man ~ very creative ~ Great joke too! ~ Happy Holidays, namaste, Carol ^_^

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  9. Love your journal pages and the rays, Valerie!

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  10. Super pages, love the umbrella man and the rays, great colours as well.
    Yvonne x
    p.s. loved todays joke.

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  11. Lovely journal pages, perhaps reflecting your grey weather! Narda's joke gave me a chuckle!

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  12. Awesome journal pages! Neat composition and fun graphical treatment of "frustration."

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  13. Love your journal pages :0) My poor journal has been so neglected this month...I'm pretending it's on vacation so I don't feel so guilty ..

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  14. I LOVE your idea, Carol, just GREAT!

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  15. Great pages, I love the umbrella man and the colour combo.

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  16. Lovely pages, Val, like the way you have divided the pages up! Hugs, Barb

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  17. Great joke!! I'm laughing hysterically..but that may have s'thing to do with the brandy..I'm trying to warm up!!
    I like your journal pages just as they are...
    Hugs xx

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  18. Hi Valerie. Super journal pages. Love the design. very clever. Fab joke.
    Regards Florence x

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  19. Do enjoy seeing your wonderful journal pages!

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  20. Super journal pages. Love the graphic look and the umbrella men. x

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