Saturday, 10 August 2013

Islands in the Stream for Paper Saturdays

Hi everybody!
I still seem to be a in a blue, square modus, so here is the second blue picture I made on Thursday - I always mix too much paint!
The background is watered down metallic turquoise and blue. When it was dry I stamped squares again using inks directly from the ink-pads in tumbled glass, blue jeans and chipped sapphire. The 'sun' has been stamped with orange chalk-box ink, and the tree is a die-cut from Diane. The gull and buoy are pictures cut from a carrier bag I had. I love these blue tones just now, can't seem to get enough of them! I thought of 'Islands in the Stream' as I was making it,  so that's my name for it.







I was pleased to see that my 'Green Man' was chosen among others  in last month's 'Show and tell' at Artists in Blogland.
 I am linking to Manon's Paper Saturdays and AJJ, squares.

Have a nice day, take care, and thanks for visiting!

34 comments:

  1. Terrific colours and images that go so well together Valerie.

    Have a lovely weekend

    Chrissie x

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  2. Another beautiful piece, love the blues and the feeling of light it has! Hugs, Sarah

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  3. Deine blauen Quadrate sind sehr schön. Fantastische Journalpage.
    LG Barbara

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  4. So pretty, so peaceful - sort of takes you away from it all which is a good thing these days. Love the tree - also the bird. Lovely piece, Valerie. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Hope you have a fun day, hugs, Donna

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  5. Gut, dass Du zuviel Farbe immer mischst! LOL! So kriegen wir MEHR Valerie ART zu sehen!
    das ist " destiny given by the color-muse!"

    ich bin angetan von der schönen Atmosphäre dieser Arbeit und möchte in Deinen Quadraten am Liebsten "hopscotch" spielen ...

    sie bringt meine Seele in Schwingung !
    Danke für diesen weiteren himmlisch schönen Beitrag Valerie!
    xxx Susi

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  6. Oh ja vergessen... Dein grüner Mann --wurde ausgewählt bei Artist in Bloglang - klar hatte ich schon gesehn! ..kein Wunder, der ist einfach toll!

    herzlichen Glückwunsch Valerie!!!

    das ist schon schön ...das baut uns auf noch mehr zu werkeln, ne?

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  7. What delightful squares you've shared with us! Thanks for participating in this week's challenge at Three Muses!

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  8. Valerie this is wonderful and in it's own way very peaceful - The blue is serene and your sentiment fits the calm of the blue. And now I am going to be singing Islands In A Stream all day long. But that's okay, it's a good song!
    Sandy

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  9. I think this is lovely, as everyone says, so peaceful and relaxing, beautifully done. The cropped images take on a completely different life, and each one works well as an image on its own.
    I'm not surprised your green man was chosen, it is absolutely stunning.

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  10. So lovely, Valery! I really am loving those squares and I agree that this is very peaceful and relaxing! Happy Saturday!

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  11. oooh wie schöööön valerie,das sieht ja so Wunderschööön aus,die Quatrate und das schöne blau Harmonieren so toll miteinander.
    von mir auch herzlichen Glückwunsch,dein grünes Männchen wurde ja ausgewählt,aber der ist auch einfach toll.

    glg jeannette

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  12. This is so dreamy, Valerie!! loving the squares too!

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  13. Wonderful painting, so dreamily beautiful, love it! Hugs, Barb

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  14. Love your carrier bag buoy and pensive seagull, what a good idea. The blue squares are very calming - is it still hot where you are?

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  15. Just read your previous post, glad it's cooler for you.

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  16. So like the continued use of squares and a lovely bit of recycling taking place with the use of the images you retrieved from the bag.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  17. Love the shades of blue squares, very peaceful on the eye.Its a faaaaaantastic piece.
    Yvonne x

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  18. Das ist ja total toll geworden mit den blauen "squares"..ich liebe es, wie sie so im Nebel verschinden...die Nahaufnahme mit dem Baum ist ja echt einmalig! ♥ Conny
    http://piaromsartjournaling.blogspot.de

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  19. Nice work in blue, nice quote too.

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  20. Liebe Valerie,
    wunderschön diese Blauphasenzeit, die dir da gelungen ist...
    Herzliche Grüsse, Sichtwiese

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  21. Gorgeous! The colours are lovely.
    xxx Hazel.

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  22. Absolutely beautiful! I love the blues here, so much! And your squares! Thanks for sharing this with all of us!

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  23. Happy PPF! I love the blue color it is so vivid. It is amazing what you can create using stamps and you have inspired me to experiment.

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  24. Lovely piece, Valerie! :]

    ** happy Sunday **

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  25. I LOVE the way this turned out. The squares look wonderful..

    Hugs~

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  26. This looks awesome with the background and the lovely little images. It made me smile!

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  27. Beautiful and serene Valerie, I love what you did with the blues and the tree :) Big congrats on your Green Man and so well deserved! ~Diane

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  28. Die blautöne spielen sehr schön zusammen! :-)
    Der Ausschnitt mit dem Baum und der Sonne hat eine besondere Stimmung, sehr schön!
    Ilona xx

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  29. I love what you've done here - the squares are such a neat feature!

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  30. So calming with the blue squares :) love it
    Von ♥

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  31. Blue is a great collour to work with. I like your journal page a lot.
    Liefs, Melanie

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