Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Moo Mania and Art Journal Journey

Hi Everybody!

Today we are starting a new challenge at Moo Mania and More -
anything goes. All formats are allowed, so if you are making anything in the next coupe of weeks, link it up to us - we will enjoy visiting your blogs to see what you have made. At Art Journal Journey it is day 3 of 'Masculine and Feminine',
so I made a journal page to fit both challenges.







Here are 2 variations of my wall photo which I used for the background, you are welcome to download and use them as backgrounds if you want to.



Yesterday I forgot to show the fruit tag I made for Tag Tuesday, so here it is:


I used three different papers from the same set. The gingham paper is the 'table cloth' with  a punched lace edging, and I fussy cut some cherries to give more dimension to the top layer. I added some fibres and raffia for the bow.




I love the willow trees on the meadow where the horses are, and the horses spend a lot of time in their shade.




Lately I have been busy taking pictures of the flowers I have seen in gardens, or growing by the Rhein, or just by the wayside:









Have a great day you all, take care, 
and thanks a lot for coming by!


34 comments:

  1. Love your graffiti page and Che and Marilyn are a wonderful combo! Great photos, too. Hope your day goes well, good luck! Hugs, Sarah

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  2. Eine tolle Seite ist das ! Die beiden passen perfekt! Danke für die schönen Hintergründe!
    Deine Aufnahmen sind großartig Valerie.. so schöne Pflanzen sind das alles..eine Pracht!
    ♥♥♥
    viel Glück heute ♥♥♥
    Bussi
    Susi

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  3. Love the graffiti wall with the iconic figures. Great that you could use the photograph of 'your' wall for the background,

    Wonder tag-the cherries look good enough to eat.

    The photographs are so colourful and flowers so far ahead of ours. We have wild poppies and foxgloves in the garden but they just buds. Perhaps as well because the dear columbines were in full bloom and the wind has destroyed them it was so fierce yesterday.

    Have a beautiful day

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. Love your graffiti page and a very pretty tag. Can't believe you have foxgloves in flower, love the ladybird too! Xx

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    1. I could hardly believe my eyes either!

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  5. I love your fantastic graffiti and the super wall background. The cherries tag is so lovely. Great photos with beautiful flowers today.
    Have a lovely day, Valerie!
    Hugs, Mar

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  6. FABULOUS and thanks for the wall photo, I may use it.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  7. Love the graffiti today.Trying to figure out if those are stamped, spray painted or digital images. Gorgeous walk photos. I love seeing all the flowers. They're really beautiful. Lucky you to catch the ladybug on the white flower too.

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  8. I love your graffiti page, the images are fabulous, your tag is lovely and photos beautiful.
    xxx Hazel.

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  9. Very cool graffiti art piece you created Valerie!
    Beautiful flowers you have here for us to enjoy.
    I am very taken by the burst plant that has tiny purple urn like buds on it...can't say I've ever seen anything like it ♥
    oxo

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    1. I have no idea what it is and have also never seen one before!

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  10. Wunderschöne Werke und Fotos, Valerie

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  11. Wunderschöne Werke und Fotos, Valerie

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  12. Your bold art today is awesome! You have the male/female theme down my friend! We may finally see some sun here today, a respite until tomorrow when the rain starts again! At least I can enjoy some lovely flowers here.

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  13. Lovely page, I like the wall background. Cute tag. I guess poppies are wildflowers, love them.

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  14. Gorgeous page with a powerful message and beautiful tag. Thank you for sharing your background photos.
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  15. I really like the brick background with the black imaging,,
    beautiful photos, you live in such a great area!!!

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  16. Valerie, what a special treat today, using one of your own photos for the background for your art journal piece which is spectacular. I also like your tag with the bright red cherries. Now for your photos . . . WOW the flower shots are marvelous and will also make terrific backgrounds for projects yet to be created. The photos are gorgeous. Thanks again for making my morning so very special.

    Hugs,
    C

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  17. wow was für eine coole Seite und dein Tag ist so schön sommerlich.
    Morgen ist endlich meine Knie-Arthroskopie und ich hoffe danach kommt auch meine Muse wieder zurück und ich komme wieder dazu meine Tags für Tag Tuesday zu arbeiten.
    Liebe Grüße, Dagmar

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  18. Fabulous journal pages. Love the Banksy style graffiti images and you you ud=sed your own photos for the wall. The tag is beautiful as well.
    Yvonne xx

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  19. What a fabulous floral feast!! It's the first thing that popped into my head as I scrolled down, so I had to start with it :-D Haha
    I think your page is fabulous; almost monochromatic and very dramatic. {{Hugs}} xo

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  20. Good to see your brick wall again in use.
    Your photos of flowers are so vivid, especially the last one, and is that a harlequin ladybird? - I've never seen one of those.

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    1. NO, these are 'new imports' - one of the many insect sorts which have settled here in the past few years and more or less decimated the 'normal' ones.

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  21. Marvelous graffiti images and a bold take of contrast to the revolutionary and the ultimate feminine. Lovely foxgloves. xox

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  22. What a great page Valerie. Love the brick wall background and so nice of you to share it too.
    Love the tag. Cherry designs are a favorite. Beautiful walking pics too and I love seeing that sweet little ladybug.
    Have a great day.
    XO

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  23. Super Grafitti-Seite! Der Anhänger mit den Kirschen ist auch wunderbar ... süß der kleine Marienkäfer!
    Auch wieder so schöne Foto-Impressionen ... vielen Dank dafür! Auch Danke für die Wallpapers!
    Liebe Grüße, Annette

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  24. Als du das Mauerfoto vor einigen Tagen gezeigt hast, war mein erster Gedanke auch: Welch ein toller Hintergrund. Hier hast du ihn klasse eingesetzt!
    Na, bald kommen die Vögel bestimmt auf deine Schulter...
    Sonnengrüße von Ulrike

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  25. Amazing brick wall background and your tag is so delicious! tee hee. I'm a day behind but I didn't want to miss your glorious photos, they always brighten up my day! All those flowers, so beautiful! hugs :)

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  26. What a brilliant graffiti page Valerie, I love the images and quotes, and the brick wall background is perfect xx

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  27. Love your art with the brick wall! The flowers are so beautiful too!

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