Friday, 29 January 2016

Winter wonderland is nearly over....

Hi Everybody!

Only one more day and then our winter wonderland challenge at
Art Journal Journey will be over, and on Monday a new challenge will be starting.
Here I have a hybrid piece, using one of my snow photos and some digital elements. The haiku is from Matsuo Bashu.



And here a beautiful happy mail letter that dropped into my mailbox this week from Donna:


A wonderful collaged card packed into the cutest envelope. covered with flowers and pretty tape with music notes, and inside 2 little heart shaped notebooks!
Thanks so much Donna!


This gull was busy having a little snooze:


I wonder what these ones were thinking about?


The dried seed pods look beautiful against the blue sky:


This one is specially for Yvonne:



Bath time for the birds:



Have a great weekend, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!

26 comments:

  1. Beautiful creation Valerie and love the cute fairy and mice. Love your wintery artwork below too.
    Have a lovely weekend and stay warm and dry xx

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  2. Another gorgeous project, and love the card Donna sent. Great photos as always. Hugs, Sarah

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  3. Beautiful!
    Such a lovely gift from your dear friend, the cutest of notebooks.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  4. Lovely wintry piece, the mice make me think of Cinderella! Nice blue skies today, is that how the birds sleep?

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  5. Fantabulous wintry design and the haiku is perfect. Thanks for sharing the sunny pics today! That seagull is a hoot and a half! Hugz. ~Niki

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  6. Winter looks like it has passed you by, except in your lovely hybrid entry. Such a cute little mouse.

    How sweet to think of Yvonne for the boat. It's a genuine beauty, and you are always so thoughtful.

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    1. Today it is cold, windy and pouring with rain - spring has taken a spring backwards!

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  7. Liebe Valerie,
    wiederum faszinierende Bilder und Fotos, die du uns zeigst. Hab lieben Dank dafür.
    Es sieht bei uns ähnlich aus, so irgendwie nach Frühling ;-).
    Schönes Wochenende dir.
    Herzliche Grüsse, Sichtwiese

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  8. Hach...deine Bilder sind immer so entspannend. Danke für deinen lieben Kommentar auf meinem Blog. Happy PPF und ein kreatives Wochenende! - Irma

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  9. Fabulous photographs Valerie. Just had to save the tree one it is so wonderful.

    What a wonderful winter page with the very beautiful images and a haiku.This reminded me that I used to write lots of those but they were all a bit sad for some reason.

    How kind of Donna to send the card and little gifts. The heart books look interesting.

    Have a great day

    Love Chrissie xx

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  10. Lovely photos, lovely happy mail and extraordinary winter page, love it.xx
    enjoy your weekend.{aNNie}

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  11. Love your angel. She and all her cute friends look wonderful on that photographic background. And lucky you to get that wonderful card. Hope your weekend is going well! Hugs!

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  12. Hi Valerie, another beautiful fairy winter page today, and the haiku is a perfect match for your page.
    I also like the photo of the tree and the others remind me that spring is on its way. The birds are happy and the boats just keep arriving for a photographic treat. Thank you. Happy you received a lovely Valentine from Donna.
    Hugs,
    C

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  13. Oh I love your winter fairy. What a lovely page. And how nice to get happy mail.
    Blessings on your weekend.
    hugs,
    Teresa

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  14. Die Seite ist ein Traum.. so süß und Deine Fotos sind wunderschön! Ein ganz liebes Geschenk von Donna!

    Sorry für den superspäten Besuch heute♥♥♥
    Bussi
    Susi

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  15. Love this page -- I really love faeries and little critters especially when they all live in harmony and don't eat each other!
    Sandy xx

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  16. Perfect words for your precious collage.
    That angel/fairy is so very sweet ♥
    Fun art mail you got liebe Valerie and I smiled when I saw Yvonne's ship come in :-)
    oxo

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    1. I'm sure I will find one with your name sooner or later!

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  17. A wonderful magical winter page, felt like it told a fairy story.
    I hope my boat got to its destination. It was good to see it again.
    Yvonne xx
    p.s. hope you don't mind I have copied the photo

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  18. I adore your Winter page -she looks so warm even though she is in the snow! Great surprise package from your friend! Lovely sunny photos! Hugs, Chrisx

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  19. Ooh, ooh! Winter solitude should be made into Christmas cards too!

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  20. There is that adorable little angel and birds friends again! I love them, so sweet!! xoxo

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