Monday, 11 April 2016

Spring Mood Board

Hi Everybody!

At TIOT we are starting a new challenge today, and have a Mood Board, put together by me, as our theme. Let yourself be inspired by the images and colours of spring. Think of the soft colours of the first flowers, the wonderful green of newly opened buds and leaves, the soft and fluffy whites of the young lambs and the swan's feathers, and the blue of a spring sky. Use some of these colours or ideas in your project.
As always, projects of all formats are allowed and you have 2 weeks to join us, so hope to see you there!


I used some of the photos from the mood board to make a collage. I am also linking to Art Journal Journal, for the record, being inspired by  'I can see clearly now'. The song was written by Johnny Nash, and speaks of new opportunities and chances now that the rain has gone and spring is here:



I have chosen the version sung by Jimmy Cliff:



As it's Tuesday, it's also time for Elizabeth's 'T stands for Tuesday', so a big hello to all of the T Gang. My drink, is, as always, cappuccino:

 

Today I am re-showing the photos used in the mood board. Please feel free
to use them in your spring projects if you would like to:










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

36 comments:

  1. What a lovely post, great idea with the mood board, and love what you made, and of course, the song from Jimmy Cliff. Hugs Sarah

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  2. I know that Jimmy Cliff song! Lovely work for the challenges, beautiful photos!

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  3. Somehow I don't remember Jimmy Cliff, but I like the song. And I LOVE your mood board. It is fantastic.

    I'll have a cappuccino with you on the Rhine today. It's a great day for springtime, even though it turned cold and extra windy here about the time I finished mowing my yard.

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  4. oh what a beautiful spring post!! Love the imagery , the art, the photos , and the song Valerie. Happy T day too!

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  5. All very beautiful, Valerie. Certainly does speak to me of spring. Great song, great photos, great collage -- great work. Always enjoy coming to your 'place' so much. Have a lovely day. hugs, Donna

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  6. Das ist alles wunderschön und macht Frühlingslaune pur! Den Song mach ich auch gern!!! Ich wünsche Dir einen frohen T-Day mit Deinem Capuccino und viel Sonne!
    Bussi
    Susi

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  7. Beautiful spring work, I like this.

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  8. A gorgeous page Valerie, you set us a fantastic challenge and I'm sure we all enjoyed using your Mood Board.
    Yvonne xx
    p.s. no spring weather here, very windy and wet.

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  9. Fabulous work Valerie and beautiful photos.
    xxx Hazel.

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  10. What a lovely mood board and such a lovely post! Spring is here! As soon as I saw the lyrics I was humming the song. I love that song! I remember the original by Johnny Nash (1972) and I'm not so keen on the Jimmy Cliff version (not so much rhythm). Thanks for reminding me, it brought back memories....
    Happy T-day,
    Lisca

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  11. Awesome song and I love your page. Feels like spring! And not the April showers kind of spring. :) Hugs-Erika

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  12. Gorgeous photos Valerie!! I adore those tiny Bluebells!
    hugs,Jackie

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  13. Your collage is a real feast for the eyes Valerie! Love it!
    oxo

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  14. Your collage is a real feast for the eyes Valerie! Love it!
    oxo

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  15. Oh wow Valerie, I am so in love with your mood board!! My favourites are the big pink tree and the little white flowers, so beautiful!! I may have to jump in for this one!! Thanks for always sharing your photos with us, I sure do look forward to your posts every day! hugs :)

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  16. Brilliant and happy mood board, fabulous pics and so much to see, so love your design and colour choices.xx
     {aNNie}

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  17. What a beautiful collage and a wonderful mood board! Your photos look fantastic in both pieces. Hugs, Mar

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  18. oooohh val,da hast du einen super song rausgesucht,ich liiibe den song,und deine seite dazu ist soooo fabelhaft,bin ganz begeistert,wunderschöööööön.
    auch deine bilder sind klasse,hab mir heute auch neue frühlingsblumen und deko gekauft,hab einen wunderschönen frühlingskranz für den tisch gebastelt,ich brauche das frische einfach um mir herum :-)
    deine tasse cafe macht appetit,ich mach mir auch ein tässchen.
    schönen tag dir noch.


    hugs jenny

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  19. Beautiful, cheerful Spring post Valerie - love your collage of photos and AJJ piece - Haven't heard that song for ages but a great choice ......Gill xx

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  20. OHHHH!!!! I love this and the song is so perfect!!!! You're really bringing some of my favorite songs of my youth with this challenge ♥ Such lovely photos of SPRING you are sharing with us too :)

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  21. I remember this song :) Perfect for the sunshiny day we're having here. Happy T Tuesday!

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  22. Beautiful page with a wonderful song. Great frothy coffee and best all the full version of your wonderful photographs.

    Hope your day has gone well

    Love Chrissie xx

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  23. Beautiful page with a wonderful song. Great frothy coffee and best all the full version of your wonderful photographs.

    Hope your day has gone well

    Love Chrissie xx

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  24. I love this piece, Valerie! So soft, springy, delicate and cheery.

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  25. Sehr passende Frühjahrs-Challenge-Idee! Da finden sich bestimmt ganz viele, die auch Lust auf Frühling haben. Ha, das Lied ist klasse! LG Ulrike

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  26. another great song that takes one back in time:) Delightful art and spring photos Valerie! You're making me long for a cappuccino now... happy T day!

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  27. A beautiful collaged page Valerie and the words from the song really suit.
    Thanks for challenging us with such a wonderful Mood Board.
    That's a lovely scenic spot to drink your coffee.
    Avril xx

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  28. A beautiful collaged page Valerie and the words from the song really suit.
    Thanks for challenging us with such a wonderful Mood Board.
    That's a lovely scenic spot to drink your coffee.
    Avril xx

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  29. Wonderful inspiration for all of us Valerie. Your collage is really wonderful -an inspiration within itself!
    Sandy xx

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  30. Spring is definitely here with this collage! Cheered me up immensely! Hugs, Chrisx

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  31. Lovely spring photos! Happy T for Tuesday!

    Cazzy x

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  32. Lovely spring photos! Happy T for Tuesday!

    Cazzy x

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  33. Lovely photos and collage, Valerie. I love that song. hugs, Teresa

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  34. Great collage and I alwys love seeing your photos.
    Hugz, Z

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  35. Great collage and I alwys love seeing your photos.
    Hugz, Z

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