Another week has flown by quicker than I can think, and it's nearly weekend and time for Paint Party Friday, hosted, as always, by Eva and Kristin.
I am sharing some pages meant for a swap organized by dear Bleubeard and Elizabeth. These went to my teamie Chris in England, and as they reached her a week ago I can show them now.
I was rather stumped with the theme at first, but went back through my old journals and found pages that inspired me, and these are the results of my mixed media double sided pages, where one side is corrugated and distressed cardboard and the other side paper. I used lots of metallic paints, but the shine does make it hard to take photos.
These are the 'smooth' sides:
And here the corrugated ones:
I used lots of German scrap, flowers and lace:
And this is the tag I made for her:
For Art Journal Journey, Journeys, I have a hybrid piece using a photo of myself, with the low winter sun making my legs very long.
The quote is a from a prayer by Cardinal John Henry Newman.
I am also liking to Moo Mania and More, quotes.
My tulips are now definitely past their 'best by' date, and are fully open, but I like them at this stage the best:
And last, but definitely not least, Susi Froebelsternchen sent me a beautiful card with a wonderful peacock feather coloured pencil drawing - thanks Sweetie! Isn't it gorgeous?
Have a great day you all, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!