Today is a public holiday here for Ascension Day,
so I'm planning a restful day at home.
I have a 10" mixed media tag. The background was painted
with gesso and then with Vivacolor metallic paint
in blue. I collaged it with scraps of old letters. The alphas
and numerals were applied through a stencil using some
textured embossing paste. The next layer was some
gilding flakes. The lady was cut from a copy of a Victorian
magazine and mounted onto double foam squares to give
her depth. The wings were cut from a TH die. For the top
layer I used one of my old calendars with some added
gilding flakes, the underneath layer was cut from an
old exercise book. I mounted it all onto more recycled
Here is another 8x8" page for my family scrap book,
the second one I re-created after giving the original away.
Once again I have used corrugated card and various scraps
as a background for the photo of my elder brother
and sister with me in the middle. I sewed the layers together.
The beads were home made
from rolled, painted paper wrapped with wire. I am linking to
Art Journal Journey, Gill's theme of Elegance and grunge
Roses and other flowers are blooming everywhere, here
some photos from my walk through our little
This heron is always on the meadow where the
I wonder what he's seen?
Have a great day, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!