As always, time is flying, and I have the feeling that I never get everything I would like to done. On the other hand, the next day always comes with new chances. We had good weather today so I had a nice, long walk this morning and visited a friend this afternoon. In between I even got some crafting done. It was just the housework that had to be put off for another day....
I had fun making a corn dolly for a tag for our autumn / Halloween challenge at Tag Tuesday. In pre-Christian times people believed that the corn (grain) spirits had no place to go after the crops had been harvested, and corn dollies, also called corn mothers were made to appease them. I used to make them with the kids at school when I was teaching in England, and decided to make an autumn tag with one. The dolly was made of straw, given plaited hair and arms, and decorated with some ears of grain and flowers. The tag is 10", made from recycled Amazon packaging onto which I sewed some mirri-card:
And I have another journal spread to share:
I am linking to Paint Party Friday, hosted as always by Eva and Kristin, and to Paper-Babe challenge blog, stars.
I love the early morning time:
A double rainbow:
Signs in the sky:
Invasion of gulls:
A peaceful morning at the Rhine:
Have a great day, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!