A whole month has passed since I last blogged... I really must must MUST blog at least once a week. It seems blogging is taking a backseat because of all the other social media we post to. It's so easy just to share a picture to Instagram or Facebook.But I enjoy blogging and so want to make more effort.
Postcards I've made but have been too late to upload for the SPA challenge
I made this canvas for someone special
Here at Octopode Towers we have fostered two small disabled dogs. They are from Romania and have small disabilities
This week's theme on Sunday Postcard Art is PERFUME chosen by Hazel
loved making this one
There are so many layers on this one... i started with a base of several layers of old book papers, then layered some rice paper on top from Stamperia. then various paint and collage layerings
last week's theme was chosen by Cindy and was PUZZLES... I actually made it last week but I was waiting for a quote to finish it off.
This week, our theme on Sunday Postcard Art is AFRICA... it was chosen by my friend Sabine.
well, I thought, I have a set of stamps that have African animals on... could I find them... no!
next plan was to use a napkin... a friend of mine Umut has sent me a few napkins to use. And an African style was in the stash... so out it came.
The elephant and tree are from the napkin.... this is my second piece of napkin because Im so heavy handed with the clear gesso I completely ruined the first one. i love that you can see the layered collaging underneath the napkin layer. There's also a postage stamp there from Africa. The rest is painted and texture pasted and a tiny bit of stamping.
There's a lady I follow on youtube called SimplyCreativeKyra... she does these journal page prompts once a month, and I was feeling inclined to join in this month... need to get out of this funk Im finding myself in.
the 5 prompts this month were
this is my finished journal page.... i know a lot of journalers do double page spreads, but Im a single girl and tend to stick to single pages mostly... (although I have been known to do a doubler)