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Sunday, 24 January 2010

Art journalling

I found a really good challenge blog via Juile Prichard's blog called GPP Street team Crusades. The latest challenge was to make pages in 60mins using snowflakes. Here are my two:
Journalling reads"Snowflakes are beautiful and unique, we should try to be more like snowflakes rather than following the crowd and trying to be the same"
The previous challenge was to make a page using a a symbol that reminds you of a loved one. I used a butterfly, for Mum.
I saw a wall art piece that was a tree made of butterflies and that was the inspiration, the LHS is the lyrics to "love is like a butterfly" by dolly parton (music from my childhood) This was done in a large journal book I brought - liking this size (16inch by 10inchs ish)!

I also did this page in my large journal. The kids (egged on by Mike) call me the Gruffalo in the mornings as I am not at my best!
Another page - using lyrics from Ingrid Michaelson's song "Keep Breathing"
Finally got around to doing another page in my "Favourite Things" altered book. This page is about Twilight. The tags detail my favourite parts of each book.


michelle ward said...

Hello Steph. Glad you found us! Thanks for sharing your very lovely snowflake pages with the team! AND you tackled No. 35 too? Wow! Also, a lovely page for your mum. Looks like you got alot of journaling done recently. Bravo!

cathsheard said...

Far out - you have been creating like crazy. The page for your Mum is lovely; all soft and loving. I really like the two snowflake pages, especially the second one which has wonderful colors. Nice to meet you via the Crusades.

lisa said...

Hey ArtyMiss, we should change your name from nerdbird to artybird.
I love love love what you've been making. So good to see you back.
Hollie is reading Twilight now and really into it : )
It's so strange discussing it with her. Like living with a friend : )

allmimsey said...

Beautiful pages. Love the snowflakes.

Dawn said...

beautiful pages...though i will just ignore the Twilight one ;)

Marilyn said...

Great job on the snowflake challenge! Yours look so tiny and delicate. How ever did you do it?

Liz Ness said...

OH WOW! Love your pages and the colors...found you by way of the Crusade. So glad to bump into you and your awesome art!

Sarah said...

Wow Steph - you have been busy!!! Love the snowflake page and I think the quote is just perfect!! Love the butterfly tree - it is just beautiful!! Twilight page is fab - its all your fault that I love these books as you told me to read them!!

Lots of Love Sarah xxx


really neat !!

iHanna said...

How fun that you're sharing so many of your journal pages with us. My favorite is the Gruffalo - it's such a great book/creature! :-)

Regina said...

you have some lovely pages here.
I love the GPP pages. Your colors are so rich.