Spirit …

while searching for something in my art room I came across this 5.50 x 6.25 inch (13.97 x 15.87 cm) blank journal and decided to glue some pages together and play…

after a couple of hours and lots and lots of layers I ended up with these pages and thought I would refrain from putting a face on them and almost called them done…

until I came across an angel that I created some years ago and that was the end of my no face Spirit pages…

she fit perfectly on the left hand side…

thanks to sweet Susan for sharing some beautiful handmade Korean papers, I finally got brave and used a bit of the white flower piece…

the first rip is always the hardest and now my pages are complete…

“When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.” ~Mark Twain, 1835-1910

36 responses to “Spirit …

  1. The pages shone with beauty before but with the addition of the angel those pages turned into something exceptionally special. Just adore the layres you created.
    Have a beautiful Friday.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  2. Well it just looks fabulous! glad you kept at it. It is a wonderful, inspiring spread.
    Have a great weekend!

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  3. These are wonderful and inspiring pages, the angel and the white flower piece make them complete and turn them into something very special. Have a lovely weekend, Petra.

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  4. Very beautiful pages, dear Patty.

    Have a lovely weekend

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  5. As I say so often,you never disappoint! Lovely pages, you have a fantastic imagination to do what you do so beautifully.

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  6. That angel is the one I mentioned that I came across in card form as I was unpacking some art stuff the other day…beautiful…glad you reconnectEd…I know I’m glad I DID!!!!

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  7. Oh Patty this is sooooooooo gorgeous. Just love what you did !
    Hugs

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  8. Perfect-o. Angel and all.
    Have a great weekend, my friend.
    Warm hugs,
    Jan xoxoxo

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  9. lovely…………… xox

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  10. So great! You always complete things perfectly….. and is the flower on the cover? I love that!!! Exquisite…as always!

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  11. great pages Patty!!

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  12. THe angel is just righ!

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  13. Gorgeous spread and love the cover also. Have a great weekend.

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  14. I like the addition of the angel. Adds that pop of color that I love.

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  15. your pages are so beautifully layered and detailed Patty and your angel was there for you to finish it perfectly.

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  16. It’s beautiful!

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  17. i feel the same when ripping beautiful paper, you were brave and used it in a wonderful way!

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  18. So lovely ! Love the background and the angelso much.

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  19. oh beautiful pages patty, and the angel was perfect ….

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  20. Dear Patty
    I agree with Lynne – I was fascinated with those two pages – but once you added your blessed angel – WOW didn’t it come alive!!
    and after only two hours work – incredible.
    There’s so much happening – yet it is calm and peaceful, just as we hope spirits are.
    I would love to know more about your layering process.

    Enjoy your weekend – filling your heart and soul with ‘the little things’ dear Patty.
    much love
    Shane x

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  21. Oh, Patty, that’s a wonderful project, so many fantastic details.

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  22. Beautiful pages, specially the Angel is amazing. Love all colors and details.
    Wish you a happy weekend.
    Warm greetings Anja

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  23. Fran Podlesney

    Gorgeous pages Patti. But then they always are!

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  24. Beautiful! I think the angel really makes the page – her rich blue draws me in.
    Rinda

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  25. stempelchaotin

    Oh Oh Sweetie your pages are a fest for my eyes.
    Absolutely stunning design and work.
    Wooooooooooooooow !!!
    Love them.
    xoxo

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  26. Wow! Wonderful pages Patty. TFS.
    Regards Florence x

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  27. that angel was just waiting for this spread!! brave you used that paper (i´m also getting better at using the things instead of hoarding only…)

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  28. Carmen Dyson

    Hi Patty, I’m showing off your wonderful art with my 91 year old Mom. We are home today and tomorrow we take her home to S.C. She loves what you do. I was bragging about you to her. It is good for her to see what I aspire too.

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  29. What a beautiful journal, and I love the pages you have created.
    “The first rip is the hardest”, as is the first splash of paint on a canvas, the first sketch in a book, and of course The First Cut.
    *wanders off singing*

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  30. I am really late seeing this beauty, but I couldn’t just admire it and not let you know how much I always love your beautiful layering. You do SO much with your pages. They are fantastic. And the spirit angel is perfect for the spread. I’m trying to learn to just DO it: make that first rip. I find it too hard and must learn from you.

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  31. marmeladegypsy

    Hello, my friend — I have been so very absent, and I’m sorry. A stressful summer and dark depression have slowed my visits. That an an overabundance of family things — hard to juggle the two and blog visiting suffered. But my! I have missed a lot as I go through your pages — all the wonderful tea posts and this amazing journal! I am incredibly impressed, as always. How it makes me smile!

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  32. Fabulous journal pages!

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  35. How did I miss this post – do tell! Beautifully done Sugar!
    sandy xx

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