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Playing with TAP

our sweet niece is getting married in October … her sweetheart’s family is making a wedding quilt with squares created by various family members …the future bride and groom picked these cotton fabrics to work with I was so excited … Continue reading

crisp in the fall…

the music lady I put together awhile ago waited patiently in one of my art journals until I figured out what was next for her (she was from a catalog and I gave her the music dress)… I am joining … Continue reading

swan song…

finally the red rosin paper art journal I started back in October of 2013 is complete (more about how my gesso and monoprint pages began when you click the link above) … I made a TAP transfer ironing it on cotton using … Continue reading

joy in the garden…

joining Yvonne’s lovely IN MY GARDEN there is challenge over at Art Journal Journey…I created these pages earlier in the month before the tragedies of Nice and Rouen… using  bits of Misty Mawn collage strip… beeswax dipped book text flowers… stamped … Continue reading

sacred lotus…

it is that time of year again when the loti are blooming about an hour’s drive away on the other side of Washington, DC… it was a lovely low humidity day on the 4th of July so we made our … Continue reading

all roads lead home…

a TAP swan transfer that I ironed directly onto a book page was the inspiration for my latest journal spread…along with a bit of local Virginia map and stamping on peeled tissue paper with heavy gesso highlights… a favorite lady … Continue reading

Le Château de Chenonceau

 after a picnic of crusty bread and delicious Morbier cheese we strolled through the cutting gardens leading up to  Chenonceau castle… there were lots of tulips for the stunning arrangements we would discover a little later inside the castle… I … Continue reading

the beating of her he♥rt…

so much of what I create comes from scraps of this and that handy on my work table… it was a nice surprise to come across a piece of a copy of my heart rhythm from an electrocardiogram done years … Continue reading

bleu… blue… blau… azul… blu… blauw…

inspiration for these art journal pages began with an ArtChix Studio 2002 BLUE Image sheet… I am always drawn to cyanotype images… the small squares are from a resized photo of an inchie collage I made a few years ago… … Continue reading

the work of our hearts…

another spread in an altered book for the Art Journal Journey February challenge “If Music Be the Food of Love“ … torn pieces of a vintage 1911 invoice (I used the original instead of a copy like I might have … Continue reading

winter white…

the recent blizzard had me in such a state of excitement I could not focus on much other than snow… taking photos… cooking… baking… admiring nature… watching the birds and snow… I did sit down at my felting machine and … Continue reading

Second on the 2nd for November 2015…Memory of the Heart

looking back to 27 November 2011 I am sharing these art journal pages for Elizabeth’s second look this month… Happy November All oxo …memory of the heart… “Originally” Posted on November 27, 2011 thank you all for your precious Thanksgiving … Continue reading

dawn was breaking…

a couple more pages in one of my gesso journals for Art Journal Journey’s THROUGH MY WINDOW challenge… the found poetry on the left and the veiled bust of the lady on the right hand page had been patiently waiting … Continue reading