Wednesday, 26 December 2018
- Image: gems. Word: sparkle. Prompt: write about a time when someone helped or served you. Technique: incorporate gems or jewellery on your page. Quote: be like a diamond precious and rare, not like a stone that's found everywhere. Rita Gatourey
Colour me positive
Red frame/ hand covered in coloured paints / quote: A creative person is motivated by the desire to achieve not the desire to beat others.
Royal blue frame / a horse and rider on the horizon/ quote: A lot of what weighs you down is not yours to carry
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Image: steampunk. Word: clock/ time. Prompt: write about a defining moment in your life. Technique: place descriptive word strips on your page. Quote: lost time is never found again.
Image: hot air balloon. Word: rise. Prompt: what are the songs in the soundtrack of your life. Technique: wild card. Quote: Hope rises like a Phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams. S.A.Sachs
- Theme: Reflections and Journal for the New Year. Prompt: Decide what kind of journal you will be using and prep it for the new year. Technique: Make a first page or pages reflecting on how you have changed in the last few years or reflections of last year and the year to come. Quote: Find a quote that reflects who you are.
Sunday, 25 November 2018
Image: steering wheel. Word: From what guides you when you have to make tough choices in your life. Technique: make a rubbing. Quote: Live life, love life.
Image: photos. Word: vintage, antique. Prompt: write about a favourite memory from your life. Technique: image transfer. Quote: Live for moments you can't put into words.
Theme: Using up scraps, paint and fibers
Prompt: Make a landscape with your scraps
Technique: Build up layers, adding scraps, gesso, and paint, and fiber with a credit card.
Quote: Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt
Magazine scraps, diecuts that landed on my doormat Saturday morning and scraped paint make up my landscape. The band along the bottom is Kraft card wrapped with a very fine blending filament that has lain in a drawer for ages & has somehow made its way up to the top recentlywhen ive been having a rummage!
That's all my pages now up to date and my Christmas cards made so all I now have to do is start writing them ........
Monday, 19 November 2018
OCT 29-NOV4: shades of white//scavenger: Purple, the colour of your pants, lines, postal ephemera, die cuts, something up from a recent shopping trip, a tag, a receipt, thread/fibre/yarn , something vintage.
NOV 5-11: Wishingwell//2 colours most dominant in your wardrobe, postage stamp, pieces from scrap box, stamp with random item, relating to music, something to do with tea or coffee, item of choice, tops, bird.
NOV12-18: vintage//turquoise, peach, spirals, image from book or magazine, doodles, words, stamp with a random object, stars, bits of tone book page, circles.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Theme: Using up scraps, paints and fibers you have hoarded!
Prompt: Create a collage of ribbon and paper strips.
Technique: Sew sari ribbon and strips of book paper to a painted background.
Quote: Each day of life is a glorious gift. - Craig C. Johnson
- Image: matches. Word: Warmth. Journalling prompt: write about fire literal or symbolic. Technique: draw with used matches. Quote: The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Saturday, 10 November 2018
SEPT 24-30 Moon light and shadows//scavenger: Yellow, orange, ink from any source except ink pad, circles, torn paper, “, item from stash, lines, doodles, texture.
OCT 1-7 connections//scavenger: The favourite colour of soumeone you know well, the colour directly across from this on a colour wheel, key, napkins, spirals, clothing tag, funny money, something relating to music, playing card, something geometric.
OCT 8-14 Cats//scavenger colour of your socks, blue a different shade then your socks, something coffee or tea stained, numbers, paint smeared with the card, key, something repetitive, texture, glitter, tissue paper.
OCT 15-21. Music// scavenger: Red, pink, dots, spray Inc/paint, form or piece of form, junk mail, triangles, person, bird, brown paper bag.