Canvas, Mixed Media Place

My Wings Return

A little while ago, one of my favourite scrapping friends, my soul sister, sent me a RAK with a few divine scrapping goodies.  Amongst them was a selection of chippies of feathers ad the phrase I used below in my take on the mood board over at Mixed Media Place.

The phrase is especially poignant for me, as it resonates with the my journey towards ‘recovering’ from losing my husband suddenly in November 2014.  My art has certainly helped in this.  Here is what I put together.  It is dark and sombre, which represents my mood and mindset in the beginning, but the brightness of the colours I have used represents the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel.

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Canvas, Mixed Media, Mixed Media World

Happy Place

I have three posts to share with you today!

First up, is a Mixed Media canvas I did for the Mixed Media World March moodboard.

It’s a stunner, isn’t it!  And so befitting, because today is a particularly chilly day in Cape Town and I’m literally shivering as I type this!  Seems that Autumn is well and truly on its way and I think that we have a cold and wet season ahead of us.

I decided to make a little canvas for this one.  I’ve used the title “Happy Place” because the colder seasons are my absolute favourite – my happy place.  Here is what I made.

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Art Journal, Mixed Media, Our Mixed Media Moods

Namaste | Art Journal

Hi guys,

Another first time challenge entry post from me today!  This time it’s for Our Mixed Media Moods:

And here is the mood board challenge:

I decided to do an art journal page for this one.  I had a vision in my head of what I wanted to do, and then it ended up looking entirely different!  This was, however, one of those happy accidents, the end result of which I’m pretty happy with.  Here’s my entry:

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I have had some people ask me how I achieved certain looks or what products I used, so (if I remember!) from my next post I will provide you with more of those details.

Thanks so much for popping in to have a closer look at my work!

Ivytree Studio, Single Page LO

Gorgeous | Ivytree Studio

I have this picture of Isabella which I took a few years back; we were sitting in a restaurant and I loved the colouring inside the restaurant – it completely matched the colours of the pincushions on our table (which is my absolute favourite flower). So I decided that it was high time I scrapped it – particularly as the colours of the colours would work SO well with the colours in Ivytree Studio’s Seize The Day range.

I’ve included the link above which will take you directly to the online shop, where you can purchase the pretty papers directly (and below is a list of the papers I used for this project). Included also, below, are direct links to our website and also our Facebook page.  We LOVE hearing from you and we LOVE seeing the projects you created with Ivytree Studio papers – so please share, share, share!

 

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The papers I used to create my single page layout was:

171/8 Stay Focused

171/12 Flora Accents

171/14 Charcoal Speckles

171/15 Flora Accents

171/17 Schoolyard Green

171/18 Schoolfrock Turquoise

171/20 New Year Shimmer

Visit Ivytree Studio to see more of what they are up to: www.ivytreestudio.co.za

Buy some of their pretty paper here

Connect with the team on their Facebook page here.

Share your Ivytree Studio layouts with us here

 

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Scrap The Girls, Single Page LO

#Selfie

Hi everyone!

Today I have four projects to share with you.  Some were completed last week already, but I have just not had a moment to photograph them, then edit and and and…

Anyway. My first one is for the latest Scrap The Girls challenge; I’ve not taken part on this blog before (goodness alone knows why, because it is RIGHT up my alley).

Here is the criteria for the challenge:

And this is the SPLO I created:

 

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