Friday, March 23, 2012

Color Makes Me A Very Happy Girl !!!

         I'd like to start by saying thank you to everyone who left me encouraging comments the other day!! You made my day :):) Thank you , Thank you !!! I just needed a little extra loving that day ...and I got it!!
           So, I have been journaling!! After writing the last post I sat down and made a journal from scratch. Painted the covers, and started working on my first spread. It was wonderful to get my fingers messy and times I found myself laughing.. I was making such a mess :):) It's really fun to get should really try it :):) Hope you enjoy my pages......
The cover of my new journal.

I put down some leftover scrapbook paper.

Added some Neocolor II to the page.

Then more paint, tissue tapes (I am sooo in love with tissue tape) rubber stamping, glitter, and I colored some modeling paste and used one of my stencils to get the raised affect that you see with the orange in the photo.

I had to add some lace, buttons, and flowers of course :):)

Here is the finished spread!! I will give you some close ups too!

I used a photo of myself :):) 

I just love the way it turned out. 

I also worked on a page of my fabric journal as well.

I only got to one side of the spread though. This card sits in a lace pocket. The pink rose was made by the wonderful flower artist Dana over at the Lambs and Ivy Design blog.

I am so excited about how this book is turning out!! 

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you liked what you saw!! Leave me comment...I answer every comment that is ever left on my blog. ( you see.. I'm a chatter :):) hehe 

Have a super great day!!



Linda said...

both are beautiful! i especially like the fabric journal, like seeing how it is progressing-very pretty.

Lesley said...

Your journals are sweet! I love the picture of you with the "fashionable" outfit. Very nice to see the process. There are so many steps to it. Well done, happy girl!I

laurajane said...

Lovely,just lovely,I knew you wouldn't disappoint .I love journals and yours gives me a few ideas.
Love n

Linda in Calif. said...

Although I don't do anything like this type of art - I must admit it makes me happy to come here and see your work.

Holly Loves Art said...

Your journals are wonderful!!! I can tell you love making them and it really shows. Thanks so much for sharing. I journaled this week too and makes me so happy.
Have a great weekend.

Karen Valentine said...

Love the spread girlfriend! It's fun to see all the layers and how it changes each time you add something new. It makes me happy to know you are doing what you love.Can't wait to see what comes next!

The Nifty Stitcher said...

Hi Sandie - it shows in your work just how much fun you had making this. - fabulous journal!

quiltmania said...

Both projects look wonderful! I'd say you are officially un-blocked.

Contelitas said...

Me gusta mucho, un proyecto precioso y creo que también divertido. Muchos abrazos. Alicia

Marlynne said...

You did have a fun time! I played in my Art Journal last night too! do you have some suggestions of neat blogs with 200 or less followers for an award? Would appreciate some! come visit me again when you get a minute from Marlynne &

Marilou of Lulus Lovlies and Heartful Creations said...

It looks like you are having a great time:) I love the Doodle lettering you created on the cover, treally fun! Hugs my friend and I will be snding quilties for your next swap, flowers. I'm using flannel, I hope that is ok. the fabric is so cute I couldn't resist:) Hugs Marilou

Timex1 said...

Thought I would stop by and say Hello! I found your blog link in my e-mail. I will try and read it everyday. Love you and can't wait to see you all when I come to Arizona.

"Your number one son." haha

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