Thursday’s Art Date, Mum

The Theme at Rain’s Garden this Thursday is to create with your birth flower. Mine is a Chrysanthemum which I was not happy with growing up. Mine was a boring brown flower and my sister got to be a beautiful rose. Now I know that they come in all kinds of colors and work great […]

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Signs of Spring, R and S

Thursday’s Art Date, and the theme is “Signs of Spring” The main image is part of a postcard which is a painting by William Hough. I added several other embellishments to create this journal page. I also completed “R” for Rainbow and “S” for Sarah, to whom this book is all about. That’s Sarah’s older […]

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A B You tiful Mess, and P for Paint

I’m jumping ahead in Sarah’s scrapbook so I could do the letter P for Rain’s Thursday Art date where the theme this week is “Mess” Sarah was still in a high chair and diapers here and she is making art with real paint! I put her in my tie dye t shirt and let her […]

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My Tub Runneth Over, and Birthday Sketchy

At Rain’s Garden the theme today is “Bubbles”, so I created a page entitled “My tub runneth over” . These stamped images were from The Angel Company and I thought of her right away when I read the theme. I love to take a bath with bubbles!. I’m still new to journaling and I’m learning […]

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Celebrate Spring, and the Beauty of Nature

At the Joy of Sets the tic tac toe challenge for April is: I picked Flowers, Ribbon & Texture. I found a sketch and a color theme at the Card Chain Challenge. I’m new to their blog, they have you make a card and then send it to another challenge participant. Sounds like a fun […]

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He is Risen

Thursday’s Art date at Rain’s Garden the theme this week is Easter. We need to keep praying, trusting, and Loving one another. Happy Easter! He has Risen indeed!

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Recycled Fishy Card and Journal Page

Hello! I was inspired by Elizabeth at Altered Book Lover to use recycled items in your artwork. The background of this card is made out of a tissue box and the bubbles are a flattened metal pen spring. This bottle cap was new, but you can smash one from a soda and do the same. […]

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God is in Control

At Thursday’s Art Date the theme this week is “Luck” I created a bible journal page with rubber stamps, watercolor crayons and an aqua brush, along with a few stickers. Here are some sayings on luck that I still enjoy: “Blow out the candles and make a wish!” “Find a Penny pick it up, and […]

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Do you see a weed or a wildflower?

At Rain’s Garden, the theme for Thursday’s art date is “What do you see”. I spotted this perfect Dandelion seed flower yesterday and was still thinking about it today. I was hoping I could find it again this morning, and sure enough I did. I started to compose a poem in my head about it […]

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Green Journal, Easter Egg, Coloring with Sharpies

At Art Journal Journey the theme is “Green” I had fun digging out scraps to create with. Notice the animals in the embossed tree ~ I love this stamp! Big Egg & Small egg ~ Happy Easter! I used three different embossing folders and six different cutting dies to create this card. Here’s what’s funny […]

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