A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Too busy to take pictures

It's been a busy few days, so my picture taking has been a dismal failure.  So, how about some more garden journal pictures?  I promise I will show you my progress on the pillow later in the week!!






It's difficult to see in the photo, but the page on the right is actually two - there's a small 'page' made with lace that lifts up to show a greeting card designed by one of my favourite artists - Marjolein Bastin.  I actually used several of her greeting cards throughout my journal.



Today's quote is from Isak Dinesen.... "The cure for anything is salt water:  sweat, tears or the sea"

 

8 comments:

Gerry Krueger said...

This so lovely... I just love the whole journal concept...

Christine Barnsley said...

Hello Mary Anne! More beautiful pages! Christine x

Baa. xxx said...

So pretty and fun with extra lace pages to lift and things like that.

FlashinScissors said...

You have used such beautiful laces! I especially love your small lace page with the ribbon rose, it's so pretty, and the little pieces attached on the facing page are all so effective! Barbara xx

Wen Sylvestre said...

Oh my goodness, I'm so loving your garden journal series!! What a wonderful book you made, full with gorgeous pages, filled with nature's beauty. Thank you for sharing these with us dear. I'm sorry I wasn't here earlier to enjoy your pages, but I'm glad I did so now! Hugs xx

BumbleVee said...

wow.... that journal is stuffed with so many interesting things.. sorry I've not be around much....

Tami @ Lemon Tree Tales said...

Ooh, this is so gorgeous! I love the idea of a journal made from all sorts of bits and bobs of lace and stitches. :-)

karen said...

it's a work of art...really....encrusted with loveliness.