I know lots of my dear internet friends thought I would be making lots of art while I was offline. Unfortunately, that was the furthest thing from the truth. Instead, I was so initially stressed I did something I rarely do. I binged on tv shows, even though it appears most were reruns. Then Saturday came and my phone and internet were fixed. Instead of jumping up and down for joy, I didn't even turn my computer on. I got wrapped up in the Olympics and many of the PBS (public broadcasting shows) that lead up to the Olympics.
Today I started to feel guilty about leaving my blog for so long, so I went online to see what the latest challenges were. In order to catch up with others, I decided to try a single entry that would cover Art Journal Journey, Moo-Mania and More, and Try it on Tuesday. I call it Summertime in the Garden.
I'll begin with Art Journal Journey where this month the theme, Nature's Wonders, was chosen by Gill of Gibby Frogett Craftations. I've yet to meet Gill, but will as soon as I post this entry. I hope you can see there are truly some of Nature's Wonders in this piece.
Moo-Mania and More's challenge is Summer. Not only do I show it's summer, I also named the piece for summertime.
Try it on Tuesday asks us to use our leftovers. Many of my regular visitors saw the pages I made for Chris in our International Swap. These were all left over from that swap. Even the background paper came from that swap, as did the chipboard flowers and the flowers I cut while I was privy to my friend Kathy's dies.
This butterfly was left over from an entry I created about a year ago. It's part of a napkin that I cut and adhered to the background.
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Art, including the journey, background techniques, new experiments, photos, failures, and successes will be shared on this site. I have removed my e-mail address until such time as I can get it to work again. Thank you for understanding. You can always leave a note on my blog and I will visit you.
Please check out my Previous Collaborations link above to see what projects I have been involved in over the past seven years. Current and ongoing projects only are shown below.
Occasionally, Silent Sunday will showcase photos of my home, neighborhood, or community. A picture is often worth a thousand words.
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