Thursday, December 21, 2017

Treats of the season

Greetings all.  Today is the winter solstice.  It means days will get longer again.  It is also a dear friend's birthday.  I promise not to mention any names, Valerie.

If you are hungry, this spread I created in my Challenges altered book might possibly make you hungrier.

As I'm sure you know by now, I'm once again joining Sheila at Orange Esmeralda, our wonderful host this month at Art Journal Journey with her theme Let's Celebrate.   And because this is definitely Christmas inspired, I'm also joining Moo-Mania & More

We'll make some cookies,

cut a slice of Christmas cake, and even grab a peppermint stick.

Believe it or not, all these collage images and elements came from a Numismatics holiday catalog.

I am very grateful you visited today.  And I hope you will also join me at Art Journal Journey and Moo-Mania & More.  You'll find some of the finest mixed media and collage art there.  And I hope you stop by and wish the birthday girl a happy 21st or so birthday, too.

21 thoughtful remarks:

Valerie-Jael said...

Well, thanks for the shout out without names! I have been baking cakes so the guests can come and eat! Have a great day, I'll think of you when I eat my cake! Hugs, Valerie

sheila 77 said...

Hello Elizabeth.
Happy Winter Solstice. The name of the day has a strange beauty.
Hope you have a happy day.
Thanks for all your Celebrations with my theme at AJJ.

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Happy Winter Solstice dear Elizabeth! A lovely, lovely page - You are the best!
Combining Moo Mania & More and Art Journal Journey again - thank you ♥♥♥!

kaybee said...

More yummy stuff - good thing all these scrumptious eats are virtual! Happy Christmas Elizabeth

Regine Karpel said...


My name is Erika. said...

Yum! (Once again). I'm not hungry but now I want some gingerbread cake. Keep your fingers crossed we get a snow day tomorrow so I can stay home and bake, then I can make one of those gingerbread cakes. Did you manage to find the spirit yet? I am starting to get excited myself, and am ready for vacation too. Happy Thursday. Hugs-Erika

Barbara Fisher said...

I saw it was Valerie’s birthday, and I remembered to call in and wish her a very happy one.
I love this page in your Challenges altered book, and would really like a slice of that cake!
Just in case I don’t get back to your blog for a while I would like to wish you a Very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2018. Hugs Barbara

Meggymay said...

Oh a delicious yummy page. A super journal page Elizabeth to celebrate a Special Calendar date.
Have a great day
Yvonne xx

Jeanie said...

I've been baking my treats of the season and now I'm cookie overload! I love your page. It's happy and it makes me feel very, very good!

Cindy McMath said...

Tasty treats delightfully arranged. Great finds for collage can come from anywhere!

Sami said...

Happy birthday to Valerie.
I would like a slice of that cake Elizabeth, looks good enough to eat :)

Divers and Sundry said...

Happy Winter Solstice! I have hope we'll soon have more sunshine, but it's been dreary/overcast/foggy here :( I look forward to the sun shining -or maybe some snow to make the clouds seem worthwhile ;)

Linda Kunsman said...

what special treats of the season! Must go visit the birthday girl but first-
I want to thank you so very much for the beautiful Christmas tree(t) card and GORGEOUS Paris fabric art!!! Oh my it just takes my breath away, especially knowing you made it so personal and with love and friendship. I appreciate the wishes from Bleubeard and Squiggles too:) Will share it (if that's OK with you) the next time I post.

CJ Kennedy said...

Happy Solstice! Love the page. There's a cool optical illusion with the reindeer. He's looking at the almond, and then opens his mouth to eat it. :-D fun!

Sandra Cox said...

Yummy! These treats look awfully good.
Have a jolly day, dear Elizabeth.

Let's Art Journal said...

Happy Winter Solace! This is such a great collage and I love your page full of yummy treats - perfect 😁. Have a great day! J 😊

Rita said...

Gingerbread cake? Never heard of that.
Yummy looking spread. :)

Kate said...

Your page certainly makes me hungry! I am loving those beautiful cakes. I would love to have these decorating my table...although I may want to eat them.
Merry Christmas!

Lowcarb team member said...

I have to say the treats look good!
Merry Christmas Wishes.

All the best Jan

pearshapedcrafting said...

Wow! That's the way to celebrate ! I am going to have to watch my sugar levels so I can just imagine how good this would taste with no danger of them going up!!! Hugs, Chrisx

Incipient Wings said...

what a great page!
I love gingerbread so much! to eat and to collect..little ceramic houses and name it.
I always wanted to live in the witch's house from Hansel and Gretel :)