Thursday, February 20, 2020

Love is not a game of chance


Recently I've been thinking a lot about love.

Perhaps that is what led me to create this latest entry in my month of Hearts that I'm hosting at Art Journal Journey.  And because Try it on Tuesday's theme is Going Green (the color) I'm also joining them with my predominantly green heart and background.

I point out

that love

is not a game of chance, unlike the game of Bingo.

For this page, I began with a background of 110 lb card stock I colored using more of my shaving cream paper.  I cut a heart from card stock and smooshed it around the predominantly green area of the shaving cream and dye ink.  I did the same with the words "Love" and "is not a game of chance."  I then sewed a Bingo card, the heart, and the words to the page using variegated thread.

Thanks ever so much for stopping by today. Your visits mean the world to me.  I hope to also see you at Art Journal Journey and Try it on Tuesday



24 thoughtful remarks:

Valerie-Jael said...

Your journal page is beautiful, and the words so right. Love the blue and green together. Have a nice day, Valerie

Iris Flavia said...

LOVE and INGO, sounds familiar, Elizabeth!
In fact, he always has to explain how to pronounce his name as most "English-tongues" compare it to my name and try the same with his.
"Dingo without the D" is great for Aussies, and "Bingo withou...." you know :-)

Thank you for the smile :-)

And I love green, too! Visit us! Hall, living room, kitchen... green elements (as in parts of the walls) all over (not too much).

My name is Erika. said...

Thanks for linking this cool page up to TIOT too. I love the green in the background and the theme of the page is really clever. Nice bingo card. The stitching is the "icing on the cake" as they say. Great page for your challenge. You have outdone yourself and the month isn't even over yet.

sirkkis said...

Beautifully colored and done, Elizabeth. The word are clever and so true.
Happy day to you!

CJ Kennedy said...

I like the non-traditional colors and blue and green is a favorite combo of mine. Nicely done.

sheila 77 said...

I never know what I am going to find here - your inventiveness is
never-ending..
Today a Bingo card and a thought-provoking quote about "Love" which I am going to think about. The three sewn on pieces, the Bingo card and the words all make this something different and unique, and also beautiful.
Love from Sheila

Divers and Sundry said...

The blue and green are good together and perfect for the heart now that the red/pink Valentine day is over and we're closing in on spring. As always, I'm impressed by the sewing.

Anne (cornucopia) said...

I like the blue and green colors you used for this Elizabeth. This is beautiful.

Laurie said...

It sounds beautiful and such wise words,, reminds me of a song,,

pinky said...

Beautiful creation. Love the background and the added stitching.

Sandra Cox said...

This is so softy and pretty. I just love it. Any particular reason you've been thinking about love.....

Elkes Lebensglück said...

I am thrilled with this imaginative great page you have wonderful ideas again and again! sewing is fabulous!!!
Greetings Elke

Joan said...

It's a beautiful page and I really like your sentiment, so true


Joan

Meggymay said...

Good words to go with this beautiful page. I wouldn't like to play a game that would effect the feelings of the heart, although chance could play its part in finding true love.
A page that realy makes us stop and think.
I love the heart, the details and of course the way you added the stitching.
Thank you so much for adding this awesome page with the current TioT's theme as well.
Yvonne xx

Rita said...

A pretty page. You have me thinking about what I believe about love. ;)

Cath Wilson said...

Love your use of multi coloured thread, Elisabeth. I have some of that somewhere... it always adds a special touch to your wonderful stitching. More great recycling, too.
Cath x

Jeanie said...

I love how your shaving cream paper works and looks. And I also like the heart theme with blue vs. all the pinks and reds, which I also like but this is different. It has a good feel!

Marjut said...

Lovely page. Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday.

Lowcarb team member said...

I think blue and green work so well together, a very nice page.

All the best Jan

Let's Art Journal said...

Beautiful page! I'm loving your background, the shaving foam technique and colours look amazing 😁. Thanks so much for another beautiful entry at Try it on Tuesday! Hugs, Jo x

pearshapedcrafting said...

Such beautiful colours and I love that you are continuing to join us at Try It On Tuesday (of course, I knew you would do us proud!) Thank you! Hugs, Chrisx

Cindy McMath said...

Well of course I adore the bingo card addition to this page! In addition to that it is really beautiful.both in design and colour. Wow!

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