Sunday, 1 April 2012

from this....

I've been playing in my journal again over the last few days, starting with this

and, a few layers later, ending up with this

The number five has no particular relevance, except that a pile of numbers was lying on my desk and the shape of the five caught my eye!  I laid it down on a piece of scrap paper and cut it out, then stitched it to my journal on the sewing machine.

There's more stitching on the circles, and I dug out my soft pastels recently, for use on another project, and decided to try them as an accent in my journal.  I just love inky, splodgy, stitchy pages like this so last night I did another.

I stitched the flower design on a piece of previously painted paper, then glued it onto the page in my journal that started life like this

After a bit of stamping, cutting and sticking I decided it needed another element and set about carving a stamp from an eraser (15p in the WHSmith sale last year!)

A bit of a design change meant it didn't quite fit (the raindrop's missing it's point at the top), but I can live with that!


  1. Great pages and I love your hand carved raindrop!

  2. Gorgeous pages :-) Love the inky splodgy look.
    Hope you manage to find more time for art now its the Easter hols!

  3. I DO love these pages Sarah. Random stitching is so appealing.

  4. Just catching up! Love your pages! Clever girl with your carving - won't tell what happened last time I tried that!
    Maybe practice would help lol! Have a Happy Easter! Love Chrisxx

  5. I really need to journal again, just fab!!!


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