Thursday, 27 June 2013

If I had wings...

After a fabulous twitter party last night for my birthday, I have been very lazy all day today (too much food, none of it the virtual kind, lol) but this evening I've recovered and started work in a new journal - a little Moleskine notebook.   Now, I know I call my other journal my moleskine but I don't think it is a proper one, just has a nice soft cover.... this is a proper one.

Anyhow, you may remember that a few weeks ago on Darcy's last guest spot at Paperartsy, she had us making our own patterned paper and I covered one of the notebooks here 

So tonight I opened it and started playing - with bits of leftovers from various projects and some fibres that came on a tag with an online order....

 Stamps are by Paperartsy, inks are a mixture of Distress and archival.

The mesh was the left behind bit of the diecut bird I used on this project  that I knew I'd use one day, I crumpled some Paperartsy crackly paper and brushed on some Treasure Gold (Renaissance) before gluing the mesh to it. The TG was carefully placed to become the bird's body.

A quick bit of fun!


Virginia said...

Glad you had a fab birthday - love the idea of a virtual one! Loving the pages as always Helen!

Lin said...

Birthday party was great fun!! Love your page..great start to your new journal!!!

sam21ski said...

Oooh first page of a new journal hey - that's brave!!!

Great party last night, thanks for the invite!!

Sam xxx

Anonymous said...

Terrific pages, love the bird & the 'wallpaper' layers look great.

Julie Ann Lee said...

Lovely journal page. I love those birds from Paper Artsy. Glad you had a good birthday! Enjoy the rest of your freedom and have a good creative time! Julie Ann x

Hettie said...

Happy Belated Birthday Honey. Great journal page.

Gez Butterworth said...

Stunning journal Helen. Belated Many Happy Returns xxxxx
I hope you have a wonderful year ahead of you. Enjoy your new journal.
Hugs, Gez xxx

butterfly said...

Your Moleskine is looking fab inside and out!
Alison x

Krisha said...

What great pages for using what ever is left over! Makes me want to go give it a try...right now LOL
Glad to hear you had a great birthday, and a restful day.

craftimamma said...

Brilliant start of your lovely new moleskine journal. Great way to use the left over mesh cutout.

Lesley Xx

PS Glad the Twitter party was a blast!

craftytrog said...

That's a great page Helen, & your book cover looks amazing!
Glad you had a good birthday bash!
Alison x