Brown Paper Packages tied up with String, What Would William Morris say?

I find writing my blog such a locupletative* experience.  I’m never really stuck for something to write about, well perhaps sometimes….   I’m always squirreling away designs, interesting websites and information.  I used to do this with fabric too.  I had loads of beautiful fabric pieces put away, always meaning to do something with them, but somehow, IContinue reading “Brown Paper Packages tied up with String, What Would William Morris say?”

Altered art book, Page 21 (Yet again!) Is there a Ghost in the House?

Continuing again with another page from my altered art book.  It’s a few weeks since I did anything concerning these pages.  However, I am at last getting to the end of the pages where I had already chosen words, so it should become easier.  The original words I chose were relevant for that time (er…Continue reading “Altered art book, Page 21 (Yet again!) Is there a Ghost in the House?”

Altered art book: page 20 continued

  Method used for this page was watercolour, then ink was inscribed (ok, then scribbled…)  I actually used a rubber stamp on this page, a leaf one.  I used some handmade paper, torn at the bottom of the page.  Ribbon was used and some plastic shapes embellished.  I love the colours used on this page.

Altered art book page 13 A deadly reminder’

    page-13-altered book   The chosen words are: – ‘He listened to his father breathing’ ‘And made plans for that lonliness’     The Egytians made plans for their  death.  They left nothing to chance.    Sometimes a whole lifetime was dedicated to their own rememberence:   Egypt is full of these reminders.     page13-skeletonContinue reading “Altered art book page 13 A deadly reminder’”