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Sunday 11 April 2021

Blog Along with Effy - Post Nine

If you have been reading some of my posts you will know that when I saw Effy's Blog Along I thought I would share some 'diary' posts, along with some of the journal pages I have been pleased with.  I am enjoying taking a trip down Memory Lane!

However once again we have been out and about - the weather has been pretty ferocious today!

And then I had computer issues... so I thought I would just talk about this journal page in this post.

The theme is 'Spirit Trees' and inspired by a Wanderlust Workshop by Nicole Warrington. Further inspiration came from this photo that I spotted in the Guardian and also the dead trees of Australia.

I do love trees - just look at the bark on this one - and the one at the top of the page:

I started my journal page with a layer of gesso across a double page:

Next came watercolour in blue and black, followed by splashes of isopropyl alcohol.

Then I added splatter in gold and black.

Next I added my trees with white Posca pen.

Finally I searched my old books for phrases to put together a poem. This took the longest time but finally I came up with this:

Happy Crafting!


  1. Just beautiful! I love how you drew the trees and your found poem is amazing. One of my favorite things to do. It is time-consuming but so worth it.

  2. Beautiful thanks for sharing

  3. Thankyou for your method! I'm a beginner at all this.

  4. All your photos today are absolutely dreamy! I loved reading this--what a lovely break.

  5. Oh wow! This is absolutely stunning! I love the words, too!

  6. Loved seeing the process and the photos of nature. I love water and trees so that tree! Glorious!


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