Sunday, September 29, 2013

Wow! Here I am again - the very next day! Well, I gave myself the weekend off from business stuff, so I thought I'd do another post. Here is my June 2013 page. Yep, I didn't journal at all between October and June. 

 I went through a lot of stuff during that time, and then lost my confidence in my art journaling. But I think I'm back now. I love this page because I used a tag that I made at my friend Marg's house. I cut it so it would fit, and then used the top part for the left side of the page. I love this tag, and it was very fitting for this post!

We were playing with Dylusion sprays! They have such vivid colors.  The next photo is of my "B" page in my quotes book. The B is glittery, but I don't think you can see it in the photo.

Yes. Good to know!!

I would love some comments, just to see if anyone is looking! Thank you!

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Back again! I'm trying to get to the point when I can blog almost daily, so please hang in there! Baby Steps!! Here is my Halloween journal page from 2012, not much writing, but I really liked it and thought writing more on it would just ruin it!

I'm also currently working on a book that I made from one large piece of watercolor paper. I think the instructions were in a Cloth paper Scissors magazine that my friend Marg lent to me. She made one first, and I loved it, and I made one too. We are both making an ABC Quotes book. Here is my cover:

 The book is about 5 1/2" x 10"

Here is the "A" page:

Always be a Little Kinder than Necessary

 Hope everyone has a wonderful fall weekend! it is bright, sunny and cool here in Southern Ontario. Lovely!

Monday, September 23, 2013

I see that I have lost a few people - no comments! Well I hope to build up my audience once again. If you are looking but not commenting, then thank you! I'm grateful to have you too!

I am now surrounded by wonderful green plants, both inside and out. I've never had plants in my house before - but these all came from my classroom and needed a home!

We planted this mango from a seed!

I'm going to slowly catch you up on my journal. . .This page is from October last year, when the hurricane hit the Eastern Seabord

Until next time! LMK if you are still with me! I am very grateful for comments!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

I can't BELIEVE I haven't posted since October 2012. here it is September 2013! ALMOST ONE YEAR! It's been quite  year, however. In June we closed our Montessori School to rent the building to another Montessori School. I was ready to retire from teaching and wouldn't unless we had another Montessori School in its place. Done! Now I'm working on a site called Linda's Montessori Shop to sell all my books, materials, and handmade items. One of the reasons I retired was to work on more ART!!! Hasn't quite happened yet, but I have done a few things since last October to share with you (if you are still with me!).

Valentines 2013 I made some tags for my staff: (oh yes, and I learned how to add a watermark!)

And an Anniversary card for my parents in March:

I started some Calendar Journal Pages:

but didn't get too far. . . I think the secret might be to have the whole year finished before Jan 1, so I'm planning on making the whole year of  2014 before Jan 1, 2014 (Good luck on that project!)

My daughter needed a card in late August:

and my BFF needed one today for her birthday (before the words were added):

I put "Happy Birthday" right where the watermark is! 

So, you are all updated except for Journal pages, which will come soon!!

I sincerely hope I haven't lost all of you, and that I can keep this blog going no matter what!

Many thanks to those who are still with me - love and kisses!