Sunday, 3 June 2018

Gardens....


A mixed media/hybrid journal page to share today,
for Gill's theme over at
Inspired by.....   my garden


When we came home last week the garden needed a lot of attention, but it was good to see the flowers were thriving and even though neglected they still shared their lovely bright colours and blooms.




There is a downside to this, the grass grows and the weeds flourish.
We had a rather large crop of dandelion gone to seed and some pretty daisies.

So I created a mixed media base using stencils, I used paste on the music stencil to give a little texture. also some  torn pieces of music. although these are  nearly all covered with paint.

Thank you for calling in to see me ,
I hope you all have a lovely day

15 comments:

  1. Good morning-I love your newest art page-and seeing all the photos for the inspiration-as I have gotten older-I have come to enjoy the happy faces of the dandelions again-as I did as a youngster-and blow on the seeds ha ha and they gift us with healing properties too-I want to make a batch of dandelion lotion bars soon a few years ago we still did not have any dandelions here-then one popped up and spread the seeds around-now I have enough around to make me smile -crazy I know lol enjoy your Sunday hugs Kathy

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  2. You not just have a wonderful garden but you also made a fantastic page Yvonne!
    I took a class about edible weeds recently and learnt how to prepaire them. Dandelion is the best plant to use beside of stinging nettle. A wonderful entry for "Inspired by" at Art Journal Journey!
    Happy rest of your Sunday! I hope you have the same fantastic weather as we have just now!
    Hugs, Susi

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  3. STUNNING!! I felt like I had entered a world of fantasy instead of your back yard! I can see why your garden inspires you. Of course, I had to laugh about the dandelions. You either love them or hate them, and I am truly impressed with this spread. So glad you joined us again at Art Journal Journey, Yvonne.

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  4. Gorgeous page inspired by your wonderful garden. I love dandelions. Have a nice day, hugs, Valerie

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  5. A lovely page Yvonne and I love how you've used the pictures from your own garden, flowers look lovely.
    Avril xx

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  6. Wow Yvonne !!! love your so gorgeous page, it´s just amazing with all those so beautiful flowers you can see in your great garden!! Love the dandelion !! I wish you a very nice week, big hugs, Caty

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  7. Oh yes, gardentime is the best time of a day and your nice page shows it at its best.
    Dear Greetings
    Sabine

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  8. Pretty colors of flowers in your garden, and lovely page you made with the photos.

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  9. Beautiful page Yvonne! When you have sold all your weeds, you can get mine and for free 😀

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  10. The funny things about weeds is you can remove them one day and then they are back within a week. :) I pulled a bunch of weeds today trying to really clean out a garden. I love your stone pot filled with pansies. It is so cool. And you made the perfect art piece too.It's a beautiful page. Have a wonderful start to the new week. Hugs-Erika

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  11. Beautiful flower post, love the weeds sentiment.[aussie aNNie blog]

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  12. A fabulous page Yvonne x Love the colours...so summery x It has been so good to have such a great spell of weather here in Both West Scotland and you are right if you are away those weeds creep in xx

    Huge hugs
    Annie xx

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  13. Beautiful page Yvonne - I love how you did the background and your flowers are lovely.
    What are the small Pink flowers?
    The 'weeds for sale' made me smile. This year we have a small corner where we have some weeds/wild flowers and one nettle for the Butterflies mainly but elsewhere they have to come up before they take over :)
    Thanks for sharing what inspired you and joining in at AJJ.
    Have a good week.
    Gill xx

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    1. Its a dwarf hydrangea bush Gill

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  14. Wow! What an absolutely wonderful page - and a reminder that I will have to do some weeding at the weekend when we go to the caravan! Hugs, Chrisx

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