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Friday, 23 January 2015

Busy busy busy...

Decided last week I HAD to finish my 2014 PIF list before the end of January.
I still had 3 of the original 5 to do(because I is easily distracted by others and these 3 were polite and patient)
So here is pretty Petal the purple Pixie...
 (her pendant is a hand painted abstract flower meadow)
 She will be going to live with a friend in the UK.
Next I wanted to make something with the "felted panel" I made earlier this year(cripes is it still January???)
So the gift I am sending to North Carolina is a bag..made from scratch! made up as I went along...even though I have books telling me how to do it properly* I'm sure the lady recieving it will forgive the odd wonky stitch, still getting used to using my machine :D

(Haven't decided what the final recipient will be receiving yet)
So while I'm "thinking" I need a distraction


It is free to join and easy to follow 1 item and 1 inspirational quote per page (so far lol)
The hardest part so far was choosing a journal to work in!!

I settled on this one. Board cover already pretty cool, and it was attached by a ribbon so I could remove it before starting to get messy..(Is missing my messy!!!)
I am writing the quotes and prompts on the inside cover too
 I am not going to bombard you with "step by step" images as I'll be doing a page a week as well as other stuffs, and you can ask if you want to know how :D I will just post the finished page and the original quote(which I am not using on my pages, just being inspired by)

 Page 01 "Be your own Goal Keeper"
 Page 02 "The beginning is always today.." Mary Shelley
Page 03 "I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn't say any other way" Georgia O'Keeffe
There was another prompt with each page , but you should pop over to the original blog to check that out
*Now...what to make for someone who already makes everything* .....ooow...I know :D
Enjoy :D XXX
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12 comments:

  1. wonderfully the pocket,journal and the flowermadam pretty
    greeting Elke

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  2. You have some really cool journals to choose from! Love looking at what you have already done.

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    1. Thanks Gail, some are gifts and others I made...great fun all round :D

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  3. Your journal pages look fab ;)
    xoxo Sioux
    not been commenting much lately as I don't sit in front of the puter screen often since being lucky enough to be given an ipad by my boss.....unfortuantely it does not seem to keep me logged in and is always asking me for my password in order to comment......it's tiring lol!!! :)
    xoxo Sioux

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    1. Are i- pads useful?...free is always good lol, but I keep hearing peeps complain about access to blogs and such?

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  4. You have been busy Gina, lots of lovely things to see, both of the gifts and your pages are great. I love my ipad and use it every day but I too get problems of having to sign in often for blogger which would be ok if I could remember my password lol.
    Have a great weekend.
    hugs Brenda xx

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  5. Your creations are !!!!!! WOW! Over flowing with joy and delight! Your dolls, full of life!, the bag is to DIE for, and being a hoarder of BOOKS! I know how you feel about choose one to journal in! Well your off into creative bliss Journalling to be sure! Precious treasured gifts ...each one. xoDebi

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  6. Such beautiful creations! I don't know how you do it all!

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    1. I'm allergic to housework Laura, I have to take my mind of it somehow lol

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  7. You know what? I will finish my PIF, too. I can do it! And just so you know, I'm crazy about the "growth" journal page. ♥

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  8. I'm missing words, you've been very creative and the pieces are FANTASTIC.

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  9. Gina you are brilliant! You really are! Love everything!

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