and I have missed all my blogging friends while away at the beach. I didn't do any art and I pretty much stayed unplugged outside of some posting on Instagram. The weather was absolutely beautiful and sunny every day- unlike all the rain and flash flooding and road damage we had at home!
T Stands For Tuesday gang! And speaking of, I want to thank Susi and Eileen for my lovely mail swap and surprise, and of course thanks to Bleubeard and Elizabeth for hosting T Stands For Tuesday along with the T day anniversary ATC swap:
Although I didn't do any art at the beach I came back in full force and totally inspired once things returned to normal at home. I've had lots of fun cardmaking and playing in my art journal- the pages of which have been completely inspired by the beach. I have one coming up. First, I have a tag/bookmark for Tag Tuesday (theme is Landmarks), and the new Simon Monday Challenge (Back to School):
Products: manila tag; map tissue paper; calendar clipping of Eiffel Tower (I distressed with sandpaper); Tim Holtz ideaology Paper Dolls and Clippings Stickers; Versafine Onyx Black ink, Distress Oxide Frayed Burlap ink; tassel (American Tag co.; buttons (Gary Burlin and Co.)
These are just a few of the cards I have been having fun making using the Simon Says Stamp August Card Kit and matching dies (the kit has sold out but you can get the stamps and products that were in the kit separately):
And an art journal page meant for Art Journal Journey (hosted by Bleubeard and Elizabeth this month with the theme of "Count Your Blessings"), Moo Mania and More (theme is "Summertime"), and Paint Party Friday!
A combination of spray inks, inks, rubber stamps, stencils, Gelli Plate printed deli paper, burlap fabric, corrugated cardboard, found words, charm, and tiny heart stickers (Simon Says stamp Store). I do count my blessings for all the time I get to spend at the beach and the art inspired by it.
Hope everyone is doing well and I am really looking forward to catching up with you again!
"Act as if you are worthy to have what you want, and the universe will prove you correct."