Wednesday, June 29, 2011

A Couple of Journal Pages and Cards

A few more pics of my exploits
into my next journal of
heritage organic vegies and plants.

I was inspired with this idea whilst I was wondering around our own vegi and

flower garden when I remembered that I had in my possession a not so Vintage
but very beautiful Italian calender which inspired me to create
around some of these most gorgeous heritage plant drawings.




The binding for this journal will be made from some vintage hessian
saved from two chairs which were actually beyond
redemption
so
I was very fortunate to be able to recycle it in my
latest journal.

You might remember from my last post that I have also used
paper shopping bags as the basis
for the pages.

Thought I would also share with you two more cards
I have made recently.
These have been created in shades of olive and deep turquoise greens.

I have used printed silk on serviette with laces and machine embroidered
stitching.

The second one also from the pre-raphaelite area has been embellished with silk, crushed velvet, lace fabric and silk-dyed lace.

Hope you are all having a fulfulling week in your latest endeavours.
Thank you everyone for your love and continued support and a special
"THANK YOU TO ALL MY NEW FOLLOWERS"
I shall endeavour to visit you all soon!
Suzy xxx


28 comments:

  1. Aloha Suzy,
    Your journal pages are fantastic. TFS

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  2. Your work is always so pretty, Suzy. I love looking at all the detail.

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  3. Hi sweetest Suzy,-
    fantastic pages, dear, I love the soft tones you used here, and the binding will look gorgeus with all those brown colors-
    And the cards- Suzy they,they are so very beautiful, they would be gorgeus together -4 of them in an old windows-frame-the pre-raphaelite window -I can just see that beautiful art for my inner eye.
    Sweet friend- I only saw your letter this morning-but it made me happily smiling.
    I wish you a good and quiet evening, my dear.
    I love you-
    Dorthe

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  4. Hi Suzi, I would like a peek at your stash, you always seem to have just the right snippet of this or that, like an Italian calendar and some hessian! Your interpretation of what you do with these humble materials is so fantastic, sometimes the words cannot express. xox Corrine

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  5. Beautiful, romantic images....

    ..and stitching to match...

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  6. Hi Suzi! Have found you through Dorthe and Marie! Your work is incredibly beautiful and inspiring!
    I love every rich textural detail , scrumptious!

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  7. This looks like another beautiful work of art in the making. Your journals are so rich and full of texture, love them.

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  8. Hi dear Suzy,
    beautiful pages for your new journal!!!Love all the layering and textures.The cards are stunning.
    Have a wonderful week my friend.
    Hugs and love,
    Marie

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  9. Loving the veg journal and the cards are delightful, just love pre-raphelites

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  10. What beautiful pieces Suzy! Love the colors and textures of all your works.

    Hugs,
    Robin

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  11. Dear Suzy thanks for your sweet birthday greeting, I had a wonderful and hot day, love your new pages and cards with all these different fabrics, the images are so beautiful and they fits so perfect.
    Hugs Anni

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  12. Hi
    As much as I love your journal pages it is the cards that touch my heart.
    Inspirational and filled with beauty.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  13. You are so incredibly talented, everything you make is so totally unique.

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  14. Hello, sweet Suzy! These are more stunning pages for your new journal. The fabrics and colors you chose go so very well with the calendar pages. I love how you recycle things like the paper bags and the hessian.
    Your cards are fantastic too and look very elegant.
    I'll e-mail you soon, my dear friend.
    Big hugs and warm wishes,
    Julia

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  15. Stunning artwok, Suzi! As usual!:-) Hugs, Viola

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  16. GORGEOUS!!!
    Hugs from Norway

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  17. How lovely your cards and pages are. Your use of such amazing laces and fabrics is stunning. Using the calendar images is a great idea. I also use calendar pages for wrapping little gifts. I can't bear to throw the photos away. Happy stitching...

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  18. Nothing is ever safe from your magical powers of transformation. Incedible. The images on your blog are always inspiring.

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  19. Suzy, This book is fabulous. I love the colors. The cards are beautiful as well. You are so talented and a real inspiration to me.
    Hugs, Jackie

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  20. Amazing cards and pages...I love how you use salvaged fabrics and trims.

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  21. Suzy you just have the magic touch.

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  22. Suzy ; suzy.. your Rossetti's are SUBLIMES! you are a master!

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  23. Simply Luscious Susi!! I must thank you for the inspiration to create cards!! I have dug out a big stack of photos that are left over from taking pictures of my flower garden. I am using them along with bits of dyed laces and fabrics to create special cards for special people!!! thank you so much for all of the beauty that you share with us!!!

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  24. Hi Suzy...I'm so glad we found each other. I adore your artwork!
    You have a wonderful talent...
    XX

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  25. Anything I might say about your new journal pages would be redundant. Would "ditto" suffice? Such lovely and inventive work. Very inspiring.
    best, nadia

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Thank you so very much for stopping here to say hello and to see what I have been creating. I really treasure each and everyone of you for your comments. It is so appreciated....Suzy

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