Thursday, April 30, 2015

Reading Books

My Grandson asked me to make him a new bookmark.  I was quite surprised that he still had the "Thomas the Tank Engine" one I made when he was a toddler, so decided to make something special.  As he loves reading, I thought a stack of books would be good and looked online for ideas and fell in love with this:


Luckily I could read the watermark and found Vicky's blog.  I spent many hours watching her videos on art journaling and have since spent two very long afternoons with my grandchildren, each of us commencing/creating our own journals - learning as we go.  It's been a lot of fun learning about Gesso and modelling paste and all those lovely distress paints.

Although I have not made the bookmark yet, I did end up casing her art journal page for my Grandson's birthday card, using my card making supplies.

This is a terrible photo, ( will try to get another). 
I also made him a Freddo Box card in his favourite flavour - peppermint.

Thanks for popping in.

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