Sunday, April 26, 2020

Chicken and Dumplings, Quilting, and Flowers

I have two BAJ/Card combinations to share. 

This one is linked up to the **Art*Journal*Journey* Geometric Patterns.  
I cased THIS lovely card by Pat (Kokirose).  I used the same quilt pattern she did, but changed up the papers, did faux sewing, expanded it, and added a verse from Psalms 78 to it.  Papers are SU! and stash.  The matching card has a vintage SU! Stove (1998 found the stamp at a flea market) and some accessories from the SU! Perfect Mix set.   This is going to a lovely friend who is making me some masks and is on cooking adventures as well.

My next combo has some lovely Peonies and leaves against a stenciled brick wall. I drew the flowers using THIS lovely flower picture as my inspiration. Colored it up with some water color pencils, which I also used to create splatter.  Added a bit of  Stickles and Acrylic Paint to the little fill ins.  This card is going to a friend who could use a pick me up.  The Muah stamp is Stamp-abilities.
I woke up today in a cooking mood.  Haven't really been in one of those in a very long time.  I made Cheesy Bacon and Egg Hash for breakfast. Then I made chicken and dumplings from scratch (tried to get close to my Mom's version with thicker strips of dumplings. I also made fried apple and cheese casserole, and squash and potatoes. I probably gained 5 lbs!
Thanks for stopping by!!!

Hugz,

Nancy

9 comments:

  1. As a greedy person I'll start with the cooking - sounds yummy! You really made a lot, well done. The card you made and the journal pages are beautiful. Love the verse you added, too. Glad you had a good weekend. Thanks for joining AJJ again, much appreciated! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. great journal pages, I love your patchwork -beautiful country look and those flowers are amazing. Love the depth of colour from your watercolour pencil.
    All that food sounds yummy :)

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  3. Two fabulous pages Nancy, a lovely quilt pattern and such a pretty floral page and card.
    Wow! Your cooking sounds yummy, I think a lot of us have put on a few lbs during the lockdown.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  4. There's a precision to your folded quilt pattern which is very elegant, and I do like the rustic colour palette - but it's those glorious peonies against the sun-drenched bricks which really captured my heart here.
    Alison x

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  5. You sound like you had a wonderful day in the kitchen. It is a great thing to do with this lockdown, isn't it? And your kitchen page and card have a wonderful homey feel. We're all getting to know this too well. And the flowers are a nice, They make me think of warm sunny days which is not what the weather was here. Thanks for sharing these with us at Art Journal Journey. Hugs-Erika

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  6. wonderful journal pages, I love your flowers are amazing nice.
    that food is yummy!
    Have a good day!
    Greetings Elke

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  7. Baking sounds a good way to spend some time and your food looked delicious.
    Its a fantastic journal page and a good verse that you added.
    Thank you for linking to Valerie's theme at Art Journal Journey.
    Stay safe
    Yvonne

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  8. Beautiful. Love the fabulous journal pages and backgrounds..x

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  9. Beautiful pages Nancy! Love the quilting one with the matching card! And your peonies are gorgeous, amazing watercoloring and drawing, love the lightly stenciled backgrounds too! I bet that casserole was delicious!
    Hugs, Tammy

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