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A Cat in the Flowers

Hope you all are having a good week!

I had some MOJO issues in my BAJ lately, so I took some inspiration from the **ART*JOURNAL*JOURNEY* flower theme picked by Mia and the Tea Party theme (do a card with cats or dogs or spelling out one of them with your items).  The card is going to the daughter of one of the participants who has been facing some big set backs in health and wealth but staying very positive.  The BAJ page is for all of us as we are remarkably and wondrously made as is written in Psalm 139:14.  I think within the next month, I will have Psalms done. 
I drew the flowers, painted them with watercolors, stamped the cat, and distressed the edges.  I added a bit of doodling to tie the flowers in together more.

I also have this card to share with new images from DRS Designs - the porthole and the 3 in 1 ocean floor images combined with the Go with the Flow Greeting.  The images will be hitting the store this week. 
I also wanted to share the handmade mini-photo album I made for my daughter for Mothers Day.  I made each of them one but neglected to take pictures of one of them.
Here it is inside:
I made both of them quickly Saturday morning and I used THESE free printables from Lia Griffith.  The album design was taken from Artsy Albums and the tutorial can be found HERE.  I filled hem with pictures of them and their kids plus one of my mother (on the left side tag) and me (hiding under my Mom).  I used scraps laying around and didn't worry about matching too much as I was in a big hurry to get them done.  They loved them so mission accomplished.



  1. Oh my gosh! Amazing pieces! WOW!!!


  2. You have been busy, lots of beautiful art love the journaling and the matching card, that little kitty is super. The albums are fabulous, what lovely presents. Hugs, Valerie

  3. ALL of these are just beautiful!! I know your daughter loved her album. Love your card and your page is stunning.

  4. your drawings are amazing Nancy, I love all of the flowers and your beautiful watercoloring! Gorgeous mini photo album, I bet your daughters loved them!
    Tammy x

  5. So much beautiful work Nancy. That is a great album idea. It's a nice way to keep and display several photos. And I the porthole and fish is clever and cute. I think he has something on his mind. Not sure what fish think about except maybe food. Hugs-Erika

  6. I need to say thank you for joining us at Art Journal Journey also!

  7. Beautiful art pieces, The roses look amazing and are a lovely soft colour.
    Thank you for linking the wonderful pages to Mia's theme at Art Journal Journey
    Stay safe.

  8. Fabulous makes as always Nancy, I especially like the photo album, a great idea - I have been thinking about doing something like this for my Mum who we haven't been able to see for ages because of the lock down.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  9. LOVELY creations!!!!!!! The cat looks so happy with the flowers around! Thank you so much for joining my challenge at AJJ! Kisses!

  10. wow so many creative things. Your mojo seems to be working just fine :)
    I love your hand drawn flowers, so incredibly talented :) and I'm sure your daughter loved the album.

  11. I think mojo is being a bit slippery with many of us at the moment - in and out of action all the time for me, certainly. But it's lovely to see you found floral inspiration... your flowers are absolutely gorgeous. The polka dotted black shadows in between really make them pop too, and of course the card looks lovely too. Happy to see that happy fish again, and what wonderful albums to celebrate mother/daughter day!!
    Alison x


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