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A Mudbug, a Witch, and Other Assorted Cards

 Hello Crafty Friends! The Fall weather and Halloween season have me really wishing C-19 was a thing of the past.  We did go to a very small private Fall Festival this weekend (10 kids) and the grandkids loved it. Half the kids did not dress up so it didn't seem to be the same.   On the kitchen counter, I have been playing with my watercolors and trying different techniques.  The watercolor challenge on Splitcoaststampers has really helped and inspired me. My daughter's boyfriend brought us some Louisiana boudain from a recent trip, and a large bucket of peanuts (he grew them). I wanted to send him a thank you card.  Funny how this crazy card came into being.  It started life a gelli plate print.  My sweet friend Jayne loves her gelli plate and makes amazing prints with it.  I hate my gelli plate and only make prints if I have no choice.  Jayne challenged us all to make something using a technique from one of the many videos she posted.  I sat down to play when I had a bit of t

Lines, Leaves, Flowers and a Ghost!

 Hello crafty friends! Today I am sharing some recent makes. The first is a bible journaling page I did yesterday after watching THIS lovely video by AhMadArt on YouTube.  I tried both her scenes and techniques.  I didn't do the little water scene that great, but I love how my bible journaling in Psalms came out.  I definitely will try something like it again.   So fun and splattering, painting, and thinking of how God is with us, was very calming!  I am also linking this to the **Art*Journal*Journey* theme for October which is Hold the Line (Lines).  Such a fun theme that Chris chose. All was done with my $6 watercolor set because it is the easiest to find and use.   Here are a few more creations: I drew the tulips and embossed and painted the embossing on the background.  This was for two challenges on Splitcoaststampers.  It is going off to a lovely lady turning 102 that loves bows and red&yellow tulips. This last one is a spooking Halloween card I made after losing a ghos