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A Fairy, a Fun Mural, and a Postcard

"Type" is the August theme selected by Neet at **Art*Journal*Journey* so this AJ page was born. 

Blue watercolor background with white gesso clouds serve as the base for the little RedLead fairy who was stamped on the old devotional page.  Some scraps from the devotional were also worked into the background.  The word stamp has a typed look and is also from RedLead.  

I forgot to share a very fun and very high mural we saw Saturday at Pepper Market. You can see a few booths from the outdoor market as well. 

This weekend I had a chance to catch up on a postcard challenge at My sweet friend Jayne posted the challenge so I could not miss it!  I recycled an old Highlights State Map of Vermont to do this.  There was even a fake stamp on the map so I cut it out and used it in this strange collage.  Now, I just have to think about a cool sentiment so I can make it into a card.  Any suggestions?

Thanks for visiting!




  1. Love your little RedLead Fairy. I first of all read it as 'red head' and thought how cute he was with his red hair, but then realised he was blonde. What a great idea to stamp him on some text. I never think of doing that but always mean to when someone has inspired me like you have today.
    Gorgeous background, so ethereal and just perfect for the sentiment and the image. Thanks for joining us at Art Journal Journey Nancy.
    Love the postcard challenge, so much fun to look at but sorry, am hopeless at coming up with sentiments, cool or otherwise.
    Hugs, Neet xx

  2. Your journal page is wonderful, and I love the sentiment, so true! The card is great, too, but I can't think of a sentiment, sorry! The market where you were shopping looks good, and I love the mural! Hugs, Valerie

  3. I love your cute fairy page Nancy, and that's a fabulous mural! Great card too, maybe 'Live life to the full' or something similar?
    Big hugs,

  4. Lovely little fairy with wonderful quote. Love your creation xx

  5. Oh, sweet journal page with a beautiful quote! Isn’t that the sweetest, most innocent face. Love the collage postcard also.

  6. your fairy and quote are perfect and your collage postcard is so much fun ♥

  7. This is such a sweet fairy. I like how you have given him (I think he is is him) a dress with text on it. And the arrow shows him that he should be going up to the sky on his journey.
    This is very appropriate to the theme and I love the texty simplicity of your design.

  8. Your angel is sooo sweet Nancy. You also made the sky have so much pretty texture. That page is just perfect for AJJ and Neet's type challenge. Thanks for sharing with us. And your Vermont postcard is fun. I don't have a quote but Vermont is the Green Moutain state, so maybe something with green. Hope August is going well. hugs-Erika

  9. A lovely page Nancy, I like the script on the fairy and lovely watercolour background.
    The market looks fabulous, lots of super stalls and your postcard is fun, so bright and colourful.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  10. Its a wonderful journal page and the fairy you cut from book print looks adorable. Thank you for linking with Neet's theme at Art Journal Journey.

  11. What a wonderful journal page for Neet's theme at AJJ! I love the paper pieced angel. I so miss going to markets - we don't have any nearby.
    Love the post card - and it has given me an idea! Sorry I can't give you any ideas for a sentiment! Hugs, Chrisx

  12. Nancy, the Fairy looks lovely stamped on the printed paper, she has a naughty look on her face though!
    Gorgeous postcard, love all the detail on it.
    Happy Weekend


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