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Thankful for Acorns, Leaves, and Collage Fodder

Hello friends.

Today I have an art journal page inspired by THIS watercolor video shared by Kia for the water color challenge AND Elizabeth's and Bleubeard's **Art*Journal*Journey* theme Collage Fodder or Food and Drink or Both.  I miss everyone at AJJ so I am glad I had some time to play in this challenge. 

I could not find my pencil so I outlined the acorns and leaves with a light paint on watecolor paper. I was too lazy to go back and watch the leaves portion of the video so mine are a bit big and a bit crazy, comparatively. I like them so it all works out. 

The base page is all collage fodder from Taperology  I am addicted to the pretty stuff in that store and someone sent me a package of papers.  Wish I knew who.....I would give them a big hug.  Isn't that Alice Cooper ticket fun?  There was even a faux Beatles ticket in the package. I layered the papers with Gesso and a bit of TH Vintage Photo DOX.

Thanks to Kia, Elizabeth, and Bleubeard for the inspiration, and thanks to you for visiting.




  1. Good morning I Love your page! I needed to ask Elizabeth what collage fodder was so I could play along too-what a fun mixed media page Happy new week Kathy

  2. This is such a lovely autumn page Nancy. I just love the background, and is that a touch of gold? It looks lovely to add a bit of shine to it. And you are right, the ticket is such fun. I'm glad you were able to join us at AJJ for Bleubeard's and Elizabeth's challenge. Hope you can make it back sometime this month also. Have a lovely rest of your weekend. hugs-Erika

  3. I googled what collage fodder is, and there were many samplers of them. Because I'm not now interested in hand made tasks, I doubt to make any. Your page is very good and rich of interesting items. Those colorful leaves are the top on it.
    Have an inspiring November xx

  4. Nancy luv your acorn collage. Thanks for dropping by Art For Fun Friday


  5. Oh Nancy, that collage fodder background is fabulous. Yes, I love the Alice Cooper ticket and I think that store you sent me to just now is amazing. I can see why you like the items in their store. I was in love with the washi tapes. Your leaves and acorns are beautiful and signify autumn has truly arrived. Thank you beyond belief for sharing this beaut with Art Journal Journey using Bleubeard's and my theme!

    I hope to see you again this month, too, dear!

  6. A beautiful journal page for autumn and I LOVE those acorns and leaves. Looks like a perfect fall day. Great background too!

  7. I love the collage fodder on your page here Nancy! The tickets are awesome for sure, so I'll have to look that up! Your watercolor over the Autumn foliage turned out beautiful! Such a wonderful page my friend!

  8. I really love your beautiful Autumnal page Nancy! There are so many acorns on the ground around here, the squirrels and Jays are going mad for them.

  9. Great journal page, love your acorns and leaves with their beautiful fall colours ♥

  10. Hi Nancy. This feels so warm and inviting. The colors are rich and so beautiful. I really love this. Have a wonderful day today.

  11. What gorgeous images you have used in your collage. I love all things autumnal and these are beautiful - the acorns and the oak leaves. Just beautiful - and therefore a beautiful age you have created.
    Hugs, Neet xx

  12. What a stunning collage! I love your colour choices! A fabulous Autumn page for Elizabeth's AJJ theme, hugs, Chrisx


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