Friends…Artists In Blogland… Color This Quote

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Marcia and Jessica are hosting a new challenge over at Artists in Blogland  —  you can see it here.  I enjoy participating in these challenges because the gals do a great job coming up with new ideas for self expression – like Carolyn and Jessica did with Fall Fearless and Fly, which just ended. Here is my journal entry for the new challenge.  My friend Lyle sent me a great color copy of her birthday card and these are the ladies I used on the page…..The page was made with recycled cereal boxes woven like a quilt and the type was from a Basic Grey letter sheet I bought ages ago…It all seemed to work so well with that great image. Thanks to my friends Marcia and Jessica for coming up with this new challenge….Why not hop in…

Friends are like quilts...

Good friends are like quilts…they age with you yet never lose their warmth

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Comments

  1. I love this! It really conveys the quote! Great job!

  2. I love the woven quilt, and the quote has such a great meaning.

  3. Just fabulous!!

  4. this is amazing!! Love how you wove the cereal boxes and the use of that card. Is that the 5 of us in another lifetime? If so, I call being the second from the right!

  5. I love the way the woven cardboard grabs the paint, highlighting the edges . Such a radiantly warm piece.

  6. You did it again! That photo with the colors and the paint – fabulous!

  7. Fab is right. I’m in love with this picture. Everything just blends so well. Whoever has the bigger legs, I guess that’s me. Chuckle.

  8. I love that! I wouldn’t mind having a bathing suit like that either 🙂

  9. Love, love, love it! Everything works so well together. the woven background, the photo, the quote…all just perfect! I love stopping by to see what you’ve been up to.

  10. lyle baxter says:

    those girls are just the ticket! tis a happy piece!

  11. This piece of art is going places.

  12. Maria McGuire says:

    I was working on mine today too! I LOVE LOVE this background. Perfect for the quote and SO much texture!

  13. What a fun page…weaving the cardboard is such a great idea! Oh goddess of all things color! xo

  14. love the warm happy colours of this page

    I am gradually on the mend thanks..its just this flu has knocked me sideways as I am lucky that I never really get ill

  15. love the recycling of the cereal boxes into the quilt. great image of *friends*. Love this!

  16. fab background and i love that vintage image. x

  17. Ooh.. I love it! Great job!

  18. Well put – of course in my little quilting heart quilts are everything nice and warm:)
    I absolutely love your paper quilt!

  19. Fabulous interpretation of this quote! Love that the quilt is subtle and textural – and those ladies…oooh-la-la! Fun!

  20. Everything worls so well together – disgn of your piece, the colours and of course the images! Love it!

  21. Love the weaving technique, Corrine! I also love that you have worked with an image that means something to you–just makes the journal all the more “yours”! Great page, and I love using up that darned old sticker letters! 😉

  22. awesome work. i adore using bright colours in my work, so i am drawn to others with the same flavour

  23. This is beautiful – I LOVE your mosaic/quilted effect with the squares of paper – stunning colours and a wonderful image that perfectly conjures up friendship

  24. You hit this one out of the park…love it!!

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