Relaxation, collage style

I have returned home from Wales thick with cold, so I am having a very cosy time in front of the fire today.

Last night I was feeling too tired to do anything that needed thought or planning, and having read Daisy Yellow’s post ‘Cut and Paste Therapy’, I decided that was just the thing. There is nothing more relaxing than thumbing through a pile of old magazine’s tearing out stuff that catches your eye.

I made a pile of ‘whites’ and so a collage grew. It is about A2 in size and on card gathered from the local Scrapstore, which had already been used for a project I did with a youth group ( I LOVE to recycle!)

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Already, even through the tiredness and my cotton wool brain, ideas were beginning to form.

This morning I finished tearing and gluing and then cut the card into post card sizes. . . .

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. . . ย and made a few more cards for the Spring Post Card Swap.

I have added some of my crocheted daisies – daisies being a mini-obsession of mine at the moment …

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. . . ย some machine stitching and couldn’t resist trying out some doodling with a white gel pen.

The weather here must have been affecting me more than I thought as these definitely have a wintry feel – Spring 2013!

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24 responses to “Relaxation, collage style

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  4. So pretty….Love the colors, and flowers.

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  6. These cards are truly beautiful – love how subtle they are – I hope I’m on your list!

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  7. Love these cards, those crocheted daisies are perfect. Very spring like. Love them. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • Thanks Natasha, thank you for popping in! I just visited your blog and saw your inspiring poetry post cards – have bookmarked your site so I’ll be dropping by again soon.

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  9. These monochromatic images are awesome! So peaceful.

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    • Now you mention it Virginia – yes – they do feel peaceful – thank you. I definitely want to do some more – but the garden beckons ….

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  10. Love these pale, cool collages! The crochet daisies are just right for this look. Isn’t it great how so many postcards can look so very different?

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    • Thanks so much! It’s the first time I have done a large collage and cut it into smaller ones – each one takes on a different atmosphere, but they are related – I’m itching to do more with different colour groups now.

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  11. Thank you for dropping by. Do you think you might have another go at crochet – i find it so relaxing, and there are some really good You Tube tutorials. I just popped over to your blog – wow! have bookmarked it as I need more time to have a good look round – I’m definitely going to try out the Brasso idea. Longing for sunshine! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  12. I love your white collages! I don’t usually use white,but these are so inspiring, The added texture of the crochet daisies is fabulous. Tried to crochet in the past and got nowhere. Lets hope we see a little springtime soon ๐Ÿ™‚

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  13. I really love your collage, those little flowers are adorable. i can see why you call them an obsession!

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  14. so soothing and peaceful! thanks for joining us!

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  16. Sandra, they are just lovely! Perfectly winter white as the winter linger for a while more. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for sharing!

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