Waiting for Spring

I’m so not happy with this Winter. We had very little, actually almost no snow, quite a lot of rain and wind, too much gloomy weather, so all in all, it’s been very “unwintery” period. I feel so ready for Spring! But I guess I’ll have to wait. 🙂

Until the Spring comes, I can at least play with bright colors and flowers, and make some Spring atmosphere in my home, right?

## 063.

## 066

This album was fun to make. It has more pages and tags than I’ve ever made before, and almost every page has a flower on it. I totally went crazy with embellishing this album. But the colors make me happy. 🙂

Lots of sewing. Every page is actually a pocket made by sewing two pages together.

## 067

## 068

## 069

## 070

## 072

## 073

## 074

## 075

## 077

## 079

## 083

Now I’ll definitely have to make more flowers. 🙂

This and That

Some days I work like crazy, and then some days it’s more cooking and cleaning and doing other boring stuff than making art. Although, cooking for me is hardly ever boring. 🙂

Today I made a healthy bread, with whole wheat flour, rye flour, olive oil, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and flax seeds. It doesn’t look very pretty, but it sure is healthy and tasty. 🙂

## 092

Then I finally photographed a book I made almost three weeks ago.

## 054

It has corrugated cardboard for covers which was decoupaged, painted, glittered just s tiny bit 🙂 , lace, fabric, and it has a leather binding. Inside are many pages of different papers, something I like very much.

## 058

## 060

Then there is some work in progress:

## 087

This journal still needs signatures to be sewn in, but the cover is mostly done. I think. 🙂

I also played with fabric scraps, making some kind of collage that I’m still not sure what I’ll do with. The photo looks a bit blurry, but actually it’s organza on top that makes it look like that.

## 088

We had a great time with my relatives this weekend. My cousin celebrated his Daughter’s first birthday, and it was a wonderful opportunity for all of us to get together and dance and sing, which we love to do. 🙂

Birthday girl:

## 015

Me and my hubby:

## 010

Daddy and I, dancing 🙂

## 013...

## 014

My Mom and Dad:

## 030

Have a wonderful day everybody! 🙂

Something a bit Masculine

Well, it was time to make something without flowers and lace. 🙂

I bought my husband a leather wallet, and it came in a cardboard box, quite big and very sturdy. It was perfect for paint and decoupage.

.. 014

But it was also perfect for storing a journal inside.

.. 015

.. 016

.. 017

Various pages inside, some with old photos of plains and pilots. Well, I am married to a military pilot, so no wonder I used these. 🙂

.. 021

.. 020

I hope you like it. Have a great day! 🙂