In Praise of Paper

I love paper! Did you know?!

I have been continuing with Daisy Yellow’s Daily Paper Prompts. Prompt #52: White Page has been my favourite so far. I have thrown everything at it: gesso, acrylic paints, collaged pictures and text, fabric, hand stitching, machine stitching, oil paintsticks. What fun!

white pagewhite page detail

I have also completed prompts #47 & #50 – stamping circles & colouring book:

DPP #47 Stamping CirclesDPP #50 Coloring Book

I have also had some lovely paper-related post in the last week. First of all some papers received in a private swap from La Wendula:

papers from la wendulapapers from la wendula 2

Oh my!!! If you haven’t come across La Wendula’s wonderful collaged artwork before, I strongly suggest having a look at her Flickr photostream here. Her artwork is just amazing.

And then, today, I have received a wonderful prize from Tammy of Daisy Yellow:

art journal bingo

It is a set of art journal “bingo” style prompt cards. I never need be stuck for art journalling ideas again!! If you would like some of these cards, Tammy has them for sale on her site – read all about how to use them here.

Did I tell you I love paper?

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8 thoughts on “In Praise of Paper

  1. BEAUTIFUL BLOG AND POST !

  2. so much loveliness, loving your white page especially, and what a haul from La Wendula, I wish I had more time to do paper stuffs. I have lots of french vintage papers, email me your address and I will send you some, they have been languishing in my drawer for goodness know how long, I am sure you will put them to better use!

    • vivjm says:

      Ah, yes, time!! I don’t have time to do fabric stuff & paper stuff really, but I swing between them. In a paper phase at the moment ;-). Ta for lovely offer re papers, will drop you an email.

  3. Allie says:

    Love your white page, so pretty, and all your goodies – enjoy!

  4. Andria says:

    Congratulations, fellow Daisy Yellow BINGO card winner! We are lucky, aren’t we?? 🙂 My, oh, my but you strick it rich from Miss F.M. of LaWendula…that looks like a whole lot of awesomeness in your package from her. A million projects suggested by such a haul. I love the little rabbit on your white page…adorable! I am truly a fellow paper-lover!

    • vivjm says:

      I did strike it rich from la wendula. I keep taking the papers out to look at them and stroke them ;-). I stole the little rabbit from one of the boys’ National Geographic Kids magazines – couldn’t resist!!

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