And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I think we've all been there and it's an exciting, terrifying time.
This collage is meant to encourage those of us who find ourselves on the cusp of a new thing; be it a stage of life, a new job or an adventure.
May we all chose to leave the relative protection of the bud and blossom.
Did you try making the easy mixed-media backgrounds from the tutorial I posted last week? Today I wanted to show you what you can do with them.
Remember this card?
It was okay, but it was my least favorite of the bunch.
So I punched hearts from it making an abundance of interesting, layered, collaged flowers for her garden.
For the sun, I cut yellow paper, applied it with Mod Podge and when it was dry I colored it with yellow calligraphy ink, a little stamping and outlined the edges.
All the flowers that are not heart shaped were rub-ons that I applied jewels to the center and drew on stems with a pitt pen.
I first saw this quote on Alisa Burke's blog and had to use it immediately in my art.