Here are my two nurses, Max and Cooper. They
have been taking good care of me while I go to
physical therapy and an osteopath. I was in pain
and they discovered (MRI) that I have 6 twisted
vertebrae. Long story short PT has really helped
and I am improving. Should be after 4 1/2 months
Enough said, on to more creative things. I saw this
made with acrylics (sorry can't remember by who)
and so I made my own version using
watercolors and changing the insides.
I painted, sewed and glued,finishing it with a
protective coating of Polycrylic put on very
This is the front cover. It has sari silk with hand-
made paper beads attached to the tag. The tag
has a velcro closer.
The back with paint and stitching.
Opened up with side pockets on each side and two
sewn books (60 pages in all) of 70 lb drawing paper.
The back (inside) The booklets on each side,
Six 4 by 6 mixed media 90 lb papers in side
In the other side pocket there are 2
140 lb 4 by 6 watercolor papers and
5 blank artist trading cards 2.5 by 3.5
140 lb watercolor paper.
Sari silk with handmade paper beads attached
to the tag opening.
Lots of paper, different weights and sizes to
have fun with.
All enclosed in this 8 1/2 by 7 inch when closed
journal. Open it is 17 3/4 inch by 7.
I have two made so will show the other in a day or two
plus some other small journals I just finished.
Hope you all are enjoying your summer.
We here in WA have been very hot and little to no rain.
So we are on constant fire watch.
Never thought I'd say this but paleez rain!