Hello everyone and Happy Monday 🙂
Did you all have a nice weekend? For those of you here in Australia, hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable Australia Day and got to spend time with family and friends. I managed to do just that AND get some crafting time in. I got started on some new collage canvases and finished a couple of them. I am slowly learning to leave things alone and move on to something else, if they are proving problematic. Sometimes you need to step away from a particular project, in order to “Regroup” and get a fresh perspective.
This little 6 x 6″ canvas was giving me grief, and I couldn’t make it work, so I put it aside and started on a new one. When I came back to this, I managed to finish it off and be reasonably satisfied with it. I cut out numerous caterpillars – none of them looked right – until I found this pinky-red one, that seemed to suit ok. I can waste hours trying to find just the right critter or leaf or flower.
I wasn’t sure what words to incorporate and was focusing too much on the bird looking down. I thought of “Keep your head up” and “Don’t look down” and other head-related nonsense. In the end, given that the bird is letting little Mr Caterpillar have a free ride, rather than eating him, I figure “Be Kind” was as good a message as any. As yes, I did need to put a crown on the bird. It looked naked without it.
Hope the week ahead is kind to you – thank you for stopping by 🙂