Hello friends,

Happy Tuesday!  Hope your week has been good so far.  Today I have a short post to share another art journal page, again using some Halloween fabric from my stash.  Just how big is this stash, I hear you say, well not as big as it was as I gave half of it away to charity last year, so the group could make stuff for people in need, including masks!   I didn’t give away my precious Halloween fabrics though, like this one which is a cute kid’s quilting fabric featuring Mr Scare D. Cat on it lol.

today’s journal page . . .

Here’s how it started out…

I didn’t do too much to it as it was nice the way it was, just some white outlining, some black borders, and then I drew on some spiders and webs on the tombstones and all the little white eyes along the bottom, oh and some extra teeth on the pumpkins.  Then I added part of a poem I found on a poetry website, wrote it in white pen on black card and stuck it down on my page, and then outlined that too!

t stands for . . .

As it’s Tuesday, I am also sharing this post with the Tea Gang and here is my cup of tea in my stained cup (I do wash it occasionally lol).  These dahlias are from the garden and I can’t believe they are still flowering after being battered with so much rain, so I thought I would cut these and bring them inside to enjoy before they get battered some more by wind and rain.  Also in the photo, there might also be a sneak peek of something else I am working on for later this week,

And finally a cat photo!  This is Miss Lily who has made herself quite at home in a Drona box full of stuffing – luckily the stuffing is in bags otherwise it would be covered in black cat hair like the outside of the box, so I don’t mind that she’s making a bed there.  There’s a radiator behind it and it’s warm and cosy for her, plus she can escape from her brother and get some peace and quiet lol.

since last week. . .

I have several pages that are half done, plus I made the Halloween postcards + mail art envelopes, two videos, and seven finished pages.  It’s been a stressful week and this was my coping strategy!  Here’s a look at everything I’ve finished since last week’s post…

Love in Halloweentown

art journal page, postcards and a fun video available tomorrow!

Don’t stray from the path

art journal page, with spooky carnivorous trees

The heart dies a slow death…

art journal page, image transfer and maple leaves from the garden

Hush the gentlemen are coming

interactive art journal page, recycled paper bag, and video

A strange thing happened in the dead of night

art journal page using Halloween fabric

Upon that night when fairies light

art journal page, Burns Halloween poem, fabric

Let me know what you think in the comments.   As always, thanks for reading!Ingredients
my handmade journal, watercolour paper, fabric, matte medium, glue, white pen, black pen, black card, paint pens

Challenges

Art Journal Journey The Colours of October – October Challenge – my colour is orange today, so very Halloween!

LeighSBDesigns – 31 Days of Halloween Hop+Challenge 2021 – Day 12

Altered Book Lover – T Stands for – Tannin-stained cat mug of tea, dahlias and Miss Lily

 

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Vivian Foo
Vivian Foo
October 15, 2021 1:49 pm

Cute and wicked too.

Sharon Madson
Sharon Madson
October 14, 2021 1:50 am

You have been busy! My favorite is the fabric “A strange thing happened in the dead of night. Sorry for the lateness, but laptop problems still my theme. Have a wonderful week.

Lisca Meijer
Lisca Meijer
October 13, 2021 9:40 pm

Oh what a lovely picture of miss Lilly! Your cat is a beauty!
I personally don’t like Halloween, but your journal pages/postcards/art envelopes look fun.
The dahlias are gorgeous. (Erika has dahlias too).
Sorry I’m late but as you regulars know, we are away on Tuesday, and today we had a power cut so I’m even later (It’s nine pm)
A belated happy T-Day,
Hugs,
Lisca

Tee
Tee
October 13, 2021 7:11 pm

I must say another Faboo-lous page! Love everything about it!

LeighSBDesigns
October 13, 2021 6:53 pm

Happy Day 12 of LeighSBDesigns 31 Days of Halloween Blog+Challenge, so wickedly delighted to see you joining the spooktivities with another of PURRtastic fabric journal pages, I just love Scare D Cat to bits, so stinkin’ adorable and so is Miss Lily sitting pretty in her cozy box! Thanks for the info on which cat fountain you bought, I’ve been checking them out on Amazon..which one did you get, the blue, green or stainless steal one?
Happy Haunting!
Leigh
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Carola Bartz
October 13, 2021 4:40 pm

You have been busy! Your art work is amazing and so versatile. The Scare D Cat art journal page is great – I love all the things you added to the fabric. Funny, how cats like boxes – I see that with my feline visitors all the time as well.

Nicole/DVArtist
October 13, 2021 4:08 pm

Oh Miss Lily is just too cute. I love your Halloween pieces. Makes me happy.

Nancy Williams
October 13, 2021 2:50 am

Elle, you have been busy. Love your fabric journal creation! Such fab Halloween designs. Super cool postcards too. Great tea mug and flowers too! Happy T-day! Hugz

Bleubeard and Elizabeth
October 13, 2021 1:47 am

I am late visiting because my electricity was out from shortly before 5:00 p.m. last night for around 19 hours. My apologies if you think I had forgotten or was ignoring you.

Wow, Elle, it looks like I’m behind visiting you. My apologies, because I really LOVE your fabric journal pages. You have some great Halloween fabric and I love how you use it. Thanks for sharing this latest entry with us at Art Journal Journey using Tracey’s theme.

Those dahlias are beautiful. I’ve only seen them in photos, never in person, so I am super impressed. They certainly brighten up your craft table as does the tea in that adorable cat mug. Thanks for sharing Miss Lily, your art, your flowers, and your tea with us for T this Tuesday, dear Elle.

Erika N
Erika N
October 13, 2021 12:55 am

Your dahlia’s are gorgeous Elle. I never really paid much attention to them until I visited the garden I showed you today for T. I need some for next year I think. And your Halloween page is adorable. I like how you enhanced that great fabric. You have some super ones in your stash. Thanks for sharing with us out AJJ. I hope it was a great T day. Hugs-Erika

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