Hi everyone! I’m really thrilled to share this project with you today! I’ve created this for the current topic at PaperArtsy blog: Nature’s Treasure. Despite its small size it was a huge project, perhaps too ambitious, but the topic deserved it!
As you know (and as you may have seen from my latest release) I love nature, so this topic was the perfect opportunity to create something beautiful to use and display those many collected treasures that I’ve been finding and saving (or hoarding) in boxes for a long time. I love them! My precious… [she said with a Gollum voice… LOL].
I wanted to create something that could display some specimens as they are, because they are already beautiful and I just wanted to preserve them and admire them later. And at the same time I wanted to use some of those treasures as embellishments to enhance and add textures to my art pieces, so I came up with this idea: I would create some sort of cabinet (or mini jewellery box) with a pair of drawers that I could remove and I would store a mini art journal in the middle. My idea was to fill the art journal as well for today, but I had to limit myself to just one spread because I didn’t have more time, but I’ll share with you what ideas I have in mind for the rest of the journal pages.Continue reading