Every Day Road Trip…

A journal spread finally finishes off my Book of Intentions from Kelly Kilmer’s class and works for Polka dotWednesday Stamper, and the Printed WordThe Three Muses.

"Glory Union" - Road Trip

This is the complete page with tag in pocket – I stapled the adorable fabric tag to a small piece of corrugated cardboard and trimmed it to size, after covering the back of the tag too…

...stamped with a dragonfly

"PAID 15 Sep 2010"

There’s always loud, current music playing in the car when we “ride” together!!

'Time well spent with DD'

This is such a personal page for me so there’s a lot of doodles and handcarved stamps. I remember admitting to Hermine last year, that my love of clothing tags almost  tempts me to buy the outfit to get the tag – or it has done in the past!!! How daft is that? Still, it’s a useful obsession, as all my family keep their most stylish tags for me!!

Driving to and from places together is “chat time” for us. We connect in an intimate mum/daughter way and have had some of our best talks in the car. There is one thing I’m not allowed to do though – sing out loud! When “she-who-must-be-obeyed” travels with me, in my car, I merely lip-synch! Even to me, my raps sound better in my head… 😉

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21 Comments

  1. Wow these look wonderful, stunning work!

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  2. Dawn gold

     /  September 15, 2010

    Rosie I too love tegs off garments and I have been known to take them off clothes if it si something I wouldn’t wear, naughty I know but I can’t resist.
    Your journal pages are fabulous xxx

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  3. Sooo, THAT’S where all the clothing tags are going! You’ve certainly put them to good use! Beautiful work.

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  4. These are all beautiful but I love the Road Trip tag with the dragonfly- a superb entry Rosie!

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  5. What a stunning page and tag, Rosie!

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  6. Another of your incredible collages, Rosie, love how it has meaning for you, too, perfect piece!

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  7. Loving this – so many lovely details 🙂

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  8. Sandy

     /  September 16, 2010

    Oh wow I love it.
    It´s beautiful in every way.
    Fantastic play with colors.

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  9. Thanks for the big smile on my face reading your note….buying the clothes to get the tag 😀 …. that’s me, too. *g* The journal pages looks really wonderful, I love it.

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  10. Thanks for your comment on my lutradur bag – yes I would love a copy of the Jester bag pattern from you if it comes to light 🙂

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  11. taluula

     /  September 16, 2010

    These are gorgeous Rosie, you have such creative talent and I find myself coming back to look at your work time and time again. I’m glad you’ve ‘fessed up about the clothes tags, mine is the coloured ribbons from T shirts and sweatshirts ….. they are more useful to me in my art than on coat hangers. Ooooops, I didn’t mean to confess! Love that you have that relationship with your daughter. Nothing like it is there?

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  12. LOL you are a gal after my own heart in more ways than I knew! Cars are meant for singing out LOUD, and they indeed are a great place for one on one’s! Your page is super Rosie! You put so much into everything you create … there is no other way … is there!
    Love it! Your book must be fantastic to sit down with!
    oxo

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  13. Hey there!
    Beautiful page here. I love the doodles and the hand carved stamps AND of course the clothing tag! One can never get enough of those… Interesting how you put the colours together – I think I will have to try that too…

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  14. Very inspiring, like how you included the steps!

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  15. what a beautiful art work.
    Well done

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  16. Wonderful work. I want to go find some cool clothing tags now. 🙂

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  17. Wow, I love this. Its so busy, there’s so much to see here. Fabulous work.

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  18. gorgeous! ALL!
    hugs Susi

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  19. such a cool piece rosie

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