Blossom and Flowers

Over at Try it on Tuesday our challenge for the next 2 weeks is Say It With Flowers.

This inspired me to create an art journal page full of spring flowers and quotes.

I started by recycling a birthday card envelope, that had a pretty pink tulip design on the inside, to create my background. Then I coloured the rest of the page with creamy yellow acrylic which I mixed using Parchment and Cadmium Yellow Liquitex paints. When dry, I arranged some tape measure pieces around the page along with a tulip washi tape sticker and some gorgeous flower designed quotes, postage stamps and border stickers which were from a Floral Shoppe Graphic 45 Sticker sheet. To finish the page, I added three yellow pearl gems.

For more inspiration please pop over to Try it on Tuesday to see the wonderful Say It With Flowers creations from our Guest Designer and my Design Teamies too (grin!). I hope you are inspired to join our challenge; it would be lovely to see you there!

As T Stands for Tuesday, here’s my friend’s cappuccino and Earl Grey tea, isn’t that tea cup and saucer adorable with all those gorgeous flowers (smile!) – Happy T Day everyone!

Hope that you’re all staying safe and well!

Thanks for joining me today! If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear from you.


As well as Try it on Tuesday, I’m pleased to be joining the following challenges:

The lovely Valerie of Bastelmania is hosting Art Journal Journey and has chosen Spring with my spring blossom and flower page.

Paperbabe Stamps and their #163 – Anything Goes challenge with my flower page.

Bright And Cheerful over at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge with my bright and cheerful spring flower page.

Use Your Favourite Things over at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge as the pretty Graphic 45 stickers are amongst my favourite things, so much so I couldn’t bring myself to use them for years (smile!).

25 thoughts on “Blossom and Flowers

  1. This is a gorgeous spring flower page Jo. The rulers were nice additions; they really balance out the page. This is also perfect for Valerie’s spring challenge at AJJ so thanks for sharing with us. And that is a pretty tea cup for T day. It’s always fun to see your inspiration. Have a great T day (or hope it is going well so far) And happy week ahead. hugs-Erika

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous Spring page Jo! Brilliant idea to recycle the envelope and the postage stamp accents work great for this design too! Love the pretty images and colors. (What a stunning tea cup!) Thanks so much for inviting me along as your guest for this challenge! HUGS

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  3. I love how you recycled that envelope. Great that you deconstructed it to find the lovely pink tulips inside. Those rulers are a nice touch, but I think my favorite are the stickers from G45, my favorite scrapbook paper and ephemera. Stunning way you brought it all together with the paint, too. It’s also a perfect addition to Valerie’s theme at Art Journal Journey, too.

    LOVE that dainty tea cup and saucer. I worry that I would break the set, though. It’s truly a lovely addition to T this Tuesday, dear Jo. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. What a fabulous uplifting page Jo! I love the colours and those fabulous messages on the stickers! The cup and saucer are certainly very pretty too! Belated Happy Day, Chrisx

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  5. A fabulous page Jo, I love all the details and those beautiful flowers. Its super inspiration for our TioT’s theme as well as a greay page that you shared over at AJJ as well.
    Yvonne xx

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  6. A lovely page full of spring flowers that echoes the sunshine outside today. Love tulips and the ones you have on here remind me that mine will be coming out shortly. I like the way you have used the rulers, they provide the finishing touch.
    What a pretty cup and saucer, delicate and no doubt a joy to use.
    Hugs, Neet xx

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  7. A fabulous page Jo, great recycling with the envelope, makes a beautiful background. Love the images and super quotes you added.
    Hugs, Avril xx


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