Monday, August 08, 2011

Later is here (see note below). I'm enjoying a fabulous book titled Scrapbooks An American History. Some items were familiar; certainly everything old is new again.

This is an altered book created more than 100 years ago.



And this is a journal




How to start the week on the right note:
Have a sister (like mine, who knows a treasure when she sees one) who finds things that will make you catch your breath.

And the are thick bundles...

More later. I have to go to the Post Office....



Ná bris do loigrín ar stól nach bhfuil i do shlí. (Do not break your shin on a stool that is not in your way.)

3 comments:

  1. Anonymous9:37 PM

    Love the altered book and journal! Love your bows and all wonderful things you make!!
    I sit when i work, painting mosaics what ever and now i'm going to stand!!
    I too have a sister with exquisite taste, locky ducks,us!!
    xx Susan

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  2. Anonymous3:19 PM

    I'm off to alter a book....isn't that lovely....everything goes round in circles....the earth, nature, fashion, trends, your barometric headaches....and me...chasing my tail!....hope your headache escapes from the circle....Anon the Elder....xxx

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  3. Anonymous5:12 AM

    Hi Colette, thanks so much for popping by. I've loved coming by and checking out what you've been up to. I loved your stitched text (especially 'gift' and then I saw 'tender'. Touching words.
    What a lovely sister you have...I wanted to comment on this post as I have a lovely sister too who spoils me with creative gifts (and I love it!!!).
    Lovely to catch up.

    Jacky xox

    blogger is playing up and I havent been able to leave comments on blogs where you select a profile. Will try this one as 'anonomous' and see how I go.

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