I love daisies, and am glad to see them in the spring. They are an obvious source of inspiration and making the notebook meant I could look at them all year round. We are lucky to have a resident hare in the garden too so he sits on top of the book cover.The cover is…
We are blessed with lots of joyful butterflies in our garden in the spring and summer, and even some brave ones over-wintering! Here is a generic one on the side of the jewellery box, done in felt, organza, paint and copper wire.
Paint, fabric and stitch detail of the hand and machine applique lid of the 'Leaves in the rain' jewellery box. Lots of stitched layers give the box form and strength.
We often get blustery wet autumns here and seeing the leaves blowing around on a rainy day was the inspiration for this mixed media, stitched jewellery box.
As you can see, the great outdoors, and my garden are one of my enduring themes. This is a fabric – mixed media book with paint and stitch that records some of the happenings in my garden in Devon, England
Cover of mixed media nature journal, using stitch, paint, found objects, paper and machine embroidery