Oh, Wildflower- Mixed Media Layout

Today I’m sharing a mixed media style layout with you’ll. I was inspired by two challenges for this project.

The Main Challenge at More Than Words. The word inspiration is ‘Everyday’ and the creative inspiration is ‘bugs and birds’.  I picked out the activity that I cherish doing everyday- pausing, reflecting, meditating. It helps me travel within and reach this paradise and connect with nature in ways unimaginable. It also helps me grow each day as a soul. It’s as though my reflection speaks to me. I’ve added butterflies and a bird in this journey to paradise.

I was inspired by the Lindy’s Colour challenge for April– Teal, Pink and Purple.

Here’s a look at the layout

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I’ve written a poem to talk about this experience-

Oh, wildflower!

Pause and reflect,
Look deep within
And lose yourself
Among the clouds.
Run wild, run free,
Through the trees and
The poppy fields.
Take a nap and dream,
Float with the breeze,
Hop in the stream,
Step on the stones
And soak in the wilderness.
Oh, Wildflower!
You’ll bloom right here,
Where you’re planted,
For the weeds are wishes
And under the stars
You light the way.
Breathe it all in
Oh, wild child!
So when it is harvest time,
You’ll shine brightly
And sing your little song.
And when we cross paths,
We’ll speak in breezy whispers
And dance in the rain.
For these are our
Everyday treasures
And this paradise
Is the perfect storm
To blossom and shine.

Here’s a link to the video tutorial:

Here are a few close-ups:

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Submitting it to:

More Than Words April Challenge

MTW April

Lindy’s April Challenge

04-april1

Supplies used:

  • 7 Dots Studio- Verano Azul Collection
  • Lindy’s Spray- Poppin’ Pink Lindy’s Magicals- Shabby Turbine Teal, C’est La Vie Cerise, Raspberry Lemonade, Urban Amethyst.
  • Lindy’s Magical Shakers- Polka Purple, Time Travel Teal
  • Lindy’s Embossing Powder- Magic Moon Pearls, Black Forest Black
  • Fantasy Dies-FD- 660,779, 810
  • Vellum- Teal and White
  • Altenew Stamps- Hibiscus Rose, Hibiscus Bouquet
  • StencilGirl Stencil- S 638
  • Versa Mark Ink
  • Black Archival Ink
  • Finnabair- Clear Gesso, Mardi Gras Glitter
  • Glue
  • Foam Tape
  • Wood Bark
  • Chipboard Frame

16 thoughts on “Oh, Wildflower- Mixed Media Layout

  1. Heike says:

    What a beautiful expression of colours!! I love all the lovely details you have on your page!! Thank you so much for joining us at MTW. Stay safe xoxo Heike

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