Friday, 3 April 2015

Favourite Poem Journal Page

Hi All from a dark and wet UK Coast. We are still decorating-well one of us is and the other is making drinks and snacks and finding time to craft and compute :)

At Art Journal Journey the theme for April is 'Favourite poems or quotes' so lots to think about with that theme. I just did my blog feed and saw that I have chosen the same poem as dear Valerie posted this morning. Amazing that out of so many poems we have chosen the same one. I did this yesterday before I saw hers.

This is my version of John Donne's wonderful 

                Elegy IX: The Autumnal

This and, one other of John Donne's poems helped me through a very shaky time in my life. 
I chose Vanessa Redgrave-old and young and one of our own photographs as a background for the subject of the poem

The 'decorator' says we need more paint so I had better get organised and hope that B&Q are open today

 Thank you for calling in at Jumbled Crafts

Love Chrissie xx



18 comments:

  1. Lovely collage with the great poem, Chrissie. Thank you for greetings and have a wonderful Easter time, too.
    Hugs xx

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  2. Beautiful page Chrissie, and you know that great minds think alike! Have fun decorating! Hugs, Valerie

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  3. A wonderful piece Chrissie, I love that poem as well. Hope you get the paint.
    Yvonne xx

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  4. Your wonderful collage is amazing Chrissie.. a case of thought-transmission !
    Wishing good luck with the decoration ...hope you get the paint there!
    Happy Friday Chrissie!
    Thank you for linking this BEAUTY to AJJ !
    ♥♥♥
    Susi

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  5. This is stunning Chrisie - the poem il lovely. Enjoy your decorating.
    xxx Hazel.

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  6. Such a beautiful collage Chrissie, the poem is wonderful... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  7. Fabulous work Chrissie. SOunds like you and Valerie think alike, great minds and all that I think! hugs :)

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  8. Gorgeous collage Chrissie and a wonderful tribute to one of the finest British actresses around (if not the best!) Happy Easter, hugs, Ira xox
    ♥Ira’s Crea Corner♥

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  9. How interesting that you both chose the same poem.
    This is very original and illustrates the quote so well. I think she looks even better now than she did then.

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  10. Oh take a bow, Chrissie, this is perfect.

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  11. WOW Chrissie this is fabulous xx

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  12. A beautiful plant, for the eye and the head.

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  13. This is really beautiful Chrissie, lovely photographs and poem xx

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  14. Beautiful art for a beautiful quote.

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  15. Fabulous collage and a great quote for a beautiful woman!! Chrisx

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.