Friday, 10 August 2012

My new diary...

Being a teacher my mind is slowly starting to turn toward the beginning of the new term, and so one thing I needed to do was get a new diary, as you probably know academic diaries run from July to August the following year. So off I went and got myself a new diary, a cheap black one. It looked so boring and uninviting that I decided to alter it. Hopefully that way I will actually remember to look in it to keep track of things.






Don't forget to come back tomorrow when I will post some new freebies.

14 comments:

  1. Astrid your art is just stunning, don't be suprised if the other teachers are full of envy when they see your beautiful diary!!!!

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  2. Very fancy, so adore the antique technique you use... it always looks amazing Astrid. Hope all is well on your side of the globe ...x

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  3. So so beautiful my dear Astrid.
    Wow wow wow wow wow wow wow wow !!!!
    Love them.

    Have a lovely weekend my sweet friend. xoxo

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  4. This is absolutely gorgeous Astrid, as is all your wonderful work. I really love, what you´ve done to this here, it´s awesome.
    And thanks soooo very much for the wonderful CD I just recieved in my mail yesterday. It´s sooooooooooooo gorgeous and will definitely keep me busy for a while now too he he he. I just love it. Thanks sooo much for giving those to us inhere.

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  5. It turned out beautifully! Hmm, maybe if I did something pretty with my diary I would remember to look in it more too, lol. I am terrible about that! I'm sure you will get many comments and questions from the other teachers about your lovely diary!

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  6. a wonderful makeover.Hope you have a great weekendx

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  7. Hi Astrid, What a fab makeover!! You are very talented. I love the "New" Diary...xx

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  8. WOW really a new art work, love your style very much!
    xox Anja

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  9. I love how talented you are. You can take anything and make it a masterpiece of beauty.

    The Diary is lovely!! Look forward to seeing what you come up with next!

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  10. Altering a cheap diary is so satisfying, hope its large enough to enter all your school commitments. Great cover, enjoy the weekend, Annette x
    oops nearly forgot to answer your question from today. The background was a combination of Gesso and inks using a roller.

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  11. Definitely looks better than my bright purple one! Can't face looking at it yet (for so many reasons currently) but as and when that time comes this could be a fun thing to do with it! Hugs, Buttons x

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  12. Your new cover is fantastic Astrid, I love the watch on your flower, the added lace, and the shine- love how you added shadows from the tag and bird, so beautiful.
    Greetings from Dorthe

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  13. Gorgeous Astrid this art work.
    Hugs Astrid

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  14. Ein wunderbares Werk, Astrid, die Gestaltung des Covers ist großartig!

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