I finished my journal page last night, the little rose girl. The roses are from an old book about roses I bought at a second hand shop. It has these beautiful illustrations of all kinds of roses on extra pages pasted in. I must admit I always feel slightly guilty when ripping the pages out, but are so lovely and I do put them to good use. At least that's what I tell myself. I used them both underneath the paint, with a whole page pasted down before adding the colour, and as cut outs to add at the end.
I also found a butterfly lying around on my desk. I had cut it out some weeks ago for another page, but hadn't used it. Sometimes it's good if you're desk isn't too tidied up ;)
The page turned out to be about thorns and roses. About the good and bad things we encounter on our journey that is our life. It all depends on the balance. And your attitude.
A very happy Paint Party Friday full of roses!