Wednesday, February 1, 2017


is the new theme for February over at


chosen and hosted by our gifted and talented
blog friend
Linda K
heARTfully Inspired

Any subject is welcome as long as RED is the dominant color.

What a super theme for February, the month of LOVE!
  I came up with an Altered Book spread for a start.

 We hope to see you all again this month.
So get your creative juices flowing and take part in our new challenge over at

Art Journal Journey

and I will enter it to

Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #33 - Sweet Inspirations 



  1. Guten Morgen Susi,
    ein wunderschönes Kunstwerk
    in der Signalfarbe "Rot"
    gefällt mir super gut, mein
    Lieblingsmotiv "Herz" ist natürlich
    der große Sieger ;-)
    Ich wünsche dir einen gemütlichen Tag.
    LG Sadie

  2. Die Herzen mit Knöpfen in der Mitte, das ist wieder mal genial !
    ♥lichst jutta

  3. Wonderful colours, love the buttons again. Have a good month. Valerie

  4. Das ist aber eine schöne Seite!! Bin ganz begeistert vom "texture" (fällt mir wieder nicht ein auf deutsch ;-) . Na dann auf englisch... I'm in love with the texture and layers that you have used for this. Brings it to life!!
    xo Michelle ♥
    P.S. I hope to get another page done for AJJ soon. I haven't been around and about in the blog world lately. ;-)

  5. What a great use of the red and a thought provoking quote as well

    Love Chrissie xx

  6. Dieses Zitat gefällt mir sehr! Rote Herzen passen perfekt für Februar, und die Knöpfe ... Jutta hat Recht!
    Das Herz mit dem schwarzen Muster sticht besonders wirkungsvoll hervor auf dem interessanten Hintergrund!
    ♥lichst Rike

  7. Gorgeous page Susi. I love Linda's new theme. It should be a lot of fun! I am all about the hearts! Hugs-Erika

  8. what a fabulous spread to begin the new theme dear Susi-I totally love it!! And red, black and white is such a great color combination too. Thanks for having me this month at AJJ!

  9. What an absolutely beautiful first entry for this latest challenge. I love the mixed media aspect with the tissue paper, the bits of scrim, the buttons, and the various papers.

    Wouldn't you know it, I've depleted my red ink, but just bought some red acrylic paint. I hope to play soon.

  10. Der Hintergrund links sieht aus wie geknittertes Seidenpapier, aufgeklebt und bemalt, was richtig toll wirkt in der Struktur. Überhaupt sprühen deine roten Seiten wieder richtig Leben und Liebe und laden ein, auch in Rot zu arbeiten!
    Zu Beginn des letzten Jahres hatte ich mir ja auch fest vorgenommen mehr Rotes zu schaffen, weil ich mich immer ertappe, bevorzugt Lieblingsfarben zu verwenden. ... und dann hat diese Farbe mir immer tatsächlich sehr viel Spaß gemacht.
    Beste Grüße von Ulrike

  11. Really wonderful spread page Susi !! Lovely texture and colours, and hearts of course !! Great ! Happy day ! big hugs.

  12. Your page look great! Love the way you put things together
    Great design!

  13. Beautiful page Susi. Love the sentiment too.

  14. Liebe Susi
    das ist nach meinen Geschmack so eine Herzseite .. wunderschön gestaltet!
    Schönen Abend

  15. A beautiful page and sentiment Susi. Its a super new theme
    Yvonne xx

  16. Wow such a vibrant page Susi, looks so alive
    Donna xx

  17. Das sprüht vor Leben Liebe Susi. Diese tollen Knitter-Texturen und die beknopften Herzen, das Alles sieht fantastisch aus.Erste Sahne!
    Liebe Grüße

  18. Liebe Susi,
    dieses Kunstwerk gefällt mir ausgesprochen gut.

    Viele liebe Grüße

  19. What a wonderful spread Susi - love your red and the layered hearts, but most of all I like the quote - it's so true

  20. was für ein ausdrucksstarker, kreativer und gleichzeitig entzückender eintrag! toll! ♥
    knuddels, tina

  21. Great new theme. Your page is beautiful!!! xx

  22. What a wonderful spread, Susi - all that luscious red is just mouth-watering. You've done a fabulous job on this!

  23. Liebe Susi
    das sprüht vor Farbe und vor Liebe... wie immer unglaublich schön. Die Farbe ist ein echter Hingucker und eyecatcher. Die Farbverläufe sind unglaublich schön. Wie immer bin ich begeistert von den intensiven Farben!
    Ganz liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende

  24. A great use of red, Susi, lovely pages and I do like the large heart. Your quote is oh so true, Time is indeed disappearing fast every single day.

  25. Love the texture of both the background and the hearts. Cheese cloth is one of my favorite ways to add texture. I love how you used just touches of it under the buttons. Fabulous red spread!

  26. Beautiful Susi! Very dramatic with the black and red. I am working on my page now - just haven't quite got it worked out in my over thinking head yet!
    Sandy xx

  27. Oh this is one of the most gorgeous spreads - love the shades of Red! ;)
    Suchi xx

  28. great theme -50 Shades of Red-made me giggle!
    Beautiful pages! As always you inspire me with your artistic flair and ability to create such beautiful pages Susi!!
    I do love those added buttons! xo

  29. Oooo, wie schön ist! Die Textur ist unglaublich und die kleine gebrochene Knöphe, steht sehr eigenartig!
    Liebe Grüße!

  30. Such a beautiful page, the shading and texture is fantastic :-). I adore the hearts, buttons and twine - something I need to try, thanks for the inspiration! The sentiment is so true, we really need to make the most of the day before it's gone :-). Hope you have had a good week and wishing you a lovely weekend! J :-)
    p.s. I'm loving Linda's new AJJ theme and it will be challenging as I don't normally use red as a main colour for a page - happy creating! x

  31. It's very lovely! Love the textures! I came here from the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge. :)

  32. What beautiful art, the color red can be so compelling...

  33. Very cool - love your textures.

  34. What a wonderful spread, so perfect this season. <3

  35. This is really beautiful Susi- what a great colour for this months theme at AJJ - what with Valentines day soon - but our weather here is very grey and we might have a little snow today - the colour is really warming and cheerful - just what I need :)
    Gill xx

  36. Beautiful work,love red and black together! Such a smart theme Linda picked...Love her, she's such a doll!!

    Hugs Giggles

  37. OMG, how did I miss this post?
    This is just stunning spread, Susi, blend of colors, white space, heart.... just mesmerizing!! Thanks for sharing this beauty!!

  38. What a WONDERFUL Art Journal page. LOVE everything about it.....Thank you for joining along with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  39. Lovely Journal page!! So much wonderful color! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!


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