Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A bird in my journal

 I love birds- specially drawing, stamping ord painting birds!

In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence.

the page is meant for

Things with Wings over at

Art Journal Journey

and for Birds of a feather at

this week - click "weitere informationen"

I found some very old photos recently - 
this tea set my little daughter and I painted ( it was original white from Ikea)
in 2004

we have it still - it's such a nice memory
we often used it when we had our mom - daughter -tea

sometimes we had muffins for tea

or my girl made very " special " green cake for me in her kitchen!

meanwhile she is a teenie but still bakes cookies for me sometimes....



  1. Love your page Susi and the saying is so true!

  2. Ganz toll Susi! Deine Journalseite ist allerliebst, und die Fotos wunderbar. Die Kinder wachsen so schnell, es ist schön diese kostbare Erinnerungen festzuhalten! Dir einen schöne Tag, GLG, Valerie

  3. Lovely pictures for the Tea Time Susi.

    Great art page yet again with a very true quote

    Love Chrissie xx

  4. I'm SO sorry I've been unable to visit for awhile. I've been frantically working on that AB and it has consumed my life. I need to catch up on what you have been doing, but it seems I still don't have a lot of time to do so, especially since my computer is so slow and the pages load so slowly.

    Your bird is beautiful. I've wanted to participate more this month, but I've simply had no time. You have done this challenge proud, because each one of your birds is awesome.

    I laughed at the tea set. Looks like Julia got all the cups and saucers and all you got was the pot to put the tea in (grin). That was a fun set, though, and a great way to involve your daughter in art. They sure grow up in the blink of an eye, don't they?

    Thanks for sharing your tea set, your journal page, and your lovely daughter with us for T this Tuesday.

  5. Liebe Susi wie schön der Birdbild ist und was von früher in Ikea gab wurde jetzt umgemalt das Porzellan .. wie sie alle fleissig werkeln ob grosse oder kleine!Tolle Fotos zur Teezeit!
    Schönen Dienstag
    leiben Gruss Elke

  6. Your bird page is fabulous!! I love the quote too.
    Your trip down memory lane invoked a lot of similar memories of me and my daughter too. So precious. Thank you.
    Happy happy T Day Susi {{hugs}} Mo

  7. Dein Zaunkönig ist bezaubernd, er hat mein Herz im Sturm erobert, die Seite ist mal wieder eine Wucht.
    Ich wünsche Dir einen sonnigen Tag,
    lG Anja

  8. A beautiful page Susi...with a very nice bird (love the colours!)
    greetings, Alie

  9. Schätzelein, guten Morgen...
    Ich kann das nicht verlinken, weiß nicht wie sowas geht.
    Schade....kannst du das für mich tun?


  10. Great bird page Susi and lovely to see the photos of your daughter for TOT!

  11. Wonderful page today Susi, so full of colour! Fabulous memories in those photos, I bet they make you smile! hugs :)

  12. oh wie süss! Was eine schöne Geschichte Susi! Ich mag besonders die grünen Kekse ;) Deine Journalseite ist ganz großartig...wie du immer die farben wählst..einmalig! ♥ Conny
    Piaroms Art Journaling

  13. Lovely collage for AJJ! The tea set is just precious! Your adorable daughter has grown in to a beautiful young lady! My daughter used to like to bake us cookies, too! Such happy memories. Happy T Day!

  14. Ooh susi,dine seite ist die wucht,der zaunkönig ist voll süss :-) Und auch was für zarte farben du immer hast ist wunderschön.
    hab auch gerade noch eine seite gemacht,das thema hat mich voll im griff,haha.
    schönen tag dir noch.


  15. All growed up and still has that gorgeous red hair! :) Lovely. I have many happy memories of making Christmas cookies with my daughter. Thank you for jogging my memory. Happy happy Tday! Hugs! deb

  16. so schöne Erinnerungen... und deine seite ist natürlich auch wieder großartig!

  17. Love everything about your post today Susi,from your fab journal page to the memory of your daughters childhood,yes making pretend tea and cakes was so much fun!
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

  18. Susi, du hast einen so wunderbaren, dir ganz eigenen Stil! Deine Werke würde ich immer wieder erkennen.
    ...und an den Kinderfotos hatte ich meine Freude.
    Liebe Grüße von Ulrike

  19. Love your bird page along with the quote! How sweet to paint over a tea set with your daughter. Looks like she still enjoys being in the kitchen and baking:)

  20. Love the walk down memory lane with your "little" girl. What a special tea set that is and what memories it holds.
    Happy T-day

  21. Wonderful art and lovely pictures of your daughter
    Happy T day

  22. Love that journal page so much!! The layers are gorgeous.
    Happy T day!

  23. Ups, da war ja noch ein Post :)
    Nette Erinnerungen hast Du - das Teeset gefällt
    mir sehr, muss ich mir auch mal machen :))
    Und dass das Töchterchen immer noch für
    Dich bäckt ist ja wohl ganz toll :))
    Liebe Grüße

  24. I do so love birds so this is really special Susi! Love your T pictures! My grown up boys still love to bake! Chrisx

  25. I love birds, too, and appreciate your quote. Muffins with tea would really hit the spot right now :)

  26. A beautiful bird and beautiful words - this is a simply lovely page, Susi.
    Alison xx

  27. lovely photos and great bird page..really like that quote

  28. Great post today, Susi! Love your fantastic bird page and quote.
    Mar x

  29. I love birds, too. Pretty page.
    Awesome seeing your daughter little and then bigger making goodies for mom! :):)
    Happy T-Day!

  30. Beautiful bird and page, your quote is so true, we all need to stop a while . Thank you for sharing your wonderful family memories with your lovely daughter..
    Yvonne xx

  31. oh my, the daughters always grow up too quickly! gorgeous journal page, and love the tea set...happy T day!

  32. I love your journal page, Susi. The quote is indeed true. I love to stand in the silence and listen to birdsong fill the air. Wonderful, serene, colour choices. xx

  33. sweet bird and an important sentiment

  34. Thank you s much Susi for sharing your special photos with us- just adorable!! And your young lady is so beautiful!! xoxo

  35. Gorgeous journal page and I love the sentiment! Thanks so much for joining us this month at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

  36. Love the bird appearing from the background!! Thank you so much for playing with us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!!

  37. Beautiful page! Love the soft colors. Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  38. lovely collage and the quote is beautiful. Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!


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