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New game : altered cigar box

What was she up to?

A new game, it appears.

What will her next move be?

Only she holds the key.

The ephemera:  original document cover from 1855, reproduction of swan game board, reproduction of soap label, reproduction of vintage postcard, reproduction of natural history image of bird’s nest, reproduction of botanical illustration, handmade rag paper, leaf ribbon scrap, reproduction of old topography. 12 more words


Off to the tropics again: luggage tag

Costa Rica Song

I wanna leave this place yeah to never be found
I wanna leave my old life far behind
Can I lose my name, be someone new… 62 more words


What A Hoot - HMB #47

Really gotten into watching Vicky Papaioannou‘s youtube videos and i love the way she adds dimension to her artwork with paper piecing! This is inspired by that: 43 more words


ACEO #52 - family

A cute little bird ACEO. You can find this for sale in my etsy shop!

collage ACEO on cardstock/scrapbook paper

using tissue paper, pattern tissue, die cuts, glitter glue, charcoal pencil, rub ons, pen, solvent ink pad, rubber stamps, gel medium


Four Colly Birds

Four Colly Birds

Three French Hens

Two Turtle Doves

And a Partridge in a pear tree.

The ephemera: natural history image of blackbird, old sheet music, christmas postmark… 46 more words


Two turtle doves

Joyeux Noel 

Merry Christmas

Thank you for all of the follows and the likes and the comments.

I appreciate your support.

All the best for the coming year. 6 more words


'Inspire Happy Thoughts'

‘Inspire Happy Thoughts’ collage by John Rose © 2014

acrylic, newspaper, ink stamps, found images