Friday, 16 June 2017

Friday this and that

Hi Everybody!
It's nearly weekend!

For Paint Party Friday and Tag Tuesday, texture, I made a tag
using a hand-painted background, painted in
turquoise, green and blue Maya Gold paints.
I stamped the image in Archival black and embossed it 
with Ranger holographic EP. I matted it with 2 different 
backgrounds which I sewed together before adding the
embellishments. I love the colours and texture created
by the EP. I am also linking to Simon Monday challenge,

This is the wonderful throw and splash wall in the room where I
have my art group - I find it very inspiring:

 The space under the roof in the big barn at the farm/zoo is crammed
with interesting old things:

 A stream runs through the grounds which then flows into the
River Erft:

Some more of the inhabitants:

Just LOVE this one:

And this handsome one really knew it!:

Have a great weekend, take care,
and thanks a lot for coming by!


  1. A stunning tag Valerie with so many beautiful textures.
    The wall with the paint splashes is a great idea and very artisic
    Terrific photographs as always with the things of interest and your wonderful clear photography

    Love Chrissie xx

  2. Aaaww, I love that donkey, now the littl'un wants a donkey....Last week it was a tiger, so it's getting better....LOVE your gorgeous sparkly tag, wonderful colours, and it has such depth. Wonderful photos again, that farm museum is really unique. Have a restful weekend, hugs, Sarah

  3. A beautiful tag and oh so many amazing photos.Happy day!

  4. A wonderful tag, so beautiful colors. Love your photos :)

  5. I do love that wall in the art's fabulous post again, your photos are mind boggling and I love just staring at them and taking it all in.x

  6. I love the colours and texture on your card, AND your surroundings are fab.. animals and all waue what a wonderfull lovely plave you have..ohh wish i lived like this..i would never leave home... ;O))

  7. O wie wunderschön dieser Tag ist dieses geglitzer ist so fantastsich und der Pfau toll!
    Die Fotos machen mich was wehmütig und zugleich freut es mich das alles so in der heutigen Zeit zusehen. Ich habe meine Fotos mal an geschaut vor 4 Jahren wieder.
    Ich wünsche dir einen schönen Tag!
    Lieben Gruss Elke

  8. your tag is absolutely gorgeous!! And thanks for taking us along on another lovely tour about. Happy PPF!

  9. A fabulous tag Valerie, love the black/holographic embossing, gives a lovely sparkle.
    Great pictures and lovely surroundings, no wonder the animals look happy.
    Avril xx

  10. Your tag is stunning! I love streams running through woods. I remember those old sewing machines, my grandma had one. Beautiful photos of the 'inhabitants'.

  11. Wow, I love your tag - it's really fantastic!! The peacock charm adds just the right touch to the beautiful background.

  12. OHHHH I love the peacock tag. In fact where did you get that peacock? The art is amazing. There is great art when splashes just happen. More wonderful photos of the farm museum. Thank you for sharing them.

    1. The peacock was gifted me last year, and I have been hoarding it till now. I don't know where they are available.

  13. Gorgeous, glittery tag, Valerie, with such beautiful colors and textures. It was fun seeing the photos of the farm/museum. My mother had a sewing machine like that.

  14. Your tag is gorgeous. I love how you demonstrated the colours of the peacock in your background and it's feathers the white feather and sprig. Brilliant.
    hugs, Teresa

  15. Fabulous tag, love the richness of the colours and the amazing textures too

  16. Very elegant and creative tag ~ your nature photos are wonderful and love, love the animals! ^_^

    Thanks for visiting ~ ^_^

  17. Your tag has a great depth. I like the bird embelli, he looks quite satisfied with life.
    The throw and splash wall is terrific, are you allowed to add to it?

  18. Those purples and greens are so pretty together! And of course I love your fabulous animal shots. The barn looks like a pretty fascinating place with all those cool vintage things there. I'm afraid I wouldn't leave!

  19. Your tag looks like a fairy tale. Love the sparkle! And that throw and splash wall is fabulous. Happy weekend!

  20. How beautiful and magical your tag is, I love it! What gorgeous animals you photographed too.

  21. Its a gorgeous tag Valerie, the embossing powders are giving amazing glittery effects.
    More super farm photos, the animals do look so well looked after and contented.
    Have a good weekend.
    Yvonne xx

  22. Your art work is so wonderful! I love the bacground colors! You have a great space to evolve yourself in, wow! And such many exciting old things in the barn! It's a museum! Lovely animals and do I see donkeys there as well? I love goats, they are so fun. And a lovely horse. Such a wonderful place also.

  23. The tag is absolutely amazing. I love how you added the metal peacock. It really makes it fabulous. And I love the donkeys in your photos. The one you mentioned is really amazing. I think donkeys/burros are really cute animals. They are often overlooked and underrated but that makes them more special. :) Happy weekend. Hugs-Erika

  24. Hi Valerie! WOW! Your tag is absolutely gorgeous. I love the deep rich colors and your entire design. And wow again - what an amazing place you have to create in! The space where you have your art group is fantastic and full of inspiring items! And I LOVE the animal photos so much! Ahhhh, to live on a farm . . . Have a great weekend, my friend. HUGS!

  25. What a fabulous card and I love that looks amazing with all those gorgeous embellishments you've used! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... x

  26. How good to have a throw and splash wall, fun and inspiring!
    Loved all of your wonderful animal photo's here.

    All the best Jan

  27. Love your tag so much! It is beautiful!!! I love your splash wall! I could look at it for hours! Very inspiring! I want one now! I love all your photos! All those "old" goodies! The animals!! So cute!!! Big Hugs!

  28. this is all around an especially eye catching post! xo

  29. Wow Valerie, the textures and colour on your tag are amazing! I alwso want a throw and splash wall and my own petting zoo lol xx


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