Sunday, May 30, 2010

I'm Puzzled!

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I was looking for a new picture to decorate my church notes journal and found this picture of a country afternoon tea!  And guess what ~ it's a 500 piece puzzle!  I lurve puzzles!


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6 Cha Cha Bloggers left a comment:

Sparky May 30, 2010 at 1:19 PM  

That's a lovely painting. A very good choice. :)

Betsy May 31, 2010 at 9:59 AM  

That looks so cozy! I want to lounge in that sunny window seat!

Rebecca May 31, 2010 at 5:15 PM  

How lovely, Janeen...Makes me want to pull a chair up and have a cuppa or two or three:)...

Hope you and your family had a nice Memorial Day Weekend!

Laura May 31, 2010 at 6:55 PM  

Hi-
I am so glad I found your blog this evening.
I would love to learn more about your church notes journal.

i am now a follower-

Laura
White Spray Paint

Come by if you have time-

ChaChaneen June 1, 2010 at 5:20 AM  

Greetings Laura,

Thank you for visiting my blog yesterday!  For 10 years we attended a church that provided a fill-in-the-blank type sermon note taker that I didn't realize I missed until we moved and started going to a new church that only gave a Sunday bulletin.  I missed taking those " notes" and decided to come up with my own thing. After a few months of bringing different tablets to try to take notes on, I decided to bring a Composition Notebook ( 50 cents ) and it worked great as I could easily grab it week to week and I could find my notes to have devotion on easier in this one place. But.... that marbled black and white cover was needing a little something so I cut out pictures from my tea magazines and pasted them on collage style and brushed a sparkle sealing glue on it. Voil√† - it became my church notes / journal. Now 2 years later I am still creating them when they get full, then I create a new one. 

The one I just finished using was titled sugar sprinkles from heaven with a picture of high tea at the Ritz Carlton ( gorgeous ) and a saying that said scones are like manna from heaven.  I had seen a similar idea from another blog and adapted the idea for materials I had from my craft supplies. 

This time I wanted a more old fashioned look and because I lurve tea, searched for a picture of a fire side tea and found that puzzle. I print out the picture on my color printer and decorate the background using colors from the picture. 

It's a great conversation piece and ice breaker when I meet new people who ask what that book is with my bible. 

I'm looking forward to visiting your blog!  Have a great day!!   

Angela McRae June 1, 2010 at 7:28 AM  

I am certainly not puzzled why you like this -- it's lovely!