I Have Had Enough Snow, Man! : Mixed Media Mail Art
Today is the first Monday of March and we are still experiencing the after effects of the snowstorms. Three this week have left us with more school delays and days off than actual days spent in school. As an individual that thrives on routine, lets just say that these last few weeks have been rough when it comes to accomplishing things. Laundry, reading and sipping tea have taken up more of my time than I care to admit. When my children don’t start school until lunch and then come home less than 4 hours later it seems reasonable to spend those few hours during nap time enjoying a cuppa tea and escaping into a book. And the days they are off school, well, let’s just say taking a shower, keeping everyone fed and maintaining a clear path to the door are my main priorities.
But I am finding that life goes in cycles. Sometimes I want to spend more time reading than crafting. And vise versa. I have come to be thankful for these cycles because I realize that if I was only ever stuck in one cycle, lots of other important things would never get done.
So, as I am still stuck in the reading of books cycle, I am hoping that when warmer weather comes along, so will my desire to craft more, clean the house, garden and frolic in the sunshine.
Do you go through cycles?
Creating the Mail Art
I made this quick piece of mail art from scraps on my desk.
The background is patterned paper that has been stenciled, painted, and stamped. I layered a piece of embossed paper, a paint soaked paper towel, washi tape and thread over top.
Lastly, I added some word stickers and a copy of a TH paper doll.
It’s that day again and I am sharing a yummy tea as I play along with the T ladies hosted by Elizabeth and Bleubeard. Today, I have a delicious Spiced White Pear Loose Tea by Tealyra. This tea is one of my favorites and one of my few hoarded teas. In the background you can see my new wandering jew plant.
Happy Tea Day,