Sunday, January 11, 2009

She taught me to eat artichokes

"That's how it is with people sometimes. When you least expect it, a common thread -golden, at that- begins to weave together the fabric of friendship."
"She taught me to eat artichokes" by Kay Shanley is a keepsake book about friendship. The quote I used in the collage comes from that book. My collage was created for the challenge on "Mixed Media Monday". Lately I have been reconnecting with old friends, thanks to Facebook. It has been fun seeing what old friends are doing now and catching up. I would love to go back in time and find some more friends that I have lost touch with over the years. It amazes me how fast time flies as I get older. This year is my 20th reunion for high school (holy cow I feel old).

Here's to new friends and old -Cheers!

17 comments:

Ozstuff said...

Wow! This is beautiful, absolutely fantastic. My best friend in cyberspace is Indybev who frequents the blogs and is a great digital artist. We have known each other online for ten years. We live a world apart. Like you, she is from Indiana and there are quite a few talented Indianians in the challenges - more, I would guess, than the population of your state would expect which makes you all a very talented bunch and, as far as I am concerned, wholly qualified as FRIENDLY people.
I'm afraid I do my art the easy way which digital and I am in awe of craftspersons who put so much hard work, creativity and artistry into their pictures. I love reading about their journeys from start to finish.
So glad I found your blog!!

mixedmediamonday said...

Stacy, this is a wonderful collage. And what you said about friends is oh so true! I just wish it was only 20 years since I was in high school, LOL. Diane

Faye said...

What a beautiful collage. The golden colors have such a glow. I also have had several friends from the past contact me via facebook.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Beautiful!!

Diana Evans said...

this collage is amazing...and your post is so true!!

Anni's Art said...

Your collage is wonderful, love the colours and the quote.

Anneke said...

this is an magnifient card.
the colors are perfect and also the image

Virginia said...

Stunningly beautiful collage..

herminesplace said...

Beautiful, love the warm colours

indybev said...

Your collage is beautiful, but the journaling that accompanied it makes it truly special. I was widowed at a rather young age, and it is my circle of wonderful women friends who have enriched my life. (And yes, Ozstuff is the best friend I've never met!)

Astrid Maclean said...

Brilliant piece. I agree with all the comments and LOVE you collage!!

Kelly said...

beautiful!

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Gorgeous collage.

Buffy said...

Beautiful collage.

Beth said...

That is a beautiful quote, and your collage fits it perfectly. Great layout, wonderful colors.

Heather Robinson said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I find this project so fascinating. The cover you've designed is so earthy and warm...just like the relationships that we nurture over the years.

Michelle Wegner said...

This is beautiful! I hope you share more of your work!