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Delight in the Little Things

Hi Everyone!  Danie here today.  I was browsing through some of the Collage sheets from Altered Pages when I came across this adorable collage image on the Vintage Chicken Collage Sheet.  It reminded me of delighting in the small things in life which as a child came so easily, but as an adult not so much.

So let my post today be a reminder to you to take some time out of your busy schedules to find what gives you joy.  It could be as simple as lying on the grass in your backyard and watching the clouds roll by, spending quality time with those you love, or perhaps finding time to create.  Whatever it is no excuses, just do it.

With seeing the chickens I also immediately thought of my Graphic 45 French Country Papers and on closer inspection I found one of them had the definition of Joy printed on it.  This same piece had other words/definitions including  Mon Ami or My Friend.  As a finishing touch to my card, I added a bow tied  from a piece of seam binding which I colored with Antique Linen Distress Stain to coordinate and a fabric flower with a bling centre.  

Hoping you find time to delight in the little things today, until next time!

Danie xx


  1. Danie, this is so enjoyable. When I was little my English Grandad raced pigeons and they were kept in the backyard in a large coop building. The cooing sounds they made and helping to feed them was a pleasure I enjoyed. We would drive them far away and release them and they would be home before us!
    Thanks for recreating the memory for me!


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