GRATITUDE - things that we take for granted, someone else is praying for. - page by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The things you take for granted someone else is praying for

Most often than not, our busy lives prevent us from looking around at the little things that bring us joy. Being in a continuous state of disatisfaction and disappointment is what keeps us blindfolded from not seeing what’s right in front of our eyes: life ain’t that bad. Things are not that dramatic as they …

The Quoted Pages - Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature - Gerard De Nerval - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

The Quoted pages – Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature

Today I stumbled upon a card illustrating blooming poppies. I said to myself that those would make a fine collage in my journal. I cut a few blooming poppies and a few poppy bods to match them together, and glue them down on the page, leaving some space for lettering. I misaligned the word “blossoming” …

Japanese Quince and Baby's Breath Spinea by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Japanese Quince and Baby’s Breath Spinea

Almost April? Already? I can’t believe how fast March went by! And because I love my Japanese wall calendar, for this page I got inspired from the March calendar illustration, some beautiful blooming red Japanese Quince flowers. Aproape aprilie? Deja? Nu-mi vine sa cred cat de repede a trecut luna martie! Si pentru ca iubesc calendarul …

Messy watercolor profile face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Messy watercolor profile face

To me, watercolor paintings seem pretty hard hard to complete, especially because I don’t care for the rules, but still I am working with watercolors which are transparent and need extra care when it comes to layering color. But I’m working in an art journal, so I’m not worrying too much. Pentru mine, pictatul in …