Tuesday, February 3

Disintegration - Day One

Early last month, Seth from The Altered Page quietly started a winter project he calls Disintegration. I say "quietly" because it took me a while to catch on. He only mentioned it twice. The project is all about watching the results of nature on elements left out in . . . well, the elements. In the spring we will all unveil the results of natural evolution on our projects.
Better late than never I say. And, because I'm already a month behind, I am beginning with pages that have a hundred years or so head start. I also added a little metal wire and mesh, as rust is always a good element in my book. And some beads, because they add color. And that little resin paper thingy that I saw on someone's blog recently. I can't remember whose blog, but when I do, I'll attribute the idea to the rightful creator.And a tea bag that hangs on the back of my packet of papers because I liked the tag, and because tea -- mixed with elements -- has to do cool things to these papers. Don't you think?

12 comments:

  1. Oh this is so beautiful already - even without the elements! Brilliant to add the teabag. I may have to try that with another project. So glad you are joining in!

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  2. I second what Seth says...already gorgeous! Another little adventure in letting go...

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  3. I third. This is going to be spectacular once that tea starts "brewing"..excellent idea!

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  4. oooooooooooooo

    love this!!!

    I'm signing on

    plenty of elemental disintegration happening here...

    xox - eb.

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  5. THIS is gonna be good!!
    TEA!! You're SO good!!!
    that is a brilliant idea indeed!!

    xox
    Constance
    ps
    Outside of Dallas is an outdoor park. Once a year several artists are chosen from around the world to create sculpture out of natural things, then they decompose over the next year before the next artists are chosen.

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  6. Yaah Leslie!
    Looks great already.
    Now we can disintegrate together!
    xo

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  7. Beautiful piece and project. YES! the tea will become spring tea and color your piece with the seasons brew....

    x..x

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  8. Fantastic. Roll on May the first, I've joined this project too

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  9. Hi Leslie,
    I checked out of blog land for a while and have just started posting again and saw your comment. Thank you, I somehow got alerted to Photobucket and that worked!
    I still am wondering how you get your
    photos on your blog so large, i havent been able to do that, even though i set it on large!
    BTW, this book you are working on is
    fantastic, you have such an amazing sensibility! I think of you everytime I look at my unfinished Judy book in the studio....one of these days!
    ox
    stace

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  10. Your disintegration project looks fantastic, i love all the little details... have a beautiful week! Roxanne

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  11. So pretty! I love looking at everyone's projects!

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