I caught part of a Subway commercial a few nights ago in which they had used a background similar to this (the hillside and sun rise) and I knew I wanted to use that idea for a background on a page in my art journal. I really think this sort of mixed-media art is so fun. I worked on this one for three days before I decided it was complete.
Last year we made a similar valentine goody bag - a valentine fox - and the girls' loved handing them out. This year, I couldn't find anything close to that cute when searching the web, so I came up with my own pattern this time. Here is our wise old (or young) owl.