You know how sometimes (okay, a lot of times) you see something that catches your eye, but you know you have zero use for it, and still it calls your name? That’s what happened when I spotted these book pages:

hindu book page

And they sat in my pile of ephemera for a long time, until I started doing some research on Hindu gods and goddesses. And while the finished product isn’t a god or goddess, it just goes to show where inspiration can come from and in how many ways it expresses itself.

mehndi peacock

Mix a few of the following ingredients together and you get a gorgeous mehndi-inspired peacock piece:
Stamping ink
Prismacolor pencils
Embossing powder
Self-stick crystals

What’s been inspiring you lately?