The pages are 8x8". I went through my stash, but primarily took elements from scraps. The elaborate headdress I added to the figure was cut freehand from a scrap of embossed Ten Seconds Studio black metal. The bird on the second page was punched from the same metal. The birdcages are die cuts I received with an online order. Most of the papers I used to create the collaged background were also from the scrap pile.
I did a bit of doodling with my black and white Sakura glaze pens.....love them! They add instant shine and dimension and write over virtually every surface.
The quote, of course, is from the Maya Angelou poem, "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings."