Assemblage has always been a challenge for me. I tend to want to overwhelm a piece with a bunch of different components so restraint is something that doesn't come naturally to me. But I think the more I work on these the better I get at picking the great moments to feature and holding back on a bunch of unnecessary clutter.
Case in point: I made this little assemblage with some stuff I had around the house. Sweet and simple; I had a bunch more cogs and gears I was thinking to add on but decided against it in the end.
Annnnndddd.....I finally have started on a Game of Thrones bag! I'm excited to see how it turns out. Some of my favorite patches so far: