Saturday, August 15, 2009

Saturday surprise!

Harvest is the theme for saturday surprise! Since sandy lives in Finland, I thought it appropriate that I share the bounty of the finnish strawberries and blueberries!!!!
I visited the host family for my son's American Field Service in Finland his summer before his senior year in hight school. The family was so delightful and we got to know one another. Several years after his stay he and I went back to visit the family. In my honor, Tuti made a cake from scratch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fresh creme and butter and berries we had picked that day on the fields!
She called it American Flag cake!
When I read sandy' s post I had to find that picture!!!!! Mind you, it took a while cause that visit was over 20 years ago!!!!!!! Tuti and matti and I are still in touch. It was the best summer ever!!!!!

Pink Saturday!

I didn't sign up in time, but I am playing anyway! I love Pink Saturdays!!!
Shaving cream technique and ink to faux marble paper!

Photo of anniversary tulips photoshopped!
I found this at Target! I am one of those hello kitty fans!Click on the pink saturday link to your right on my sidebar and find out all about Pink Saturday!
Thanks Bev!

Friday, August 14, 2009

Dreams come true box

7"x7" wood box
Dreamweavers butterfly stencil, copper paste, enhanced with twinkling h 2 o paints
Decoupaged washi paper sides
Background of golden paints, layered

Be sure and click image for close up view

TGIF! By the sea shore!

She sells sea shells by the sea shore?

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Vintage landscape

Round Robin tip in book/pages
Pages for member who chose the theme vintage landscape

A lovely image provided!!!!!

Isn't she a pretty thing!!!!

One powerful hour/ family

I bought a box of stationery from Stampington, called a "box of kisses". So I thought it would be fun to add a baby in between the couple!
Cards by Catherine Head, published by Chronicle Books. I used the card strictly for this challenge.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Rococo Fan Swap

Back of fan/so far!

Just beginning my fan to be sent to my partner!
I found the marie face in an old Neiman Marcus catalog! I have different papers for the back and plan to embellish with some flowers and glitter.
Can't wait to finish!
Just watched "The Affair of the Necklace" today, so I am in the mood!!!

Theme thursday!

2"x4" moleskin journal
fabric I designed through Spoonflower Online site where you can upload pictures of your art and have material made, good quality fabric and color!!
Sticker and german scrap

Favorite background/challenge

Paperwhimsy girl
pressed flowers

Transparency of photo of my watercolor collage on white paper

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Three Muses!

Grandmommie and friend!
My grandmother has the flowers on her hat!
I had to use this photo again for the hat challenge!
If you want to get ahead get a hat!

Mixed Media Monday!

Blue and green!
kristen hubick bird

crazy Amigo's!

Theme, "welcome back"!