Saturday, April 10, 2010

Self portrait friday!

Old birthday card for my father that my mother saved, 1964.
Vidal sasson haircut( called "an artichoke")
mini skirt
Notice my husband(then boyfriend's) fraternity pin
card is 9"x14"
Yes, this was hand drawn by me of me, a self portrait!!!
I thought my card was very similar to the contemporary cards being made at that time.
The cards were usually narrow and tall and had minimal writing on the inside.

Sunday postcard! Paris

I used some souvenirs from Paris.
the birds are sugar packets from our hotel
plane ticket
added some roses by photoshop
shopping ladies are from a pocket kleenex(unused)!!!!

Lots to do! embossing!

9"x10" cigar box
Gold embossing paste and butterfly stncil and feather stencil


I decided to try some Chinese brush painting!
Background provided!

Friday, April 9, 2010


This little beauty needed nothing to enhance the image.
However, I thought she needed some lilac flowers and some wild violets.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

4x4 friday! Ornate

My wrought iron chair and bird!
I was sitting very still and waiting for him to come sit in the "heart"!


fan is from Paula's Kit Club
paper and wire wrapped bead from an art swap ( wish I knew the artist's name, if you recognize your art bead, let me know!)
2 1/4" x 2"
Pin on the back!!!
this was a fun challenge and made me re think how to use art stash!!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Playdate cafe

one powerful hour/ time

Time out

Theme thursday! Miniature art!

1 1/2 " mini canvas

Marion's Beatles atc swap!!!

My favorite Beatles song!!!

So we sailed off to the sun
Till we found a sea of green
And we lived beneath the waves
In our yellow submarine!
We all live in a yellow submarine
A yellow submarine, a yellow submarine!
We all live in a yellow submarine
A yellow submarine, a yellow submarine!
So can you guess the name of the song??????????

Blue Monday!

gingersnapcreations! the good earth


Wednesday Stamper /trees

What's on your workdesk wednesday!!!

I have 2 corner desks in my studio. I usually try and keep 1 neat!!!

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Collageobsession! home

The Yellow Tablecloth!
Here is the image for home!!!!

Home of my dreams!!!!
You can't see the flat screen T V at the foot of my bed!

Easter card from the 40's/daddy to mommy!!!

On the back of the card it says

Happy Easter!!!