Monday, November 29, 2010

Think Monday - Think ATC White

Here's my ATC. I tried to keep the glitter on her wings off the scanner bed, but it doesn't look like I succeeded! Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Sunday Postcard Art - Wishlist

Finally, I got my card done for a SPA challenge! My weekends are full of the joys of being a grandma, but I was determined to get something done and Wishlist sure was a terrific theme that can't be passed up! My little Eloise comes from Sheila at Purple Moon Paperie. Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Angel Shrine for AlphaStamps

I'm participating in a very neat swap - a golden angel shrine. AlphaStamps also comes up with some very wonderful swaps. So, I used as much dresden gold and gold paint as I could! How did I do?

Monday, November 15, 2010

Take a Word #3 Moon

I am not the biggest fan of Photoshop - I think it's probably all my own fault! There are times I get it going and other times when strange things happen with it. Probably because I refuse to learn it properly, but have my own weird methods! Ok, enough wailing...I created a little piece for the Take a Word Challenge I call Moon Dancing. My Moon and background comes from Hope Photo Art. Can't recall where the dancers are from! Thanks for stopping by!

Red Lead Garland Swap

I'm participating in a swap over at RedLead Paperworks...this one is a chipboard garland swap. I love birds and incorporating them in a Christmas theme was very easy to do. Otherwise, I've been in a creative funk of sorts. I do have some painting to do, unfortunately, it's completing touch-up on my walls. Had a contractor, but the guy bailed on me and stuck me with unfinished work while absconding with my money. Thinking about small claims court, but I know I'll never get my money back. But I do have to finish the work he started. Guess who's going to learn how to mitre? Keep your fingers crossed!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

3 Muses - Blackbird

My granddaughter and I were playing with paper dolls this weekend. So, when I saw Sabrina Zanetti's great paper doll sheet, I thought why not, sweet! That's when I decided "Ain't She Sweet!"

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Take a Word and Everyone Wins

Phew...finished my ATC that serves two challenges! The first is DezinaWorld's "Everyone Wins Prize Giveaway" (Go to her blog here: - I used a pretty little angel on her silver Christmas collage sheet. The second challenge is "Take a Word" and this week's word is "Angel". I used Tim Holtz' Vintage Shabby background paper, two different ribbons and then edged it with gold leafing . Thanks for stopping by!

Gothic Arches - Baubles

I found a few baubles in my stash and a Paper Whimsy image that lends itself and here's my arch! Thanks for dropping by!

Merry & Bright

Getting ready for Christmas! I did this card with an image from the Christmas Memories collage sheet found at My background is a napkin, the whole thing is heavily glittered (natch!) but doesn't show on the scan (darn!) Thanks for looking!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Theme Thursday - 2 Colors

I'm late putting my creation up - my DIL was attacked the other night in the parking lot of a 7/11. Three teenage girls in ski masks beat her up as she was trying to get into her provocation, no rhyme or reason. Kathy is all of 4'9" and maybe 110 lbs., if that. I'm happy to report that, today, she's ok. The ER doc felt there was no concussion, we were concerned about her eye (her eye socket had been broken in a serious car accident years ago). We're hoping the police will be proactive, since another young woman was attacked in the same fashion. So, back to the favorite colors for this challenge are Tattered Angels Walnut Gold and Olive Vine. I love the combination and I used my candle stamp that's been idle for too long for this tag. Thanks for looking!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Take a Word #1 - Time

Congratulations to the new challenge blog "Take a Word". I was afraid I wouldn't get anything done...I've had my granddaughter for several days and she's kept me hopping! I ran across a quote by Thoreau that I really liked when trying to come up with something for the theme of "Time" and here it is, "Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in". So, congratulations to "Take a Word" - here's to the first of many beautiful challenges in the weeks to come!

Primitive Snowman

I haven't been able to do a lot of art lately, but we had a lottery at one of my groups with an irresistable theme - "snowmen". When I was in my decorative painting phase, I loved the art patterns by Monika Brindt. She can be found in most issues of Quick and Easy Painting Magazine. I've kept a lot of her patterns and found this little guy one day right about the same time of the lottery. Seemed like serendipity to me, so I broke out my old acrylics and brushes and went at it. When I was done, I used some Tattered Angels Chandelier Glam on the snow and Stickles on the heart and finished my snowman.