I taught a demo last week at the local art store, Stampadoodle and the Paper Cafe, and one of the things I played with was big puzzle pieces from a floor puzzle for kids. My stash was gleaned from the free pile at an estate sale. Missing puzzle pieces? Not a problem, alter 'em!
Friday, July 31, 2015
Monday, July 27, 2015
I'm hosting a swap on atcsforall.com, the Recycled Artist Trading Card Challenge. I've included a list of various recycled type items and the requirement is to use at least three different items from the list on your ATC. These are some of the samples...
This ATC uses a 1) security envelope liner as background, 2) vintage text, 3) paper napkin and 4) old sheet music.
This card also has a 1) tissue box background, 2) foreign text, 3) used postage stamps, 4) part of an old asian envelope and washi tape.
This one has a 1) vintage dictionary page text as background, 2) used postage stamps and 3) bit of an old ticket and washi tape.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
About the time we were nearly back to the car, the heron moved closer to the "beach". I'd have loved to be where the lady on her cell phone was; she didn't seem to even notice the gorgeous creature near her.
How is your summer going?
Saturday, June 20, 2015
We found (and left) this nest sitting on ferns about an arms length off one of the trails at Whatcom Falls Park. It's the coolest thing. Babies have fledged, but I can imagine how cool it would have been to see them. It blends in and one has to really look.
It's quite amazing what you see when you look around you.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
It's been awhile since I've posted. My muse is beginning to return for short periods, and I'm going to make an effort to post more frequently.
While I haven't done a lot of art, I have started doing some trades on my favorite trading site, atcsforall.com, where I'm a moderator. I can always count on a swap to help get the creative juices flowing again.
These are a set of cards made for a house shaped vintage theme chosen by Elena.