Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Wednesday Stamper

So here is my entry for this weeks wednesday stamper the theme of which is Halloween. I almost didn't get it done in time--I was in a nasty car accident last week and it's just thrown everything off.
I painted an acrylic background, and embossed the french flash card with three layers of powder and then froze it for 15 minutes and cracked it. I then over-stamped the word magic in french, and stamped the swirls along the borders. I especially like the brown background paper becuase it looks like spiderwebs.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Tiny Tuesdays

Here is my creation for this week's Tiny Tuesdays. I made this as part of a Halloween swap. The leaves were made from punching a brown paper bag. The tombstone was a stamp that I embossed using clear embossing powder. The ghosts were buttons that I snapped off the backs of and attached.

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Wednesday Stamper

Here is my creation for this weeks Wednesday Stamper the theme of which is crowns. The bird in this picture is a stamp by Invoke Arts and is from the set titled "Build your nest." I stamped it onto card stock and then cut out the head and feet to put in the dress, which is an old paper doll dress that I went over in oil pastels, to give it a more faded look. The background is hand painted acrylic. This page is actually from my journal, which is why the surronding area is empty...There is actually a little green heart in the center of the snap in the crown, for some reason it didn't come out in the scan. Oh well...

Saturday, October 21, 2006


A very good friend of mine just gave birth to her first baby boy! So I made this little card to send to Mama and baby. My husband says he likes it because the letters remind him of doughnuts. Sometimes I wonder about him a bit. :)
Anyway, welcome to the world Kiran!

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Big Hat

Here is an atc I made as part of a vintage hats swap. I love the jaunty angle at which she's wearing her hat. It's so sassy, it makes me wonder how come I don't wear hats?

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Not Really Tiny Tuesdays

So I know that today being Tuesday, I normally post an ATC, but I've decided to mix it up a bit and post a photo instead. I spent part of this morning going through some old photographs for a project I'm working on and I came across this one of my Nonna in Venice. I love this shot, with the gondolier in the back ground kicking off the wall and her looking so penisve.

Monday, October 16, 2006

Wednesday Stamper

Here is my creation for this weeks Wednesday Stamper
the theme of which is school days. For this piece I stamped text on an old assignment book page and tinted the edges with brown ink. I stamped the alphabet on a tag, and tinted the flower as well with stamping ink. The tag at the bottom is from an old division flash card.

Thursday, October 12, 2006


Here is the altered book spread that I've been working on. It's actually from my journal which is why it's blank in this picture. The text is from a poem by Octavio Paz and it reads "Between what I keep silent and what I dream..." the background I painted with acrylics, and then I put flower rub-ons and drew in some more with oil crayons.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Altered Tarot Card

Here is a little altered tarot card I made as part of an altered book spread I'm working on. Once I get it into the spread I'll try and put up a picture of the whole thing.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Tiny Tuesdays

Here is my creation for tiny Tuesdays--an all white atc that I created as part of a swap through Speckled Egg which is a great site for all things altered art! Unfortunately I cut off the top of the card when I was scanning it and didn't realize it. Oh well, you get the idea. Other than this, I haven't done much--my brother was in visiting from NY, so most of my times been spent with him. But now that he's flying home it's back to work!!

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Tiny Tuesdays

Here is my creation for tiny Tuesdays. Another of my Halloween cards for a Halloween swap. The stars in the background are a stamp from Viva Las Vegas Stamps which is one of my favorite places to buy stamps!