New card.. Yay its your birthday

Adding perfect pearls , with the water color brush  is So pretty.

love the grid background on this card too. With the Lace trim.20200428_121012Inside card  shot..20200428_121130

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A bit of the 50’s

She only took me 2 days , it’s hard to believe I must be getting better at this craft ,or I am skipping details. anyways I love her, ………………so shes done… I love tearing the paper’s and seeing things appear , at first they look kind of undone and not right . But the good thing about this  art is if you don’t like the results you can always tear up more paper and cover up the mistakes….. oh wait there are no mistakes only happy findings………

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Mr.Owl

Mr.Owl this took so long to make some of the pieces of paper were so small that I couldn’t tear them that tiny,  So I used the scissors kind of a cheat but hey its mix media art anything goes right…..

rosebudinnh/Rose Guerin

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Mr.Owl torn and cut paper

 

give a dog a bone

I think Someones a begging!! those EYES. okay here ya go boy!!! LOL

I love doing these they relax me tearing papers and gluing its a long process, but fun.. Kind of like paint by numbers remember doing that? oh what fun that was….

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Bike ride?

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Love the way it turned out spent way to many hours finding the right papers for this. But its great in my art book collection……….

LOVE  this I saw one and kind of copied the idea of it.

New fun torn paper art

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Cat greeting card made form torn paper and Magazines.

unbranded and branded dies

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unbranded dies from Amazon Prime {China}

I only bought these three dies to start with but boy do I wish I bought more they are just right to exchange the hair and clothes . love mixing and matching items.   started a bunch of cards need to color in some checks and add freckles and basic shading to them but they are to cute and I had to share them.

 

The outside of the coffee card ….                          the inside has a pocket for a coffee GIFT                                                                                           CARD.

 

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swimming beauties

I made the swim shorts by hand using ruffles from dress and made them head bands by hand and circle punch for knot.

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swinging bye

to say HELLO and to say happy birthday .

now these are my favorite my grand daughters have favorite animals. Nora loves RABBITS, Abby loves DOGS, hence doberman, And  Elizabeth has my love for CATS… oh and we made them Stickers !!!!!! …….

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animal CRAZY girls…

hand made ears and hand gloves just made extra arm with hands and cut it shorter and then cut of the fingers to fit ………. ok back to playing dolls….. later all….

 

Mr. Duck torn paper art.

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This was inspired by my nephew TEDDY… He used to carry a stuffed Mr. Duck every where he went.. Hard to believe , He is all grown up now……  I am enjoying tearing papers and fitting them like puzzle pieces. its a slow long process . The best part of this is if you don’t like something you can always glue an other piece over the one you didn’t like…. added some mulberry paper to fluff him up some…..

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Dalmatian puppy …Torn paper by Rose Guerin….. loved doing this guy such fun …took forever but I finally finished him… If you look close the words are all information about Dalmatians I thought it would be a kick to print it out and then tear the papers to fit.. Its like doing puzzles once you get the hang of it, pieces seem to just fit into place. ok now gotta go pick up all the torn pieces of paper that flew around ………

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torn paper , collage WINE

 

Drew my image’s and  then painted back ground paint background  ,  just do some basic colors  helps to keep it proportioned. then start tearing papers to form an image. and glue… add white torn paper for glass glare .

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star filling in spaces …………………….

 

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I love doing this type of art. it relaxes me….

 

 

 

 

 

 

making new postcards look older

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making a new postcard look old

 

cut the white off or leave it on for centering pleasing the eye. added some gold ink around edging ……..

next

Clear embossing ink is a lot cheaper then versa mark and works the same………..

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But  I really love this TSUKINEKO GOLD  embossing POWDER

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gives it that old fashion look….

you could distress it  on the edges, little cuts, bends, and tears..

 

paper embroidery feather

Using heavy water color paper. draw your feather of glue a photo of feather to paper to follow your color patterns. I use an Aul, to pre poke the holes make sure you have plenty of space between holes so you don’t tear new holes or over side an hole. its pretty easy you can do backstitching works good or reusing a stiched hole already in place.  then added beads ..fun and pretty. also made a green book mark. working on more of these everyone seems to want these…

my green feather book mark  . I love the colors light and dark greens, and crystal glass beads in the center. beads are all  Glass seed Beads…………….

 

Flip Envelope Journal

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4 or more envelopes

attach your envelopes  spray stamp or paint.

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flip envelope book you can make into a SCRAP BOOK or a JOURNAL.

I used this beautiful paper from Recollections signature paper pad collection…. then used some decorative tape on the edges. and added paper snaps and string to open and close it.

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stamped the env and added papers

I add some paper for either photos or journaling.. I plan on adding photo card and placing it in the envelope with the bike photo.flips open left to right.

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Memories has an envelope slot to add more fun items………

Also added papers to the inside of env…..  LOVE THE LIVE SIMPLY… statement

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more pockets ….

I have a thing about feathers , its a sign of angels watching over us. so I added a plastic window with Feathers made of paper in it…. I still have so much more art work and things to do.. but thought Id share this now…

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flip side

 

Recollections signature paper pad collection

another Hand made book and decorated paper clip.

13770238_10206823221523542_4585084214742047381_nThis cover was done with a lot of different napkins , It’s a NAPKIN DECOUPAGE COLLAGE  book cover plus I used some water colors to blend it all in to give it a more orange color to match the matt board covers.

save those Clementines creates?…

OKAY so cool to turn into caddys .  used homemade glue.. {look in search my blog} and glue paper towels to create helps keep it sturdy and helps cover up the staples they use. do as many layers as you like. painted mine black to go with the napkin collage design . make sure you peel the 2 layers of paper off the napkins first.

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pencil , pen, paint brush holder… in the tube glued to the frame wood piece.

peeled the layer of napkins and glued with my glue mix to paper towel…. pretty napkin design….  This holder is made for holding all my book sewing things. painted sides black

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Glued napkins to sides  and then painted the sides black..

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a better view…

 

What is she up too now?

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homemade glue, paper towels,  black paint ,napkins  ,card board paper holder…….

making homemade books

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drilling holes with rotary tool

 

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2. choose threads

Choose a book thread color for your book….

 

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Choose red sew up then back down . as shown

 

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This is a close up of a green one.. sewn…

5. glue 6 sections of 5 page signtures

5 pages sewn together . makes 6 sets of these. then we glue sets… glue edges and place it one on top of the other.lining the edges even

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lined up and glued  then added the matt board cover top and back .

9 using my rotor sanding tool to sand edges even all 3 sides of book

.Sanding the edges so its even rotary dremel tool…..{  LOVE THIS TOOL }

Just a few of the books I made….

paper Roses oh how real they seem to be!!!

Lately I ve gotten to see how pretty all the paper flowers are and thought I d try to make some of these …

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some flowers I made this week

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some are made with my Cricut 

Some of the flowers I got a pattern off the internet there name is on the pdf file, sorry I forgot where I got it. These flowers were hard to make some of the cricut cuts were a guess and mix and match of flower parts. but they are cute. Shout out to Elizabeth Humphery !! Thank you for your beautiful paper flowers they were so inspiring  I had to try them… and thank you for all the fun in a box…   Flower 123WhiteRoseTemplatePaperRoseInstructions2

Hope you enjoy the flowers ……………………

Napkin journal swap #139

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kind of did the wine and a themed front and back page , added a piece of wine cork for decoration. did some outlining on it.

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The inside I used 5 different napkins and tore and pieced them to look right.

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this is the back side and the envelope all pretty and sparkles….. says   LEAVE A LITTLE SPARKLE WHEREVER YOU GO!

I had so much fun making these …I ll post mine that people send me also , I just don’t want to ruin anyone’s surprises…buy posting too early

This was the first one to start off in the group my one on one…

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The swap was a nature one….. this is the front lots of pens sparkles markers.

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this is the inside it took hours to fill in  with torn papers and some markers for high lights. I love how he turned out. 

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this is the back I made a fun tag and pocket for something different and some foo foo strings…

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front of tag…

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back of tag…………

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And my envelope

 

This is the one I got in return  so cute!!!!

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cute chicken…with the folk look! sweet…..

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this is the other side… so fall 

A day on the beach,walking the shoreline……

Torn tissue paper and White gesso layered papers .This one is way better in person then on line. My art journal is almost finished..

 I love the pearlized paper for her see thru shirt and sleeves. And the layered yellow and orange in her dress I tried to make it look like she was holding up her skirt to keep it dry.really need to work on that more.. walking the shoreline at the beach by rosebudinnh

more fun….. joined Journaling by 5’s group…

have you gotten in a journal rut? Thanks to Kelly Donovan I have found a wonderful place….Yes Kelly I am still stocking you..LOL… In a good way… nothing but love….. Well anyways .. The group is a different way to try art journaling by 5’s with Shannon Green ………..What is Journaling By 5s?

5 Sessions
10 Prompts
15 Minutes
20 Pages
check out the video….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0ohBQFKqus

So I started off by glueing pages together to make a sturdier page, and so exciting…. I am  painting one color over my pages to begin because I really dont want to see models sporting bras that actually fit in them…x and other things too distracting …so one color blotting out I hope its not a rule breaker plan,,, hahaaaa….. then I shall choose paints and inks for the timed part of 5mins.  I LOVING THIS SO FAR…….  I am back and I have done the first step need to get out the camera and photo the pages so far…… and I did go over the 5 mins… I couldn’t help myself . I was having so much fun doing free style painting that I ended up doing both sides of the pages.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAnd so this is where I am at . And I am enjoying this journey more then I thought…. a few pages I don’t care for but … I am going with it…. now too watch part 2 videos ……later as I shall post as I go thru the steps.

 

 

valentine journal spread

I was playing around with ink sprays, and texture magic. I am running low on that stuff so I decided to make my own. with the baby powder…….Its like a cross between spackle and mud… I must have had been holding my tongue wrong , because it s working more like quick sand then a medium , and  When it finally dries  . It cracks and falls off what a mess. I think I’ll just buy it instead… LOL… 50 percent off  coupons are needed… well I scraped it off and started it over again. so the  dimension isn’t quite what I wanted on the cupid angel. but shes good  for now until I get more texture…

 
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cone shape’s Halloween challenge……..


So the challenge was cone shape decorations for Halloween….. And Well I love mine … Had some help from my grand daughter Elizabeth, she tore the napkins and cut the paper for the shingles witch is another project… LOL… so We have been  very busy creating the halloween   fun …

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Step 1:Squirt 3/4 cup of Elmer’s white glue into a measuring cup.

Step 2:Add 1/4 cup of water to the Elmer’s glue in the measuring cup. Alter the measurements to make the amount of decoupage medium that you need for your project. The ratio of glue to water is always three parts Elmer’s glue to one part water.

tear paper napkins in strips add the glue mixture with a sponge brush. layering all around to give the cones strength. paint the colors in sections add the fluffy fur for hat rims.orange for the pumpkin man, green for the witch don’t forget to give her a cone nose…… and of   COURSE    MR. SKELETON!!!!!!!!!!

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THOSE BONES THOSE BONES!!!!!!

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working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay

started off with a bamboo place mat….

about to be a fairy home, for the yard....

about to be a fairy home, for the yard….

with some cutting and gluing.. then I made a paper cone and added paper clay to get the cone shape.. and glued it to the house.a paper cone then add a paper CLAY cone on it.And then came some paint…… paint paint … some  Grandchildren helpers gluing leafs and pink rocks…grammy waiting on the jems and more rocks for the helpers who want to make this with me. TOO CUTE , gotta take photos of them helping….

 Don't you love the drop paper to protect table..LOL.

Don’t you love the drop paper to protect table..LOL.

butterflies ,leafs, rocks, a Gem.

butterflies ,leafs, rocks, a Gem.

And now this is as far as we got.. we have more to do , so the house will get updated…..

mean while I am working on some small parts of the home stuff…Like wall paper and flooring.. Rug.. table with small basket of {paper clay fruit} and a knife made from a Barb-q stick. and a   popsicle  stick ladder,stool for siting. more things coming soon… OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

journal page with tissue paper and watercolors……………

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You can find this wrapping paper everywhere, I bought this at the Dollar Tree. along with glue sticks.  cut to size of your journal .

Now paint soft line across your page with water colors.

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Now these watercolors are just as good as the pan watercolors and are really great for adding  pearlescent  color

Now the BEST part is you can find these beauty’s at Hobby Lobby for little change…..get ready $4.99 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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