Red bird sympathy card

Inside card. This card was dry embossed the trees. The bird is a die cut. Birds on a wire. I cut one off the line to use on this card. I lightly used Brown ink dabbing it to the trees for color. I sprayed sheer shimmer sparkle to jazz it up. The inside was hotContinue reading “Red bird sympathy card”

Granny smith apples

Torn papers and some I had to Cut really thin lines, used card stock , Mulberry papers, scrap book papers Velvet papers from Cricut. And some tissue papers for back grounds. White paper is eye glass cleaner paper cut in squares to make apples shine……

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 goodContinue reading “A bit of the 50’s”

unbranded and branded dies

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 areContinue reading “unbranded and branded dies”

Mr. Duck torn paper art.

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’tContinue reading “Mr. Duck torn paper art.”

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 ………

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 .   star filling in spaces …………………….   I love doing this type of art. itContinue reading “torn paper , collage WINE”

making new postcards look older

  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……….. 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 canContinue reading “paper embroidery feather”

Flip Envelope Journal

attach your envelopes  spray stamp or paint. 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. I add some paper for either photos or journaling.. I plan on adding photo card and placing itContinue reading “Flip Envelope Journal”

another Hand made book and decorated paper clip.

This 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 youContinue reading “save those Clementines creates?…”

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 … 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 makeContinue reading “paper Roses oh how real they seem to be!!!”

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 holdingContinue reading “A day on the beach,walking the shoreline……”

journaling by 5’s session 2 texture

Session 2: Texture Collage/Craft-think die cuts, punched shapes, decorative borders, scrapbook paper, tags, stickers, washi tape, etc. Recycled-think product packaging, receipts, candy wrappers, junk mail, book pages, note pads, etc. These 2 categories are very similar but there is a difference: one is for items that are intended for craft purposes and you can typicallyContinue reading “journaling by 5’s session 2 texture”

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 SessionsContinue reading “more fun….. joined Journaling by 5’s group…”

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 mediumContinue reading “valentine journal spread”

Can I have some more petite marshmallows in my hot cocoa?

Journal52 Facebook group   Week 6 Prompt: Window For this week’s prompt, think windows of opportunity, the view from your window, beautiful stained glass windows, quotes about windows – whatever resonates the most with you. You can paint, doodle, draw, collage – or a combination of all of the above – whatever you are mostContinue reading “Can I have some more petite marshmallows in my hot cocoa?”