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?…”

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?”

Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!

I finished another journal page , I wasn’t sure about adding it to the Journal52  Faceboook group , but decided to add it..  .And  Wow was surprised at how many comments I got there, And likes. I am thinking no one reads blogs any more that facebook is where everyone is now a days. but I amContinue reading “Leave a little SPARKLE where EVER you go!”

breakin in my homemade journal….WATERCOLOR

Well I decided to play , It was snowing and nothing else better to do, got the nerve up to paint in the new homemade journal I made….. I just wish I could remember who’s Journal I saw this  painting in… well its basically someone else s  dandelion  idea… But I came up with make aContinue reading “breakin in my homemade journal….WATERCOLOR”

working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay

started off with a bamboo place mat…. 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.And then came some paint…… paint paint … some  Grandchildren helpers gluing leafs and pink rocks…grammy waiting on the jems and more rocksContinue reading “working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay”

Prayer shrine

I made this pin and put Mary in the charm, Back in the old days they would take photos of the love one for the inside and place a lock of hair ,  first communion medal , holy medals , or prayer beads. And placed On the back a prayer card or tribute. I used myContinue reading “Prayer shrine”

face s are fun to paint

I am  practicing, painting faces its a paint over the face lesson to learn where and how to paint the eyes and nose ect. in the correct areas and it also help s you to notice where the shading goes. I really like how this is going. and hope to do more of this typeContinue reading “face s are fun to paint”

scratch napkin torn art off the list of things to try…..

I have been wanting to try this napkin torn art collaged on paint layers and white napkins . found some perfect ones to use..And like how this one turned out added some white lines with my white out pen.

Using water Color tubes in place of GELATOs

Wanted to play along online with some artist but I had not gotten my hands on Gelatos YET… LOL so went for the next best thing I have on hand….I bought these a while back at the Christmas tree for $2.99 good deal, LOVE THESE wonderful colors……….. First thing was doing a photo transfer onContinue reading “Using water Color tubes in place of GELATOs”

upgraded catalog into art journal.

gesso and glued a used DYER SHEET to the magazine cover first. then gesso the page.   Glue a couple pages together for extra strength also helps when you  apply the gesso, Make sure the Gesso is dry before doing your next set of pages.you can leave a couple pages without Gesso and glue water colorContinue reading “upgraded catalog into art journal.”

Annie’s Crafty Adventure challenge at Craftylink

This weeks challenge is called “Mixed Manos Mania”! 1. Use your hand in your piece.  Trace it, take a photo, whatever works for you.  Just go with it. 2. Use a quote that has something to do with hands in your piece.  Here is a ilink to where you can find some: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/hands.html This is theContinue reading “Annie’s Crafty Adventure challenge at Craftylink”

cloth and paper mix media art card

    The flower is fabric , I sewed the white lines by hand and used sharpies to color.Couldn’t find pink string so I used white string and colored it with the same colored pink marker.The seeds are mini paper brads, yes I used it on the fabric… I never follow directions, just go withContinue reading “cloth and paper mix media art card”