Monday, February 27, 2012

Gettin' Sketchy Again!

Wow!  Another blog post for today!  I just completed the 'Impromptu' challenge over at Let's Get Sketchy!  This was the sketch:

and here is my interpretation of it:

Thanks for looking!

Scrapping Everyday Miracles Sketch Challenge

Here is the sketch for the challenge over at 'Scrapping Everyday Miracles':

and here is what I did with it:

Stop on over to Scrapping Everyday Miracles and see all of the DT samples and other entries.

Fun with Quotes

The last few weeks I have been having fun doing pages in my art journal using quotes.  Here are a few of them for you to see.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


I so enjoyed the piece that I made for the mixed media blog hop that I decided to take another scripture stamp and make a companion piece.  I again used aluminum duct tape, alcohol inks, embossing folder, canvas, Perfect Pearls, a Unity stamp and UTEE.  Here it is:

Thanks for looking.

Friday, February 10, 2012


Welcome ladies to the Mixed Media Blog Hop. This hop will not have a long list because it involves a little more work and it is going to broaden everyone's creativity by introducing everyone to the world of mixed media along with altered which of course everyone is familiar with.

For those who may not know what it is: Mixed media uses things like -
  • Paints
  • Gesso
  • Gel Mediums
  • Molding Paste
But it is as simple as using glimmer mist on a tag or using game pieces and alcohol inks.Everyones take on it is different and I hope you enjoy all the creations and GOOD LUCK to the winner!!

This is our list of fabulous crafters:

Alina -
Julie -
Melissa H.-
Kristy -
Theresa -
Evila -
Nouel -
Creations Etc. -

SVG Attic - $10 Gift Certificate
Creations Etc: - Mixed Media Kit
Scraptastical Creations - $20 Gift Certificate
Sentiment Stamp Set - Whimsical Designs

and now for my project:

The supplies:
aluminum duct tape
embossing folder
Perfect Pearls
UTEE embossing powder
Adirondack Color Wash - Espresso
Adirondack Mixatives - Copper
Versa Magic Black Ink
Unity Stamps Our House
foam tape
gloss cardstock
black cardstock
5x7 canvas

The Finished Project:

Please have fun going through the hop leaving comments along the way and taking a chance on winning one of the fabulous prizes.

Sunday, February 5, 2012


I am so excited to apply for a DT position over at the new sketch blog 'Let's Get Sketchy'.  For the challenge we were asked to make a layout using this great sketch:

For my submission I started by rotating the sketch 1/4 turn clockwise.  I took two sheets of cardstock and some great stencils and ink for my background sheets.  Then I took a sheet of patterned paper and cut it into a similar shape.  I inked my edges, matted my photo, added ribbon, some quilled flowers and a metal flower brad and my title...MY Sister, Mother, Self...and the date.  Here it is:

Saturday, February 4, 2012

I got Sketchy!

Yesterday I told you about that great new site Let's Get Sketchy - well today I got sketchy and took their new mini sketch challenge.  Check it out:


Please hop on over to Let's Get Sketchy and see what all the fun is going to be about.  This is a new sketch blog getting off the ground by a very dear friend of mine, Brenshevia.  She always has amazing challenges and great blog candy to give away so I'm sure you will find this a fun place to play.  I love playing with 'SheShe's' sketches and can't wait to do the DT call sketch she has posted.  Please check out that post as well.  I will be getting to that sketch and posting my example later today or on Super Sunday!