Monday, July 27, 2009

New Little Update....

Finally after a gazillion tests, my surgery is tomorrow and I have all day today to rest and just look at all your wonderful blogs. Thank you so much to everyone for all the kind words of encouragement. I can't wait to be creating again. And I did miss my class with Tim Holtz but the shop owner at Ruban Rouge was even kind enough to give me a refund which I promptly spent on the newest bright alcohol inks, his mini stapler and some of his amazing new stamps. Fun toys just awaiting my return to my studio !

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

We Now Interrupt This Blog To Bring You Some Word Salad

Well I just found out last week that I will be having surgery very soon to fix a long standing problem. The first words out of my mouth to the doctor were "We can't do it then..I have a class with Tim Holtz!!!!!" Of course the doctor and my Steve both just stared at me but I know you guys will get it! That what I love about my fellow artists in blogworld! That brought up my other thought.... I won't be able to do the my favorite challenges or sit to do art for several weeks. AGH!!!!! Anyway that brings me to my Word Salad for the Three Muses ..... I just love this new challenge blog and don't want to miss one single one! So even if I am confined to sketching and the like I will try to play....I will still be watching and commenting on everyones work as much as possible. I am going through withdrawal already!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Crazy Amigo Red Bingo Shadow Box

This is a little recycling piece for the Crazy Amigos bingo challenge. Little goodies from the thrift store and a dress form image from Shabby Cottage Studios. Great fun!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Mide Wide Open Contentment

My entry for Mind Wide Open. Lot's of fun this time. Love how Gail created the image we all used. These are my favorite color too. I need to learn how to take a good photo on a rainy day or at night. We have had record amounts of rain this summer. I often finish a piece at night with moments to spare.....Gail must have the patience of saint since this is the second time I have turned in something at 11:50 something! I just looked at all the entries and they are so beautiful.
Go look if you get a moment, you won't be sorry. So inspirirng!

Three Muses Cat House Artist

This is my entry for Three Muses theme of surreal... Hope everyone is having a good week! Off to look at everyones surreal stuff!

Monday, July 6, 2009

MMM Beaded Beauty

This is my piece for MIxed Media Monday. The theme was using beads. I did use beads but good grief....have you ever had one of those days when the universe was saying DO NOT CREATE TODAY! I have dropped more beads....shredded more thread....poked myself with the name it! But I have had this project in mind for a long time and really did enjoy doing it. It is a large piece for me, 12"x16" and that was new for me too. Anyway I am rambling. Can't wait to see what everyone did!

Almost forgot...the image is from SuzeeQue. Thanks!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Let Freedom Ring ATC Arch

This is my ATC size arch for Gothic Arches.....up late tonight playing in the a relaxing holiday weekend. Hope everyone else is having some fun too!

TGIF Pears

This is my piece for TGIF.....the the theme was pears and or apples. I saw this paint chip booklet at our home improvement store yesterday and had to play. I'm a bit late but it's been a busy weekend! Hope everyone here is having a wonderful 4th and everyone is having a good weekend!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Three Muses Time Flies Up Up and Away :)

Well....It's official. I'm losing my mind.I could have sworn that the sneak peek on Three Muses was Time. EDIT ALERT :) The Muses have told me that Time was the theme for a day perhaps but it seems time was abundant on other challenges so they made a brilliant switch to Up,Up And Away and I want to do that one too! I do have a bad habit of waiting til the day a project is due to get creative even when the hosts are wonderful and give me a sneak peek or a psst! I wrote down Time/3Muses on a slip of paper, put it on my work table and there it sat til Tuesday night! That's what I get for not going back and peeking around some more during the week. Plus I also missed later posts by some really creative women. So....there you have it. If by some miracle you are still reading my ramblings you are now returned to the original post. PHEW!
Anyway.......I made this 8'x10"piece tonight for Time with a watch I got at the thrift store and did a photo transfer of some tiny little shoes I had. I used tinfoil for the mirror. I guess the wings on my clock will have to suffice for time flying up up and away! Can't wait to see what everyone did this week.