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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Thanks La Donna

La Donna Welter a very talented paper cut artist and I meet at this last Art Retreat I was at and hit it off wonderfully both art wise and walking buddies .... this is but a small sample of the wonderful work she does .... anyway I just wanted to Thank her for featuring me on her blog as well as spread the work about her beautiful paper cut work .... click to enlarge

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Now you get to see some of the fun

just watch the slide show and see how much fun we were having .......

ATC's & Card form the Retreat weekend

As everyone else sleeps in, I did some ATC's and a Thank You card .... to me the best part of the day is morning having a cup of coffee watch the sunrise and create some art ........ what could be better than that ........ click to enlarge

Circus Box

At the retreat I was also able to make the box for my Circus Book from a swap that took place last year ...... I also decided to make some ATC size clown cabinet cards and a holder to go into the box also ....... click to enlarge

Tim's tags

While I was at the art retreat last weekend several of us did Tim Holtz tags ... we had such a good time making these ... and you know me I can't follow the instructions exactly I have to "Make it My Own" ... anyway you will see that several are very similar to his and then there are some not like his at all ....... click to enlarge

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Today's offering

I have been working most of the day getting stuff ready for a 4 day "Do Your Own Thing" art retreat I leave tomorrow .... but this just keep at me till I gave up ...... you know how some days YOU get to create and some days the ART creates itself ........ well today this stamp (from Character Construction) keep screaming at me, so I said ok since you won't let me do anything else .... this card just kept putting it's self together ...... now I am pretty pleased with it and it seems to be happy also ..... click to enlarge

Monday, September 15, 2008

Susan G.Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Remember I did the Altered Dress form for the silent auction well the bidding has begun ..... click on this link - http://www.stampsaladotexas.com/Special_Events/Charity_Event.htm - and you can see all the wonderful Dress forms and place a bid .... remember it's for an awesome cause ...... incase you want to see mine again click on this link - http://tinyurl.com/59naoa -

Friday, September 12, 2008

Time to Share again

P is for Papillon (butterfly) and Pie, Pig, Pigeon .... enjoy ... click to enlarge

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Let Us Remember

911 ... it's been 7 years .... just doesn't seem that long ago ... Thank you to all who helped or tried to ... prayers for all who died ... sympathy to all that lost loved ones and friends

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

RR pages

This ones theme was do Poppets like Claudia Hellmuth ........ well as you can see I am NO Claudia Hellmuth nor am I very good at Poppets but it doesn't have to please me it just has to please her and she is being sweet and saying they are great ... it says "It's all about the Hat" ... click to enlarge

Friday, September 05, 2008

Girls Night Out

Ok that is the lottery theme and I think having a Girl's Night Out makes me feel like I am being treated like a Queen ... oh yes the base of this piece is the front hard cover of a Readers Digest book .... click to enlarge

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Row Houses for Netherlands

These are for a friend in the Netherlands ... it's the second ones I have sent I didn't take photo's of the first because I wanted them to be a surprise; but it's been a month and she still hasn't received them so I am sending these in hopes they will make it .... click to enlarge

Monday, September 01, 2008

Yep I am messing around with my blog

I will settle back down in a couple of days so just be patient ....... thinking about a new banner also ... thanks Linda

Fred Mullett Class

I took a class from Fred this weekend and lets just say I am NOT much good at doing Fred's style of things but I had a BLAST in the classes and really enjoyed his teaching style ... these are some of my attempts .... if you want to see the real thing go to his website ..... Fred Mullett .... then click classes on the left side and see Stamp Salado and the classes were Dancing Rubber Fish and Spritz Me Baby ...... and by now lots of you know me and I always try to "make it my own" and that is what happened to the black back ground one .... click to enlarge