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Flimmersterne time is here again…

On a recent trip to our local World Market, I got very excited to see so many of our standard stocking stuffers, that I forgot to get the German barrel pickles I went for. You know what that meant….yup….another trip … Continue reading

in search of the divine…

being out and about recently as noted in my earlier Botticelli post I was inspired by an image of Venus… using some rubber stamps I got busy layering my pages with lots of paint… gesso… and stamping on tissue paper as well … Continue reading

swan song…

finally the red rosin paper art journal I started back in October of 2013 is complete (more about how my gesso and monoprint pages began when you click the link above) … I made a TAP transfer ironing it on cotton using … Continue reading

Believe nothing you hear…

our local mixed media art group is having a round robin and this month I got a book with the theme of “The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe” … I knew right away that I wanted to use … Continue reading

“Half of my Heart”

singer and songwriter John Mayer is a favorite artist of mine and I am lucky to have seen him live in concert several times over the years… his song “Half of my Heart” from his Battle Studies album inspired some journal … Continue reading

dino book under cover…

back in July I shared how I peeled the pages of a children’s board book with you here…  I worked in my book using paint, monoprinting, inks and stamping in no certain order not giving much thought to where I would … Continue reading

more index cards…

a new month and I am still playing with 3×5 card collages… above are some background cards I made a while ago that helped get me going… washi tape on stenciled painted background with catalog image, cigar box paper and … Continue reading

‘Tea with Marie’…

my talented friend Susan created her first gorgeous altered book for a round robin in our mixed media art group… you can stop by her blog to see her interesting post on how her book began here… working on the plain … Continue reading

just because…

don’t ask me why but for a while now I have wanted to alter a mouse trap… lots of talented artists have already done some wonderful ones… when we were in Asheville recently strolling the aisles of a local supermarket … Continue reading

“Fears and tears”

Pat of Artfully Ooglebloops made me do it … I joined the Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour back in the fall of last year… for a while there with me out of commission for almost two months and trying to … Continue reading

what do you see: the Whirling Durvish Sisters

another lovely smooshed kipper tin has returned to Virginia all the way from Carole in New Zealand… the Whirling Durvish Sisters are wonderful with their flimmersterne background and bits of lace and decos…and a yoyo flower too… isn’t my kipper … Continue reading

what do you see…this house is made of Love and Dreams…

here are the bits that Linda sent to make a house for her in our Queen Bee “what do you see” swap… after covering the plain cardboard house with music and book pages… the next thing I wanted to do … Continue reading

trail of hearts …

all of you dear hearts out there *lavender filled heart photographed on a cigar box with the mother of all golden ‘flimmers’ … collected long before I knew about the chocolate ones* you know who you are *blue cotton velvet … Continue reading