xmas twinchie card for Maureen, ukembellisherswap.
Hi all. thanks for all who have visited and left comments, much appreciated, have not had a great week, so not a lot to show, just about got over head cold i had last weekend, then managed to fall up the steps in the garden and bruised my knee. apart from that not to bad, now trying to get all my xmas gifts etc ready to take to Dorset next weekend. take care all. and have a great weekend. Jean xx
Some of you might have heard through facebook or Flickr, My DH is in hospital at the moment possible heart problems. so am all at sixes and sevens at the moment, hopefully normal service will be resumed soon. take care all.
Our Art exhibition has come to an end, I sold 1 unframed painting of Dartmoor. sorry no picture to show, do not know how many we sold as a group all told. By Tuesday afternoon we had sold 14. Saturdays Craft Fayre fairly quiet but i did manage to sell 1 framed painting , plus 2 embellisher scarfs and a phone case. I have received some goodies in the post this week, will post pics later.
Its been another busy week here in a wet Devon. oh for some Autumn sunshine. Sunflower painting a UKARTSWAPS GOTM for Carol In Blackpool. Scrabble tile doll charm for Craft Fayre on Saturday. Altered Bottle caps A Flickr group swap. What do you get when you cross a Camera and a crocodile -- A Snap Shot-- ATC - Flickr Artful Ideas Swap. Nursery Rhyme ATC for Nancy-- JAV Swap Book cover . CHEZGREY Yahoo Group.-- Maggie Greys - Stitches straps and Layers-Lynda Monk amd Carol McFee Stitching the textured surface.. Lutrador book Cover.. Its going to be a really busy weekend. Saturday -- craft fayre- Phoenix hall - Bovey Tracey- 10--3.pm Saturday is also the start of Bovey Traceys society of Artists weeks Art Exhibition at The Edgemoor Hotel Bovey Tracey. Sunday i m stewarding in the afternoon then we have a friends sons Christening . Think i will have to lie down in a darkened room then. LOL Have a great weekend all.
These are a few of the things i have been making for our local craft fayre at the end of this month. Recycled Earings, bead earings, Scrabble bookmark, Button brooch, Domino Bookmark, Bead Bookmark, and recycled chiffon scarfs embellished with wool rovings. Hope you all are keeping well and busy. Have a great weekend all.
Arrived back from hols to all these wonderful goodies. ATC from Jenny ATC Balloons from Helen ATC's Family Tree from Helen, Red ATC from Jane Clark Lutrador Purse from Trish Bee Postcard from Pam Jones. I have had a busy week/ end creating will post pics on next post.
I spent all day saturday at The Creative stitches and hobbycraft show at Westpoint Exeter, bought quite a few Goodies, Jewelery findings, Paverpol, Grungeboard, Wire, Heat it up a.nd Large window cards for my Photographs. came home absolutely shattered and spent Sunday making up some of the Jewellery etc. Saw some lovely quilts at the show and able to see Julie Mackinders work in the flesh http://mixedmedia-jem.blogspot.com/ I am off to Dorset for a couple of days then onto Cardiff with my friends from Pedas (Poole and East Dorset Art Group) Have a great week all.
I found a lovely supply of keys in the charity shop this week, so there are more WIP.
ABAA's Challenge for this month is Keys, so thought these fitted the bill.
I have had a lovely day, Catching up on some sorting out this morning, then we went over the moors to princetown and a mooch round the art gallery, then onto Tavistock for a wander along the river, then a mooch round the pannier market and town, with an icecream to finish. and i didn't buy a thing!!!, saving myself for the creative stiches and hobbycraft Exeter next weekend.
1. I will not stuff craft supplies in every corner of my house. 2. I will not keep 9 projects going at one time 3. I will not pick more buttons, lace or fabric when i have a ton at home 4 I will not let my crafting area look like a condemmed area 5. I will not attend craft shows just to get more ideas 6. I will not relegate the kitchen table to crafts 7. i will not stock up on more craft supplies just becauce they are on sale. 8. I will not go off on a tangent when anyone mentions import 9. I will not let my crafting distract me from fixing dinner. 10. I will not stay up all night crafting. 11. I will not save dryer lint, empty cereal boxes detergent scoops etc. 12. I will not buy every craft magazine i see. 13. i will not make promises i cannot keep See you at a craft show.
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Quote From Klimt
"I have neither the spoken nor the writtenword,especially if i have to saysomething about myself or my work,Whoever wants to know something about me-as an artist,the only notable thing-ought to lookcarefully at my pictures and try and see in them what i am and what i want to do."