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Saturday, 28 March 2009

Altered Cutlery

Altered cutlery, made for this weeks challenge on ABAA
Fork with plastic handle covered with a crepe bandaged painted and embossed, wrapped with beaded wire.
Wings , Crown and a face also added.
Two tiny mustard spoons painted, wings and face added and also wrapped with wire. 1 beaded.
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Thursday, 26 March 2009

Sun Sea Sand & Spring

Sun Sea & Sand ATC's received from Liz Gale Yahoo UKARTSWAP group.
Thankyou Liz

This beautiful Spring Mamma arrived safely from Angellea alias Tracey Parker USA
for the Flickr MADMAMMA group swap
Thankyou Tracey.

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Discord & Harmony

Discord & Harmony
Discord & Harmony,
originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
Discord and Harmony Embellisher piece
a challenge on TriciasTextileChallenge group.
looking at a colour wheel.
I decided to go for colour and patterns in nature.
wool rovings embellished on black felt. cut into 2 inch squares.
positioned onto another piece of black felt , and coloured buttons added to each piece.

Monday, 23 March 2009

Bird House

The Challenge for this week on Awfully Big Art Adventure was a Bird House.

i had just the thing, a chipboard stand from the back of a photo frame. .collaged and embossed

Have a great week everyone

Goodies Received

Recieved today from Cindy
a monthly giveaway prize
Thankyou Cindy.

Altered Oriental CD Received today from Renee (Nayski ) GASMAMMA swap on Flickr
Thankyou Renee .

Saturday, 21 March 2009

mosaic of work

A few things that have been in the pipeline.
Easter Egg ATC for June in Australia JAV group.
Altered domino
Metal altered ATC sent off to Rosie YAHOO UKARTSWAPS group.
Embellished twinchies WIP for TRICIAS TEXTILECHALLENGE group
Knitted bead bracelet and possibly earings made at craft group afternoon
Oriental box.
Bloggers not playing properly , so not a great picture.
Happy Weekend Everyone

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Give Away

Jean of Bluebirds Living in the Meadow is giving away some beautiful Eye Candy for her 3 Year Blog Anniversary. Link on side bar.

Hope everyone is having a great week and enjoying the Spring Sunshine,

A Big Thankyou to all who visit and leave lovely comments.

Saturday, 14 March 2009

Altered Cd

originally uploaded by capribluegenie.

Awfully Big Art Adventure blogs challenge for this week is using newsprint,
so have used up another cd . Recycling CD and paper
Spring has definatly been in the air this week, and Easter is on the way, so thats was my theme.

Friday, 13 March 2009

Postal Goodies

The Handpainted Brooch and the Three ATC's arrived yesterday from Jan Shaw in Australia, for our JAV Anniversary Swap. the brooch was a surprise and much appreciatted it is beautiful. Thanks Jan (no blog)

The above ATC and extras came from Lisa Goldman USA for Flickr Famous works of art group
Have a wonderful weekend everyone,
Thank you all who have stopped by and left comments
Hugs from me

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Wednesday, 11 March 2009


originally uploaded by capribluegenie.
We all had a go at some watercolour portraits this afternoon,
no sitter just imagination.

Sunday, 8 March 2009

Spring Goodies

Spring book made for Holly Yahoo group MYARTFRIENDS

Rabbit Masquerade, made for Flickr GASMAMMA group

Spring book received this week from Holly
we made fabric flower books

Hopefully Spring is in the air and we can look forward to some warmer weather.
Have a great week everyone

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Friday, 6 March 2009


a Photoshop coloured pencil filter of my dog Misty

It,s been a funny week, do not seem to be able to get on with anything not even the dreaded housework. although i did start to sort through my art room and have made a few collaged backgrounds from Cereal boxes and my drawfull of scaps, ready to be cut up for ATC's. and started on my Rabbit doll for Gas Mamma Challenge.
Have a wonderful and crafty weekend everyone
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Sunday, 1 March 2009

Lucky Winner is!!

DH has just picked the winning name out of his hat, adjudicated by the dog and I.

and the lucky winner is Jude. so my altered cd will be flying off to Greece, wonder if i could deliver it by hand, LOL I could do with some sunshine.

Thanks to all who left comments and best wishes for our anniversary.

Paintings from workshop

Had a great day yesterday at workshop with Ray Balkwill. The top painting is the one i did yesterday, but was not entirely happy with it , so did the bottom one this morning.
will be back later, with winning name for altered cd.
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