I have been altering all the old keys i have found, The 2 on the right are for GASMAAMA swap on flickr. the rest i have made into brooches , necklaces and charms. If you click on the new award(toadallyawesome) if will take you to a wonderful blog by MADAUNTBERNARD. Thankyou for the honour. Thanks for comments on Killer catalogues WIP. i need some inspiration now on where to go with them. Any Ideas Anyone??
I am off tomorrow to Ireland for sons wedding, hope it stops raining.back on Tuesday.
Hi all, hope you have had a good week and looking forward to the bank holiday weekend? I have had a busy week, tidying up my workroom, and producing some artwork, 2 altered keys made for GASMAMMA, 2 embellisher needle cases. 1 recycled scarf wool rovings added on the embellisher. 8 ATC,s 2 Venitian masks (top right) for JAV swap 1 Travel, 1 cat, 1 swan, 1 vase, 1 vase, 1 butterfly. Bride and groom card for my sons wedding. i also fixed my 2 killer catalogue pages onto canvas frames. the seaside altered tin is from Margaret (GasMamma). i know it looks like i have been burning the midnight oil again LOL. but most of the ATC,s were partly done and just needed finishing, The Keys didn't take long once i got started, i have a few more WIP. Thanks once again for visiting and leaving lovely comments, i do try and visit you all and leave a comment when i can. Have a wonderful creative weekend.
The challenge for Flickr MADMAMMA group this month, is to make a doll from drink cans ideally that have been squashed flat. the top one i turned into an oriental doll, and i will keep that one for a while. the bottom one will go into the MADMAMMA trade, i was lucky enough to find the perfect squashed fruit drinks can yesterday, after washing and drying i sprayed it with silver metallic paint, then colour washes,added some google eyes and a jesters hat. punched a couple of holes each side, threaded some wire then added some beads.
The Orintal one i folded into shape, covered with metallic tape, sprayed with colour wash, added a altered piece of CD. added beads to the bottom,
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."