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Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Altered Keys

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.

Monday, 25 May 2009

Killer Catalogues WIP

I have had a few catalogues decaying in the garden for a while.

Yesterdays sunshine dried them out nicely. sprayed them with some bleach this afternoon, dried quickly in the sun, covered with Gesso, then sprayed with colourwashes Quink, and walnut ink.
also some rolled up pages, covered in gesso and walnut ink.

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Painting day

Our Art group spent the morning painting at Widdecombe in the Moor , Devon.
then back to the club for the afternoon to finish off,
Hope you are all having a lovely weekend.

Thursday, 21 May 2009

A Busy Week

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.

Friday, 15 May 2009

Mixed Bag

Button Fairy . from Malissa Melrose.

another Killer Catalogue page

4th ATC from bag of goodies from Adrienne. see bottom photo

Bookmark from Eileen , a UKEMBELLISHERGROUP challenge

A Flickr Trade ATC from Judith (Scrapdemon)

Spring ATC's recieved from Caroline Monthly atc challenge group on Flickr

a flickr trade from Nancy Torsen

This months Challenge for Triciastextilechallenge,
made into a needle case.
made on the embellisher, then some zigzag stitching added.

ATC's with a twist made for Adrienne, from a bag of goodies she sent to me, i then made 4 ATC's
these three to send to Adrienne (UKARTSWAPS) and the other one to keep.
Have a great weekend everyone.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Recycled can dolls

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,

Thursday, 7 May 2009

A Weekof Goodies


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The Posties been kind this week, and brought goodies instead of bills
A bagful of goodies from Adrienne UKARTSWAPS,
A Domino book from Mawgan UKARTSWAPS
Spring ATC's from Caroline, monthly art challenge on Flickr
ATC and goodies from Judith (Scrapdemon) Flickr trade
3 Black and white ATC from Vicky (JAV) both sides
a Prize from Swallowcliffs art blog
Fantasy box from Annie UKARTSWAPS
Thankyou all.
I am away for a few days, so will catch up with you all ASAP.
have a great weekend all

Monday, 4 May 2009

Weekends work


A few arty bits that i managed to get finished this weekend
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