Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Steampunk #2 and a Sneak peek and Three Muses


As promised here's another little Steampunk ATC. If you see in the background theres a little sneak peek of a partial image of a Paris balloon from a new plate being released next week from I Brake For Stamps. I am so enjoying playing with this new style of art. Start saving all those old watch parts ladies! This also fits in with the The Three Muses challenge using Something Old Something New.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Playing with Steampunk!!! Queen Bee ATC


Well I just had to give it a try. Its all the rage right now. I'm having a blast playing with Steampunk. For those of you who don't know what Steampunk is. Its kind of a cross between Victorian meets modern mechanical. I have so much to share with you soon. I've been doing some Steampunk jewelry, ATC's and some Steampunk Birds in the near future. Its pretty cool. I'll just give you a little taste of whats to come with my Steampunk Queen Bee ATC. What do you think?

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Blue Christmas and Christmas Cuties Swap

I Received my Atc swaps , They are all just amazing....Blue Christmas Top Left. Michelle Carrier,Teri Chinen,Kris Dickinson,Bottom left...Heather Bloom,April Dudko,Kim Smith. Thank you ladies they are Gorgeous!
Christmas Cuties.Top left... Teri Chinen,Phyllis Terrell,Wendy Robinson,Bottom left...Julie Zimmerman,April Dudko,Alice Hyde. Aren't they just the sweetest atc's!! This darling little extra from Michelle Carrier. Thank you for hosting Michelle!

Tag Tuesday- Shapes


Do I Smell Gingerbread? That's my name for the tag for the challenge at Kard Krazy this week. The challenge was to make a shaped tag. I cut some cs in the Gingerbread shape. Embossed it with EP, added rickrack and some fun embellishment's.I might just leave this for Santa!! LOL. Thanks Louise for another fun Challenge. I hope everyone is ready for the big day.
Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Merry Christmas to me!!!!

Oh my gosh I just had to share some of the wonderful things my Stamping and blogging friends have gifted me this Christmas. This wonderful lot of goodies comes from my Dear stamping friend Debbie. Its lots of vintage goodies, found objects,a wooden bird! embossing plate. So many fun things to play with. She GETS me!!! Thank you Sweet Debbie!
This is the Gorgeous box she made to put it all in! She is uber talentedDebbie also made me this Santa ATC, lots of bling and of course Tim's techniques!
This Beautiful creation come from my Sweet friend Mindi! She decorated a wooden box and filled it with goodies! This Christmas card is also from Mindi, she used my favorite Graphic 45 papers! Isn't it pretty!!!

Look at the vintage compact she found and all the sweet lace, lots of toys to create with. Thank you Dear Mindi, you know me so well!

This percious tag arrived in my mailbox from Jacquline. She has a blog ,do go check out her work. She does the most precious Shabby chic creations. You can find her here.My Scrap Basket Thank you Jacquline!

Louise from Kard Krazy sent me this vintage beauty. Isn't it the sweetest thing! If you check Louise's blog on Tuesdays she has an on going tag challenge. Its so much fun! Thank you Louise for all you do! Isn't this just too cute for words. Its an ATC also from Louise and she used the Christmas cutie fromCollagevisions

The postman delived this precious card from Shar. She is one of the co-founders for Gingersnap Creations. If your looking for a fun no stress site for ideas and tutorials be sure to check out the site. Its all about the Share! Shar also sent along some goodies but I had already added them to my stash,so no picture ;0( Thank you Shar. You always know how to make me smile!!!

This Beautiful oriental book and tag were made by my dear Friend Carolyn. She does the most Gorgeous Asian work, you can see her blog atPlaying in The Sandbox Thank you Carolyn, It now sits next to my computer to jot down all the important information.
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This sweet soldered pendant was made by Inka , She made one for each of us in our Local stamp club. Another uber talented gal. She does fantastic altered art. Owned Inka Stamps for many years. Which is re-opening by her DIL under another name. You can find out more on her blog atAltered Artifacts Thank you so much Inka. I know how much time and Love went into each one!

I have already shared these but worth showing again. The sweet hanging and Gorgous card from Hels.Ink on My Fingers

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Gothic Arches


I had a little time this evening to make an ATC for the new challenge at Gothic Arches. Its open this week. So I used the Statue collage image from Kelly's new sheet at collagevisions. The arch background is from Graphics 45.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Spoon pendants

Earlier in the week the local stamp club I get together with had our Christmas party. The project we did was spoon pendants. Since I hosted the project I didn't get a chance to play. So yesterday I went to work making a few new pieces. They really are fun. If your interested in learning how you can check the archives at Gingersnap Creations. I did a tutorial a while back that still on file.







The following are just a few of the pieces the Diva's did at our party. I think they did a great job. It was alot of fun!






Here's a picture of the ladies hard at work!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Christmas Ornaments



How about trying your hand at the new technique from TJ.Copic Glass. Really fun and easy to do . My images come from the Snowy Woods plate from Artistic Outpost

Monday, December 14, 2009

Advent Tree- Christmas


I made this last year right after Christmas and decided it was about time to share it with you all. I made it from foam core covered with paper and stamped with Stampers Anonymous stamps. The photos are my brother and I when we were small. Yes the ones with the back eyes! LOL. My favorites can you tell? So are you counting down the days till Christmas? Also since Hels at http://pinkleart.blogspot.com has a challenge going on for Christmas. I think this fits the bill. Click the picture for a better view!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

The Final Tag


Yes I did it!I managed to finish all of the Tags. Here is my take on the last one. I wanted something much more elegant, went for whites and some German glass glitter on the Grungeboard roses. I'm really happy with this one!

Happy Mail!!!!



I got the best package in the mail. A Wonderful Christmas hanging from Hels at Ink On My Fingers. Isn't this just the cutest little hanging!!! Also this Gorgeous Christmas card. These pictures don't do them justice. O.K Santa I still need that new camera! If you really want to see how Great they are stop by Hels blog for a look see. Thank you Hels!!!!

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ol' St Nick


I used the Snowy woods images for my card of the week from Artistic Outpost and my technique from the newest TJ issue.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Tag Tuesday- Beautiful Angel


Well if the last post wasn't enough tags for you here's one more! Tag Tuesdays challenge at Kard Krazy is to use teal,blue and wine in your Christmas tag. Thanks Louise for a fun challenge.I must say it WAS a challenge. Now go check out all those great tags.

Tim Tags

Well I was going to post these last night but when I came in to do so my Internet was down, I had a day off on Monday and managed to get caught up on Tim's twelve tags of Christmas. well now I'm behind again for 2 days but I'll try and catch up. These are not in any special order.





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