Wednesday, May 23, 2012

SB ticker tape PC...

this is my offering for a ticker tape postcard swap.  it turned out a little raggedy but i like the vibrant fabric contrast.  i need to figure out about binding them or perhaps get a serger.... blest be   ;)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

1 P.O.S.H. swap....painting

this is my experience with painting.  the call is for split complimentary color scheme.  luckily, the host, tess calhoun, posted a pic cuz i had no clue.  luckily, they tolerate beginners wanting to learn.  practice, practice, practice.....   blest be   ;)

Monday, May 21, 2012

artjoystuff many flowers

love kimberly's swaps....i've included "ruth" on the back. she's the garden flower's gnome! 
blest be  :)

Friday, May 18, 2012

SB ink paper scissors swap...pretty little dresses

we used a stampington template to create these pretty little dresses and the idea is to have enough to make an inspirational banner.  it was sender's choice so this is what i came up with.  when i saw this template i immediately thought of dancing with the stars (i'm a big fan) .....
                                                   wild things dancing in a wild rumpus!   blest be    :)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

SOAA grp swap...telephone page ATC

as soon as i saw this swap for telephone pages ATC's, the first thing that popped into my mind was the most famous telephone number ever, 867-5309 in that song by tommy tutone.  in fact, i can't seem to get it outta my head...SO this is my offering.   blest be!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

SOAA group swap...metal tape w/alcohol ink atc

fun swap hosted by maggie @ sum of all atc yahoo group.  use metal flashing tape and embellish it w/alcohol ink.  i also used stencils & an embossing stylus to add patterns before inking them.  then to finish them off i used the alcohol ink on metal brads and experimenting w/different materials & techniques, thanks mags   :)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

swapbot...hidden pictures atc

at atc elements & techniques, we did a swap using stamps to design a background and then hid certain designs within for our partner to find.  how cool this technique would be to use to include prayerful words as an underlying msg within a design. 
can you find the hidden pictures...
a flower, castle, heart, carriage & crown   :) sentence journal

this is the little jotter journal i made for a one sentence journal swap @ swapbot.  the awesome tutorial is from  AND  as i was doing the covers, she sent me RAK in the form of an airmail atc which is perfect for this jotter.  andria's blog is brimming full of tutorials, please do check her out, you'll be thrilled you did!!  PLUS the images i used are from valerie brincheck @ the sum of all crafts...what a treasure trove she has.   THANK YOU MUCH andria & val for all that you share to keep us inspired & challenge us.   blest be   :)