Friday, November 22, 2013

Aunt Peaches went tinsel this week

I love blogger Aunt Peaches. The simple fact that she blogs and posts regularly makes her a superstar in my book--but her content is actually fun, useful, and quite to my liking.

Check out her tinsel post and make everything sparkly this year.

Here's a chipboard prototype of the Santa ornament Sir Henry and I are working on this year. The glittery beard is a "must-have" for the holidays. 

update 2020--the photo of the 2013 ornnament is no long available but here is 2011...

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Art Doll Collage Card

My cherished friend Cindy was having a birthday and I wanted to make a fabulous card. I have been viewing a lot of the "she art" lately and thought I would incorporate that theme.

I used an 11.5" by 4.25" card base and layered on dictionary paper, ink, pale yellow cardstock and then the doll.

I made her head first and then fitted the body, crown, arms, legs, and hair to work with body. I started to write "fitted to scale" but this dolly is not really to scale at all, is she?

I used print paper scraps (I think it might be Basic Grey, but don't quote me). All the parts are outlined in black ink.

I had a cool envelope in my stash for the card. This one took about 2 hours to complete and I loved every minute of it.