Sunday, April 27, 2008

1 to 1 Swap - 2nd Set

These are the 4 ATCs I created for the 1 to 1 swap with Carrie Rees. Our themes were:
Mermaid, Fairy, Grunge, Circus.

The Bee Queen - ATC


Gothic Arch Challenge - Garden Fairy

This was such a fun arch to create...please check out all the wonderful arches at:

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

A Year of ATCs Swap - April 2008

(***click on picture to see ATCs close up!) These are the wonderful ATCs for April, 2008. Our themes for this month were: Travel, Children/Games, Mothers, Garden. The themes change monthly!

From Top Left:
Kris Dickinson, Pam Sparks, Kathy Miller
Linda Freeman, Louise Granlund, Lyneen Jesse
Julia Ziemann, Alice Hyde, Sarah Hemphill

Thanks ladies for an awsome swap! If you'd like to join in on the fun please visit:
http://stampindamour.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?p=12784#12784
to sign up! Group #2 is now forming!

Capture in the Enchanted Garden - ATC

This is my submission for this week's Wed. Stamper Challenge - Insects.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

ATC - The Littlest Mermaid

This is my second Mermaid ATC for TMTA....

http://tmta.wordpress.com/

Fabulous 1 to 1 Swap - Carrie Rees

These wonderful ATCs were created by Carrie as a 1 to 1 ATC swap. The theme's we chose were: Royalty, Western, Fish and Birds. You can see more of Carrie's fantastic work at:
http://www.pinkadoo.blogspot.com/

Monday, April 21, 2008

TMTA - The Queen of Kelp

This is my submission for this week's Think Monday Think ATC challenge - Water Sprites or Mermaids...please check out all the great submissions at: http://tmta.wordpress.com/

Sunday, April 20, 2008

Green Pastures - ATC


Dear to this heart...


This is my submission for this week's Gothic Arch Challenge - My Doll and Me. Please check out all the submissions at: http://gothicarches.wordpress.com/
(The sentiment says: "How dear to this heart are the scenes from my childhood...")

Saturday, April 19, 2008

ATC - Marilyn


I created the bg using the Mulberry Batik technique....

Beach/Bathing Beauty ATC Swap

This is my 2nd ATC for the swap....I went all the way to Hawaii to get this postcard 2 years ago.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Theme Thursday - Stripes

This is my submission for this week's Theme Thursday: Stripes...Please check out all the submissions at: http://themethursday.wordpress.com/

The Butterfly King

Here's my second submission for today's challenge...this time Fritz! Check out the other wonderful altered art at: http://wednesdaystamper.wordpress.com/

The Scholar - Class of 1889

This is my submission for this week's Wed. Stamper Challenge - Alter Me. You can check out all the submissions at:

http://wednesdaystamper.wordpress.com/

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Escape to Paris

This is my submission for this week's Gothic Arch Challenge: We'll Always Have Paris. You can see all the wonderful submissions at: http://gothicarches.wordpress.com/

Friday, April 11, 2008

Spring ATC Swap / Hostess-Alice Hyde

***Please click on picture to see ATCs close up!*** These are the wonderful ATCs I rec'd in a spring swap that was hosted by Alice Hyde. Starting at top left:

Jan Larson, Julia Ziemann, Carrie Rees
Phyllis Terrell, Kris Dickinson, Alice Hyde
Beth Warner, Pam Sparks, Melinda Peckham

I love them all! Thanks ladies!

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The Queen of Diamonds

This is my submission for this week's Wednesday Stamper Challenge - Arrows. Please check out: http://wednesdaystamper.wordpress.com/ to see all the other wonderful submissions...

Award Time

I was awarded this from Louise Granlund this week. I know Louise through Stampin' D'Amour, TMTA, Wednesday Stamper and Gothic Arch Challenge. Louise and I served together on Pamela's Design team at Stampin' D'Amour last year and I have become good friends with her. Louise is one of the most talented ladies I know. Thanks so much for acknowledging my blog Louise!

There are 5 rules attached to this award:1) You have to pick 5 blogs that you consider deserve this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and also contributes to the blogging community, no matter what language.2) Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his or her blog to be visited by everyone.4) Award-winner and the one who has given the prize have to show the link of "Arte y Pico" blog (arteypico.blogspot.com), so everyone will know the origin of this award.5) To show these rules.
Having done so, I want to acknowledge these five blogs which I enjoy and inspire me:

Jule's Blog: http://jules-atoasttoalteredart.blogspot.com/

Nikki's Blog: http://nikkiz-nikki.blogspot.com/

Kelly's Blog: http://artsyvisions.blogspot.com/

Faith's Blog: http://stampinwithmarkiesmom.blogspot.com/

Femmy's Blog: http://zoiy.blogspot.com/2008/04/arrow.html

Please take a minute to check out these amazing Blogs!~

Monday, April 7, 2008

TMTA - Middle Ages

This is my submission for this week's Think Monday, Think ATC - The Middle Ages...

All the wonderful submissions can be found at: http://tmta.wordpress.com/

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Gothic Arch - Vacation Memories...

This is my submission for this week's Gothic Arch challenge....you can see all the wonderful submissions at: http://gothicarches.wordpress.com/

Friday, April 4, 2008

ATC Sampler, April 2008

(***click on picture to see ATCs close up***)

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Bound to You

3rd card using same stamp but different technique... Vintage Collage' with Sepia Accent on Couple...

Our Time

This is my second card using the same stamp but a different technique and color scheme. I used Crackle Accents over the stamped image to get the cracked glass look...

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The Fairy Tree

***Click on to see the details...tiny stars and crystals in the branches... (background was achieved with the mulberry batik technique...)