(***Click on pictures to see the ATCs close-up!***) Group 1: Kris Dickinson, Julia Ziemann/Alice Hyde, Alice Hyde; Lyneen Jesse, Sarah Hemphill, Linda Freeman; Louise Granlund, Pam Sparks, Julia Ziemann.
Group 2: Kris Dickinson, Carrie Rees, Pamela Jin; Eileen Sterba, Kim Andersen, Lyneen Jesse; Carolyn Utter, Julia Ziemann, Sue Dally.
Group 3: Laura Van Vleet, Alice Hyde, Cindy Dorr; Paulette Akagi, Louise Granlund, Jan Larson; Liz Ketter, Dena Sawka, Robin Woodward.
Another amazing month from these very amazing artists. Thanks ladies for an wonderful swap!
http://thisthursday.wordpress.com/ This week our challenge was to use colour or to channel Monet in our work. I chose to do both. I wanted to recreate one of his water lillies painting but this time with a little guest. I call this card The Fairy of Giverny...
***Background was created using alcohol inks...
(The tiny fairy is by our wonderful sponsor this week, Patti from Lisa's Altered Art)
Let me introduce an artist extraordinaire....Laura Carson. We did a 1 to 1 ATC swap and these are the fantastic ATCs I received. So much beauty, depth and interest in each one. Thank you Laura for swapping with me, I'm tickled pink!
http://mixedmediamonday.wordpress.com/ This week's theme was fashion and I chose to do an Art Deco/Clara Bow chipboard door hanger as my submission. Please check out all the wonderful submissions at the above link.
(Did she get left at the altar, is it simply night on her wedding day, is she contemplating something? I don't know but I call this one My Blue Wedding.) Please check out all the wonderful submissions at:
(***Please click on picture to see details close-up!)This Thursday's Challenge was to use ribbon. I created this Fairy House Tag with a ribbon trim. This is a large chipboard tag (3.25" x 7"). Please check out all the wonderful submissions at: http://thisthursday.wordpress.com/
My friend Heather Robinson gave me this wonderful award. I'm very touched. I think Heather is one of our great, mixed media artists and to get this award from her is very thrilling. Thank you so much Heather! To see Heather's amazing work, please check out her blog: http://creativesolace.blogspot.com/. Here are the rules:
1. You can give it to one or one hundred or any number in between - it's up to you. Make sure you link to their site in your post.2. Link back to this blogsite (http://http://www.tammyvitale.com//) so Tammy can go visit all these wonderful women.and remember the Purpose of the Award: To send love and acknowledgment to women who brighten your day, teach you new things and live their lives fully with generosity and joy. These women continually bring joy to my life through their encouragement, humour, inspiration and talent. It is with great pleasure that I award the "Wylde Women Award" to:
To be considered for membership, you must submit samples of your work to the membership committee for review. Examples would be a link to your art blog, Flickr album or Pinterest art board. Are you an expert ATC artist looking to trade high quality vintage-inspired ATCs? This group may be for you.
Welcome to Nostalgic Collage'
Do you love vintage and retro images? Are you a fan of ephemera from days gone by? Do you enjoy the unusual and unexpected? Welcome to Nostalgic Collage', my site for everything magic! ~Kris
Hello and thank you for visiting! My art specializes in collage, stamping and mixed media tactile art. I am a published artist, a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Owner: Vintage Photo Image Swap Group - Yahoo, Member, Marie Antoinette Mail Art Group - Ning and Member, Splitcoast Stampers (Parkerquilter). I love all things nostalgic, retro or vintage and have been creating collage' pieces since 2003. I have a degree from the Art Institute, Denver, CO in Advertising Design and I've been happily married for 21 years and we have a daughter and a funny little dog.
All original artwork, blog headers, text and pictures are copyright Kris Dickinson, 2007-2014.
All postings on this website are protected under U.S. & International Copyright Laws. No portion of any of the artist's work or statements may be duplicated, downloaded, copied, reproduced, or altered in any way.
***For information regarding the blog background, please see the link in the top right-hand corner. This will take you to the background artist's site. I did not designed this blog background. This is a free background for use on blogs.***
Please use this site as an inspiration, not for copy or publication.
(Some images by): Stampin' Up! 1988 - 2014 Luna Girl Dragonfly Design Studio Stamp Diva StampFrancisco ArtChix Studio C.M. Barker Alpha Stamps Stampington & Co. Stampin' D'Amour Collagevision Lost Coast Designs Itkupilli Elegia Cemerony Whymsical Musings Moonlight Journey Lisa's Altered Art Retro Cafe'