Thursday, April 30, 2009

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Wednesday Stamper - Orange to see all the wonderful fun submissions this week...

Tag It On Challenge #1 - Tide and Time

There is a new Wed. challenge this week complements of my friend Frankie! Please join in on the fun:

Yahoo Group Swap - April 2009

From top left:
Kris Dickinson, Heather Bloom, Julia Ziemann;
Phyllis Terrell, Heather Robinson, Alice Hyde;
Laura Carson, Gina Atkins, Connie Camp.

Such beautiful work! Thanks ladies for an awsome swap! - Kris

Monday, April 27, 2009

Mixed Media Monday - On the Beach

I call this one She Sells Sea Shells...

Please visit: to see all the wonderful submissions this week!

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Saturday Surprise - Dreams

(***Please click on picture to see the details close-up!***)
I call this piece, The Dreamweaver. You can see all the beautiful submissions this week at:

Friday, April 24, 2009

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Mixed Media Monday - Mermaid

I tried it in both an ATC size (above) and a card size (below)...

I had a great time making these. The backgrounds were created using the Heated Pearls Technique on patterned turquoise paper. All trims are from Flights of Fancy Boutique. The image is a vintage photograph of Theda Bara (Circa. 1920s).

You can see all the wonderful, whimsical submissions at:

Gothic Arch Challenge - Home Sweet Home

You have to look closely to see the arch... to see all the wonderful submissions this week...

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Small World of Inchies and Twinchies - Good Luck

"Lucky me for I have found my one true love..."Twinchie (2" x 2") & ATC (2.5" x 3.5")

This is my Twinchie for this week's challenge - Good Luck. I then created the ATC using the Twinchie. You can see all the tiny treasures at:

Saturday Surprise - Songs and Music to join in on the challenge this week!

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

I am featured on Inspirational!

I am so thrilled to be a featured artist on Inspirational today:

A huge thank you to Frankie for featuring my work. ((HUGS)) - Kris

Monday, April 13, 2009

Bingo Background ATC

Winner Takes All - March 2009, Yahoo Group

I was the winner for the month of March and these are the ATCs I rec'd. Aren't they fabulous!

From top left:
April Dudko, Kim Smith, Brenda Smith;
Laura Carson, Alice Hyde, Alice Hyde;
Heather Bloom, Connie Camp.

Thanks to all the gals for these wonderful ATCs! - Kris

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Sunday Postcard Art/Mixed Media Monday - Easter

(**Vintage images by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

This week I decided to combine the 2 challenges since they were the same. Please visit both challenge sites:

Sunday Postcard Art:

Mixed Media Monday:

Happy Easter Everyone!~

ATC - Lancaster Hat Girl

***Vintage Images by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

Happy Easter!

Wishing everyone a blessed Easter! ~Kris

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Friday, April 10, 2009

Art Creation Friday - Challenge #21

This is the inspiration piece for this week:...and this is my submission: to see all the lovely holiday creations this week... Happy Easter to all!

Make a Moo or Two - Yellow/Easter

This is the moo I created for the challenge and then I made this ATC using the moo. to see all the darling holiday Moos this week...

Vintage Easter Egg ATC Swap

These ATC-sized eggs are from a Yahoo Group swap. From top left:
Heather Bloom, Laura Carson, Phyllis Terrell;
Alice Hyde, Rosalie Ackerson, April Dudko.

Absolutely amazing and so very beautiful! Thanks so much ladies!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Blog Candy Giveaway! 1 Year Blogoversary at A Nostalgic Halloween!

(**Click on picture to see the Blog Candy close-up!**)
Today is my Blogoversary on my vintage Halloween blog: A Nostalgic Halloween. I am offering the above blog candy to one lucky person in a random drawing on April 22nd. Please visit my Halloween Blog for more details! Nothing like a little spooking in April! BOO!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Created By Hand Challenge - Spring

I call this one "Springy Marie". Please visit: to see all the lovely submissions this week...

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Gothic Arch Challenge - Open Theme

This week is an Open Theme so I chose to do Marie in blue. You can see all the wonderful submissions at:

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Published in Stamper's Sampler!

My Masquerade card made the Celebrations section of the April/May 2009 Stamper's Sampler. How exciting!

Sunday Postcard Art - Swan Lake to see all the elegant submissions this week...

Saturday Surprise - Childhood

For me, childhood is like an open door to a world of your imagination. Anything is possible and just waiting for you to step through... to join in on the challenge this week...

Friday, April 3, 2009

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Introducing....Artist Gina Atkins!

(***Please click on picture to see ATCs close-up!***) These wonderful ATCs were made by my friend Gina Atkins. Gina does not have a blog...yet, and I wanted to showcase her fabulous work. We belong to several Vintage ATC Yahoo Groups and trade ATCs. I think you will agree that Gina is an amazing artist.

Gina does have a Flickr Album where you can see more of her work:

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Theme Thursday - Paris (Paris Peacock)

For my submission this week I chose the Paris Peacock herself, Marie Antoinette~ to join in on the fun!...

Wednesday Stamper: 2 X 4 to see all the wonderful submissions this week...