Saturday, January 31, 2009

A Year of ATCs Swap - January 2009

Kris Dickinson, Sarah Hemphill, Louise Granlund;
Alice Hyde, Julia Ziemann, Lyneen Jesse;
Linda Freeman, Pam Sparks, Kathleen Miller.
Group 2:
Kris Dickinson, Kris Dickinson, Lyneen Jesse;
Pamela Jin, Susie Dally, Kathleen Miller;
Kim Andersen, Eileen Sterba, Carolyn Utter.
Group 3:
Kris Dickinson, Liz Ketter, Jan Larson;
Laura Van Vleet, Lyneen Jesse, Robin Woodward;
Paulette Akagi, Kathleen Miller, Cindy Dorr.

Thanks ladies for a fantastic month of swapping!

Watercolor Roses

Saturday, January 24, 2009

My Sweet Valentine Swap - Yahoo! Group

I created this ATC for a swap at Vintage Photo Group on Yahoo!

ATC - Ticket for 2

I created this ATC for the Year of ATCs swap at Stampin' D'Amour as an angel set...

Friday, January 23, 2009

ATC - Funny Valentine

I created this ATC for our monthly swap at Stampin' D'Amour. This is for Group 1...

Kreativ-Award - From Cindy

Cindy from gave me this award and I'm just thrilled. Thanks so much Cindy! Please check out her blog everyone.

The rules behind this award are:

I would like to pass this award on to the following wonderful people who are first and most importantly ...CARING bloggers who take time to comment on others work. Also they have fabulous blogs with excellent artwork. The people I would like to give this award to are:

Heather R.:
Melissa :
Liz K.:
Shelly H.:
Sarah H:
Louise G:

Please pass this award along to the people you think deserve recognition. Thank you to these ladies for their inspiration and congratulations! - Kris

Art Creation Friday Challenge #10

The inspiration piece for this week...
...and my take on the challenge. to see all the lovely submissions this week.

Stunning ATCs by Alice Hyde

I received such happy mail yesterday. My friend and master ATC artist Alice Hyde sent me these gorgeous ATCs. She said she created them using the gesso/alcohol ink technique. Amazing work! Thanks so much Alice ((HUGS))!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Monday, January 19, 2009

Friday, January 16, 2009

ATC - Mardi Gras

I had a great time making this ATC....she's all decked out and ready to party!

Art Creation Friday #9

Here's my submission...
...and here is the inspiration piece. to join in on the challenge this week...

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

The Vintage Veranda Challenge - Grid Card/Far Away Places

Jacqueline's challenge is to create a grid card with the theme "Dreaming of Far Away Places..." I've chosen China and this is my submission. You can join in on the challenge at:

Vintage ATC Swap - All Bundled Up

(***please click on picture to see the ATCs close-up!***) From top left:
Kris Dickinson, Brenda Smith, Pam Sparks;
JoAnne Balaz, Heather Bloom,l Alice Hyde;
Teri Chinen.
Adorable ATCs all! Thanks so much ladies for a wonderful swap!

Bookmark - Not All Who Wander are Lost

Vintage image by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

ATC - XOXOXO Valentine

Vintage images by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

Check out all of Kelly's wonderful Collage' Sheets!

Vellum Valentine

Tag - Passages

Sunday, January 11, 2009

ATCs - Wintertime

The entire group....and...

One close-up.

I created these ATCs for A Year of ATC Swap at Stampin' D'Amour...

Friday, January 9, 2009


**Image by Kelly Burton's Collagevision:

Make a Moo or Two - Winter Frost

My moo....
...and the ATC I created with the moo. to see all the frosty submissions this week...

Art Creation Friday - Challenge #8 to check out all the great submissions this week...

Thursday, January 8, 2009

TGIF Challenge - Dogs

(***Please click on the picture to see the details close-up!***) to see all the canine creations this week...

Theme Thursday Challenge - Vintage Valentines to see all the lovely submissions this week....
(**Image by Kelly Burton @ Collagevision:

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Sunday Postcard Art Challenge - Celebrate to join in on the challenge this week...

Gothic Arch Challenge - New Year to see all the fabulous arches this week...

Christmas Ornaments by Kim Andersen

My friend Kim Andersen sent me these tiny ornaments treasures as a gift. Thanks so much Kimmie, they're darling! You can see more of Kim's amazing work on her blog:

Christmas Ornament by Alice Hyde and Julia Ziemann

This stunning ornament was made for me by my friends Alice Hyde and Julia Ziemann as a Christmas present....isn't it adorable? Thanks so much, I love it!

Stampin' D'Amour: A Year of ATC Swap - Dec. '08

(Click on pictures to see the ATCs close-up!***)Group 1:
From top left: Kris Dickinson, Julia Ziemann, Linda Freeman;
Pam Sparks, Louise Granlund, Alice Hyde;
Kathleen Miller, Lyneen Jesse, Sarah Hemphill.

Group 2:
Kris Dickinson, Carolyn Utter, Lyneen Jesse;
Kim Andersen, Kathleen Miller, Eileen Sterba;
Susie Dally, Carrie Rees, Pamela Jin.
Group 3:
Kris Dickinson, Jan Larson, Robin Woodward;
Laura Van Vleet, Kathleen Miller, Liz Ketter;
Paulette Akagi, Dena Sawka, Cindy Dorr.

What a wonderful month of ATCs! Thanks to everyone!