There was a place most marvelous. It had everything rusty, crusty, textural and it made my heart beat faster to gaze upon it. My son was the one that discovered it for us. Gradually we brought others to our secret place. Only those whose blood ran rust were invited, they … Continue reading
Nina Hartmann has completed a new Christmas book! For all of you fans of Vintage by Nina that missed the last Christmas book which is now, sadly, out of print, here’s a chance to experience her beautiful work with a Christmas theme. The book will be released in September 2014 … Continue reading
I love the look of old paper. I know I’m not alone in this. Admit it, your heart skips a beat when, as you’re trolling along your favorite flea, you spy the pile. Ahhh, the sepia tones, the faded faces looking out at you from time past, the loopy antique … Continue reading
Hi all! As promised in my previous post on personalized cards, here is a selection of some of the cards I’ve made in the past for friends and family. As you can see there are all sorts of themes and materials going on. In many there will be some kind … Continue reading
It is easy for me to go a bit crazy for Halloween. Even though it is still months away, I find myself getting excited about the orange, black, and misty green palette. For this post I’ll show you some of the clay figures I did for Halloween. Creative Paper Clay … Continue reading
Today I’m going to show you the general method I use to create personalized cards for friends and family. I’ll have more examples of past cards I’ve made and given in a separate post. Often the card is the gift so I like to make it special. So here we go… … Continue reading
All journeys must start with a single step! What could be better than starting my new blog by sharing my creative space with other like-minded folks. I’ve always been somewhat of a late bloomer and so it is with my entry into blog-land. I have followed other beautiful blogs for … Continue reading
My daughter lived in Australia for a while and my husband and I trekked across the ocean to visit her there. Of course one of the best things there were the flea markets! Too bad I didn’t have more room in my luggage!