Category Archives: mixed media art

Backgrounds for Breakfast

Cereal boxes make great substrates for postcards and it makes me feel like Mother  Earth when I’m being green and finding a use for a throwaway!  (Actually, I would recycle but this even feels better). Plus–free art stuff! Start by … Continue reading

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Riding Back to My Blog

Hoping to hop on this bicycle and ride back into the blog world after being absent for a very lo-o-o-ong time.  This little contour drawing was embellished with a bit of extra marker and watercolor.  It was one of my … Continue reading

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Birds, birds, birds.

Nine birds down; ninety-two to go!  Joined the 101 Bird Challenge started by Corinne Bekker with a group over on Flickr.     Here’s my flock so far 😉 —

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Tiny Accordion Book

Inspired by Tammy at Daisy Yellow I tried one of her fun little accordion books.  You can cut 3 books out of one file folder.  The little books measure about 2.5 by 4 inches when they’re closed and there are … Continue reading

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ICAD 2014, here I come!

Two weeks worth of ICAD’s.  I’m barely keeping up and keeping it simple at that.  Last summer I only made it to 23 out of 61 but I’m determined to spend a little time each day with a bit of … Continue reading

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Come Alive!

All ready to go.  Sometime in the next few days I should get a list of 10 names from iHanna.   Address, stamp and write a short note and they’re on their way!!  Then just sit back and wait patiently  anxiously … Continue reading

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Inspiration when you least expect it!

Last weekend we did some volunteer work at our local metropark.  It was a small Spring carnival mainly for little kids–a clown, crafts, junk food and game booths with all those kitsy little prizes.  I was assigned the ladybug bean … Continue reading

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“S” is for……….

Two more postcards out to snail mail today.  MMSA’s “S” scavenger hunt is the theme of the week.  Each postcard should have about 10 things starting with the letter S.  My first one is stamps but look closer……all the stamp’s … Continue reading

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Layered Goodness!

Four more cards ready to go.  This week’s swap is “transparent layers” and, boy, did I have fun playing with this.  I started out with some transparent watercolor washes on paper, added a few stamp images then a layer of … Continue reading

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Mail Art

Headed to the post office.  Have everything addressed, stamped and ready to find a new home!  Finished 3 fun postcards for the current MMSA (Mail Me Some Art) “maps” Challenge and one for an online group I’m in (Artful Groupies).  … Continue reading

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