Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pressing on…

The first time I saw the pressed version of these little guys I immediately thought to myself…Van Gogh! These are the inspiration for his suns! Oh, if only I could hunt down my teacher in high school who used to say I was too busy talking … Continue reading

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Lisa’s Art Challenge – “Outside the Box”

Ah-ha…now I know why she included the word "challenge"…. And a challenge it was on many different levels… The first challenge was getting out of Target without straying from my short, concise shopping list. Suffice it to say, I didn't pass … Continue reading

Posted in Altered Art, flowers, Inspiration, mixed media, Pressed or dried flowers, projects, Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments

A Free Image…Oh, Sweet Baby!

Not long ago while meandering through an antique store, the owner, a darling lady with not only grandchildren but great-grandchildren, made a casual statement about old photographs. She mentioned she recently gave away a large box of old family photos….to someone … Continue reading

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Where Bloggers Create, Part II

  I warned ya'll that there might be a few follow-ups to the original tour…was having voo-coo computer issues on my first attempt. Most of my computer issues tend to fall within the realm of  "not the brightest bulb when it comes to technical stuff"…{{{sigh}}} Not sure … Continue reading

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Where Bloggers Create Party

Don't ya just git giddy when something you've wished for, waited on, dreamed of, but mostly WORKED HARD FOR, !!!finally!!! happens? For most of my "creative life" which now spans decades, my creative space and supplies were scattered throughout our home in closets, … Continue reading

Posted in antique stores, Birds, Books, creative storage, flowers, Inspiration, my studio, projects, thrift stores, vintage books, vintage buttons, vintage christmas ornaments, vintage doll, vintage dress form, vintage hat, vintage mannequin, vintage millinery, vintage wallpaper, Where Bloggers Create | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 74 Comments

 My time in the mountains of western North Carolina was over before I could blink. But it is always time well spent. Lots of laughter, good food, beautiful scenery, drives through the countryside… …an hour or so walking through the shops…you … Continue reading

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New Finds Second Time Around…

Part of the fun of trying to organize my creative workspace is finding stuff that's been packed away and rediscovering them all over again. Aren't these old cigarette giveaways awesome? They are filled with creative potential as well as being something you … Continue reading

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