I "heart" my extraordinarily creative friends -- you will too when you visit them!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Swinging Back into Action

I'm swinging back into action. My dh and I have just returned from a great trip to Costa Rica. We saw an amazing array of flora and fauna and had a wonderful time walking and "swinging" in the rainforests. I'll be back in my laundry room soon not only to work in the studio, but I do actually have a suitcase full of clothes to wash!

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Still Counting Blessings

House Mouse in and of itself is as much an addiction as stamping. This little guy (Mudpie) was still on my stamping table from a previous House Mouse challenge I called "Sweet Dreams" and he found his way into this colander of fresh fruit - still dreaming away -- but this time counting his blessings. He's colored with watercolor pencils and the grapes are enhanced with crystal lacquer and foam mounted for dimension. All the fruit and colander are sizzix die cuts -- the pear was cut from some tea stained paper I had made for another project. Lace edging by Fiskars border punch. Phrase from Stampendous. Assembled by yours truly, Martha Kay.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Leaves of Fall

I am counting my blessing on these leafs while I am away from my stamping studio. The leaves are sizzix die cut, stamped on and cuttlebug embossed and are attached by the stems only so that they can be moved about to read all those uplifting and encouraging words. Word stamps from PSX, Stampendous, etc. Underlying frame stamped with Too Much Fun Leaf background stamp. Simple but fun to receive yes?

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Friday, September 10, 2010

Mardi Gras

While I am on vacation, here's another greeting card recycle project (shredded Christmas cards) inspired by Mardi Gras. The feathers were stamped on purple cardstock, cut out and dotted with glitter glue. Craft punch for swirls
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Saturday, September 4, 2010

Strum along with me....

I enjoyed making this Iris fold project by recycling business envelopes. The strings are gold cord and the tuning pegs (or whatever they are called) are glitter glue. Corner punched layers on an All Night Media stamped background. Another iris fold project can be found here.

Thanks for coming by today -- please lmk what you think.
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