I gathered some pretty things and collected some New Year thoughts. I’m not celebrating the coming of 2011 as much as I’m REJOICING that I made it THROUGH 2010. Some of you know what I mean. You probably have many hopes and dreams for this year, too. I’m going to […]
I peeled off the colored square stickers, removed any left-over adhesive, and glued on squares cut from decorative/book papers. To finish I gave each square a coat of Diamond Glaze to make them shiny.
Here’s my piece that I contributed to the HCBC Art Exhibit entitled “Three in One.” I took a few pictures (not very good ones, unfortunately) while I was making it… First I formed the leaves and stem of the shamrock, and the decorative braids out of paper clay. It is […]
I wanted this project to be very kid friendly, so I decided on salt dough for our chrismon ornaments. We whipped up a simple batch of salt dough using this recipe: 1 cup salt 1 cup water 2 cups flour (add a little more flour if it’s sticky) Just roll it out and […]
Altering these drink coasters is fun! They give them to you at restaurants no matter what you order so they are easy to obtain. Fortunately for me, my friend gave me some to play with. I love taking something that has no spiritual meaning to it whatsoever and turning it […]
Here’s my drink coaster covered in glue and ready to be transformed into a beautiful ornament. Forgive the sticky appearance of my table top. This time of year there are lots of adhesives being used in this area. First, I covered it in some canvas paper. I’ve never used it […]
My incredibly creative and resourceful friend, Missy Trantham, made this beautiful Christmas ornament. There are two things about this ornament that I LOVE. First, it’s made from a drink coaster that she saved from a recent dinner at Chili’s! Awesome! The coaster makes a very sturdy base for collage and […]
These are two of my favorite Christmas cards that I’ve made for Christmases past. It was one of those rare times where I was able to create the exact thing (well, pretty close) that I saw in my head. For this first one I used one of my art “models” […]