Thursday, December 12, 2013

Winter Greenery Postcard

My online art group, AAWA (An Affair With Art) is doing a postcard swap and the theme is Holiday/Winter Greenery.  This include Christmas trees, mistletoe, holly, poinsettias, wreaths, etc.
So when I saw this post of a Christmas wreath here on a blog called My Watercolor Journal, I decided that is what I wanted to do for my postcard. I hope that you will look at her lovely blog and enjoy her beautiful posts and tutorials.
I did 6 of these postcards to use for some of my Christmas cards too. I don't think mine are as pretty as her wreath turned out but I do like it. It was fun to do and I hope you enjoy looking at it.

Monday, December 2, 2013

A Tassel for my online Art group swap

My online art group AAWA (An Affair With Art) is doing a tassel swap. Jeri wanted us to do fibers, chain,lace and beads. I did use a metal thimble that I put copper embossing powders on. I was unsure if I wanted to use it or not but could not find a large bead cap in copper so I did decide to use it. I also used a bead that one of the members of AAWA gave to me as a little giftie.  I have been saving it for something special and could not think of anything better to use it on. I found the elephants at Big Lots and thought that they would make a good last minute addition to the tassel. I wove ribbon into my chains. I used the darker jewel tones that Jeri wanted us to use. I hope Yooper likes it!

Mix It Monthly - Owls

This is my art journal take on the Mix It Monthly Theme of owls. I think of wisdom when I think of owls so I added this quote. The colors that Conny wanted us to use were the red, green and mustard yellow. I hope you enjoy seeing my wise old owl!