Wednesday, August 28, 2013

More Altered Spoons

I spent this afternoon finishing my spoons that I started the other day. They are both steam punk themed.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

More Cards

These two card are for a challenge I am participating in on Paper Craft Planet. The first is a little bear card that I gave googly eyes for more interest. The second is a vintage sewing card. I love to sew and stitch and vintage is one of my favorite themes.

New Cards For My Blog

Today I spent some time making cards. The first card I used the wrappers that come in my Favorite tea. I punched flowers and used the little label that hangs on the bag.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Steam Punk Challenge

I have been challenged to make a mini composition book Steam punk style. here are two that I made. I will post the inside covers on my Mixed media and Altered

Art page.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

More Embellishments

Upon looking at the two spoons I made last, I decided it needed more. Here is what I did and I think it enhances the details on the spoon.

Altered Spoons

I have been wanting to try my hand at these. This weekend I was at a flea market and the lady in the booth was practically giving spoons away. I came home with a handful and immediately starting altering them. Here are the ones I have made so far. I have a few more that are been refinished and I will post these later. The wooden spoon with have a tutorial on how I made this on my Mixed Media and Altered Art page.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Miniature Delights

I have been going through my miniature collection and came across these beauties. These dolls were made by my daughter and myself many years ago. I just wanted to share some of the miniature creations we have made. The first is a little baby all snug and warm in a bunting bag.
 A Edwardian child ready for school.
 A Victorian lady going out for tea.
 A Victorian Lady going to have her afternoon meal.
 A Victorian women going to market.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Monday, August 5, 2013

Friendship Page

I am moderating a group called Friendship Pages. This month's them is The Circus. The aim of these pages is to tell something of yourself to your partner and to forge new friendships on this site. here is what i made for my p


Another Altered Spool

It has been a busy long weekend for me here in Canada, but I did mange to slip into my studio and work on some items. here is another altered spool that I made for a swap at My Fun Crafts. This spool will soon be on ti's way to Australia.I used a spool with a bit of thread left on it and stuck a sewing needled through the thread. I also used a scrap piece of lace and a piece of measuring tape. I includes some straight pins and a vintage tag of silk thread. Then I included some flowers and leaves.