Its that time of year…. At Marlin Orchard today for a crafty show! it’s beautifully set up in a greenhouse, the light is great and it’s such a lovely atmosphere. Come and say hi if you are in the Cornwall area!
I could call is something cheesy like the wings of time. But I won’t. This click started life as a regular old brown plastic clock with a photo of coffee or something generic like that in the background. So I took it apart and re-imagined it as something s little more special. I used all… Continue reading Altered clock…..
Here’s another salt shaker angel. She s dressed in blue….btw this is the ‘serenity’ blue from Rustoleum spray able chalk paint. It’s a beautiful color, and the coverage is fair I guess. I also have the white and I really don’t love that. The coverage is pretty horrid actually. I’m priming everything with gesso and… Continue reading Angel in blue….
Vintage buttons, costume jewelry embellishments and a few pieces of ephemera from Tim Holtz.
Some friends of ours got married in late summer this year and I wanted to gift them with a handmade guestbook. I’d seen some nice ones on Pinterest, and I figured I’d have all summer to learn and try binding and different techniques….I really wanted it to be special! I had all these little bits… Continue reading Wedding guestbook….
I was super intrigued by the salt shaker angels I saw on Pinterest…..what a nice (if non functional) idea. I really wanted to try it, so I found some shakers, gunked them up with a base of texture paste, gesso and acrylics and then painted over it. I decided to ‘rust’ up the cap, which… Continue reading Salt shaker angels….
Here’s one if my first altered bottles. It’s pretty straightforward, a nostalgic memory bottle, remarking on the fleeting moments, the constant clockwork of time passing. A bottle is a perfect place to keep our cherished memories.