Dilly Beans Challenge theme is Spring. I used the Amalia & Laylah Dlly Beans image because it totally makes me smile. This image is going to be the one that I learn to color hair on. This is my first attempt, but I am going to practice, practice, practice until I get it! Aren't these girls sweet? I added some Martha Stewart punches (leaf and hydrengea) and sponged the image inside of a Spellbinders circel die. This cute little card is going to a sweet friend for her birthday. The Octopode Factory the challenge is all about Fashion. I purchased this wonderful William Shakespeare image from The Octopode Factory a few weeks ago, and I am having so much fun with it. There are a million Shakespeare quotes you can pair with it - that man was so prolific. I also used a Lilypink image - the designer loves The Octopode Factory and actually got me hooked on Octopodes so it was only fitting! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Hugz!!!
Hello friends. No more fun travel or parade pictures - back to every day normal life. On a positive note, I have been able to fit in some art. Hereis an art journal spread I finished this weekend. I am adding it to Alison's Summer Landscape challenge theme at **Art*Journal*Journey* . I started the pages in my journal around July 4th after seeing Dina's stripes inspired Mixed Media challenge on Splitcoaststampers.com and got as far as stamping some foliage at the bottom. I was stuck after that, and I wasn't sure where to go with it next. A few days later, I was clearing out some things in the craft room and ran across a Thomas Kinkade book I cut up and use in my Bible Journaling. There was a picture of the San Francisco Bridge and another of some mountains so I tore them out and added them to my page with Gesso representing some of the beautiful things in America and also Alison's countryside theme. They did not blend in very well and I needed to alter them to wo