Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A few recent books

Just pictures of some journals from my studio
One is for a class with my little gal friends
Others are in the process of finishing pages
The minis are to enclose with purchases as a gift.
cereal box book, a class

for your dreamtime

two mini books

Monday, February 23, 2015

Elegant Ava

one of my newest dolls
I am still a kid at heart.. cherish all I make.
She is soft and a bit tattered with layers of tulle and scrim

French pages, a give away

I use a lot of pages all worn like these
I have 2 bundles like this to give away,  so if you would like them leave me a comment.
You must leave me some way to contact you,    important.

I slipped a few little extras in between too, not visible in pic.
The labels are for perfume, found in the flea market in Paris.
hard to seek out these days.
I like them applied to altered bottles or put in a scrapbook
Will draw winners, two , on 28th Feb.

French book pages

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Just pages

a bundle of my French book pages
I added the Victorian dangle thingy and the brooch that lies beneath it
It all sits on one of my Market bags that were published in Haute Handbags.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

a collage of Provence

putting together some of my artwork. 
Please enjoy

feels like spring

Monday, February 16, 2015

Succulent jar cosies

When I made some succulent jar covers I used a pattern like this
Stand the jar in the center of some burlap and draw a square to size
mark as shown,
 all squares are equal
Cut out 4 corners

Pull each corner together and zigzag seams
You should have a box.
Thread some twine around top to tie in bow and add a label to the cosy if you like

I-pad and phone wrap, La Chat

I painted the canvas  for this wrap cover.
It holds a phone or I-pad, pencil, note pad and more.
I padded it for extra protection and named it after the cat I painted into the doorway
I saw this type of scene all over Provence and thought the cat gave more depth to the

Inner pockets

Courtyard in France

Friday, February 6, 2015

Kitchen craft

I  made little burlap bags and wrote on them with felt marker.
Herbs were placed inside in small plastic baggies.
Makes a nice little gift I think.