Thursday, 26 February 2015


this painting was inspired by the first frost back in the fall
( one I forgot to post)
now i am hoping for a change in weather soon
i need some new inspiration
below the progression of the canvas and a detail of the texture

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

seed bead ring

 another challenge from my friend carmi
which is always fun to try new things
and it was  a really simple and easy project
it has been a while since ive used seed beads
and now i realize that my eyes are not what they used to be
 in  this wonderful kit from dazzle-it
instruction booklet --Rings by Giovanna
tons of Czech seed beads and beading needles
and thermally bonded bead weaving thread
which i have never used (not sure why)
and totally love!
check out the dazzle-it blog hop
and all the participants
Cyndi Lavin Post linked here.
Marissa Decipeda-Wong linked here.
Tammy Powley linked here.
Jennifer Tryon linked here.
Lisa Pace linked here.
Eileen Bergen linked here

Thursday, 12 February 2015

i love resin challenge

my friend carmi hosted this wonderful project for valentines
a few months ago i received an envelope filled with these tiny heart bezels
first i thought , what could possibly fit in this?
once i started going through my stash i found tons of stuff
so I started making piles
everything i could find that was red, white or pink
and a few things I hadn't seen in a while or even knew i had

i love collage, so i played around with several ideas
mixing and matching
until i found combinations i liked
good thing carmi gave me more than my share
ideas just kept coming

at first it was a bit hard to work so small, but that's what i love
a challenge!!
i would have never tried this on my own
thanks carmi
to see all the projects visit her
I love resin blog
she will be posting all week
this one is my favorite
a special gift for my friend who inspired the words

Monday, 9 February 2015


 I started this painting months ago but with the holidays
and a few other projects on the go
I just found the time this weekend to finish
the soft color palette was inspired by my friend horse
"Barbie" below