Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Thursday, May 6, 2021
My online art group has been having weekly challenges and this week's is to create five Christmas cards using no red. This was harder than I expected - Christmas papers almost always have some red in them and red is just a great pop to add interest to anything.
I found a box of Christmas scraps and unused pre-stamped images from years ago and I decided to challenge myself to use some of these up. I ended up making six cards without adding red.
A few facts: the card in the upper left was punched with a tree punch that I bought a long time ago but never used; the middle upper card has scraps of G45 papers; the middle lower card has a strip from a paint chip card and the lower right card is also made with scraps of old patterned papers.
This was a fun challenge. Maybe I'll do another one trying to not use green!
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Thursday, April 22, 2021
I finished three swaps for this month. The first is a vintage junk journal page.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Just to update you on what's been happening the past month and why I've been MIA...
In mid-March, after both my husband and I had had our two vaccinations, we went to Mexico for a week to complete some dental work I had started before the pandemic. We returned on a Sat. and then on Thursday flew into Austin to surprise our oldest grandson on his ninth birthday.
We spent the weekend there and returned on Monday. Wed. night our son arrived from London to try to get his vaccinations. Luckily he managed to get his first one two days later at the Walgreens right across the street from us! We then drove back to Austin so he could see his two nephews and we spent Easter weekend with them.
We returned on the Tuesday after Easter and on Friday flew to Albuquerque with him so he could see his other two nephews. We returned on Monday while he went on to a few business trips.
So, it's been crazy busy and I have done very little art. I hope to change that soon as my husband will be having a knee replacement next Tuesday and we will be homebound for awhile.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Happy April Fool's Day! Surprise, I'm posting after several day's absence.
I can't believe it's already been 14 weeks into 2021! Time really does fly! Here are two more Margarete Miller weekly collage challenges.