Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Raisinboat Challenge #7

Raisinboat Challenge #7 

I had a picture in my mind before I even
received my stamps.  So this is
how it all came together. 

The flowers were stamped from Raisinboat
"All in Toile"
Then the rest of the card was stamped from
Raisinboat "Wild about you, Honey!" 

The hearts, bee's wings and flower centers
were glittered with gel.  The color was
added with colored pencils and
markers.  The large bee was popped
up on dots.. This was so much fun!

Please leave a comment so I know you
came to visit.. Many Thanks.  cj

Monday, January 21, 2013

My Re-purposed card

Linked to:
 "What are you known for?"
I am best known for re-using, re-purposing
and re-creating things that someone
else might throw away.

 Challenge #21 incorporat a heart.
My Repurposed Card

I started with a card board box and
paper sack.

I died the card board and sack with cool aid.

I used a tissue box for the background paper.

I mounted my pieces on some white cardstock.
Punched heart shaped holes and wove some
pink fiber through them.  I glued the hearts to
some doilies I made and popped them up. Then
 stamped the background with words.. and the heart with, 
"A Love Story".... 

Thank you for visiting.  I hope you enjoy my
Repurposed Card. 

A Painting for Jim P..

This painting is one I created as a thank you to Jim..  He brought back from Japan a news paper.  So I glue the paper to the canvas and painted the Geisha.  "Asian Mystery" is the title. 

Thank You  Jim..

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Journal Page for Linda L.

I was too late in joining a swap on Your Paper Pantry.  So Linda asked if I would care to swap a journal page.  and I was thrilled to do so.  The theme was,  "Who Am I"?   

I created two pockets.. one on top and one on the side that held some information about me.  I also had a pocket on the front to hold some tea.  then on the other side.......

I created a silhouette of my face....and added some quotes.. I was very pleased with the way it turned out.  Someday I'll send a picture.. but for now Lupus has invaded my face with lessions....and I've been over a year..try different medications ... that have not worked.. but I'm sure some will soon..  

Thank you for stopping by.. Please leave a comment.. thanks.  cj

Busy Making Stick Pins

I've been busy making stick pins.  Last count was around 90 that I have completed.. Here are a few of the swaps that I am in for Stick Pins. 

These stick pins were placed into flowers that I had
made.  and sent in a swap for Your Paper Pantry.

These stick pins were for a swap on Swapbot..

These stick pins were for a swap on 2 Shappy Sisters

Thanks for visiting.. Please leave a comment.  cj

January 2013 Mail Art

For January 2013.  We created winter theme envelopes at Your Paper Pantry.  I have taken this very thick crinkled paper and cut a hole in it after folding it into an envelope.  I tried to make the picture look as those it were a snow globe with pieces falling down...but the pieces kept sticking to the plastic on the globe.  But over all I thought it turned out cute. 

Thank you for visiting.. Please leave a comment.  cj

Repurposed ...Stick pin holder

This was a swap on 2 Shabby Sisters Studio.  We were to take a dollar store candle stick and glue to it some kind of contain.. the decorate in white and blue and create a stick pin holder. 

This picture shows the plactic bowl that I used E6000 to glue to the
Candle stick.  and a completed Stick Pin holder next to it.

In this picture.  you can see inside the bowl area where
 I created a pillow for the stick pins. 

I hope you enjoy this creation.  Please leave a comment.  cj

Lessology Challenge #21 "Hearts"

Lessology Challenge #21.......  "Angel or Fairy repurposed from an old quilt"

I collect old Cutter Quilts.  These are quilts that are totally worn out and can no longer be repaired. 

I've created a new pattern using these quilts and hearts. 
In these pictures I will show you how I will cut out pieces from these old quilts using several hearts and modified hearts to create a new, repurposed item.  We will call it an Angel or Fairy with many purposes.  

This is were I have cut apart the pieces needed for
the  "Angel or Fairy"

On the left it shows the pieces, and on the right
it shows the completed "Angel" ready to be
sent to a new bride..

This pictures shows a "Tooth Fairy" that was completed
from another old quilt.

On the back of this "Fairy" I made a pocket that has a
little poem I made about tooth fairies.. The tooth can
be slipped into a zip lock baggie and ready to
trade the tooth in for some coins..
These are all original works of art by me...
CJ   Plumb 

I do not sell them...

Thank you for visiting.. I hope you enjoy my creation.  Please
leave a comment..   cj