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Hello Summer!

Summer Waves on the Beach, a mixed media postcard using gelli-plated and decorated deli paper, lace, painted cardstock and a sand dollar stamp. Hot weather has hit us here in Michigan. Some of my friends revel in the heat, I … Continue reading

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Stencil Time

Stencils have come a long way since the 70’s. At that time they were mainly used on walls and furniture. At some point, using stencils as wall decor became rather – well- tacky. Who was the artist that decided that … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year

I stopped in to pick  up some Chinese takeout yesterday, only to find the restaurant packed with people –  a crowd at the door, either waiting for a table or, like me, waiting for their takeout order. I had forgotten … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Spring – an Art Journal

I live in Michigan. I love living here and love experiencing all four seasons. I admit to getting tired of the summer heat by August, and we never have enough spring for my liking and am usually heartily sick of … Continue reading

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More Altered Books -Women and Wisdom

I’m finally going to show off my favorite altered book page created for the round robin in which I participated. You can see some of the other pages that I made for the different themed books here, here , and here. Rose Ann … Continue reading

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Altered Book Round Robin pt 2

Letting Go Letting go was the theme for Jeme’s book. I did a more literal interpretation and encouraged her to “sail away” from it all. I love the water and waves and wanted to do a watery theme. It was my … Continue reading

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Altered Book Round Robin pt 1

My art group decided to do an altered book round robin.Each person would pick a theme and find a book for altering, as well as do a 2 page spread as an example in her own book. Then each month we … Continue reading

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