09 May 2011

Encaustic picture

After Margaret's birthday celebrations, Princess Gaye showed us how to make encaustic pictures, she has been experimenting with encaustics recently and has created some lovely art pieces. I created the below piece, it was fun and I am definitely will be making more soon.

Cards and evelopes

I am still having fun making envelopes for cards of various sizes which are hard to match with conventional envelopes. I use various recycled paper and my sewing machine.

This card is based on a design by my friend Celeste, we have been "playing" on Sunday:

Inside of the card:

I made this card from various scraps I found in my basket:

Some more cards:

Insides of the above balloon cards:

Princess Margaret's birthday

On Saturday our Paper Princesses group celebrated Princess Margaret's 50th Birthday. Below is Margaret in her tiara:

This is my piece of art for Margaret to add to her CD collection:

This is the banner I made to decorate the table for this special occasion:

Playing with folk images

My sister has recently sent me these lovely folk images. I created 3 cards with them which can be seen below.

Stampin Up fun with Jane

Just after Easter I traveled to the Gold Coast to do a card class with Jane Norrish who is a Stampin Up Demostrator. It was fun and we made 4 "man" cards.