Wednesday, October 22, 2008

"Romance" Book-4 x4

Altered 4 x4 book with fabric cover and lots of images and ephemera. button and loop closure. 12 pages. Also a 4 x 6 Halloween card( the only one this year).

Monday, October 20, 2008


A little vintage library piece. Crackled and tea dyed muslin covered books. I made the books of cardstock and handmade paper. Stamped, antiqued and PID images added.


Assemblage library piece!

assemblage library piece!

Assemblage library piece!

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Vintage book-Christmas book- LIBRARY

Made this not too long ago. House shaped and lots of vintage images from old christmas cards.
The other book "memories" I made yesterday. It is a paper bag book and has 12 pages with lots of beeswax , crackled paint, stamps and lots of images.
The library piece is crackled with handmade books,made of tea dyed muslin, the images are from PID. The letters are vintage printers stamps.

Book making mood



Thursday, October 16, 2008

It's fall and it's my house!!!!

The first three are of my autumn house with the girls to welcome whoever. The tile is printed on tissue paper and decoupaged with elmers. Looks like it's part of the tile.

A bit of history

These are some family photos: My Grandmother and Grandfather on their wedding day. My Aunt and uncle when they were mere babies, and My dad and my aunt in Chicago on the tenement steps. Saw these type of photos on Jackie's site and loved the idea, so will be adding more as time goes on. Another beautiful fall day here in WI. Have lots to do so will get on with it. This is also my grandaughter , her husband and the three children(my great granchildren) Maycie, Bella and Nick-a Nick. The little dancing queen is Sara my great grandaughter, other pics are my grandson Kris, wife Jen and Sara and Kayla. Packer pics-Jessica (my grandaughter and husband Josh) Maycie, Bella and Nick. Cute!!!

Friday, October 3, 2008

worked on a couple of things

I decide to make another dress banner and here it is- also the first draft of my art doll- and the tchnique Thursday piece for PID. I won the ATC gold jackpot contest for my "Jack" Never won anything so it was sweet. Worked on a fall piece for OCT. today not done yet. Bad foot today, Wanted to do apple crisp but just can't stand that long. so put a roast in the stockpot with some veggies and beans.