I finally got around to creating my Etsy banner and will be opening my shop soon. That was on my “to do” list for this year as I wanted an outlet for my non Santa creations. And speaking of the boys, it’s nearly July, so Santa production is about to head into full throttle…
Friday, June 13, 2008
I purchased a beautifully illustrated stitch dictionary at Borders the other day, Stitch Sampler, by Lucinda Ganderton. It was $14.95 minus my 30% discount coupon (Woohoo!). I’m hoping to get a lot of use out of it this summer as I have joined the hand embroidery group over at Stitchin Fingers.
Monday, June 09, 2008
These cheerful wildflowers bloom all over the yard in the spring. I scanned my original watercolor sketch, fiddled with various filters a bit and added some text. I used Photoshop Elements - and I must say, that is one fun little program!
Wednesday, June 04, 2008
The first image is a painted, glazed and stamped card inspired by a technique in Traci Bautista’s cool book, Collage Unleashed. The second image is another attempt at a fused fiber background. So far, I think that’s my favorite technique – because the results are totally unpredictable.