I am relieved to say that Valerie
finally received her swap art from me,
and she has blogged about it for T day.
Apparently, customs held onto it for
about ten days. I'm just glad it
arrived safely and intact. Above is
one page that I made for Valerie's
"Bird" theme. Couldn't resist including
some fabric in the collage. Please
visit Bastelmania to see the rest of
the pages, and some of Valerie's
beautiful art work.
A random quote...too funny.
(Click on any image for a larger view.)
I did, indeed, have the urge to stitch,
and made up one of the little felt
stars in red, white, and blue. It worked
up pretty quickly--though a bit wonky--
with beads, buttons, and felt. Why is
it so hard to get stuff to stay centered?
Even though I pin it first, it seems to
move off center as I stitch...
One of the fun things about getting together
with art friends, is that they share their
techniques, and even let you try out their
And when the permanent ink you used to
stamp the cicada on the previous page
bleeds through to the next page, it's the
perfect opportunity to use the new flowered
duct tape that was purchased to
reinforce the mailed overseas package!
That is a tick you may have spotted on the
left side of the wildflowers...found him
crawling on my clothes when I got out
of the shower. Ick!! It's fun to get out and
investigate a new place to walk- enjoy the
sunshine and get some exercise- but don't
forget the insect repellent!!
Recycling a couple of beverage images
from previous weeks...
and encouraging you to visit the
T Tuesday group over at
Bleubeard and Elizabeth's blog.