Friday, October 12, 2012

June 12th 2011

I love this card. I was a simple drawing card done on heavier watercolor like paper with a black felt tip pen. I just like the scale and simple look to the graphic. I could see doing more pieces like this one in the future.

June 11th 2011

I decided on this day (which also happened to be my birthday) to reuse some of my scrap pieces to construct an abstract card. Not my favorite but I can still appreciate it for what it is.

June 10th 2011

On this date I had taken a photo of a tv show where a wall in the background was painted with these modular like shapes. I used some colored not pad papers and layered these shapes to create this interesting look.

June 9th 2011

I have recently been working at a craft store where I learned how to bond plastic. This piece was made using plastic bags that newspapers come in. I cut up small pieces of different colors, layered them and sandwiched them between sheets of waxed paper. I bonded it all together using the heat from a simple iron. The texture and colors on these pieces are so very interesting to me.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

June 8th 2011

On the 8th I wanted to revisit my modular dimensional flower motif. I really like how one flower is overflowing but I cut the second short. This piece is very tall with large beads for centers. I'm really enjoying how they are progressing at this time and it is so much fun revisiting these first pieces.

June 7th 2011

This is the first time I used a paint chip from the hardware store. I started collecting the paint chips when I realized what a great free recourse of fun colored papers they were. This behavior probably has me black listed at a certain Home Depot. I used white wire to make the squiggles and poked them through to the back. I absolutely love it writing like quality.  The detail below is a side shot to show how dimensional it became. Simple and sweet.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

June 6th 2011

Everyone needs a bit of a creative break and so for this card I simply recycled an old torn piece of hand printed wallpaper into my card for the day.

June 5th 2011

This card like the daisy card is simply cut and bent to make the blue paper lift up. I was using my favorite crescent motif and just playing like usual with my mild obsession with making my cards sculptural.  

June 4th 2011

I was digging for a more involved card so as I was already using this yarn on another project I decided to hand stitch it through my card stock card. I added metal jump rings and beads to create more interest and sparkle. I like this card but I think it could have been better on a more contrasting background paper.

June 3rd 2011

After the last time traveling card I though I could skip forward to the days of free love and flower power. I layered papers to create these cut out daisies. The inner petals are not glued down so they can be pulled out or bent to make them more dimensional.

June 2nd 2011

I have always love vintage items, thrift stores and antique malls so I made my homage to the old silhouette pictures of the past.  

June 1st 2011

On may way home I had to walk underneath one of those sputnik trees. I took one home to do a drawing study for this days card. Pencil on printer paper.