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I 'm wife, a mother , a daughter, a sister,a friend,a crazy faerie loving, art creating, born in England living in the states, blond hair blue eyed, tea drinking, mixed media, atc swapper, digital artist, blogger ,Facebook, reader, writer, old movie watcher, paper addicted, high heel lover, dog owner,cupcake eater, creatively eccentric.. party hat wearer. Welcome to my blog. Where I hope you'll stay awhile and come back often. Hugs Wendy

Monday, April 30, 2012

let's celebrate

Let's party , 

blow up the balloons , 

make the cake....  Deviant scrap are celebrating their 2 year anniversary with fun and games and most importantly a HUGE sale

Hidden vintage studios have two new kits out to celebrate too

 sitting pretty girls

  and sitting pretty babies

and I now create for crowabout studios too

 a set of two ATC made with the "pods" kit

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Shhhh! I found a faerie house in my garden

 Now quickly and quietly , follow me in to the garden.
 ......Shh! they'll hear you....
 look now,  under the rose bush. Can you see it ?  See hidden in the grass.
  Yes! I can see the faeries sitting outside too.

Big faerie thanks to miss Kim at Tabby's place for my faerie house.... its one of those pieces you see something different each time you look at it... there is so much detail and it truly sparkles in the sunlight... thank you dear friend  

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The jealous moon

The monthly color challenge at VPI this month is Periwinkle, it's such a pretty color and flower.... Of course the moon would be jealous.... The challenge is to make an 4 by 6 inch arch and use a window somewhere on it ... The digital piece came first and I thought it would make a very pretty arch...

Sunday, April 22, 2012

New Kit ... May flowers

With spring comes the gentle rain and the bright May flowers  never so bright and colorful as the images of the May flower girls in the new kit from Hidden Vintage studios released today at www.deviantscrap.com

The kit is so versatile going from sweet and spring like to dark and Hallo weeny to streampunk.

 Altered book covers....using the images from the new mini kit "May flowers "

Digital  image using hidden vintage studios , Fine crafted /Holliewood , Lori Davidson
Another altered book cover
Digital image using  Hidden vintage studios, Tangie/Rebecca, Lori Davidson and Lisa's altered art, Tumble fish studios, background copyright free

Thursday, April 19, 2012

making a quick escape

 When I start a digital piece I ofter think about the story behind the image.

well it's a hot summer day , the warm breezes are coming into the classroom.. the twins are staring out of the window at the sunny meadow, birds are singing , bees are buzzing...the stream is bubbling........  the school work is boring

 and the teacher has fallen asleep in his chair.......childhood is calling......... time for a quick escape

the children are from the redheaded stepchildren kit from hidden vintage studios... the window and background, books etc  Lori Davidson, the vase/ rose from Brimm

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


The where's my crown ATC's are finally finished  I feel I should have that saying on a sign near my computer  "Where's my crown" 

This is our first swap BlissfullART  ... the ATC's coming in are fabulous and I can't wait to show you them when they are all swapped out... in the meantime I can show mine... I 've used the very colorful images from Marsha at Tumble fish studios  

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

take a word...... TIME

To everything there is a season,
a time for every purpose under the sun.
A time to be born and a time to die;
a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
a time to kill and a time to heal ...
a time to weep and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn and a time to dance ...
a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing;
a time to lose and a time to seek;
a time to rend and a time to sew;
a time to keep silent and a time to speak;
a time to love and a time to hate;
a time for war and a time for peace.
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

I know you are probability wondering why  I'm using such a morbid poem. I have never seen this as morbid but a guide to my life ... there is a time for everything and there is a story.

When I was about ten. I had to pick a poem to read out to the class.. I didn't want to do this, I was painfully shy and hated speaking to a crowd.   My grandad had a old book of poems. I was going to use John Wordsworth's daffodils but at the last minute changed my mind and did this instead... 

It took a lot of courage to stand before that class and recite, I was so proud I didn't stumble or mess up the words and now still forty odd years years later.......  Do you know what I remember about that day....  not that I did so well but That my teacher instead of praising me...  she asked "Why had I picked such an morbid theme"

A wonderful time for her to pull my out of my shell and praise me for reciting a long and hard poem and she felt the need to question it ..... Did  I even raise my hand to do it again. 

I think you know the answer

  credits" the finecrafted design and Holliewood.

Friday, April 13, 2012

OH NO! How did this happen?

I ran out of  matte board.... I can't believe it... I'm in the middle of making my ATC for the "Where my crown" swap at BlissfullART.... I buy the board in large sheet now as I'm making so many ATC 's but I thought I had more .... Darn it ! but you know what that means ( large smile on my face) A trip to the craft store .... OH Well! He He..... in the meantime here are the ones I did finish...

Three more to make

and ATC's for the Kimberly's swap 

 So I have my list and I not going to buy anything else, just matte board !... Mm mm ! if you believe THAT , you"ll believe anything ...  Wait ! was that a flying Bunnie outside my window. LOL

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

someBunnie love you

MOO! yes what are MOO? I hear you ask ... everywhere you look someone talking, making and swapping them. 

they are 1x3 inch mini card that pack a big punch of fun... and here are mine for a upcoming swap at tabby's swap. The images are from Hidden Vintage studios at "the spring friends kit "

The  cute bunnies are from Becky at

Mixed bag

Today post is a mixed bag of thank you's for Easter goodies , ATC, Moos..... First a big thank you to Kim, Tabby's place, my friend, co owner  for the surprise Easter gift.... this came.. A cute rabbit bag filled with a number of crafting supplies ... there were chocolates but they didn't last for the photo LOL YUM!

also thank you to Kim for hosting two swaps one the Vintage children Moo swap at Tabby's swaps

Thank you to  Michelle Carrier, Alice Hyde,Constance Taylor, Sandy Scholz, Charlotte Ferd, Heather Hudson

and also the monthly color swap at VPI  this stunning ATC came from the talented  miss Sandy Scholz. Thank you Sandy... I'm honored to have another one of your masterpieces

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

willow's cake day

It's willow's birthday today... I don't have anything planned but I did make her a party hat , which lasted all of two second until Acorn came over wondering where his hat is, but doesn't she look cute ....... well off to have fun with my fur kids. 

Monday, April 9, 2012

Almost Alice

 I have been dying to show you all the art I've been making with the new mini Kit "Almost Alice" from Hidden Vintage studios... they added it to Deviant scrap today.I made an Altered tin for the Creative team. But then
 I couldn't stop so I made A digital piece Titled  "Down the rabbit hole'   
 Some ATC for a up and coming Alice in wonderland swap at Paper Traders

 And some Glue book pages for a swap at Blissfull ART swaps

not only does the kit come with the colored images but also in Sepia, and as you can see it is very versatile, as it works for Alice in Wonderland  and these spring themed pages. 

Available here

CREDITS:  hidden vintage studios, tumble fish studios , paper whimsy , Fine crafted design, Tangie Baxter,

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