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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Bits of Art!

The Gypsy and I are happy. The new "Artful Blogging" is here.

I've been pouring over the beautiful blogs and photos -- some familiar to me, others new. The photography inspires me!

So, I thought I'd post a few pieces I've just finished. All are cards -- these are full-sized, blank 5x7s.

Do you recognize this? It's the ATC from Pink Saturday, only bigger and bluer!

And this is art from a vintage postcard that so resembles the late, great Stimpy, I can't resist it!

Then, thanks to the Cuddlebug, some shortbread-mold pressed paper and a little bit of ribbon, I pulled together bunches of note cards.

Who knows -- Invitations? Thank you notes? Baby blessings? They will have a life of their own -- with me or with someone else!

A reminder to newer readers that if you or so someone you know is grieving the loss of someone they love (or anticipating that in the near future), I am posting a series of articles about grieving (each including a recipe) on my other blog, Chopsticks and String. The first is in place; the others will publish between now and the holidays.

12 comments:

jet1960 said...

Your cards are lovely! All of them!

I'm way behind on your blog. Will have to catch up this week.

I'm jealous that you get magazines earlier there. Our Booksamillion doesn't always get all the ones in I'm interested in and they seem to be weeks later than other regions.

Sugar Bear said...

Such a cute photo of the Gypsy! Everyone can appreciate Artful Blogging!
Karla

Jeanne said...

Gorgeous

Annie said...

I love your cards, Jeanie, especially the star. So much impact and such a simple process.

Kitty looks all comfy and ready for any pose she can strike for the camera.

Beth said...

Wow! What great Art you have been creating. Are you still going to do some shows? I haven't got the new Blogger mag but will soon. I love to look through it.
Have a great Tuesday!
xoxoxoxooxoxo

JessInFocus said...

Your cards are fantasic! Expecially the Stimpy one. I need to get to creating cards...

Quiltmoose - Dagmar said...

Wow, your cards are awesome! I especially love the Chinese one :)

Dagmar

Thanks For 2 Day said...

Hi Jean, I've enjoyed browsing your blog. You are very creative and I have enjoyed your stories and like your writing style! It's been fun visiting. I might try one of the meme's next time. How does that work? Anyway, take care! Jan

Shelley said...

Pretty cards. I keep forgetting to use my cuttlebug. Guess I should give it a try. Love yours!

Joanne Huffman said...

Beutiful cards!

Joanne

Naturegirl said...

the chain of inspiration continues on your blog with these entries! Love your creativity and I adore the ~first image~..puts a smile on my morning face! purzzzzz NG

Beth Leintz said...

Love what you did with your Cuttlebug!

Glad you have a friend to share Artful Blogging with.

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