Monday, January 30, 2012
her bodice is covered in tiny hand-spun roses tipped with walnut distress ink. her skirt is created with layers of hand-washed papers - yep! i got the paper that i go completely wet, then crumpled it into balls, then uncrumpled and let dry until damp but not completely dry. the result is a fabric to mold and shape, tear and scrunch.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
hello gypsies! the holidays are over but winter is not so i wanted to celebrate the season with a very special cabinet.
whites and blues
snow and ice
glitter and sparkle
i hope you are as inspired by winter as i am.
my next adventure is starting - the gypsy is going to CHA to see authentique at its very first show!
be sure to keep checking the authentique blog for CHAdventures!
product reports, critiques and random elements!
materials - "journey" collection papers
tissue tape - tim holtz
random elements and miscellaneous winterness
Saturday, January 7, 2012
authentique's monthly sketch challenge inspired me to create this little tribute to my blue-eyed girl. i've always loved this picture of her as a baby. and orange is my favorite color!
just a little something to brighten my day, and hopefully yours too.
feeling up to a challenge? check out authentique's january sketch challenge and create a little brighteness yourself!
card sketch challenge
layout sketch challenge