Thursday, July 31, 2014

Sweetness of Friendship

Digital elements from Rebecca McMeen's kit "Zolie."

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Seashells

I have no idea how my brain comes up with these ideas. It must be my medication!


Just for fun . ..

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Articulated Paper Doll

Articulated paper doll a gift from my friend Marguerite Bryant. Man by itKuPilli. Background by Carolyn Dube.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Mad Hatter Tea Party Today!



I found a little creature
by our garden’s biggest tree.
I’m just not really sure
what this little man might be.

Perhaps a garden goblin,
a hobbit or an ork.
He’s just so very tiny,
and eats mushrooms with a fork!

(Hmm. He seems to have an interesting collection of mushrooms.
I wonder if we should check our tea?
The friends he brought look pretty interesting, too!)

He baked some fancy cupcakes,
and set a table for some tea.
He’s knows today’s the Hatter’s,
and is as happy as can be!

(I could have sworn I just saw Lady June! How odd!
Hmm. Two cupcakes are missing, too!)

(Oh boy. If you look close, even the cupcakes are sparkling. I wonder if the garden goblin has a special ingredient in them? I hope Lady June will be all right!)

He tells us famous stories
of maidens and their knights,
then builds a roaring fire
to light the dark sky night.

(I was hoping to share photos of the Queen of Tarts and her lemon tarts, as she's always our special guest. It seems, however, she found some mushroom stew, and now no one can find her! This is the first party I've hosted where the guests keep disappearing.)

(Well, I have to admit the little guy knows how to throw a fun party!)

We’ve grown so very sleepy
and the songs all start to wane.
He brings us mushroom pillows
and some mats of sugar cane.

Farewell to the Mad Hatter.
Farewell to the Fairy Queens.
The rest of us shall slumber
in a land of sweetest dreams.

(As usual, I start dreaming about Paris. However, much to my surprise, a strange little creature is crawling up the Eiffel Tower. Yikes!)

(In case you're wondering, our garden goblin host has a wonderful breakfast in store for us tomorrow
before you leave on your merry way.)

Please visit others who are participating in the Mad Hatter's Tea Party
by clicking on the picture below:

(Oh! Before you leave, I wonder if you might be interested in reading about the first class I am offering online? If so, you can find out all about it here:!class-1/c2271 If you don't tell anyone, all tea party visitors can still join us at the $10.00 introductory price!)

Friday, July 11, 2014

Art Journal Caravan Week 27 - Poe Quote

Elements from Tangie Baxter's "July '14 Collection."

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - A Bicycle and the Color Yellow

I learned a new technique using a mask in Photoshop to change a color photo to black and white and only have one color show through. There's always something new to learn in Photoshop!

***The annual Mad Tea Party is this Saturday. I hope you will stop by for some craziness!!!

My first class starts July 21 st. on my Purple Moose Heart Art site. I hope you'll come and join us.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Featured Artist at Digital Whisper

I've been out-of-town and unable to participate in the usual digital challenges I enjoy so much. I am very happy, though, to say I am the "Featured Artist" for the month of July at the Digital Whisper Ning site. Here is the link: I imagine, though, you need to be a member of the site to see the post. I'm returning home tomorrow, and will ease back into he groove. :-)