Wednesday, January 30, 2008

man, a bit of a break ends up stretching itself out. I'm back to being under employed again so the computer time has waned since I've got other things on the go. I've been working on tons of cards for the Craft Cabaret in Waterloo on Feb 7, 2007.

Valentine cards have abounded and I'm about to start my easter cards... figured if I have time off I should put it to good use!

A Sassy peekaboo card as well...

Monday, January 7, 2008

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall ... or in the pocket

I've been on the look out for a small pocket mirror for a bit now ... something to help check for spinach between the teeth and such. Through my searches, I found the perfect site - My Favourite Mirror.

They have a whole bunch of different designs to choose from, including designing mirrors with your own images. They also have mousepads & coasters for sale too.
Here are some of my favourites so far:

Town pocket mirror by The Little Friends of Printmaking.

Early Birds by Eleanor Grosch Pocket Mirror

Finch Tree Pocket Mirror by boygirlparty

Miss Cora Pocket Mirror (vintage French fashion illustrations set on top of true Art Nouveau wallpaper)

Tuff Pocket Mirror by The Little Friends of Printmaking
... I"m thinking this one is my fav.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

ohhh art... beautiful art

My friend, the lovely Heather S., gave me a heads up about this artist. There are bird silouettes so I was on that like a... hmmm can't think of a simile so let's just say I really really liked Arleigh Wood's work.

She's a Vancouver artist who uses encaustic, acrylics, oils, collage, etching on metal and found objects to create multi-layered compositions. Check it out:

Ahh, the end of the holidays... now for some down time.

A colleague from work has introduced me to something new and addictive... luckily the only place you seem able to get them are Costco or online so I think I'll be safe.

Hawaiian Sweet Maui Onion Potato Chips are pretty incredible... soooo crispy. Enjoy if you dare break the new years resolutions.