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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: green craft room!! LOTS OF PICTURES on: February 22, 2008 04:35:10 PM
so beautiful and airy! i love it. i aspire to have a crafting room one day. i can only hope it will have a huge bay window too Smiley

(also, i'm from north carolina and am driving to nashville tomorrow with my boyfriend to visit his grandparents. just random.  Smiley )
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Wanna see what happens when a crafter is also anal retentive? on: February 22, 2008 04:27:17 PM
i am obsessed with your stash of ribbon.
3  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Valentine's Day / Re: CUTE Valentine's wreath. Cheap and easy!!! on: February 12, 2008 08:34:28 PM
simple and very lush-looking. so pretty!
4  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Valentine's Day / scarlet&ochre - handmade valentines! on: February 12, 2008 06:35:12 PM
little mixed media collaged valentines from watercolor paper, leftover scrap fabric, copper brads, ribbon, and felt. they're about 3"x4".

and the backs.

i washed over the back of them with diluted acrylic paint for a little added color before i write messages on them. valentiney!
5  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Valentine's Day / for my valentine, for nights that i'm not with him. on: February 12, 2008 06:24:40 PM
my boy lives closeby, but with conflicting schedules and other circumstances i'm only able to stay with him a couple nights a week, if i'm lucky.

so, for valentine's day, i got him a new pillow and used iron-on transfers on a pillowcase to cuddle on nights i'm not there. kept it fairly simple. all of the images are from use of the transfers, even the handwriting, which is from digital pictures of my own handwriting.

the top left corner is for him. he's ex-navy (my sailor <3) - the banner along the side says "domain of neptunus rex," which is a naval induction of sailors when their vessel crosses the equator.

the bottom right corner is for me, with the claddagh and the two magpies.

front, opened.

front, folded up.

anchor detail - i love how it looks like a woodcut!

magpie detail.

back, opened.

back, folded.

and, because i love him (and love us together)...

me and my valentine Smiley

hope everyone has a warm & loving valentine's  Cheesy
6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Valentine's Day / Re: punk rock songs of love and devotion?? on: February 11, 2008 08:00:23 PM
yay for all the mr. t experience! lovelovelove. the only song i can think of that hasn't already said, unless i overlooked it..

tiger army - cupid's victim. such a cute song.
7  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: The skeleton years - drawings from 2001 on: January 28, 2008 07:14:07 PM
i've always been interested in skeletal structure, musculature and anatomy in art and my own drawings.

these are really interesting! thanks for sharing Smiley
8  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Victorian Ladies Multi Media Collage on: January 28, 2008 07:11:53 PM
this is really beautiful.
9  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Miniature Wall Art (LOTS of images) on: January 25, 2008 05:25:35 PM
i love mixed media, and these are so darling and intimate. absolutely fantastic.
10  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Mixed Media Piece - Beeswax/Photo transfer/Found Objects on: January 23, 2008 09:03:08 PM
so sentimental and personal. i love the materials you chose.

to be cherished, for sure!
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