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I am a people watcher,life observer, nature lover, spiritual seeker loving this crazy wild ride that life is taking me on. I am still a blank piece of paper waiting to be filled and that is good.
Tags I’ve used most often.
- Australian outback
- Fear of flying
- getting older
- life experiences
- mixed media
- New York
- raising children
Posts that tickle my fancy, or move and inspire me in some way.
Blogs I Follow
- Life with MissRiva
- Kym's travels in Oze
- Alive & Terrified
- Green lights ahead
- Patricia Steele Raible
- ephemeral gecko by mixy gregory
- Art Inspiration | Inspiration | Art Techniques | Encouragement | Art Supplies
- In the Zone
- Xcetera Photography
- €merald Wake ©
- LEANNE COLE
- Joshi Daniel Photography
- lemanshots - Fine Pictures and Digital Art
- Europe with an edge: bits from the Balkans
- Gotta Find a Home
- A Holistic Journey
- Pepperbox Couture
- Make Something Mondays
- Creating Mixed Media Art
- home sweet homemade
- ME and the Boss
- Shabby Chic Addiction
- Vit Peyr
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Category Archives: crafts
I’m making wearable art.
So, a new addiction seems to have me in its grips. It seemed natural to move from creating mixed media art to creating art you can actually wear. Not that I myself would wear it, but my models will be … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Arty farty, Australia, costumes, Craft, crafts, Creativity, photography, Uncategorized Tagged art, crowns, fantasy, Headdresses, photoshoots, wearable art 6 Comments
Playing with Barbies.
Lately I’ve been messing around with making strange art dolls. Here is an example. Yep…pretty weird I know. I made her face with scrunched up aluminium foil and some kind of wall plaster stuff. Because I don’t have any polymer … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Arty farty, Craft, crafts, Creativity, Dolls, mixed media, photography, Photomanipulation, Photoshoot, photoshop, Uncategorized Tagged art dolls, Barbie dolls, creativity, Creepy, Dolls, photoshop, strange 3 Comments
It is what it Isn’t!
I’m in this mad creative frenzy at the moment. Funny how that happens. You go through periods where your inspiration just dries up and it’s like you are trudging through this vast desert of “what the heck am I supposed … Continue reading
Posted in Art, artists, Arty farty, Australia, Children, Craft, crafts, Creativity, Family, Humour, husbands, Life, Marriage, mixed media, Uncategorized Tagged bits and pieces, creativity, humour, Husbands, imagination, inspiration, mixed media, Steampunk 4 Comments
My mechanical heart.
Man, is it raining cats and dogs or what! (Where on earth did that saying come from anyway?) So I’ve been glued to the weather stations getting very excited at a predicted East Coast low which was supposed to happen, … Continue reading
More mixed media dabblings with my photography.
So I had another go at this, using a photo I recently took of my eldest daughter Keira when we did a “tribal” sort of photoshoot. I tried to take some photo’s of the process, but got caught up in … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Arty farty, Australia, Craft, crafts, Creativity, daughters, How to, photography, Uncategorized Tagged art, canvas, How to, make it yourself, mixed media, photography, the process of creativity, uses for junk jewelry 4 Comments
THIS is what is keeping me from blogging! You see I feel this terrible GUILT that I just do not have the time at the moment to be catching up with everyone else’s blogs and if I myself write a … Continue reading
Posted in Arty farty, Blogging, crafts, Creativity, daughters, life experiences Tagged crafts, creativity, Hand made cards, starting a business 16 Comments
I’ve been working on this for a little while now and it coincides well with the brand new acquisition of a super fantastic BRILLIANT camera which we are so happy with! Of course, I jumped in without researching first… “how … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Arty farty, Australia, crafts, Creativity, photography Tagged Creepy dolls, dark photography, making a creepy doll, photographing creepy dolls, sppoky images 14 Comments
2014 – a wild and wonderful and creative year it will be!
I’ve been so slack and haven’t written anything in my blog or, I confess been checking other blogs for quite some time now. My apologies to my few loyal, who may not be so loyal now, followers. I promise that … Continue reading
Posted in artists, Craft, crafts, Creativity, happiness, Life, life experiences, Uncategorized Tagged altered bottles, altered tin can, arts and crafts, bohemian bottles, bottles, crafts, creativity, imagination, inspiration, recycling, rustic, shabby chic, up cycling, uses for wine bottles 17 Comments
Why Aussies should celebrate Christmas in July, not December.
I have lamented on the ludicrousness of our Christmas celebrations in the Australian summer time before. Bah humbug you say. Well, there’s good reason ok! I will explain. Christmas- as a date on the calendar really has very little to … Continue reading