Sunday, March 24, 2013

Journal page swap with Tim's group

I think I can i think I can well the goal is ten today and if I succeed I will let Claudine know and drop them in the is no 1
back to it
No 3
and back at it.
no 4
and no 5,6,7,and 8 two more.9,10, and 11

Thursday, March 7, 2013

I have a new piece for you today. It is a awesome owl I purchased from
the theme for their challenge is take a look at this owl she made
and I colored I love it. Hope you like green and purple. I certainly do.I love Dilly Beans images they are from the heart. I am mailing this one to my good friend kristy..she needs a bright eyed feathered friend right now.I am entering this in the following challenges.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013


Hi and welcome to my blog. I am Susan S. and I am sharing another piece with you I am making for my stores and a challenge with
the theme is make it here are my steps
1. I stained with Distress stain peeled paint.three times.
2. I rubbed on Distress antique linen
3. I added a heavy rub on of Distress Salty Ocean
4.This is what it looks like at this point
5. i sprayed on Dylusions Lemon Zest

6. I sprayed on Ranger Perfect Pearls mist
7. i "ghosted" in distress picket fence
8. I dabbed colorbox razzberry in various places
at this point this is what it looks like

9. I covered the card stamped with "post card" from tim holtz collection with staz on jet black
this is what it looked like at this point
10. I used staz on jet black and Tim Holtz pine trees and covered the card at this point
11. This is what it looked like at this point
12 I used my brick stencil from studio 490 Wendy Vecchi and Ranger white dabber
12 I am cutting Tim Holtz die cuts "gears"in half
 I have picked a dark red acrylic this time..I want the Colorado look for the people from there you would know what I mean..I grew up in that area a lot of bold red there...

13.Here are the gears now for the man
yes I picked my stamp from Stampers Anonymous a gift from stampers.
14 the sentiment "dream a little dream"
15.  add the ideologies when you make Tim Holtz! I did not have a lot to use uumm must improvise
There it is finished some cutting of my awesome steampunk paper from michaels a backing and I am finished.
thanks for looking
susan s

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Hello and thank you for stopping in.
This is my shadow box for
I made mine from paper ...manilla folders.
I used my favorite wendy stamps :) which I will list and the end of my post. I used two distress inks worn lipstick and squeezed lemonaide and one stain peacock feathers.
can you tell I love the flower stamps..yes..sorry for the obvious I do.
I did cheat I used sticky squares to layer the sides and glossy accents to hold the sides and flowers and on top of the flowers.
as many of you know i to color so i used my prisma pencil pumpkin orange in center of flower.
Rules to live by stamp set  how wonderful the little rules Wendy gives us to live by
1.  always be nice
2.  do your best
3.   love generously
4.   live life fully
5.    praise loudly
5.    never give up
from stamp set lcs016 "artfully said"
The rules hit me this week I lost my muse :( I have even looked under my bed...I am even cleaning my room and my art area and art supplies..maybe she will come home ..? :)
The  wonderful dots come from lcs011 "all about art"
The border stamp at the bottom and the awesome flower with dots :) come from LCS005 "Art by the Number"
All supplies can be found at www.stampers and simon says
I am also entering this in

well thanks for peeking  in hope you leave a comment.
susan s