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Saturday, March 31, 2012

"Venetian Mask" - Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Venetian Mask."

I used vintage images along with a mask that I found on the Internet. The ribbon is from this wonderful source of freebie downloads that I discovered.

Friday, March 30, 2012

"Easter Egg" - ATC

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This week’s Think Monday – Think ATC challenge was “Easter Egg.”

The vintage images are from the Graphics Fairy and an Internet search.

"Daffodils" - Picture

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This is a picture of some flowers growing in my yard.

"Bleeding Hearts" - Picture

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This is a picture of some flowers growing in my yard.

"Forsythia" - Picture

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This is a picture of some flowers growing in my yard.

"The Acrobat" - Pictures

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These are some pictures of my cat.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

"Rusty Old Barn" - Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Rusty Old Barn."

I used a photograph I had taken of my Aunt's barn and rusty tractor last summer, as well as vintage ephemera I found on the Internet.

Friday, March 23, 2012

"Spring" - Tag

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I made a Spring tag.

The vintage images are from The Old Design Shop free samples and MudBay Images.

The words are from the poem O Heart of Spring by John Shaw Nielson.

The font is LittleLordFontleroy.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

"Saint Patrick's Day Greetings!" - Postcard

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This is my second entry for this week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge "Green" which was for Saint Patrick's Day.

The vintage images are from an Internet search, Dover Publications free samples, and The Old Design Shop free samples, where I found the lovely girl.

The font is DeiGratia.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

"Saint Patrick's Day Greetings!" - Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Green" for Saint Patrick's Day.

The vintage images are from an Internet search.

The font is FranciscoLucas Llana.

"Sea Whispers" - Postcard

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This is my third entry for this week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge "Feathered Friends." I love birds, and I wanted to experiment further with watercolor brushes and colors.

The vintage bird image is from an Internet search. The leaf background is from Combinaisons Ornementales by Maurice Verneuil.

The font is FranciscoLucas Llana.

The words are from the book By Salt Marshes, with a slight modification by me.

Sea whispers, then silence, save at intervals a slight and timid rustling of the grass and vines...

Friday, March 16, 2012

"Careless Rapture" - Postcard

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This is my second entry for this week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge "Feathered Friends."

The vintage bird image is from an Internet search. I used watercolor brushes to create the background.

The font is FranciscoLucas Briosa.

The words are from a poem by Robert Browning.

That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over,
Lest you should think he never could recapture
The first fine careless rapture!

"Pen" - ATC

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This week’s Think Monday – Think ATC challenge was “Pen/Nib.”

The vintage images are from the Graphics Fairy and an Internet search.

The font is First Order.

The words are from the Irish poem "The Deer's Cry".

Light of sun,
Radiance of moon,
Splendour of fire,
Speed of lightning,
Swiftness of wind,
Depth of sea,
Stability of earth,
Firmness of rock.

"Saint Patrick's Day Greetings" – Postcard

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This week’s Take A Word challenge was “Green.”

I found the vintage images using an Internet search.

The font is ChocolateBox.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

"Feathered Friends" - Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Feathered Friends."

All of the images are from The Vintage Moth.

Cujo (a.k.a. "the cat") - Pictures


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These are some pictures of my cat.

Moon - Pictures

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I took these pictures of the moon on January 9 and March 8.