Tuesday 29 April 2008


is the theme on crazy amigos this week.

Home is where the Heart is....

and my heart is with my two daughters.... 'homes and houses' is the theme on Created by Hand and on Arty Girlz there is an open challenge.
You cant really tell but the things that look like clouds are actually thought bubbles!

Thursday 24 April 2008

Tag You're It

NO STAMPING! what I hear you cry?? I was certainly crying ~ I found this SUCH a challenge.... I feel that stamping gives you some individuality to your work and you can change ANYTHING with a stamp. Aaaggghhh....! Thank goodness for punchinella and rubons! lol

Images used are Lisa's Altered ARt

Monday 21 April 2008

TMTA ~ mermaids

Here is my 'fairy of the sea' it is very shimmery with moonglow mist IRL

Sunday 20 April 2008


is the theme on TT

Gothic Arch Challenge

I was asked by Nancy to hostess the Gothic Arch challenge this week. I chose the theme of 'me and my doll' and this is the sample I made :-)

Sunday 13 April 2008

Black and White

is the theme on Arty Girlz this week.... I've been having a play with my new MADJAK stamps and here's something B&W that I've made for this challenge :-)

Crazy Amigo's

theme this week is 'new additions' As part of the MADJAK DT I recently had some new stamps and here's a couple of atcs that i've made using them.

Tooth Fairy

the theme on TGiF is Blue and Green this week. I've used a wonderful image Angela Hoffman sent me of this toothfairy!


Tag You're It

.... this week the theme is Polka Dots

Saturday 12 April 2008

By the Sea

theme on GA this past week!

Lily's Card

Here's a pic of something my daughter, Lily made. I think she's done a stunning job with it. All painted with acrylics.

Thursday 10 April 2008


on 4x4 challenge....

MMM ~ Paris

Here's one I made earlier


TT this week. Tag is for letter 'C' tag swap on Z's forum. The image is Lisa's Altered Art. This is one of my fave colour combo's ~ lime green and cerise pink.

Wednesday 9 April 2008

Tag You're It

There's a new challenge in blogland ~ called Tag You're It. The first weeks theme is Blue.

TGiF ~ Faces

this is the first time i've done this TGiF challenge... for this atc I torn up pieces of painted papers and background papers, then overlay an acetate image which Patti was kind enough to send me :-)

Monday 7 April 2008

Pico Award...

I have been given this award by Donna and Fatma.... thank you so much girls.... its good to know I can inspire a few people! lol have just got another one from Joanne! thank you!

1) You have to pick 5 blogs that you consider deservethis award for their creativity, design, interestingmaterial, and also contributes to the bloggingcommunity, no matter what language.

2) Each award has to have the name of the author andalso a link to his or her blog to be visited by everyone.

3) Each award winner has to show the award and putthe name and link to the blog that has given her or himthe award itself.

4) Award-winner and the one who has given the prizehave to show the link of “Arte y Pico” blog , so everyone will know the origin of this award.

5) To show these rules.

All I have to do now is pick 5 blogs…… (to only pick 5 is SO very difficult)….here are 5 blogs that I think anyone would find inspirational……….

Middle Ages

.... no not me! lol

This is the theme on TMTA this week.


is the theme on WS. Wanted to use this new stamp I got last week. Stamping is my first love. This is my 3rd one using this stamp, but different colourings. The stamp is from Artistic Outpost.

Skinny Saturday

is open theme this week so here's mine ~ 'Friends'

New Design Team Member

Yay! I've been asked by Patty to join the 'Lisa's Altered Art' DT. well chuffed by this as I love her collage sheets.

Friday 4 April 2008

Spring Dreams...

for this weeks TMTA

Orange and Black

for Theme Thursday. I've made an ATC using an image from Lisa's Altered Art Collage sheets


is the theme at MMM I have made this skinny for Skinny Saturday using a PW image and used the word believe. Background made from oil pastels, distress inks and perfect pearls spritzed on.

Meet Hodge

This is another rag doll that my daughter Lily has made. She does her own animations of her friends at school. Some pictures are here at Lilyland. This is one of her characters, Hodge. you can see the drawing here ~http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ta_pd_30_sM/R1cOkbNo64I/AAAAAAAAAE0/7Dm1tLFhKk4/s1600-h/100_2909.JPG . I have one of her other dolls http://mandysmagicalworldofart.blogspot.com/2007/10/meet-hannah.html

Thursday 3 April 2008


is the theme on CBH this week. Made these backgrounds using oil pastels and then used acrylic dabbers with the dotty and swirly stencils. These atcs are for two swaps I'm in "let them eat cake" and " cakes and lollipops"


for you all to use

Crazy Amigo's

Secrets of the Eye