Art, artfest, artfest 2012, Events, Misc. Creations!, paper art, paper collage and sewing, sewing art, sewing on paper, sewing paper craft, teesha moore -

it's that time. where I get giddy in antcipation for ARTFEST! Just sent in my balance payment. I am really looking forward to seeing my art pals again. I have an awesome dorm buddy this year too! sewing ripped papers onto a playing card (from a deck of cards) then covering with packing tape to protect it's a rarity that I send a non decorative letter envelope or package. I've always believed packaging is just as important as what's on the inside. it's time to start brainstorming my Artfest trades. I can't hardly believe it's the last year of Artfest...I...

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I've been lucky enough to get these handmade creations in the mail over the holidays from some old and new ART friends and I just have to share! Janne Robberstad: for inspiration you can always count on Janne's art blog here --she blogs about something, whether it be jewelry assemblage, costume making, painting, or journaling (just to name a few) and she blogs almost everyday! from Norway. a three dimensional house crafted out of book pages and colorfully hand painted Deidra Doan: a talented artist in several art magazines for creating lovely art dolls. I adore her oil paintings...Deidra's blog here a sweet hand...

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what do you do with all the pretty picture cards you get in the mail from friends and family afar? Stack em' a drawer? Toss them? No! you can't do that, they're too cool. Well here's an idea: make a Christmas Wish Book :) Here's what you need: 3 book rings, hole punch, scissors, some crafty papers, a glue stick, some christmas color ribbons and baubles and all your christmas & new years cards! take any bi-fold card from your collection and cut it in half on the fold. Use your glue stick to glue the handwritten message to the...

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The Bunny Ornament GIVEAWAY is now CLOSED... I'll be putting all entries into a random number generator today and post the winner tomorrow!!! Wish me well, I'm down with a terrible stomach flu, hit me yesterday morning like a ton of bricks. I don't think I moved an inch yesterday (other than to get to the toilet!) Before I sign off I'll share another ornament creation I made last week.... Mr. Moon, he measures just shy of 6 inches without his wire hanger. He has several smaller moon friends :)    

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O.k. forget it I'm spilling the beans. This is what I've been working on the past week. Michelle Allen, talent of Close2MyArt asked me if I wanted to participate in an annual artist christmas ornament exchange she hosts. Scared poopless I said...heck YES! then I was REALLY scared poopless. What in the world was I going to make???  Quickly I realized making one of something cool isn't terribly hard but multiple of the same thing (completely hand made) took on a whole new meaning! Here's what I came up with after several "test runs" and a handful of different ideas. these...

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