Thursday, January 31, 2008

OnE wOrLd OnE hEaRt!

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Here is my blog give-away for One World One Heart! Read more about the event at the host blog HERE

I am participating in this World Blogging Event..... There will be MANY Bloggers who will be joining in...... All you have to do is Surf the Blog World, Join in by Commenting & leave your Name & address to possibly win alot of Great Prizes.....

If you leave a comment with your world location (city/country), you will have a chance to win this altered tin (see pics in post below). One name will be drawn on February 14 to win this! Thanks for participating and good luck!

mOnDaY cHaLlEnGe




The Monday challenge at Altered Designs was to use this image of two children. I did an altered altoid tin. The inscription is "Home is where the heart is".

I aM sO pRoUd!!!


My daughter Brittany made the Marine Corps Band!! She had her second audition and was accepted this time!! She goes to boot camp in August. Brittany has been playing the clarinet for 10 years. I am just soooo Proud of her!! CONGRATS PEADEII, mom loves you!!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

bOoK gIvEaWaY


Run don't walk to see this great book giveaway!! Check it out here http://cmscanlon.blogspot.com/

Yes, you heard that right!! She is giving away two copies of her book, Art from the Heart and YOU could be the lucky winner.

GOOD Luck everyone! Oh, the deadline will be Monday, February 4th....so you've got plenty of time!

Monday, January 28, 2008

My ArT jOuRnAl


I started this a while ago, I just need to get going on more pages.

a "MuSe"InG aNgEl


Here is a doll that I created using a wooden head with crimped paper hair. I added a crochet'd doily as wings. I then took a wood dowel and wrapped it with polyfill and covered with fabric. Around the fabric I wrapped a thin gold wire and wrapped again using two different fibers. The husband wants to know "What is the meaning of this??" LOL.

wAlL hAnGiNg


Here is a wall hanging project that I made at a local scrapbooking store, Pages In Time.

cOw GiRl YeE - hAa


We took Maddie to the PA Farm Show in Harrisburg a couple of weeks ago. She just LOVED looking at all of the animals. She talked about it for days. We found this cute hat for her, just couldn't resist!!

Monday, January 21, 2008

bUtToN fAiRiE


On a group that I belong to (The Artisr's Circle) others were sharing their button fairies. Here is a button fairy that I created. I used an old recycled bottle cap. I took out the cork inside and put in a face image that I had gotten from Inkastamps.com and poured in some diamond glaze. I put a hole in the bottom and attached a rusty wire (found in our burn ditch) and added vintage buttons. At the end I added a vintage pearl and bead dangle from an old earring. Then to make wings I took packing tape and taped both sides of a recipe for Angel Cake (found in a vintage recipe book) and cut them out. I think it turned out pretty cool!!

Thursday, January 17, 2008

pEaDeIi (BrItT) tUrNs 18


My 2nd daughter, Brittany Nicole Freese, just turned 18 on January 10th. Isn't she beautiful?? She is now also signed in to the US Marine Corp. She goes to Paris Island, SC in August. She plans on being in the Marine Band. I am so proud of her!! Love you Peadeii!!!

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

PaY iT fOrWaRd

The very artistic Melissa from http://alterediva.blogspot.com/ has invited everyone to take part in this Pay It Forward.

I too think this is a great idea and am willing to play!

I will send a handmade gift/thingy/ something to the first 3 people who leave a comment on my blog requesting to join this ‘Pay It Forward’ exchange. I don’t know what that gift will be, and you may not receive it tomorrow or next week, but you will receive it within 365 days, that is my promise! And truthfully, it will most probably be later rather than sooner! The only thing you have to do in return is ‘Pay It Forward’ by making the same promise on your blog with a link back to me. So basically, if you comment, I’ll send you something crafty that I’ll make! Be sure to include your email. Once you sign up, copy and paste the above paragraph on your blog, and three other lucky people will be recipients of your handmade work.

You must post this on your blog to be eligible.

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