Category Archives: Crafts

Quotes.


”The reason I love quotes so much is because other people say the words I think better than I ever could”-Unknown

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Art.


“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” –  Edgar Degas.

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A Lady’s Journal.


“In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.” —Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 The pages are 5 1/4 ” x 7″

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Time Traveler.


“People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” – Albert Einstein.

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Where I create.


I did another make over of my craft space, it’s nice and tidy again, ready to be messed up again…and…I found some misplaced supplies 😉

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The Watcher.


“The illusion is time itself.”― Anthony T. Hincks

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50’s Self Portrait.


“Named after their resemblance to the shape of a cat’s eye, cat eye glasses are probably the most popular style of vintage eyeglasses. Though cat eye glasses were around since the 1950’s, they reached their peak popularity when Audrey Hepburn … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Girl.


“Mixed media art refers to a visual art form that combines a variety of media in a single artwork. For example, if you draw with ink, then paint over it with watercolors, then add some highlights in colored pencil – … Continue reading

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La vie en Rose.


“”La Vie en rose” (pronounced [la vi ɑ̃ ʁoz]; French for ‘”Life in pink”‘) is the signature song of popular French singer Édith Piaf, written in 1945,[2] popularized in 1946, and released as a single in 1947.”- Wikipedia

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Whimsical Girl.


whim·si·cal adjective playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way. “a whimsical sense of humor” I created one art journal page, which is 11″ x 8 1/4 “

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Color.


“Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there’s shadow – no, not just shadow, but fullness. You’ve got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create … Continue reading

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I ♥ Quotes.


“Until you spread your wings, you’ll have no idea how far you can fly.” – Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Faeries.


” Faeries, also known as Fairies or Fey, is a term used by both themselves and Humans to describe any magical creature that lives in the Invisible World. “Faerie” could also be another name for the Invisible World itself” – Spiderwick … Continue reading

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My Steampunk Hat.


“Take off your hat,” the King said to the Hatter. “It isn’t mine,” said the Hatter. “Stolen!” the King exclaimed, turning to the jury, who instantly made a memorandum of the fact.

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Guys and Gals.


This is a photo of Andries Petrus and he’s brother, my Grandfather Jan H. N. Smit with Girlfriends. The photo was taken before 1931 when my grandpa got married. Possibly in the Cape Province of South Africa.

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