Tag Archives: Altered


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

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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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“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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Butterfly Wishes.

“There’s an ancient butterfly legend that reads, ‘If anyone desires a wish to come true, they must first capture a butterfly and whisper that wish to it,”  “Since a butterfly can make no sound, the butterfly can not reveal the … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Tags.

I love making tags, to try out new techniques and supplies. (Christmas prezzies, from mom to mom.) The tags are about 6 1/2″ x 3″

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Steampunk Heart.

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

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Paper Dolls.

paper doll noun Definition of paper doll: a paper or cardboard representation of a person usually in two dimensions for children to play with.

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Mixed Media Magnetic Coasters.

“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 – that’s mixed media!”- Art is Fun

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I created a Mixed Media and Altered art style layout, which is 12″x 12″.

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Technique Tags.

“Art makes my Heart soar.” My Inspiration:  Journey Jump Off’s by Cristy Riopel   from the “Creating Scrapbooking” Magazine, Summer 2015. What a talented artist, who has unfortunately passed away in August 2016. She has a Blog.

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Die Heidenooientjie.

I Scrapbooked one 12″x 12″ page using photos of myself as a teenager. My inspiration was “A little child” by  Sarah Fishburn from the book “Creative Paper Techniques for Scrapbooks (Memory Makers)  and French Canvas Decor from Brassy Apple. The tags contain … Continue reading

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My Family.

I scrap-booked the First page of my Family Album, which is 12″x 12″. My Inspiration was “My Mother” by Helen Naylor from Scrapbook etc. August 2004.

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I scrap-booked two 12″x 12″ pages using photos of my aunt as a baby, my great-aunt, Dad, grandmother and grandfather. Dad’s sister was named after her grandmother Christina Philippina Margaretha Truter (20.10.1861 -8.12.1945) I have scrap-booked my great-grandmother and you can see the … Continue reading

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Altered Tags.

Butterfly Tag. Some of the supplies and tools I used were: Shipping Tag, Acrylic paint, Brown homemade Alcohol ink Made with Acrylic paint and alcohol), Tim Holtz distress ink pad, clear acrylic butterfly stamps by Inkadinkado, flourish clear acrylic stamp, Wood … Continue reading

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I created two 12″ x 12″ pages using a photo of my grandfather and I, there is more information about the photo at the bottom of the page. I have scrapbooked him before and you can see the layout here. … Continue reading

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