Monday, April 28, 2008

1 to 1 Swap -2nd Set for Kris Dickinson

This is the 2nd set of ATC's I made for Kris. The themes we picked for this set were: Mermaids, Fairies, Circus, and Grunge. Hope she likes them!!!

1-to-1 Swap with Kris Dickinson

These amazing ATC's were made by Kris Dickinson from Nostalgic Collage. We are doing a one-to-one swap and we each pick 2 themes. The themes for this swap were: Western, Birds, Fish and Royalty. Check out her blog to see her BEAUTIFUL work at:
Nostalgic Collage

Friday, April 18, 2008

My 1st Zettiology ATC

This is my first attempt at making a Zettiology ATC! OMGosh...this ATC was so much fun to make! Zettiology was created by a fabulous artist Teesha Moore. Check out her site......she does amazing work!

Zentangle ATC

Think Monday - Think ATC challenge for this week was to make a Zentangle. This is an artifical term for scribbling. This was my first attempt at a Zentangle and it was actually pretty fun! I scribbled in black marker than colored in with Twinkling H2o. Thanks for looking!

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Fairies among us!

I just think this little boy is darling! Thanks for looking! ~hugs~

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Wednesday Stampers Challenge

This weeks challenge at Wednesday Stamper , they gave us 2 photos to choose from to altered in anyway we like! This is the ATC I made for this challenge. Thanks for looking and hope you like it!

Monday, April 14, 2008

ATC Private Swap

I am doing a private ATC swap with Kris from Nostalgic Collage. We are trading 4 cards and we both picked 2 themes to do. My themes were: Fish & Cowboys and her themes are: Royalty and Birds. I didn't put the bird ATC up there, because it is one that I have already made and posted on my blog! Thanks for looking and if YOU would like to do a private swap with me....please contact me!

Spring ATC Swap ~ Host by Alice Hyde

Here are the BEAUTIFUL ATC's I received from the Spring ATC swap that I was in. It was hosted by Alice Hyde!!! Thanks for a wonderful swap! Starting from top left:

Alice Hyde, Julia Ziemann, Kris Dickinson
Beth Warner, Jan Larson, Melinda Peckham
Phyllis Terrell, Pam Sparks, Carrie Rees

~You can click on picture to see a close up of the ATC's~

Monday, April 7, 2008

Mixed Media Monday Challenge

Here's my entry for this weeks challenge at Mixed Media Monday. The theme for this week is "Paris". Thanks for looking! ~Hugs~

Arte Y Pico Award

I was so excited to find out that I was given the Arte Y Pico award by an amazing artist herself, Heather Robinson from Creative Solace (You MUST check out her beautiful work)...Thank you so much Heather...I am truly honored and grateful!!!

There are 5 rules attached to this and they are :-1. You have to pick 5 blogs that you consider deserve this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and that also contribute to the blogging community, no matter what language.2. Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his/her blog to be visited by everyone.3. Each award winner has to show the award and put the name and link to the blog that has given her/him the award itself.4. The Award winner and the one who has given the prize have to show the link of "Arte Y Pico" blog, so everyone will know the origin of this award.5. To show these rules.

Here are the 6 people who's art work and blog are amazing and inspiring to me!

Zinnia's Art Creations
Altered Art Expressions
Sarahs Whimsy Dreams
Caryl's Realm
Xelas Art Blog

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Skinny Saturday Challenge

This is my entry for Skinny Saturday's Challenge. There was no theme for this weeks challenge, so we were able to make what ever we like. The size for this is 3" x 5". Thanks for looking and feel free to leave a comment! ~Hugs~

Friday, April 4, 2008

TGIF Challenge

This week has been really fun, because I discovered all the great challenges for each day of the week! I have made it a point to do each challenge!!! You ladies have been so kind to leave me really nice comments....THANK YOU!!! I must say there are SO many wonderful talented artist out there who are very is so nice to visit all your blogs to see all the beautiful creations you have all come up with! Thanks for sharing your work with everyone!

Well today's challenge from TGIF we had to create something around "Faces". This is the ATC I made for this challenge. Thanks for looking and hope you like it! ~Hugs~

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Theme Thursday Challenge

This week's theme is the color combo "Orange & Black". We have to use these as the main colors in our creation. These sweet little kids sure looks like they didn't want their picture taken! Thanks for looking and hope you like it! ~Hugs~

Wednesday, April 2, 2008


I have so much fun making these ATC's and if your interested in doing a one-on-one ATC swap with me....PLEASE contact me! I really enjoy trading cards! ~Hugs~

Wednesday Stamper Challenge

Here's my first entry for "Wednesday Stamper's Challenge". The theme for this weeks challenge is to celebrate Spring by showing our artwork using "Trees" and we had to use at least one rubberstamp. So this is what I came up with! Thanks for looking and hope you like it! ~Hugs~