Sunday, May 27, 2012

Graduation Card for my cousin!

~Congrats to my cousin Sam on his high school graduation! I made this card..all handpainted using acrylic's and watercolor's (owl: stamped image)..hope he likes it! His party is later today! Yay..yummy foods and drinks!!!

Friday, May 25, 2012

New Kit: CrowaboutStudio'sB "The Dwelling Place"

I made this postcard with new images by CrowaboutStudioB
You can find Crowabout over at
image credits: CrowaboutStudioB
image credits: title by Lisa's Altered Arts

TOFF: Friends

"Why not go out on a limb?" for a friend.  Make art for your friend today and share how much you care about them! If you want to join TOFF then follow the link below~thanks bunches!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


Woot!!! Finally..the magazine has arrived! I heard I was in here and I've been waiting! Yay!
I have two pieces in the magazine..
ATC Wonder page 28
In Honor of Earth Day mixed media painting on canvas page 185
So happy and blessed!!!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

All Together Now!!

All Together Now

Today I ran across a NEW blog..well, maybe not totally new..but NEW to me! I ran into this artful blogspot thru Kristin (Twinkle Twinkle). There is this fabulous artful's an 'about me' party!

I'm supposed to have a small artful giveaway to 'someone' who also plays along in this party! I am donating this painting that is 8x10. It is collage'd with paper..then painted. I use a variety of paints, watercolor and acrylics..then some charcoal..and then of drawings for the main images! I like to draw randomly in a drawing I have a small collection..I use those as inspiration. Along with the pkg I have an altered notebook done with collage and image by Lisa's Altered Arts. The 3rd item in the pkg is a bottle cap necklace..which has one of my paintings as the focal point. I hope you like my 'giveaway'..

Now about "ME"..I am Amy..I give every moment and try to be the BEST mom ever to my 4 children..Married for 15yrs! I love to volunteer in my spare time. I am a Girl Scout leader to 12 is my 5th year doing so and I LOVE IT! I have done so many fun things thru girl scouting that I never thought I'd do. I am also a driver to many..we only have one vehicle..and since I work parttime..I drive everyone where they need to go! Including my 4 very outgoing sporty children..whom are devoted to the sport of baseball. Now for my paying job: I work parttime in foodservice at an insurance company. But wait..that is not all..that does not DEFINE ME!!!

What defines my soul and spirit!! I try to show my spirit thru my art..oh and a bit of laughter! I love to laugh..laugh til hearts content. Being funny and art are utmost important to me and who I am.

I always have chewing gum or mints in my purse..I believe oral freshness is the key to a good smile!

I love being blonde..the blonder the better! and short hair to..never have I had long hair..don't know..doesn't fit my style or face or something.

I am an avid lover of the outdoors. I walk 45mins a day with our dog Harley..then hop on my Trek for a quick bike ride around my neighborhood for about 20mins a day.

 Thank you for visiting me here at my blog! I hope you have enjoyed getting to know a tiny bit more about me and also see some of my artful'ness!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Postcard kind of day

I made two postcard's today!
The first is for a challenge over at Retro Cafe'..the theme was: Vegas!
The second is the backside of another cupcake postcard for a private swap..theme: cupcake!
Vegas images by Retro Cafe'..words by: Crowabout
Cupcake baby is by Lisa's Altered Art

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Believe in the Beauty of your Dreams

a beautiful little FRIDA girl! I created this for two challenges:
DillyBeans: Bling
Rainbow Lady: Get INky
I collaged the background..then inked the sides and top..lightly! Adding a hint of light brown for some aging. Added my sentiment. Frida was printed and then I painted her in..added some dimension to her with heavy cardstock as a backing and some shadowing! Some bling to her headpiece..Thanks for looking!! Love ya's~

TOFF: Animal

I just love the animal's over at The Octopode Factory. I could make art with them all day long! Here are 2 inspirational atc's I made for the theme of "animal's" pick your animal and make ART!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Cupcake Posty

This is a postcard that I made for a private swap. The theme was "cupcake" and so I used two images by The Octopode Factory!

New mini Kit: "Bloom" by CrowaboutStudio'sB

I made all these cute little ATC's using digital collage images from a new KIT by CrowaboutStudio's B!! So CUTE and I adore all the fun summery houses, birds, flowers's a darling set!

Friday, May 11, 2012

TOFF: Red, White, & Blue

It's TOFF TIME! I had the song "LOVE STINKS" on my mind..and so I made it the title of this ATC for theme over at TOFF. To make art join us and follow the link below

Friday, May 4, 2012


cute little atc's just for fun!

Mail ART Swap: theme: hearts and LOVE



Made this altered envelope for a private swap! I couldn't resist the Alice theme!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

TOFF: Flowers

Everything is coming up "FLOWERS" over at TOFF! If you like making flower ART..come join us over at The Octopode Factory!