Friday, February 22, 2013

Birthday Card on a Hanger

It seems like the cards I am making these days are getting heavier and heavier.  Even though that is not a full size hanger, but, a doll hanger (about 6 inches long), this piece has some weight to it.  Mostly due to the metal tag around 'happy birthday'.  More and more I am including oddball elements on my cards - the doll hanger, the heart hanging at the top, the measuring tape.  The background with stitching is wrapping paper and I used dress making pattern paper for the stamped images.

I think this is one of my favorites ever.  Plus, it gives me an excuse to keep bringing home weird found objects - all in the name of art!

Saturday, February 9, 2013

And the winner is!

Well, when I didn't win the Saturday contest, I went home and made this ATC with a stamp I had purchased that day.  And of course when you just dash something off, it is better than anything else and I won the Sunday contest.  I used vintage ledger paper, a brown office envelope, and punched some circles out of those plastic file tabs and voila!