Wednesday, 30 September 2009

In which we all go zlightly Zetti

Mona joins 'The Family' for this week's Three Muses Challenge

Here you can see George & Arthur, Aunt Mildred, Sidney, and, of course, the lovely Mona, all in their Zetti-ish finery.                                                                                                                                                            
 Credits to Tangie Baxter for the background (much altered), the borders and various elements, and to Itkupilli, Pixel Music, and Google for almost everything else. Apologies if I've forgotten to credit anyone else but I had such fun messing about with this that I forgot to take note of everything I crammed into it!!

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Marilyn fulfills a dream

For this week's challenge at Crazy Amigo.


Done in PSP. Credit to Playingwithbrushes on Flickr. for the background (somewhat altered by me) and to Itkupilli for all the other elements. Font is 'Circus Dog'

Monday, 28 September 2009

Mona gets ready to party

For the challenge at Sunday Postcard Art.

Mona decides that after some 500 years it is about time she showed her legs!
Credits to Itkupilli, Spark Your Imagination, Pixel Music, and Google for her handbag.
Font is Spahrty Girl.

Friday, 25 September 2009

Pigs Might Fly

This week's challenge #42  at Art Creations Friday gave us a picture of a little girl to work with and here is what I did.

Done in PSP with a background from Laurie Bavin's 'Seriously Steampunk', brass button from Maya's 'Steampunk Collection', flying pig from Pixel Music and flying helmet googled.

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Split Personality

For this week's challenge at Three Muses.
Inspired by Itkupilli's 'Marilyn Antoinette' I created a portrait of the previously unknown seventh wife of Henry VIII  'Mona of Cleves' ; and what better place to give her her first public appearance but this challenge.
Here she is

Mona and her Alter Egos

And here is how I made her

Monday, 21 September 2009

The Stealer of Time

For the challenge at Mixed Media Monday.
This really was  a stealer of time as, just as I'd finished it, I deleted my first effort completely and had to start again from scratch!
Done entirely in PSP all the metal is digital so I hope it qualifies.
I used a background and elements from Maya's 'Steampunk Collection' and hands from Tangie Baxter's 'Ultimate ArtDoll Kit', both at ; and other elements from 'Seriously Steampunk' by Laurie Bavin at . The face is by me and the trainers were googled and made golden by me too. Font is 'Blackadder ITC'

Sunday, 20 September 2009

The Fortune Teller

For the challenge at Sunday Postcard Art.
Done in PSP; background image googled and altered, gipsy and girl from Suzee Que on Flickr. Fot is 'Fontdinercom Loungy'

Saturday, 19 September 2009

Who says you can't teach a cat to do tricks?

For this weeks challenge at Theme Thursday which is to do an ATC with a flourish or flourishes.I have used images from my latest sheet from Itkupilli and put them together in PSP.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Sidney learns the value of money

For the week 52 challenge at Collage Play with Crowabout.
George & Arthur decide to teach Sidney a thing or two.
Done in PSP . Image Credits:  frannie60(frame), Suzee Que(ballerina photo),  valeriana Solaris (theater figures), Laineys Repertoire("now you can learn to"), jerseybarb85 ("Admission" and "20 Cents"),  a few images from playingwithbrushes, paperscraps,"T" altered art and nyctreeman

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Mildred Reminisces

Mildred takes the spotlight in reflective mood for this week's challenge at Three Muses.

Done in PSP. Images googled, background made by me, and fonts 'circus dog', 'Nasty', 'Moksha', and 'Selfish'.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Just for a change

This is a real card made for my niece's wedding anniversary.

I used a the 'Cat Love' stamp from Mo's Digital Pencil, coloured it with Promarkers, mounted it on a backing paper from Joanna Sheen and embellished it with adhesive pearls by Kanban and a little heart charm and ribbon from my stash.

Sunday, 13 September 2009

Not Mr.Right!

For Sunday Postcard Art.

The font is SpeedBall no 3 and I'm afraid I don't know where I got the picture but if anyone knows please tell me and I'll acknowledge the owner.

Friday, 11 September 2009

Adeline's Hat

For the challenges at Crazy Amigo  and at Theme Thursday 

A digital ATC using a background and image from Terri Kahrs at Pringle Hill Studios.

Euphemia Misbehaves.

For challenge #40 at Art Creations Friday.

Using a fantastic image from Pepeetje.

Done in PSP, background courtesy of Google, font 'Selfish'.

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

George & Arthur try something different!

For the Three Muses Challenge this week.

George & Arthur were keen to have a go at moon travel but Aunt Mildred insisted on keeping Sidney at home with her.

Using elements from Lauren Bavin's 'Seriously Steampunk', Pixel Music, and Wikimedia Commons.

Font is 'Della Robbia'

Tuesday, 8 September 2009


For challenge 39 at Art Creations Friday.

Done in PSP using an image given us by Hermine which she got from 'Take a Break' at Flickr. The background, the boat, and the toy bird are from Kubivet and the seagull was googled.

Aunt Mildred's Little Secret!

Made for the week # 51 challenge at Collage Play with Crowabout .

Done in PSP with a background from Playingwithbrushes on Flickr and elements from Crowabout, Library of Congress and Efie's Blog. Font is 'A Lolita Scorned'.

Saturday, 5 September 2009

Three Little Owls

Done for a forum swap last month using a fabulous Owl stamp by Lindsay Mason for Personal Impressions and coloured with Promarkers. Unfortunately the middle one is a bit smeared as I used the wrong ink for stamping.

Friday, 4 September 2009


For the challenge at TGIF.

Done in PSP .Credits to Kubivet for the background and Tangie Baxter at for 'The Ultimate Art Doll Kit'. Fonts used 'Yesternight', 'Sprocket BT' and 'Churchwarden Maori'.

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

George gets it wrong!

My entry for the Three Muses challenge this week.

George has definitely got it wrong this week and, although Arthur is quite amused, Aunt Mildred is highly embarassed!

Created in PSP with Chaplin image googled and main photo from The Library of Congress. Fonts used are 'Nasty', 'Selfish', and '2 peas crazy pooch'.

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Don't Steal

Made for Martha Jorgenson of Tumble Fish Studio's  'Stop Art Piracy Campaign' on Flickr.

Credits to Kubivet for the background and Tangie Baxter at for 'The Ultimate Art Doll Kit'. Font is RansomNote.
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