Last year many of you followed along as I took on the polymer clay challenge that worked through Christi Friesen's books. This year, since I am working on a large custom beaded order, I was looking around for something different to keep me inspired when I am ready to take a break from beading. After a visit to Bleubeard and Elizabeth, I found just the thing!
The Craft Barn is having a Quotes & Lyrics challenge! Every two weeks they provide you with two word prompts and your job is to create a piece of art using a quote or song lyrics that include one or both of those words. You are encouraged to stay with the same format all year, so you wind up with a cohesive collection of quotes and/or lyrics. Art cards are a fun exercise for me! Since I love and often do use quotes in my art, and since every two weeks sounds like a commitment I can handle, I'm in! So to catch up, here are my first two pieces...
Cygnus olor) that is mute. In my opinion watching one of these majestic creatures glide through the water is indeed musical! I attempted to do some embossing on the card, but I think the stamp pad was too dry, so I stamped over it instead. The swan was hand drawn and cut from a paint chip sample.
If you are into any paper crafts, card making, stamping, etc. you might want to check out The Craft Barn and see all the goodies they have to offer!