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Sunday, December 04, 2022

Peace

 
For this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Peace", it could have been possible to make a Holiday Card with a Peace on Earth message, but I decided to go with John Lennon´s song "Imagine" in a street art style.

Sunday, November 27, 2022

Thankful

 
"What are you thankful for?", we´re asked for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge. The first things that came to my mind were books and bird songs, as shown in my digital card (all elements from Songbirdy). 
And today, I´m really thankful for having three good friends who bake Christmas cookies with me every year - here´s yesterday´s result, eight sorts of very different cookies, made without much effort but with lots of fun:

I hope you´re having a lovely first sunday in advent, too!

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Honeycomb

We all know that Einstein quote that says that the existence of the world as we know it depends on the life of bees ... so I don´t repeat it here. Bees are really important for the balance of nature, and we all should do everything we can to make our world a bit more comfortable for them. 

I only have a small balcony but I try to plant what bees like ...old plants instead of new breedings that are more colourful etc.

I´m happy to have insects as well as breeding birds on my balcony because these are the future for mankind. 

This card is my entry for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Honeycomb". 

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Dali

 

You shouldn´t use more than one portrait of the person you feature on your card - eeeemh .... yes.

But if this person is Salvador Dali, there couldn´t be enough portraits of him, because he was egocentric. 

I don´t consider myself an artist, but thinking of artists I admire, I don´t find anyone I would have liked to meet in real life or to be a friend of. It looks like great artists (poets or painters) usually aren´t the friendliest persons. Is it necessary to be egocentric to be an artist? What do you think?

My card for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Artists" was made with rubber stamps from Carmen´s Veranda, AALL & Create, Stampingbella, Rajastamps and Stempelbar.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Halloween

 
I have no idea why I haven´t been in Halloween mode this year - maybe too many things going around in my head right now. But I´ve been able to make these ATCs for a swap, and I´m really happy with how they turned out. Stamps used here are from Tim Holtz, Picket Fence, Stempelbar and Whimsy Stamps.

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Type It

 

I´m this week´s host for the Sunday Postcard Art challenge and have chosen "Type it" as the theme. I couldn´t resist using this wonderful book piano stamp from ArtSpecially and to build my whole design around it. It seemed to me that the text about Tucholsky´s "Idea Piano" (Heindesign) was a perfect match, and I added books from Deep Red, "Creativity" and "Phantasy" from LaBlanche as well as some typed letter clouds from Sommerabend. 
Can´t wait to see how this theme inspired you!

(If you´re interested in the story of Tucholsky´s words, here´s what he has written in the Berliner Tageblatt on Oct. 2, 1919, using his alias "Peter Panter":
"Wir hätten sollen ... das ist ein nachdenkliches Wort. Wenn ich es auf meinem Gedankenklavier, der Schreibmaschine, anschlage, klingt es lange nach - es ist fast wie ein Thema, das mit vielen Variationen gespielt werden kann. Wir hätten sollen.")

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Spooky Wings

 
This week´s theme for the Sunday Postcard Art challenge is "Spooky Wings", so I couldn´t resist to give Mr. Poe some bat wings ...