Sunday, November 17, 2019

Charlie Chaplin

You´ll hardly find anyone who doesn´t know Charlie Chaplin´s name, and most of us have been watching his films and have laughed about them. But what I really adore about him and his work is that he made us laugh about things that aren´t funny at all, and I´ve always been interested in his indirect political statements and their consequences for his life - if you haven´t heard about these, I recommend an internet research.
For my card for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Charlie Chaplin" I´ve used a portrait from Carmen´s Veranda and a stamp with a scene from "Modern Times" (Stempelbar), and in my opinion the words from Dina Wakley fit perfectly.

And as Lost Coast Designs and Carmen´s Veranda have a new challenge theme called "For the Men" right now, this card is my entry for it - please check it out here:


Sunday, October 27, 2019

Entomology

Do you like insects? Personally, I´m not too fond of having them around me, but of course I know how important they are, and some of them are real beauties, too. In addition, their biology and social life is very interesting, and they deserve our respect.
My sister Sabine has picked "insects" as this week´s theme for the Sunday Postcard Art challenge, and I decided to make a digital card this time (credits: The Urban Fairy, Holliewood Studios and Foxeysquirrel).

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Poe´s Secret

What´s better than hours of reading when it gets darker outside? And the perfect read for October is anything from Edgar Allan Poe ... For this postcard, I´ve picked an old book page from "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" (remember Alan Parsons Project?), as a background and used some new Poe stamps from IndigoBlu.
What´s your read for October?

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Leave Your Fears Behind

For this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Bats" I´ve made a card that works as a Halloween card as well as a Steampunk card. I´ve used my favourite bat stamp and a bat winged Steampunk Flying Machine stamp on a background made with a Gelli print and a piece of a map. The words make the card useful for many other occasions.
(Stamp credits: Oxford Impressions, Lost Coast Designs, Visible Image)

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Wicked

Halloween is coming near, and for a "Wicked" themed skinny swap I´ve made this 3 x 5 inches skinny page, front and back. Hope it will arrive in Canada in time!

Monday, October 14, 2019

Why Not?

"Happily Ever After" is the title of this digital collage, and I hope that your relationship looks much happier!
And don´t you know the moment when your surroundings seem to burst from inspiration while your canvas stay white? The lady below has practiced a lot on the walls, but she doesn´t dare to start her canvas ...
I´ve made both collages with the new Songbirdy kit "Why Not?", available at MischiefCircus, and there are sooooo many more possibilities to use this fun kit!

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Autumn Trees

For this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Trees", I´ve been inspired by the weather today - a sunny and warm but also rainy day showing all the colours of Autumn.
I´ve used rubber stamps from Stampendous and American Crafts on a watercolour postcard and painted the background with pearlescent watercolours. Unfortunately it´s not possible to show their lovely shimmer in a scan ...