April 30, 2011

Framed Bird Collage

This gorgeous Mixed Media Bird Collage was created by artist Cheryl Waters! Cheryl is a published artist, you can see her work in many Stampington & Co. publications, such as Somerset Memories, Somerset Home, Altered Couture etc. For this project she used one of my favorite Bird images, the Amazing Birds on a Branch Graphic. I just love all the romantic embellishments used on this piece! To see more of Cheryl's work, and some projects too, you can find her at the Fiskars website, where she is a Fiskateers Crafting Ambassador! How cool is that?!!

April 29, 2011

Royal Giveaway - London Postcard Set!

This Giveaway is now Closed. Thank you to all that entered!Congratulations to Sheila from Halo Hill who was lucky number 128, and the winner of this giveaway!

To celebrate my new sites, I'm having a little Giveaway! I'm giving away a set of these really cute "Vintage London" postcards, by Cavallini!

Included are 6 different cards, you get two of each, and they are all wrapped up in a cute tin! And guess what? They have glitter on them too! Woohoo!!

Here are the rules:

Just enter a comment on this post in order to participate. The Giveaway ends on Monday May 2nd at 10:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.) Anyone may participate, as long as it's legal for you to do so, where you live. The winner will be selected via Random.org. If you're entering anonymously please leave an email address, or some way for me to get in touch with you, in your comment, so that I can contact you if you win!!
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April 28, 2011

Pretty Scrapbook Pages

These pretty Scrapbook pages were created by Annette from Australia. Annette used the Funny Bird images and the Blue Hydrangea Printable for the page above.

She used the Poodle Postcard image for this one. So Charming!!
Annette frequently posts to Daisy Trail, you can find more of her work there.

April 27, 2011

Phrenology Head Pin Cushion

This is a quirky little project that I did awhile back! It's a Crafters Phrenology Head Pin Cushion. I took an antique Phrenology Head image and changed out the wording with various craft terms. Then I used the Citra Solv method to transfer the image onto the fabric. You can find a Tutorial HERE with complete instructions, as well as the Printable so that you can make your own!

April 26, 2011

Turn an Envelope into a Cute Bag

These sweet little treat bags were created by Sue at Creative Tryals. Can you believe these started out as envelopes?!! Sue used the Aqua Bird and Nest image, the Lilacs Perfume graphic & the Little Chocolate Girl for these splendid little bags! Be sure and check out her site for the step by step Tutorial for this project. These would make such fun party favors!!

April 25, 2011

Spring Art Challenge

For those of you that like to participate in challenges, Debbi at All in my Cottage is having a Spring Art Challenge, using one of my graphics! The image that's being used in the challenge is one of my favorites, the Ballerina Fairy image. The challenge is open until April 30th. Sounds like fun!

April 24, 2011

Mixed Media Easter Portrait Collage

I can't even begin to tell you how much I LOVE this Mixed Media Piece by Theresa at 612 Riverside!!! I wasn't even planning on posting on this site today, but when I saw this, I just had to squeeze it in before Easter is over!! Theresa... clever, clever Theresa.... used an old silver plated tray from her stash as the basis for this Easter Portrait collage. Genius!!! You can find the Antique Egg Image here, if you want to try something similar. I just love her Whimsical style, and I'm sure you will too, be sure and check out her post to see more of her silver tray creations.

April 23, 2011

Vintage Paper Cone - Spring

If you're looking for something different to dress up your front door with for Spring, (or Easter), this Vintage Paper Cone by The Gypsy Magpie is just the thing!!!

Swoon!! Look at the gorgeous details!! She has a full Tutorial on her blog and lists all of her supplies as well. Can you believe the base is made of Styrofoam?!! Who knew!

Some of the images used here are the Dictionary Bird image and the Grand Paris Fabrique Graphic. I believe she used her own Vintage Easter Postcards, if you don't have some though, you can find a few to print out HERE.

April 22, 2011

Paris Collage ClipBoard

from Cindy Adkins Whimsical Musings, is one of the most prolific artists that I've ever met! She's always crafting away and making something fabulous, she rarely misses a Brag Monday. If you've ever participated in my linky party, you've probably met her, she's so sweet and encouraging to everyone! Her style is so romantic and feminine, as you can tell by the beautiful Paris Collage Clipboard that she made in the photo here. Just look at all the gorgeous embellishments! Cindy used the Lina with Crown image for this piece. I'm not sure if the Eiffel Tower is mine or not, but I do have some black and white Eiffel images Here and Here.

April 21, 2011

Easter Peat Pots

Aren't these charming?!! Marcy over at Haverford House, made these delightful little Egg Peat Pots for her Easter Display. She used the Antique Egg Print for this project. Make sure you check out her site to see the whole display, it's quite grand!!

April 20, 2011

Decoupaged Tin Box

This nifty little tin was created by Christine from Christine & Co.! Christine is one of our most faithful crafters at Brag Monday, I'm not sure if she's ever missed a week, since she started! She always comes up with something cute, and this tin couldn't be cuter!! Christine decoupaged an old tin, that she saved from going into the trash, with the Victorian Thread Label Image. I adore the little keys on the top too!

April 19, 2011

Mini Pillows - No Sew

These super cute mini pillows were crafted by Aaron at Mudpies & Marigolds! Aaron has the full Tutorial on her site, as well as all the techniques that she used for these. My favorite part? They're no sew!! This crafty girl printed various images from my site, directly onto the fabric, using the spray glue technique and the wax paper technique. The images included are the Lina with Crown graphic and the Paris Address image.

April 18, 2011

French Dove Digital Collage - Card

This beautiful digital collage was created by the very talented and sweet Tania from Wild Heart! I love Tania's art so much, that I struggle with not featuring her every week!! I'm so glad to have this new site so that I can feature more of her work, along with many of the other talented artists that I've gotten to know a bit! Tania's look is pure romance with an occasional touch of whimsy. I'd say this particular piece is all romance, with the White Dove, the swirly pink touches and the French Handwriting. Gorgeous!! Be sure and check out her site to see more of her work, and if you've fallen in love with this card, you can even buy it straight from her post!

April 17, 2011

Decoupaged Train Case

I'm such a fan of Lisa Morris's style, from Wild Rose Cottage! She created this darling decoupaged sheet music train case and even has a full Tutorial right on her blog, so that you can make your own! She used a number of the antique sheet music images from Here, some of these are from way back, so make sure you click on "Previous Posts" to see all of them.

April 16, 2011

Altered Art - By the Sea Bottle

This truly gorgeous Altered Bottle by created by sweet Stefanie, at Rose Petals and Rust!! I'm completely smitten by the soldered Starfish on the top! Stefanie used the Antique Bathing Beauty Graphic for this piece. This one is making wish for Summer!

April 15, 2011

Vintage Bird Card

This gorgeous Bird Card was made by The Gypsy Magpie!! I featured this one on Brag Monday quite some time ago, but it's still one my most favorite cards ever shared. The Tiffany blue ribbon she used here is so scrumptious, and I think it works perfectly with the yellow Bird image! I love the button and sewn edge as well.

April 14, 2011

Saucy Lady Tins

from One Cheap B*tch is always coming up with something clever! She created these 2 Saucy Vintage lady tins, using some old mint containers. So fun! The images used here are the Champagne Girl and the Naughty Risque Beauty.

April 13, 2011

Handmade Easter Card

This fanciful little Easter card was created by Polly's Paper Studio. The image used here is the Vintage Bunny with Chicks graphic. I love all the little embellishments used here, like the buttons, ribbon and lace!

April 12, 2011

Bird and Eggs Journal

Shirley at Hudson's Holidays created this stunning Bird and Eggs journal!! What a special piece this is, it would make a lovely gift too! Shirley used the Dictionary Bird image and the Antique Egg print, in her project.

April 10, 2011

Chamelelon Skeleton Glass Nugget

I love the simplicity of this little piece! This one comes from Saraccino, she used the Chameleon skeleton image and decoupaged him under a glass nugget. I really admire her style, she is not only an artist but a biologist as well, her work is very intriguing!

Doggy Day Card

Audrey from Audrey Petite's Weblog came up with this dear little card for her Dog, in honor of "Doggy Day" at her house. You must read her sweet post, about how she and her family celebrated their dog's dogiversary!! She used the Pups in an envelope Image for this piece.
I have to say, I've really enjoyed having Audrey as a part of our "Brag Monday" family, I often see her leaving the sweetest, most encouraging comments on the other participants posts. She's a such a sweetie!

April 9, 2011

Burlap Wine Bag

This pretty old world Burlap Wine bag, was created by Monica at La Famiglia Design. Monica used the Italian Ephemera image for this versatile little bag!

Crown Sheet Music Candles

These captivating candles were made by the very talented Amanda over at Reloved Rubbish! Amanda added some of my Crown images to some pretty sheet music, to come up with this stylish look!

April 8, 2011

Bee Peat Pot

I've been seeing so many of these cute Peat pots around lately! This one was crafted by The Cranky Queen. I love the natural tones in this one, they compliment the Antique Bee image perfectly. Wouldn't this make a great gift?!

Birdcage Journal

This is a delicious looking little Journal from Tesorobella! She sells these, along with so many other pretties in her Etsy shop. Some of the images used, were the antique Bird Cage and the Fancy music frame.

April 7, 2011

Silhouette Candle

Diana at Closet Crafter, made this darling Silhouette candle!! She used the children Silhouette graphic from Here. You can find the full instructions for making this right on her blog. Wouldn't this make a sweet gift?!!

Digital Collage - The Muses

This is an exceptionally beautiful digital collage, created by Jill at Feathers and Flight!! Jill is so unbelievably talented, I usually have to hold myself back from featuring her every single week on Brag Monday! The two muses you see here came from the image of two beautiful women from Here, she also used the Gothic architecture graphic from Here. She has many more gorgeous collage work on her site, it's worth a visit for sure!

April 6, 2011

Easter Project - Egg Transformation

Isn't this cute?!!! This is a darling little decoupaged Egg from Cap Creations. Make sure you check her site to see the before pic on this one, so much cuter now! She used the Yellow Chick image from HERE.

Printing on Fabric - Cute Nest Bags

This was a cute little gift bag that I made last fall. The original tutorial can be found Here, it includes a printable for the nest image. I ended up printing it right onto some linen fabric, and then I immediately became obsessed with printing on fabric, because it's so much fun!! I think this would make a fun housewarming gift, you know with the nest and all...you could fill it with some pretty soaps!
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