Bird A Week Challenge: Week 47

Ok, here is a drawing of a proportionally challenged cardinal. I used an elaborate frame to try to enhance his looks:

Scream For Ice Cream & QP Freebie

Well, the weather has definitely cooled.  But when I saw this cute Ice Cream themed kit, Scream For Ice Cream by Jellybean Design, I just had to do a layout. Here is the kit:

Here is the layout I made:

And here is the QP Freebie for you to download:

Drawing Lab 2011: Student’s Choice #13

For this week’s student’s choice, I did the Botanicals assignment. I drew a branch from our valencia tree. The colors are more vivid on the actual drawing:

 

Java Junkie & 2nd QP Freebie

Here is the kit, Java Junkie by Chunlin Designs that I made a second layout & QP Freebie for:

Here is the layout I made:

And here is the QP Freebie for you to download:

Out On A Limb – Girl & QP Freebie

Here is the matching girl kit to Jellybean Designs Out On A Limb:

Such a sweet kit… Here is the layout I made:

And here is the QP Freebie for you to download:

Java Junkie & QP Freebie

Boy, being a CT for NDISB is really fun – I get to work with a lot of talented designers.  Here is a kit I just finished working with, “Java Junkie” by Chunlin Designs.  If you are a coffee fanatic, or know one, this is the perfect kit to scrap with:

And here is the first layout I made:

 And you can download the QP freebie here:

More Traditional Croatian Jewelry

I have not been very creative in my jewelry arts lately, so I thought I would share some more Croatian jewelry.  DH just came back from a business trip to the Netherlands, and stopped by Croatia to visit his family.  Here are two very beautiful pendants he brought back for my daughter and I.  The one on the left is a pendant depiticting the coat of arms of Zagreb.  It is also the design on the flag of Zagreb.  The one on the right is a Morcic pendant – one of my favorite types of jewelry.  Morcic jewelry have been worn traditionally as an amulet to ward off evil:

Out On A Limb – Boy & QP Freebie

Here is another cute kit from Jellybean Design I worked with.  “Out On A Limb – Boy” is great for scrapping with baby boy photos:

Here is a layout I made:

And here is the QP Freebie for you to download:

Zentangle Challenge #48 “Tri-Shapes”

For this week’s challenge, the diva instructed us to start a tile using three basic shapes; a square, a circle, and a triangle. I tried using some tangles that were new to me, and here are my efforts:

 

Colour Me Beautiful & QP Freebie

I have been working with kits from Jellybean Design.  I just love her design style.  The first kit is called “Colour Me Beautiful“, and if you hurry, it is free for a limited time. Here is the kit:

Here is the layout I made:

And here is the freebie for you to download:

Check back for more QP Freebies from Jellybean Designs.

Feeling Like Fall & QP Freebie

Created By Jill just came out with a new kit perfect for scrapping fall themed layouts:

And here is the layout I made:

And here is the QP Freebie for you to download:

Drawing Lab 2011: One Eyed Monster

This week, our instructor assigned us to draw a one eyed monster.  I didn’t have anything in mind, so I started with one eye and drew from there. What is unpleasant and scary? green skin, yellow claws, jagged teeth, blood shot eye, purple warts with hair, spiky tail, bulbous form, etc. And this is what evolved: