Thursday, March 15, 2018

Wholly Hollibaugh

Sorry I haven't been able to post for awhile.
Wholly Hollibaugh ATC

Thought I'd share this wholly hollibaugh with you.  It's a fun technique opening up a "hole" in your tangle to see the layer below.    There is Tipple, Meer, Shattuck and Enyshou hiding in my Hollibaugh.

And here is my first attempt in my BuJo.  I like to test out a new technique or tangle in it.  It's nice to look back and have a visual timeline.  

And speaking of is my "Meerly Cadent" combo tangle as my March calendar.  

Thanks for dropping by.  Hope to see you back here soon!

Sunday, February 25, 2018


Zenith, Henna Drum, Mooka-ish, Well-ish and Maryhill. Dingbatz on 3Z tile.
Always fun to learn something new, including the definition of a dingbat.  These printer's characters get a Zen remake including spelling.
Auras, Crescent Moon & Enyshou Dingbatz on a 3Z tile.

Is the hexagon a dingbatz?  It felt like it when I drew it.  Here I recently converted it into some snail mail. 
Hexagon Spoken. Emingle with Triangulation, Mooka, Perfs, Meer, Well, Printemps, 'Nzeppel, Flux, Maryhill, Phroz & Rounding Dingbatz

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Happy belated Valentine's Day, diorama style

Is it too late for a Valentine's?  Is it ever too late?  Unfortunately, we all know the answer to that now....yes.

I still thought I'd share these diorama Valentines cards with you.  I'm glad my grandkids are safe and sound.

I'd been playing around with diorama cards lately after watching this video.  These cards fold flat for mailing but stand up nicely to display and can have several layers.

Here's the first card I made after watching the video and I used the dimensions it suggested.  

From there I made adjustments.  It's nice to have the inspiration and then adjust it to make it yours.

I ended up stamping, coloring and cutting lots of pieces, then rearranging them in the little scenes before I was happy with their placement.  These Valentines used stamps and dies by Penny Black and Lawn Fawn. 

Hopefully you can see more of the 3D aspect in these photos:
And maybe this gives you the idea of how they flatten for mailing:

These square cards are nice to shows off Bijou tiles... or other bits of magic.   I used spellbinders dies to cut the heart, bracket square and hexagon, but really, you could use a stencil or template and cut it out too.  They appear to be 4 1/4 inch square cards until flattened for mailing and then they fit an a2 envelope perfectly.

Thanks for stopping by.

Power to the children.