Wednesday, December 26, 2012

12 Days of Christmas 2012 Day 13

And finally my gift to all- tiny tree ornaments embossed with 

That fit inside these boxes stamped with Rejoice and Holly

 I hope everyone enjoyed receiving as much as I did giving!

 A splendid time was had by all!
God Bless us everyone and Bring us Peace!

12 Days Day 12

 A beautiful beginning for the last day

A star, a star, Shining in the Night

May it bring us Goodness and Light!

Thanks Linda!

12 Days Day 11

Love the sparkle!!!!

Cover and view of this inventive folded book with lots of pockets!

Thanks Jean!

12 Days 2012 Day 10

Simple and elegant .....

.....opens to this simple and elegant bookmark!

Thanks Daphne!

Monday, December 24, 2012

Give Us Peace

This garland is created for my friend, neighbor and mentor, SaraJean, who works tirelessly for Peace, Justice and to make God's Love available to all beings.

I was  hoping to hang it on her door as a welcoming presence , even as she is afar this holiday season.

Planning and events seldom agree. It is snowing and blowing right now, and I too am called away unexpectedly to celebrate the life of my Dear Father in Law Mel, who went live with the Saints last night.

Shiney- I hope you can enjoy this digitally until you come home!

Close up
The back.

Please visit Quietfire Creations for details.
Rest in Peace Pop Pop.
I pray that if we keep it on our lips and in our hearts and post it on our doors that it will come.

Comments and questions always welcomed.

Friday, December 21, 2012

12 Days of Christmas Day 9

Wrapped in gossimer wings....


Thank you Kathleen!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

12 Days of Christmas Day 8

 Wrapped in the Holly and Ivy
In a word....JOY!

Thank you Jane!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

12 Days of Christmas Day 7

Nothing says Christmas like red velvet....

OH I'm in love with my mini book necklace ( I suffer from mini-mania)

and imaginative use of Washi tape on the Chiristmas couture!!!

Thank you Sue F.!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

12 Days of Christmas Day 6

 Oh Christmas Tree......

Let your holiday flags fly!!!!!

Thank you Linda!

Monday, December 17, 2012

Cyberscribes Holiday Exchange

The Cyberscribes Yahoo Groups annual exchanges
are an opp for plenty of letttering practice and inspiration in the mailbox!

I'm in love with my versal/uncial/celtic brush lettering learned in Val Webbs Drawn and Decorated class.

The Card is shamelessly copied from Quietfire Design Team sister Holly*** thanks Holly!****

I used the Inkadinadoo Stamp Gear to create the star with the Quietfire flourished tree stamp and Peace is from a set of textured words.

The Snowflake is Spellbinders Create a Flake 4

I stamped with Versafine Ink and blended with Distress.

The inside Dona Nobis Pacem is also on the outside of the envie.

This is stamped with my fav new ink- Delicata Golden Glitz- when in doubt- add gold!

I pray sending out a lot of letters asking for Peace might help bring peace into our hearts and our world.

Comments and questions welcomed!

12 Days 2012 Day 5

Day 5- a mystery.......

Ta Da!   Love the textured envie, holding.......

 Tags for any holiday occasion!

Love all the inspiration!
Thanks, Irene!

Sunday, December 16, 2012

12 Days of Christmas 2012 Day 4

Beautiful bag concealing....

How fun is this!

 Can you see the little washi taped clothes pin holding the chalk board? and it came with it's own piece of chalk!!!

Thanks Beth A.!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

12 Days of Christmas Day 3

 Day three begins with the Quietfire Flourish-Santa Style!

Opens to reveal this vintage collage card..........

..................That transforms into an easel card.

Thank you Sue B!

Friday, December 14, 2012

12 Days Of Christmas Day 2

 Beautifully and deliciously wrapped

Opening to reveal this hand crafted book with a vintage feel

Thank you Denise! 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

12 Days of Christmas 2012- Day 1

 I love Advent!
Expectant waiting...especially when you know there is a happy ending!

Each year the By Hand Artists Yahoo Group- facilitated by Quietfire Design's Suzanne Cannon, host the 12 days of Christmas Gift Mingle.
13 of us make 12 gifts to send off to the other 12 to each on the designated day.
The hostess-person 13- me this year- sends a gift for you to open on your own day.

Left is my basket full of gifts waiting to be opened!

 Here is the wrapping/envie of Day 1..........

........opened to reaveal this lovely up-cycled encaustic fridge calendar!

Thank you Marg!
Please stop back each day for the next 11 and your comments and questions are always welcomed!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Thank you Miss Karen

This card is featured on the Quietfire Creations blog- hop over there for details.
I created it with a friend and Mentor, Miss Karen in mind.
I don't want to embarrass her with details, just honor her by saying she is someone who sees the beauty in butterflies and snowflakes, and her natural beauty is reflected in daily life  just as these wonders of nature.

In spite of hardship and adversity in her own life, she always finds time to  be kind and witness to the goodness and love that is available to us all.

Thanks Miss Karen and I hope you enjoy the card.

Envie below

comments and questions always welcomed.