GiSt Girls have a Home

Some people come into your life and they pop up later when you don’t think you need them, but you really really do. That’s what life’s like for me and Anissa, owner of Knitch.com.au. We met so many years ago when we were both Scrapbookers. Anissa diverted into thread, yarn and felt, while I tookContinue reading “GiSt Girls have a Home”

Footprints in the Sand

A lady approached me to create one of my 20by20 canvases, using warm colours and the popular “Footprints in the Sand” story as inspiration. (Go HERE for a full account.) While I prefer to work without boundaries, I really do love to step inside a customer’s heart and soul and bring that intention to life.Continue reading “Footprints in the Sand”

Bad Mother = Good Artist

So my delightful son Rainer (who is severely Autistic and who manages to just hurt me enough so people don’t raise eyebrows LOL) took offense to my discipline methods yesterday (yes, it was yesterday – Wednesday). His regular afternoon support worker couldn’t work yesterday, so it was just me and him for a couple ofContinue reading “Bad Mother = Good Artist”

Well, What Can I Tell You?

There has been much hatching of plans and big biz dreaming happening of late. The constant pull of ideas, matching wits with domestic responsibility makes for interesting spurts of energy in the studio. I made a promise to myself a while ago that I would work in multiples, I would create for me and IContinue reading “Well, What Can I Tell You?”

“Take Care of Yourself” Guest Designer for Artified

When opportunity knocks, sometimes you just have to put everything else aside and answer the goddam door! So I answered the call from Melissa at Artified to be her Guest Designer for this gorgeously shimmery Mixed Media Kit. This is the first Art Journal page I’ve created using papers from the current kit, but theContinue reading ““Take Care of Yourself” Guest Designer for Artified”

Exploding into 2014

On my way to sealing 2013 as “dead and buried” once and for all (yikes it was jam-packed), I decided to do something fun, scrapbooky and visual and pretty (rather than listy or wordy). Jennifer Lee has been doing her Exploding Box project for a couple of years, so joined in this time around. Man,Continue reading “Exploding into 2014”