Valentine goodies

I made some fun Valentines. The wood was painted and text was transferred to create a soft background. Then I added polymer hearts, birds and vintage buttons and tied with a hand-dyed silk ribbon. For the pendants I used glass blanks and transferred vintage photos and hand-tinted the color. For a dimensional accent, a tiny flatback Swarovski crystal was added to the front.

Flower Zen card series

My neighbor has a beautiful yard that blooms every spring with an amazing array of lovelies. Last year I took my camera over and snapped some flower shots. Finally was able to use them in a vellum, paint, paper, collage. The dots give cohesion and serve as a motif. A versatile new series.