Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Three Muses Challenge - Fashionable Ladies

I love this vintage photo of two very fashionable young ladies.  I coloured them and added new hats using ArtRage sticker spray leaves.  The background is from Maya at Scrapbookgraphics.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Take a Word - Leisure

"Books are a uniquely portable magic" (Stephen King)

Reading has to be near the top of the list when we talk about taking leisure time to relax.  I found this lovely image in an old folder.  I think it came from Maya at Scrapbookgraphics.  The background and collage pieces are from Lorie Davison SBG and Createwings Designs.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Three Muses Challenge - Shoes

Some of you may recognize my great-uncle Paul (by marriage) who emerges from a family album once in a while.  His claim to fame was that he knew how to accessorize!
Image (altered) IS or WAS a member of my family, the background is by Itkupilli and the shoes and socks were Googled.
Thanks to Bev for a great challenge.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - Wings

The sprites are from a collection of vintage ladies from - blanched instead of coloured this time with just a little makeup added.  The butterfly was Googled and the background picture is by Lorie Davison at Scrapbookgraphics.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Turquoise and Lime Green

Yes, Taluula (Ann) made us do it.  I would never have thought of combining turquoise with lime green but it looks OK.  The image is from  I have dressed her in the appropriate colours and placed her on an old dictionary page that I have scanned and coloured,.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - BIRDS

Yes, kookaburras do laugh, chuckle, giggle and snigger and they do it very loudly especially where I live.  They are large birds of prey, swooping on small animals, rodents and large insects. The kookaburra and eucalyptus leaves were Googled.  Other bits and pieces are from Rosey Posey at Scrapbookgraphics.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Transportation

The background here is by Itkupilli, Deviant Scrap.  The photo in the foreground is my father, aged four,  He lived another 98 years, passing away in 1996 at the age of 102.  I used some digital software magic to transform a very faded sepia photo to give him a new look.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Take a Word Challenge - MUSIC

This week our theme word is MUSIC.  The little flautist is a freebie from Terry Kahrs.  Background pieces Lorie Davison, googled music manuscript.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Three Muses Challenge - Black and White Photo Plus Colour

Thanks to Bev for a great challenge.  My black and white image (altered) is from a collection of vintage photos from  The background is by Itkupilli and the curtain is from my stash.  Rose from Graphics Fairy.