Monthly Archives: August 2010

ATCs Made on Saturday

I sprained my ankle last Thursday so I’ve not been as active or as motivated to create things. Saturday afternoon I sat on my bed and made some ATCs. Three are going towards an ‘angeling’ project and one is for … Continue reading

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Fishy Dude is still belly side down :)

I have had more time to read and research more about my Fishy Dude. It seems that my tank is only about 5.7L and the suggested minimum by an Aussie Fighting Fish Community is 10L. It also turns out that … Continue reading

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Fishy Dude

I just bought myself a little fish. I think he’s a dude. He hasn’t yet told me what his name is. He’s a Betta or Siamese Fighting fish. I have wanted one of his species for a while. They are … Continue reading

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Gorgeous things in today’s mail.

You may remember my very excited post about winning the Toastory giveaway on the blog of fellow-Aussie Adelle. My prize arrived today in the mail. I am so pleased with the quality! It looks really gorgeous in person – better … Continue reading

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Painting Details…

I know you are all probably sick of this one by now but I really would like to show the finished, dry painting here. It is something which was a challenge for me and I am allowing myself to be … Continue reading

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Weekend Without Oil

Now this is an idea that has my inner tree-hugging-hippie dancing around the May pole! Not only will a Weekend Without Oil save the earth a whole bunch of carbon emissions if they reach their goal, hopefully people will learn … Continue reading

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Painting Finished!!

It is with much relief that I present to you my latest masterpiece! Technically it is my interpretation of someone-else’s masterpiece but it is actually one of the most challenging things I have ever created. This picture was taken using … Continue reading

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A Skinny Giraffe In Chaos

You may be thinking “Aren’t all Giraffes skinny?” Why yes, they are – they obviously don’t have access to the sort of choc-covered honeycomb that I do! But I am talking about a different kind of Skinny. For the uninitiated, … Continue reading

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And the winner is….. ME!!!!!

Now I’m feeling the urge to dance! Talk about a mood-swing! Today shall now be know as WINNING DAY!! First there was the awesome Monday Munchies game in my swap-bot group, and now this! Nothing like AWESOME free stuff to … Continue reading

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My Great Art Interpretation: The Muses (Les muses) – Maurice Denis

Tonight I’ve been working on ‘My Great Art Interpretation’ swap. I am doing my own interpretation of The Muses (Les muses) by Maurice Denis (Original above). This is one of the many works of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Symbolist art that … Continue reading

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