It seems like forever since my last project…we have been very busy in Talley Land… We decided it was time to shake things up, so we sold our house, bought a super cool loft in a great old building, and our place comes complete with a four floor tower!!! We have all made the adjustment
Recently a friend visited my studio for the first time. I’m always a bit uncertain when showing people my studio because it’s organized chaos does not appeal to everyone. She surveyed the room. “Of course,” she said, “because of the work you do, you can’t just go out and buy the type of thing you
“Waiting for Prince Charming…” Hello and Happy Summer from me to you! Again, I am blessed to be able to share the wonderful PaperWhimsy products with you. It is the highlight of my month to create something to share and be a part of the PaperWhimsy Design Team. This month I am featuring a
Hi and Happy Thursday! Tina here today with my latest PaperWhimsy project, an Amazing Alterable Curioso, full of texture, pattern, and gorgeous color! I love combining Amazing Alterable with found, vintage objects! They are made for each other and they are a great way to add a personal touch to your assemblage projects.Here’s a short
The Ornate Medallion Frame is fit for royalty and I’ve put three medallions together in the 3 Times Royalty Banner. I used the Royalty 20 image, cutting up the eyes, nose and lips into three pieces. To add some mystery and depth, I put the face behind microscope slides which were treated with glass
Hi and Happy Thursday! Tina here today with my second Design Team project for PaperWhimsy. I still can’t believe I am privileged enough to be designing for Paper Whimsy. I LOVE their product and my mind continually spins with creative ideas! This month, I created an assemblage piece full of texture, shine, and a
Guest Designer: Story and artwork by Julie Loeschke The Academy of Royal Arborists is an ancient order dedicated to the care of the trees contained in the King’s gardens and forests. Its origins are lost in the mists of time. Some whispered that their work was so remarkable that the Academy employed magic. However, the
Greetings, everyone! Michelle Talley, here. I hope this summer has gotten off to a good start for all! Lots of news in our world! We felt that we needed to shake up our routine, so we decided to try to sell our big old house and find a cool loft to call our new home.
Kim MacDonald, here with my newest project for PaperWhimsy! With the hot summer months upon us, it’s county fair, festival and circus time. What could be more fun than a trip to the circus and who doesn’t remember going to the circus as a child? Personally, I love the summer for just that. Fairs, bazaars
A portal can be as utilitarian as a gateway or entrance, or it can be an elaborate and magical doorway or opening. And what’s beyond that portal – well there’s magic in that, too. My shimmering portal is whimsy. Certainly elaborate but also, because of the monochrome palette I chose, it is subtle and, I think, elegant.