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.
… The summer months are traditionally “wedding months” and this whimsy is dreaming of her big day with her new partner. She is made from the cutest PaperWhimsy Two Doves Cottage and the torso from the La Belle House. Just cover the house with your fav paper. I distressed inked the edges with Tim Holtz distress ink.
Hi…Happy Thursday! Tina Walker here today with my very first PaperWhimsy Design Team project! I am SO excited to be creating with y’all! I have been a long time fan of PaperWhimsy Amazing Alterables, so this is a dream come true! … Assemblage Art is one of my favorite types of mediums today, and I
METHOD: Begin by painting the Curious Medallion No. 6. I painted this with chalk spray paint. Choose and place your collage items for the center of the heart. I used Digis 143 and 300 To get a grungy look, I painted black acrylic over the spray paint, sanded it back, and went over that loosely with
Welcome to May! The cold weather is hopefully over, everything is coming back to life with a bang, and windows left open bring in the sweet smell of spring. I love the month of May, my son was born in May, and a sweeter gift was never given. Mothers Day is the 10th of May.
It’s becoming spring in some areas-some places are still getting snow!! Well, our Whimsy Vegetable Garden Gnome will get people in even the coldest areas of this beautiful land we live to begin preparing for the garden season. Our Whimsy Garden Gnome is certain to guarantee a bumper crop this year!! My Process:
The Curious Ornate Egg has a lovely frilly vine piece that I wanted to show to maximum advantage. I did this by painting the background a different color than the front and added some cabochons, rhinestones, a leaf bead and a flower on top. For the images, I got out a lot of whimsy printouts
Happy spring to everyone. Happy April, the fourth month of this new year, brings us closer to warm weather, flowers, and hope. Like, I hope we will not need the snow shovel again. I hope the April showers are followed by lovely blue sky, white billowy clouds and warm sunshine. I really hope it doesn’t
March is a fickle month. Will it be warming up, only to slide back into the cold? The sun seems warmer, the wind colder, the snow is melting, until we get hit with another few inches. I am just contrary enough to like that foible of March. March used to be the first month of
The Paperwhimsy Automaton is an intriguing figure. It reminds me of a couple of things, one being an old style fortune teller and another a figure in an icon. I took the direction of Icon with this piece and I hope to make a series of these, exploring more possibilities. There are several photos