Saturday, March 13, 2010

heart the art: week 10 (keep going)

hooray for saturday! hooray for HEART the ART! here is my page for last week, week #10, the prompt was KEEP GOING. as soon as i read it, i thought of this illustration from a vintage red riding hood illustration i cut out a while ago. it just kind of sums up the feeling you get sometimes, doesn't it? (well, i guess it does to me, lol!)

(materials: page from a vintage children's book; making memories alphabet stamps; ranger & colorbox inks; bam pop thought bubble; manual typewriter; sewing machine)

speaking of gina, our lovely HEART the ART hostess, she and i decided to have another ATC swap! ordinarily i would show you both halves at the same time, but i have received gina's already and mine aren't even started these are too good...and i can't wait! first here is the cool card i got, and a fabulous bookmark gina made for the recent caardvarks' sticker challenge. isn't it cool?

but of course the real show is the cards themselves. we didn't have a theme, we're going freestyle this time. gina painted these amazing wizard of oz cards:

how much do you LOVE THESE??! well, not as much as i do! and they're *MINE*!!! :) seriously, these have instantly gone to the top of my "prized possessions" list: i'm getting them framed so they can hang right over my desk; i'll show you when they're done. and i'll show you my half of the swap...when they're done! in the meantime i say another giant


to the artiste, and highly recommend you check out her blog if you haven't done so already, you are in for a real treat!


  1. I'm so jealous... I love those ATC! I'm sure yours will be equally as fabulous! I love that LRRH art- so amazing!

  2. Okay first off GASPP@@@@!!!! i LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE (totally deserved 4 loves) your heart the art page. Too uber cool. I want a print of it to hang on the wall. Seriously!

    2. Thank you so much for the shout out and the great image of those atcs. Its funny you put them in that order. Thats the order I made them! haha and thats how I would set them up when looking at them. It must be that artist eye.

    Can't wait to get your ATCs!!

  3. Lauren this is so clever and beautiful. Love it.

    And Gina's ATC , card and bookmark is beautiful. Recognice the Caardwark sketch, love that one too.
    Can't wait to see your ATC's


  4. I love that vintage red riding hood image...sooooo fun...

    LOVE your happy mail...I found Gina through your blog and just love her stuff...

  5. Your journal page is so funny. I love that lurking wolf. Red's gonna prevail though. She's one tough cookie. And Gina's so sweet to send you her art works. Very cool that you are going to frame them. Like art should be.

  6. Ooh, I just love your Red Riding Hood card! That image is awesome and I love the way you've stamped to follow the background!

    Gorgeous goodies from Gina!

    (-: Heidi


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