Wednesday, February 29, 2012

WOYWW~ Mad House and Chaos Over Takes My Muse.

First off, Happy Wednesday!

I'm so thrilled to have you stop by and gander for a bit. I hope that you all have had a wonderful Wednesday and that your rest of the week will be Fantastic and Awesome .

Yes, You did correctly see my title for today's post. Have you ever had one of those days or one of those weeks? Well, my Muse has become so over loaded, I had to take a break from the Art Studio. So, I jumped up on my bed to meditate along with reading a few Articles and a few books (three to be exact). I was actually out of my shell. Uncomfortable that I was NOT doing a thing. No drawing or doodling. No cleaning of the house. I fell into a trance and blocked the world around "My Personal Space". No answering of the telephones. Turned on the class movie chanel and dug right in to the books I had grabbed off my shelf.

These are the four books I decided to really read, instead of skimming through them to pages that inspired me.

Layered, Tattered and Stitched: A Fabric Art Workshop1.Layered, tattered & Stitched by Ruth Rae.
Here is the link to the book through Amazon.
 http://www.amazon.com/Layered-Tattered-Stitched-Fabric-Workshop/dp/1600611885/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1330576383&sr=1-1





Creative Awakenings: Envisioning the Life of Your Dreams Through Art


2. Creative Awakenings~ Envision the life of your dreams through art.
Again, here is the link to the book through Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Awakenings-Envisioning-Dreams-Through/dp/B004KAB3L6/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1330576511&sr=1-1



3. Altered Books 101 by Beth Cote and Cindy Pestka.
I provide the link to this book here:
Altered Books 101 ##5167http://www.amazon.com/Altered-Books-5167-Cindy-Pestka/dp/1574214772/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1330576784&sr=1-1

I have the following Books on my night stand to possibly start reading them tonight, or definately tomorrow. They are part of the series that Beth Cote has published.
a. Altered Books 102~ Beyond the Basics
b.Altered Books 103~ Little Books. Decos. CDs & More!
c.Altered Books 104~ Everything!

Beth has a few more books in which I would love to borrow or buy. Sometimes you can find these books available for check-out at your local library, Mine did not.

Below are some 4x6 postcards that I completed this week and an altered key wall hanger for a PIF Thread Swap over at atcsforall.com.

  
 








I hope you all have a fabulous Day and a Marvelous Week. Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek at my desk.....now where do I start?
Hugs!

Deb





12 comments:

Neil said...

Hi there, I'm a bit behind but wanted to pop my head round the door and say hello. Hoping you have a good and creative rest of the week. Those books look like a good read; off to investigate.....
Neil#61

BetteK said...

Your work is just StUnNiNg ... how wonderful WOYWWing is and getting to see what you have done! Debbie #89

CraftygasheadZo said...

Those postcards are amazing! Happy Thursday to you, hope you enjoy this week's snoop around the oh so creative spaces & take care. Zo xx 83

sandee said...

wow, a lot of awesome things in your post, first love the books, the titles and cover pages are gorgeous, your art work is so pretty and vibrant and the altered key hanging was very neat to look at. waving from the hills of North Carolina a day late :)

May said...

Your art work is STUNNING!! beautiful, those books look fab thank you for the links, Hugs May x x x

Mary Ann said...

Really wonderful cards:)

karen said...

Your postcards are amazing and beautiful!
And good for you knowing when to take a break and take time to refresh. You sure did a lot of reading! And if you read those next 3 books on your night stand, I think you will know everything there is to know about altered books!
xoxo Karen #163

Karen said...

Your artwork is stunning, I just love those postcards :)

Have a great WOYWW and a fab week, Luv Karen xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Good grief, for a woman whos been in bed reading, you've been very busy with ATCs - done more art than me this week for sure!! Lovely stuff, I so like your style.

Barb King said...

Thanks for the book suggestions, I am just trying to take the leap into altered art. Hope you can stop by, check out my tag post from a few days ago.
Barb #116

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Deb,

Oh how nice! What a great idea to lay on the bed and really READ those books! Which was your favorite?

Your art work is wonderful - I realy love the blue flowers!! Love it.

Have a great rest of the week! You've already stopped by my blog - thank you for the nice words!

Hugs,
Kay
#30

Cindy D. said...

I think it's terrific you took some time to read about art! I actually took some time off because I was out of town and like so many other times, I find it hard to get back to my daily drawing! I think I'm ok now, though.

Beautiful postcards! So fun and pretty. Insanely hard to pick faves but probably all that love in the clouds, and the heart balloon, and the mysterious elf with the green hair. :)