Let your art guide you - week 10!



Another week, another submission to 'Let Your Art Guide You'. As you're all probably aware, I've started an art journal. I figured today's entry was a perfect submission for the LYAGY deal! This is, indeed, letting my art guide me! She's all about sparkling!



Also, a couple new and exciting things! I got a poppet in the mail as part of a swap with a lovely lady named Edel. She came all the way from Ireland! Sapphire opened her up and decided that she should be named Chaina. She's wonderful and whimsical. I'm very happy to have done this swap with Edel! She also included some Irish drinking socks, (lol) a clover phone charm and some chocolate! Yay!



And last but not least, I wanted to let it be known that some of my work was featured on craftster! Woo hoo! I made these costumes without a pattern a couple years ago for my boys. I'm pretty proud of them and think they turned out really well!

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13 comments:

Brian V. Laws said...

You really make some awesome things! If you ever met my daughter you'd have a BFF for life!

Emily Anne Leyland ( Art-n-Sewl) said...

Fantastic!! You do such beautiful things sista. I love the costumes too. Way to go being featured on Craftzer. Amazing!!

Martina Voigt-Schmid said...

Those costumes are sooooo great Deedra, i bet the kids all loved them. I never saw some like these before. Also, the doll painting is great - keep on rockin' ;)

Debby said...

Congrats on the costumes they are fab. Love your new piece of art! The kids are darling.
debby

Diane said...

Oh my goodness--those costumes are so cool!! And your journal page really is wonderful!! Love the doll and the one holding it too!

Anonymous said...

Dear, dear Deedra :-)

I got your cards! So wonderful, I totally loved them and also the little cupcakecard you wrote for me. You are sure missed too!

Thanks so much for sending me, I was really happy to read something from you. You write lovely!

I'm sorry I haven't been writing lately. But please know that I always try to watch and see what you have made :-). I think your style has slightly changed, and I love your recent entries. Wonderful.

Well I've got to go. Thanks so much for the mail, again! It really made me happy.

Much love,
Caelum.

andrea creates said...

Those costumes are spectacular-congrats!!
Nice journal cover, I keep saying it but I really do need to start one-they look so fun to do.Yours looks "sparkly" :)

Nicola said...

Great journal page Deedra! I'm loving your new ladies!! Those costumes are AWESOME!!!! You are probably the most creative person I've ever 'met'!! Brilliant! :0)x

Maria Isabel said...

Did you notice your cool drawing looks a lot like the picture of Sisi that you put below?
And congrats on the Craftster feature, I will look it up later!

Deedra said...

Thank you so much, everyone! So nice of you all to say!

You guys certainly motivate me to keep creating with all your lovely comments!!

XO

The Haley Family said...

OH MY GOODNESS, I love the fish heads! My boys would go nuts over those! I really like your painting this week. It reminds me of my little sassy nearly 3 year old!! :)

Alexz said...

Deedra, I want a fish head for myself, just because! I love them so much! Congrats on being featured! You definitely deserve it!

Moriah said...

Hiya Deedra! Unfortunately the painting has never arrived.