Sunday, May 28, 2017

Take a Word - Rose

Background a blend of a couple of renaissance florals; image from vintage postcard.  Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Sunday Postcard - Hands

Background a Vintage Garden freebie, the rest cybersurfed.  Thanks for your visit!

Digital Whisper - Antique Doll

Image from Pinterest; background Astrid MacLean; curled edge effect Lauren Bavin.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

THREE MUSES - Vintage Swim

Miami Beach @ 1956,  with dear friends in happy times.  I am the chubby-legged one on the right.   My two friends on the left are gone to the great what-comes-after; the other three of us remain to fight the good fight!

Sunday, May 21, 2017


Two cool cats out on the town on a misty night.  Background is a blend of many, cats by Kubivet.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Digital Whisper - Butterfly

I "planted" the tulips in a Hayefield garden, and flew in the Monarchs from my stash.  Thanks for visiting.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Three Muses - Journey

I remember being young with the world before me.  It was such an exciting time.  Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Three Muses - Vintage Glamour

Looks as if pearls were a necessity for these glamorous ladies, doesn't it?

Monday, May 8, 2017

Take a Word - Mother and Child

Image was extracted from a piece on Pinterest, background was googled and altered. 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Digital Whisper - Window Sill

A googled windowsill, somewhat altered, with a photo of one of my oil paintings beyond the window.  Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Three Muses - Headwear

I've lost the source for this lovely image, which is altered somewhat for the purposes of this challenge.  Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Take a Word - Books

The painting is a Norman Rockwell, the rest are net-surfed, and obviously somewhat altered.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Digital Whisper - Bride

This challenge is well-timed, as my grandson has just gotten engaged!   Thanks for the challenge, Patti!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Three Muses - Red

The lady is a Renaissance painting by Agnolo Brozino, drapes CR Designs, frame and easel from my stash. 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Take a Word - Turquoise

One of my favorite colors!

Friday, April 21, 2017

SPA Zentangle

Bear outline from a coloring book, then zentangled, cut out and placed digitally on background.   Great fun!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Three Muses - Hands

These were my parents' hands on their 50th wedding anniversary.    There's something special about their clasped hands that touches my heart. 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Take a Word - Angels

My angel is from a garden catalog, background is a blend of several. 

Digital Whisper - Brothers

Wouldn't we like to know the secret!  

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Three Muses - Showers

Even a few showers do not deter a woman with shopping on her mind!   Credit to Kubivet.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Take a Word - Egg

Egghead's a bit eggcentric, but he always has good advice!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Digital Whisper - Royalty

The challenge is royalty, and my first thought was the king of the jungle!  Here he is, looking mighty royal, I think!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Three Muses - Beach

There are beaches and then there are beaches.  Granted this one is a bit unusual.   I just needed a change of pace. 

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Take a Word - Botanical

Credit for this lovely hibiscus goes to Graphics Fairy, which has a number of botanicals free to use.  

Digital Whisper - Black and White

Liz always was a bit of a puzzle, wasn't she?   Thanks for stopping by.  Comments are appreciated.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Three Muses - Spring

The tulip fields in Oregon in the Spring are breathtaking vast seas of color.  I've used family photos here  (my daughter and grandson's fiance').   Thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Take a Word - Unexpected Wings

My muse sort of led me down the garden path with this one.   Well,  Marie DID say unexpected!  I guess you could say unexpected sunflowers too (credit to Finecrafted Designs).  Thanks for your visit and your comments. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Three Muses - Dance

There's nothing like the grace of ballet.   This was an older piece of mine, changed to a triptych.  Thank you for stopping for a visit!

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Take a Word - Bird

I imagine when the toucan sticks his nose in anybody's business he's not to be ignored!  I've heard he's an intelligent and literary bird, and has been published a few times.  Hmmmmm

Digital Whisper - Spring

Spring brings April showers, so get our your umbrella and wellies!   I'm so glad you stopped by.  Happy springtime to you!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Three Muses - Money

Someone very wise once said   “The top 15 Things Money Can’t Buy Are:
Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.”

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Take a Word - Green

The challenge is Green -- oh wonderful color of Spring.  My image here is a Rubens sketch.  

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Digital Whisper - Racoon Reprise

This fellow showed up in my archives, and I decided to share him too. 

Digital Whisper - Racoon

Racoons, the scamps, are notorious thieves, so no doubt they often end up in jail, just as this fellow did.  Thanks for visiting him.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Three Muses - Wheels

Uh oh.   St. Paddy's Day is coming, and the leprechauns are out and about.   Top 'o the mornin' to ya, and thanks for stopping by.  I think this must be a magic leprechaunomobile, because it has no pedals!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Take a Word - Flowers

Background is mine, flowers credit to CR Designs, butterflies to Dover.   Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Digital Whisper - Clover

The challenge is 4-leaf clover.  Easel and palette are from my stash, painting is by Jesse Wilcox Smith (slightly altered), clover and background are googled.   Thanks for your visit!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Three Muses - Mail Art

It's always fun to create mail art.  Problem is, no one sends anything snail mail any more.   Just look what we're missing!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Take a Word - Childhood

The background photo is one taken by my daughter in Brown County, Indiana.  The chubby little girl ready for the first day of school is me!   Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Digital Whisper - Cup

Background by Astrid MacLean (somewhat altered), Cup Googled, Scroll a Pinterest freebie, poem is an original by me.  Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Three Muses - Instrument

Somehow my muse took me here, and it makes me think of New Orleans.....and then again I hear strains of "The Music of the Night" .   Funny how music carries us away.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Take a Word - Old Fashioned

Aren't they the cutest pair?  Her hair bow cracks me up!   Image from Pinterest. 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Digital Whisper - Dominos

It looks as if everyone's meeting at Domino's for lunch!   Everything from my stash or cybersurfed. 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Three Muses - Spectacles

Mea Culpa Mona!   I've merged a painting by Raphael with a bespectacled Mona.   What fun.  Thanks for indulging me!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Take a Word - Valentine

I wish I'd kept all those little valentines that were exchanged in school!   Now they are just a distant memory. 

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Digital Whisper - 1920's

I love those cloche hats of the 20's.   This lady is from an ad for hats. 

Monday, February 6, 2017

Three Muses - Moon

"I see the Moon, the Moon sees me....God bless the Moon and God bless ME!"   Wouldn't it be great to talk to the man in the moon?  No doubt he's a great keeper of secrets, since he has such a great spot to keep track of everyone. 

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Take a Word - Friends

Credit for my little friends is to Astrid MacLean (thanks, Astrid).    He certainly looks as if he's sharing something important, doesn't he?

Digital Whisper - Swing

A theatrical look at the art of swinging!