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New Artist Trading Cards

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I had a chance the other day to make a couple of Artist Trading Cards.

I had the urge to create something so bad. I didn't want to mess around with finding the perfect supplies or images so I rummaged through the stuff laying around on my work table and made these two atc's with what I had on hand.

The second one is my favorite! I really love the way this one turned out.
Yesterday I dyed some fabric, lace and trim with some lemon balm leaves and stems that I needed to trim. I didn't want it to go to waste. Last year I dyed some other fabric and was really happy with the way it turned out. Sorry no pictures of the dyed fabric right now. If I get a chance I will take a few and then compare the two batches of fabrics. Last year I used the new growth on the plant and I really think that fabric dyed a darker color.
I forgot how much I enjoy dying fabric with natural dyes. I think I may try to use some leaves off an orange tree to see if that will impart a decent dye.
Thanks for stop…

Cloth Paper Scissors Put a Bird On It

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If your on Facebook and follow Cloth Paper Scissors you probably saw the spoof video they posted from Portlandia the other day.
Well Cloth Paper Scissor put out a call for art featuring birds. Here is their blog post telling all about both videos We Put A Bird On It
I am so excited to be included in the video. I sent in the two pieces of art from my mini book that I posted the other day and they included both pieces in their video.

Thank you Cloth Paper Scissors!