Monday, December 28, 2009

A Little Bit of Inspiration


This plaque is for a mingle.....won't say which group, and don't know yet who is getting it, so it can remain a secret.  Had fun making flowers from grungepaper.  They were all done with different sizzix dies.  The dragonflies and flourishes are from grungeboard. The sentiment is from a Wendy Vecchi set. The background paper is SU, and I paid attention to my friend Sherry and got some platinum stickles for highlights here are there.  You were right, Sherry.  The platinum stickles rock!
This shot is a little dark, but shows some of the dimensionality.
 
  The plaque is supposed to inspire and motivate.  I find the colors soothing.  Is that the same as inspiring? 

12 comments:

Lori said...

Very cool, and yes, it's INSPIRING and SOOTHING! Nice job, love the use of the Sizzix dies. Aren't they easy? Love 'em. Oh yeah, those platinum stickles are to die for..glad to see you caught the addiction too, lol. Love your choice of colors.

Penny Duncan Creations said...

Oh Eileen...This is GORGEOUS!!!! It is definately soothing and I can so see how it can Inspire and Motivate!!!! Beautiful job ma'am!!!

Carol's Crafts said...

Beautiful Eileen. I love those grunge flowers. They are fabulous. I need to get mine out and make some flowers.

Diann said...

Oh yes, it is soothing and inspiring and it should put you in a mood to do your best ART! It will be a hit whomever gets this lovely piece! I'm really enjoying you new background! Diann

Sandy said...

I love it!!! It is gorgeous :o) I love the new blog also.

Helena said...

Eileen, that plaque is super fantastic. And I looooove the colors, and they are really inspiring.
Now that I've finally finished Tim's Tags, I can get on with my life, lol, and start doing some scrapbooking and other creative art.

Happy New Year!!!!

PS. Like the new look of your blog!

Big Apple Jovi Girl said...

Wow ... that's fantastic! and PLATINUM STICKLES?! oh my goodness, I'll have to try those!! Still haven't tried to make grunge flowers yet ... New Year's resolution. :-)

Sherry Goodloe said...

Yeeeeeaaaaaaaaah . . . Another Platinum Stickles girl LOL!!

Did you see my latest blog post? When I was taking photos of my latest atc's, I noticed that I had 3 bottles of Platinum Stickles on the table! I had to laugh at myself *smiles*

No Sizzix die cut machine. No machine of ANY kind . . . YET! I'm waiting on Tim's new machine to come out and then I'll break down and make a purchase *insert big smiles here*

Love your piece here Eileen. And PS . . . got your sweet card in the mail yesterday :) Thanks my East Coast "peep"!

julie m said...

Great work, as usual. Love the flowers and dragonflies. Guess I will have to look into Sizzix dies. Have to be sure they work in Cuttlebug. Don't have room for 2 machines.

Dorothy said...

Hi Eileen!!
Great plaque and I love your blog!!!

Angie Hall Haviland said...

BEAUTIFUL piece, Eileen!! I think it is very motivating and find all your ART inspiring!

Patzee said...

Eileen, what a great mix of colors, dimension, tone, and texture. I find soothing colors and sentiment help focus me. You have indeed created an inspirational artwork. Platinum Stickles here I come.