Tuesday, September 28, 2010

I Just Can't Stop! Metal and Cards!

 I seem to be making lots of ATC's lately - but the two groups I am in are just the best and I enjoy the challenge. These cards are made for Arts In The Cards and the theme for the month is, what else - "Halloween". We had brilliant sun today - which was wonderful .. but made the cards look a bit more washed out then they really are.

 I will be away for a gals get-a-way this coming weekend - home on Tuesday. We are going to a retreat cottage at The Crazy Quilt Shop in Roslyn, Washington - of Northern Exposure fame. Have a look under the "retreat" tab. I am so excited. I am bringing knitting, journaling stuff  (metal included) and hand sewing. I had thought to work on my large bed quilt but ended up just wanting to relax and not lug a machine. If you look at the cottage you will see why I say this!

 Below: the back of the cards
 This is a card I made - in metal of course! - for a friend who recently was married. She is originally from Barbados and he new husband is from France - so of course I used the three flags in the card! I am becoming so besotted with working in metal - makes me chuckle to myself!


Tammy Freiborg said...

Wonderful cards!! I loved watching Northern Exposure! Have a fantabulous weekend!

Gerrie said...

I love the skulls!!

Sandy said...

Wonderful cards. I'm not a Halloween fan either, but love those cards. The metal one are nice too.

Sarah Ann Smith said...

Oh the retreat looks HEAVENLY! I still miss Northern Exposure, too! Have some of that good pie.... across the street from the pub, I think (?) on the same side of the street as the building with the Roslyn Cafe sign and the store that was the Mercantile, there is a coffee shop that has the best pie on the planet. Have a couple of slices for me...any flavor as long as at least one of them is berry!

HUGS, Sarah

WildmanDesigns said...

Great work, Marie! I love the colors you use in all your work. So bright and cheery! My little "girl" that you made is on the wall just above my desk so I see her everyday. She makes me smile!

Have a wonderful time at your retreat. The place looks so cheerful and cozy.

Violette Severin said...

These ATCs are groovy (am I showing my age?).

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