Showing posts from January, 2016

"Love Actually" New Challenge at Ike's World Art

Hi and welcome to my blog. Ike's World Art Challenge has a wonderful new challenge "Love Actually"
I chose a beautiful image from Ike's store called Ooh La La !!
I colored her with Prisma pencils. I used Tim Holtz Distressed Vintage Photo. I used "Button" flowers and "Prima" large flower.
I am looking forward to you entries. Thanks for stopping by comments are always appreciated.
Have a beautiful week.
Susan S

February 1 2016 Delicious Doodles New Challenge "Love"

Welcome to February 1 2016 Delicious Doodles new challenge "love".
I chose the beautiful image from Teri Sherman's etsy store "Valentina" 
Teri's images are so powerful to me and strong. I would love her talent! I am so glad she shares it with all of us.
Here is my card "Valentina" by Teri Sherman for Delicious Doodles Challenges.
 Come join our challenge.
Susan S

Canvas Core and Word and paintery Challenge January 2016

Words and Paintery is being sponsored this Month By Canvas Corp Brands this Month.The Color theme is Red Blue and Brown(ish).
The beautiful examples to inspire this challenge are on the link above or HERE.
This is my piece for the challenge. They were thank you cards I made for the first group of people who made it to the work shop with Canvas corp Brands 4x4.
 This is made using Canvas Corp Brands "Tattered Angels"
using "Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist" 
The blue and white canvas is from "ticking and demin" collection .
The paper is Canvas Corp Brands beautiful collection of "Gypsy Moments".
The stamps are from the Canvas Corp Brands Stamps Collection.
Here is a couple of photos just for more fun...

Have a beautiful Day and enjoy the challenge.
Susan S

Welcome to Edgar Allen Poes Appreciation Day Blog Hop with Lost Coast Designs

Welcome to Lily and the Lotus Blog
I wanted to say a thank you to Leigh and Lost Coast Designs for this hop.
I have a few pieces to share with you. I made the pieces you see here for
If you have not joined our monthly challenge there I do hope you will.

 This mask was made while Smeared Ink was open
Have a fabulous Day Enjoy
Hugs Susan S

Edgar Allen Poe Appreiciation Day with Lost Coast Designs

Good morning from West Texas Lily and the Lotus and welcome to Edgar Allen Poe's Appreciation Day Blog Hop.
Thank you Leigh  and Lost Coast Designs for hosting this.
I have a few pieces to share with you.

I made this calendar for
If you have not joined the challenges there PLEASE do. It is a fun fabulous group of people there.
Of course I had fun making this mask when Smeared Ink was open.

 I hope you have a happy Poe Appreciation Day. Enjoy the hop and see you at  and have fun with Lost Coast Designs Poe Appreciation Day Blog hop.CLICK THE POE FACE ON THE RIGHT SIDE BAR TO TAKE YOU WHERE YOU NEED TO GO.
Susan S

lilyandthelotus art to the 5th

This is week four with Art to the 5th and I sign up for free inspiration 15 minute journaling. Love it!!!! 
This is mine for week four.
This is made using Dylusions paints and some images from a magazine.I also totally got into my stencil girl stencils here and my Art to the 5th stamps.
Have a awesome day
susan s

Lilyandthelotus and Against the Grain in Andrews Texas

Last night was my Canvas Corp Brands Mixed media Class at Against the Grain Studio in Andrews Texas.
Awesome beautiful ladies came super talented and fun.
They each made beautiful projects and it was such a privilege working with them last night.
Thank you Andrea and Dillan for a fabulous hosting place at Against the Grain Studio
and thank you each and every lovely soul for a wonderful workshop.

Thank you everyone.
Susan S

Ikes World Art has a new challenge #55 What's the Weather

Ike's World Art has some new images coming your way! They are awesome. The new challenge is "What's the Weather"?????????? that means Feb 2 the little groundhog has to come out and stay out or.......bad news he goes in and we have more bad weather.Please no more bad weather here!
I have been moody lately working on real life ...I am setting up a booth in Odessa soon at their flea market..I am teaching classes here in Andrews and I have a new beautiful awesomely talented student named Shan..I just love her! getting the ol girl moving again and it is like HARD lol.
I am loving the new images in IKE'S STORE 
I am looking forward to seeing yours on the challenge blog.
Have a wonderful time.
Hugs Susan S

Create and Inspire has a New Challenge with Lacy Sunshine

Good Morning from West Texas.
Create and Inspire has a new challenge to share with you . Lacy Sunshine is our sponsor.
I think her little images are so adorable. I wish I could draw so well hahaha but so glad some one does to make images I can color up.
I used prisma pencils for my project.
I used prisma pencils to color the image and Tattered Angels to dye the ribbon.pon um fino brillo is the Tattered Angels glimmer mist and the flowers are from my stash. I think they are Prima.
Have loads of fun with this challenge. I love her cute images.
Susan S

Playing with Canvas Corp Brands 7 Gypsies

Hi and welcome to my blog tonight . I wanted to quickly share with you a tag I made for a friend. I am also making one for my shows. I am using Canvas Corp Brands 7 Gypsies
This series is called Gypsy Moments.
 Have a beautiful evening
Susan S

Poe Quote The Raven Has a New Challenge ANYTHING GOES

ANYTHING GOES in this new Challenge bringing in the New Year 2016 with Poe Quote the Raven

I made me a computer calendar .I now have it stuck on my computer Monitor .

I was using scraps from a swap I just finished loving the papers from 7 gypsies.
I used a Cherry Pie stamp set.
Have a awesome Month and a Happy New Year!
Susan S

January Challenge with Delicious Doodles Leftover Scraps

Hi and Happy New Year 2016

The theme with Delicious Doodles I use your left over scraps! I used Angelique.
I think she is delicious in deed. I hope your Holidays were fabulous. I am sending New Year wishes to you and I am looking forward to seeing what you make with your scraps.
The challenge  use your scraps.
Happy New Year.
Susan S

Happy New Year with Ikes World Art and Challenge 54 NEW BEGINNINGS

New Beginnings  and Happy New Year Challenge 54 With Ike's World Art

I am definitely taking a Holiday this year so running late just might happen.What is your new beginning? I am starting off my getting my art supplies and "stuff" in order. I had hoped to have this accomplished before the first..but no worries it is still happening. My second new beginning I am opening a booth either in February or March. I am not real happy with the places of choice so I am still looking trying to make a decision.
My third new beginning is I am teaching privately and publicly.I have special need children I will be working with also and I am really looking forward to that.
My fourth new beginning I will be making you tube videos this year ! Mostly with Canvas Corp Brands but you never know I just might make a few Ike's World Challenge videos!
My fifth is devotion to my teachers and journals again.
I have a few other things in the works right now like I am thinking about going back and te…