Wednesday, December 21, 2011

More Peeks From Character Constructions

Here is another sneak peek at more beautiful pages from the 2012 catalog
More pages from Catherine Moore new collection, they art world.
So much imagination to detail.

The Beekeeper's Tea Jan 2012 collection, coming soon.
Very exciting.

Happy Creating...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Coming Soon From Character Constructions

The Beekeeper's Tea Catalog front cover
The Beekeeper's Tea catalog back cover

This is a sneak peek at the newest Jan 2012 collection
from Catherine Moore.

Looks Awesome !!!

Happy Creating.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Journal Land

New cover for my art journal

My journal cover started with a Character Constructions stamped dress image and grew into this Fashionista Kitty Palooza.

I am so glad to be back to blogging.

Happy Creating.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Coming soon ...

Art Paper Dolls

I will be posting some new Character Constructions art paper dolls very soon.

I created the above art paper dolls awhile back.


Sometimes life gets in the way of our creative time.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Doll-a-mania Workshop At Bizzy B's

Due to recent events I will be unable to teach this fall at Bizzy B's Stamp & Scrap in Toronto.

I love sharing Character Constructions art paper doll creating.

Hopefully the new year will bring back my artistic inspiration and creative focus.

I will be back soon...

Thank you to my awesome friends for being so supportive at this time.

Happy magical creating.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Taking A Break From Blogging

I will be taking a break from blogging sadly.

A person who is very important to me and I love very much needs me to help them get well.

My family needs to come first at this time, my art will always be a big part of me.

I am ready to share today, it was my son seriously injured.

I will return to blogging when he is making healthy progress.

Thank you for all your best wishes.

Happy Creating.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Art Is The Imagination

Imagination has power.
Imagination is power.
Therefore, be sure to have
A good and elevating imagination.

Victoria from Amazing Character Constructions screams I am unique styling her funky butterfly corset and chocolate die cut crinloin skirt. I love there are no fashion rules when creating art paper dolls, they are all one of a kind creations.
They never get old and are timeless.

Listen to your imagination...

Happy creating.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Believe In The Magic

My artful work in progress

Holly Hock Power ...bold bright colours.

The white frame adds such great contrast and makes all the bright colours stand out well.

When you are creating it feels so magical, you never know what your imagination will inspire.

Maybe an art paper doll fairy "Diva with attitude" will arrive to wave her tiny wand.


Be careful not to close your she sprinkles her artful magic fairy dust.

Dreams do come true.

I had a blast creating this art on canvas with Karen Ellis at The Art House Studio today.

So positive to spread your art wings in a new directions.

Happy creating.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Spread Your Wings" Let Your Inner Child Fly"

Fly away your dreams

Sometimes you just want to be free and spread your wings.

I enjoy creating with this Character Constructions stamped face image, Coco fits well with this daydreaming theme.

She looks very pensive ...

Believe in yourself and make all your dreams come true.

Happy Creating.

Friday, August 26, 2011

I'm Not Crazy

Dance like nobody watching.

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.

The theme for creating this art paper doll was vintage meets funky.

Most of the creative images are from fabulous Tumble Fish Studio newest Oh La La collage sheet and they helped achieve my own "Quirky Little Diva".

Oh La La ....

Happy Creating...

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Spirit of Conquer Being

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we fight in order to conquer it. ~Alexandre Dumas

I am always looking for positive thoughts to share and I love creating Zetti style art work. Creating art reflects freedom of your mind . My inspiration for this art paper doll was all about being true to yourself.

Be powerful and listen to your inner whispers !!!

Happy Creating.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Frame Of Mind

Lost in Journal Land, change is in the air.

Mysterious Magic was about to discover a curious adventure of a whole new creative world...what artful direction a waits her in the dreamy future. Where will her big imagination run away to...?

The sky is the colour of a peacock tail ...

Creating with these Character Constructions mermaid stamps is a wonderfully mad. My theme was all about your unique imagination and gathering your artful thoughts. It is all about the frame of mind you are in and what comes together before you on your page.

It is like Magic...

"It is like a strange light no bigger than your fist, darting about the room like a living thing".

Happy creating.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Fearless Fantasy

The "Past" and the " the Future being fearless, are indestructible!

Fashionista Fantasy Fairy ...

I loved creating this artful journal page to be bold and bright.

I have included images from amazing Marsha's Tumble Fish Studio latest Oh La La collage sheets. I wanted the page theme to be funky fairy style so this Diva gal is styling a Character Constructions big fluttery necklace pendant upon her neck.

The fashion fellow is just plain "fearless", yikes...he is priceless. LOL

Oh the magic of imagination, keep dreaming.

Happy creating.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Original Sparkle Magic Muse

A guiding spirit of inspiration.

Creative change takes compassion, patience, passion perseverance and more perseverance. ~ Jill Badonsky

I truly enjoy the quiet moments at night sitting at my desk where I escape to a magic place of creativity in my mind. I combined Character Constructions and Tumble Fish Studio to create this art paper doll. My goal of this journal page was to include vintage elements as well bold funky feeling. I wanted turquoise to really jump out in my choice of colours. I can never get enough of this wonderful ocean colour, my favorite.

The theme of this positive journal page was to express your inner Muse and explore your magical artful journey.

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Odd Art Miracles

Once Upon A ...

Miracles happen to those who believe in them ~Bernard Berenson

I want to follow my big dreams but what direction will they take me ? I am ready to spread my wing and fly. I just need a little more time to work on my fabulous daydreams...

Dreaming, dreaming and more dreaming this is me.

As you can proberly guess the theme of this journal page was all about following your big dreams. I just adore this dreamy Tumble Fish Studio Diva face image. Her eyes are so soulful turquoise and tell such a tender story. I stamped the Character Constructions arms and legs onto patterned paper that would give a nice contrast to my background. I wanted to add soft colours so they would not be the focus of my story page. When I look at this journal page she speaks to me about having true vision in life.

What thoughts does she share with you ?

Happy Creating...

Saturday, July 30, 2011

In Loving Memory Of My Bella Bengal

My Glitter Bella Bengal will be sadly missed and never forgotten in my families hearts.

My blog postings usually reflects my artwork but today it is a little different. I am saying goodbye to a beloved treasured kitty.

I love this artful picture of my sweet kitty cat, what magical kind green eyes !!!

I wanted to share it with you...

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Midst Of An Ocean

Eyes so blue...

Dream a little dream.

The legend of the Mermaid is so magical and one of my favorite fantasy creature's.

I enjoyed creating this Character Constructions Mermaid using shades of hot pink, red and orange.

If you look very closely at her funky eye brows she is styling hot pink.

What a Fashion Palooza !!!

Happy creating.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Mesmerize Timepage

Focus Earthly

This journal timepage theme was created to be very full of color and whimsical. I had a blast creating with my newly purchased Tumble Fish Studio collage sheets.


The Character Constructions tree added my focus earthly message, what thoughts come to mind when you view this unusual funky tree ? hmmm Maybe be aware of the ....

My big imagination was feeling really positive creating this page.

Magical moments creating art are timeless.

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Unexpected Twinkle

The eyes are the mirrors to the soul.

I believe when you are creating art paper dolls, your eyes should really be a strong focus. I really tired to add lots of feeling to her violet eyes, I adore big long lashes.

The unique words were such fun to create with , they are from "amazing"

More to come ...Yes I put in an order. LOL

The Tumble Fish Studio "Diva's" are so rocking awesome.

If you have not tired the new Character Constructions die cuts, they make art dolls that much more fun. I used the die cuts legs and created my own pattern on the legs. I cut them out on my big shot machine using red cardstock.I had a artful time using my imagination full of color for her styling funky boots look.

Happy Creating...

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Wonderland In Alice

Purple Imagination ... Down the Rabbit -Hole

Sweet Dreams...

Alice is used to bizarre dreams, but this is the oddest one yet ! She keeps telling herself it is just a dream and considers pinching herself to wake up, but nothing works. Things are still very weird.


It is always feels like the first time creating with the Wonderland adventure theme. This time it is full of purple imagination and styling Character Constructions fish net stockings.

Hey there are no rules in this ~


The magic of Alice is endless and keeps my artful soul young art heart.

The dreamer moving through a land of wonders wild and new.

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Remained True

It is not how other's see you, it's about how you see yourself.

She flutters her magical fairy wings spreading positive fairy dust...styling her Character Constructions funky off the shoulder corset & creative red boots.
Keep watching for the sprinkle of positive glowing glitter coming your way.
Everyone could use a little positive fairy dust now and then.

Let your imagination fly away~endless possibilities
Happy Creating.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Fly ...

Fly Away

This is a Character Constructions art paper doll from the start of my artful journey. It is good to remember where you started and focus on your future goals.

Remember to dream big...

P.S. Today I am getting my art desk cleaned up and ready to start creating.

Happy Creating.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Dreaming Out Loud

I created this Character Constructions art paper doll "Glamour Puss" about a year ago, she is one of my favorite's.

This has been a busy summer with no creative time.

I will be back creating very soon.

Here you are "Amazing" QFD, just for you...

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Creative Doll Parts

Gotta love green fashion boots !!!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Disappointing News To Share

My Hospital Moment, "So Not Fun" ...

I am very disappointed and sad to share the news I will not be teaching at the Mixed Minded this weekend. Unfortunately I am sick and will not be well enough in time to attend this wonderful mixed media event.

My deepest apologies to Amazing Karen Ellis and my workshop students.

I was really looking forward to this weekend.

Happy creating.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Mixed Minded News..

Coming soon ....

Spring Greetings Everyone ...

I wanted to share Catherine Moore is donating a special gift to all my workshop participants.

Fashionista Mermaid workshop at the Mixed Minded event in Kitchener, Ontario the last week of May.

If you have any questions you can contact me.

Happy Creating.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Fashionista Mermaids

Styling a fish purse on my head, go figure ...
Colourful dreams do come true.

You can remove me from my theatre of dreams, if you choose too.

Oh I enjoy creating with magical dreamy mermaids from Character Constructions, you never know what direction your imagination will travel.

I am excited to share some news... I have been invited to teach at the Mixed Minded ~a mixed media workshop extravaganza in Kitchener, Ontario.

I will be sharing how to create this magical mermaid.

Life is such an adventure...

Happy creating.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Nurture Your Inner Child

Here are some of the completed art dolls from my April Doll-a-mania workshop at Bizzy B's in Toronto, including my created art doll.
All so hard at work creating their unique art paper dolls, such a awesome group of talented artists.
Barb, me and Betty my art doll winner

I asked myself, why would grown women like myself want to play with paper dolls and to answered, to nurture their inner child. ~ Catherine Moore

The theme for this months Doll-a-mania workshop at Bizzy B's was "Spread Your Wings And Let Your Imagination Fly".

I have to be honest when this workshop was completed I felt a little sad that it was over. I had enjoy all the special shared moments and I will treasure them always.

I can't wait till the next workshop in June, it will be here before we know it. All I can say is creating Character Constructions art dolls rock.

I wanted to mention a big thank you, to my sweet friend Cynthia for the lovely Doll-a-mania workshop blog posting.

You inspire me and make me want to try harder...

Happy creating.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Inspirational Journal

Beautiful pages from Donna's journal Me and Donna, just having fun One of my favorite quotes shared in my workshop journal from talented Donna

I had such a blast attending Donna Downey's Inspirational Workshop, hosted by Karen Ellis; Art House Studio in Kitchener, Ontario. I truly enjoyed every moment of this awesome workshop. Thank you Karen and Donna.

Happy creating.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

I Dare You To Be Different

Fashionista Paris ...

Now you are proberly trying to guess, why have I created all these little tiny Character Contructions matching dresses ? hmmm...

Perhaps some tiny fairy folk want to get a whole lot of styling going on and adore purple?

Ok the answer is they are name tags, I have created for my upcoming April 2 Doll-a-mania workshop at Bizzy B's Stamp & Scrap in Toronto.

Happy Creating.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Kindred Dream

Fashion Palooza !!!
Long lashes rule...

Orange and pink are the spotlight of colours this year.
Styling my natural animal print is all the current fashion going on.

It is so magical creating art paper dolls, the possibilities are endless. If you have Character Constructions art doll body parts the fun begins.
I did adjust the CC stamped hands and created kitty paws. I like when creating an animal art doll for it to be kinda believable. (you get my drift, LOL)
I still like the art doll to have that playful whimsical feeling,for example long human eyes lashes . Even though not many cats have eyes lashes like these , except my version of this Fashion Palooza.
She was so much fun to create and there will be more of these "Kitty Diva's" in my creative future.
Happy Creating.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Unrest Of Spirit

Magical Character Constructions art doll spirit

I feel very adventurous.
There are so many doors to be opened, I am not afraid to look behind them.
~ Elizabeth Taylor

The inspiration for this art doll was a reflection of inner growth.
When one door closes another one opens, I truly believe in this positive quote of life.

Happy Creating

Friday, March 4, 2011

Theatre Of Dreams

Spread Your Wings
My Creative Soul Has Wings

Let me stay where the wind will whisper to me and raindrops as they are falling tell a story ~ Amy Lee

Toy Theatre is such fun to create and has endless creative possibilities.

Who is performing on the stage ?

I have created this Character Constructions art paper doll for my next Doll-a-mania April 2 Workshop at Bizzy B's Stamp & Scrap .

This dreamy Diva is displayed on an vintage spindle, I was lucky purchase for sale at our local antique market.

I wanted to say a big thank you to Cynthia Fawcett for the lovely Doll-a-mania posting on her artful blog.

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Doll-a-Mania Workshop

I really enjoyed all the wonderful artists that attend the Bizzy B's Doll-a-mania workshop.
.Everyone is so deep in thought, great creative minds at work.

I got a giggle looking at this photo, not one of the yummy desserts had been touched.
The focus was truly creating art dolls. LOL

I wanted to share my first workshop at Bizzy B's in Toronto with you. Doll-a-mania continued to be a treasured day of memories.
I was feeling so much better and loved sharing my artistic
My next Doll-a-mania workshop is April 2 and I am so excited !!!
My passion for creating Character Constructions art paper dolls just keeps growing stronger.
Thank you "Amazing" Catherine Moore.

Happy Creating.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Doll-A-Mania Continued

Character Constructions Rocks !

Here is a sneak peak of my Doll-A-Mania student cover material kit.
I have worked so hard to recover from this pneumonia illness. I have been working away to get ready for my upcoming workshop, I refused to cancel. I am getting a lot better,I have not got all my strength back yet.
I am excited to be back at Bizzy B's for the Doll-A-Mania Workshop, Saturday February 26 At 1:30.

It is always a blast visiting the Hive...

Happy Creating.
P.S. I will back to regular blogging and visiting very soon.
I miss you all very much.