Thursday, February 24, 2011

McMahon Five Design

Heyyyy, How you doin'?
Welcome Fabulous Thursday friends. Today is another wonderful release day over at McMahon Five Design!

Can you believe that tomorrow is already Friday. I say it like that means something significant. Well...for me, I have been free of the working world for nearly 8 years! WOW how time does fly. Years ago my husband said that we would retire at 45 and 35, we are 10 years apart. I laughed hysterically and said I'm sorry you didn't get the memo but I've been retired for some time now. ;)

Okay so this is what happened...right when I got comfortable with a style my heart told me I needed to do something completely different. Yes clean lines and flat images are gone, those days came and went like a cold breeze on a summer day. Today is the dawning of a whole new style and I have to say...
I LOVE IT!!!!!

So here
There are no boundaries
no limits
no lines
no rules
Only me, my brush, and my art!

Whadda ya think? I LOVE IT! lol
Okay so this little gem...I'm calling it a gem because I'm in love lol. ANYYYYWAAYYYY. It was made using recycled materials. Yes you heard me! lol Okay soooo I USE to have a shopping problem hahahah. Anyhow that lead to me receiving a TON of yellow packages in the mail. And I kept them because I like recycling but I hadn't found a use for them yet. Well I decided that I would pull one out and see what I could come up with. I did some awesome things to the inside too. Basically I pulled the acrylics out dusted them off and went to work. I love how this came out. I also used foam stamps to stamp the "summer notes". This is for my little man. He gets shafted sometimes in my journey to make the world pink and frilly. Poor guy hehe okay well that is that for now. I hope you all are having a fabulous week!
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  1. Hi Raven...I don't know what your little books are (are they jotters!?!?) as I live in Scotland but your book sure looks like a gem to me!!!! LOVE IT!! It's SO summery!!

    Also, are there instructions somewhere about how to make the magazine bag?!?!? My teenage daughter would LOVE

    FairyD x

  2. fabulous! really great! Can't wait to see what else you come up with.

  3. Hi Raven
    Going Green I love it! What a fabulous idea. Your creation is adorable.
    Hugs Bonnie

  4. Lovet this Raven! That stamp set is so cute! It reminds me of summer... I can't wait!

    Ruthie :)

  5. Not sure what you are talking about with the recycles paper but you will have to show me next time I am over.
    I LOVE THIS CARD- it is a piece of art
    Beautifully done

  6. Such a great project- love the way it is colored.....! Your little guy will feel so special!

  7. Beautiful Raven! Those colors are awesome and super way to recycle too. :)

  8. I LOVE it too Raven!! IT's sooo CUTE! Love how FUN it looks... with the images and colors--you did an amazing job on this, no wonder you love it so much! =) Feels great to finish something and you actually LOVE what you just made. CONGRATS on this new style!! Keep up the great work =)

  9. This is so cool! I love the style and how you used recycled materials!