My challenge blog for Lunagirl Vintage Images, featuring fun creative challenges with prizes, projects, freebies, holiday and seasonal info, and more!
A place for mixed media artists, card makers, scrapbooking enthusiasts, fabric artists, creators of jewelry, altered art and crafts of all kinds.
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Friday, February 20, 2009

Hurry, Springtime

I find myself even more anxious than usual for the arrival of Spring. Nothing to do but wait, and share this lovely painting, Primavera by Botticelli. Venus stands in the center, clothed as an elegant lady of Florence, with her son Cupid above. On the right you can see Zephyr, god of the west wind, blowing in warm breezes as he chases the nymph Chloris, bringer of new growth, whose name means "yellow-green" or "fresh."

Then there is my favorite, Flora adorned in flowers and scattering blossoms of forget-me-not, hyacinth, iris, periwinkle, anemone, and wild roses, all flowers that would have bloomed in Tuscany in May. On the right the three Graces dance while Mercury watches the sky to keep away storms.

There is a beautiful image I heard once in some myth or tale, describing how at the arrival of spring Flora spreads her beautiful floral dress out across the earth, covering the ground with flowers and new grass. Hurry up, please!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Alice in Wonderland Collage Sheets - New Designs!

We've just made three NEW Alice in Wonderland digital collage sheets available at!

We now have six beautiful Alice sheets available, PLUS one of them is available in six additional colors. (If you've seen charm bracelets with tinted Alice charms in pink, blue, green etc, the pictures most likely came from us.)

Click on the samples to visit LUNAGIRL to purchase. I have plans to create more Alice minis, tiles, slides, etc., for you jewelry artists!

Sunday, February 15, 2009

ESBQ On-line Shows for February 09

The ESBQ site regularly hosts online art shows, inviting artists in any medium to enter and display their works. This month they are taking entries for a "show" titled "Encircled: Necklaces, Bracelets and Rings." Jewelry artists ~ why not submit some of your work!

They also have started a very open-ended kind of show that is based on a one-word concept. This is how they describe it on their site: "... the point of EBSQ "one word concepts" is to present you a word and leave it totally open to your interpretation. Take your word anywhere you like. Just make sure your finished work relates in some obvious way to this month's word."

This month's word is "hidden." Certainly a wonderfully inspiring and evocative word for mixed media, assemblage and altered art!

Hide (and/or reveal): your face, your hands, your eyes, thoughts, feelings, a surprise, a secret, your sins, your true motives. Hide-and-seek, peek-a-boo, fans and veils and fog. Hidden under the earth, under the snow, under the water. Hidden treasure. Things that hold hidden potential or possibilities: cocoons, eggs, seeds, pregnancy, the ocean, the darkness, dreams.

You'll find all the details about how to participate here:

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Free Digital Collage Sheet! from Lunagirl Images

Brand new, we're offering a FREE sampler collage sheet. For those who are new to digital images and downloading, please try it out and see how quick and easy it is to purchase your collage sheets this way! CLICK ON THE PICTURE BELOW to go to the page, then use the ADD TO CART button there to purchase. There will be no charge, and you can download, print, and start using the collage sheet today.

This is also a chance to experience our image quality -- and just get some lovely images to use in your crafts and art projects. Best Wishes from Lunagirl -- Have fun!

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