Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Hugs, Hearts, & Fairies...

...it doesn't get much sweeter than those!
Starting off my Wednesday blog
with art for the The Pixie Cottage

I incorporated the pair in this week's challenge.

As always there are options:

Use the following sketch,

the theme of "punches" and/or combine them.

Link back your NEW creation to
The Pixie Cottage for a chance to win Pixie Cottage Stamps
Good Luck and happy creating!

I used the sketch...

They are hopping their way into these challenges:

Tuesday Throwdown embossing
Paper Playtime Faces
Drunken Stampers New
Totally Gorjuss for someone Special

Karbers Challenge Flower + digi


for taking the time to look at this week's ARTishtic endeavors!

Switching creative outlets...
we now head to Paper Pretties
Every Monday we release two new ARTish digis!!
This Monday kicked off the official start of
the Paper Prettie DIGI Design Team...Woo-Hoo!

A card I made with
Berisova digi by ARTish

is in previous post.

Today, I am showcasing this adorable fire breathing guy...

Drakein digi by ARTish
*note he comes with smoke OPTIONS!!

This week's challenge at Paper Pretties

is to create a NEW project utilizing the following sketch...

I rotated it, with this result...

Drakein is making his way into these challenges:
Craft Your Passion anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles anything goes
Woodware USA something new (digi is new!)+ digi
Pile It On brand spankin new (digi)

Did you see his little sign that you get to fill in?

I used alphabet beads "my 'heart' "...

Hence, the "heart shaped" smoke...

To celebrate the debut of the Prettie Digis
we're offering one up for FREE until Sunday!!!

click to go get him...
Gelasius Giraffe digi by ARTish
perfect to print and color for Valentine's!

Have fun with sketch.

Remember to link back your new creation for a chance to win!!!

Tune in every Monday for another installment of the

Monday Whatnots...what's not to love!


Referring to the title, I've covered the bestest HUG,

floating HEARTS, now it's time for...


Both incredibly UNIQUE...made with the unscripted movement of my scissors!

*no patterns were made or used

They are currently being auctioned on eBay....ARTish71

Where in the world will they fly off to Thursday night?

Just think YOU could alter their flight plan!

and one that could easily embrace Christmas photos
as well as Valentine's...

RED & WHITE Fancy Fairy
I hope that the rest of your week is filled with an abundance of Hugs,

hearts, and perhaps a fairy or two. ;)


  1. Hi dear... great cards.. and lovely designs...
    I wish you a good day...

  2. wow such fabulous creations! Love that dragon especially!

  3. Awesome creations!! Love your images, TFS

  4. Where to start? WOW, the fairies are beatiful (I have a soft spot for fairies), and the Kangaroo is adorable. The flowers are amazing too. Kuddos ArTish, you are so talented.

  5. Ohh girk your work is always so FUN and PRETTY!!

  6. Hi Artish! Happy New Year! Wow each and every one of your creations is fantastic. Your images are so much fun and are so whimsical!
    Hugs, Denise

  7. Artish the card is so cool.. love all the elements. I LOVE the fairies!!

  8. How fun, Artish! I'm so happy to be on the Pretties team and know I'll be getting lots of inspiration from you!!

  9. Fabulous cards and so inspirational.
    Thanks for joining us at PIO this week.
    Best wishes, Sharon

  10. very nice ! thank you for joining us on craftyourpassion's challenge blog. Good luck !

  11. Really nice colourful card! Nice image as well! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week. Jill

  12. What cute cards!! Love the dragon's sign... very creative.

  13. Just love your dragon card.So many colours and great details.Your kangaroo and fairies are fab too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
    Lisa x

  14. I used to do "eskimo" kisses with my daughter when she was young and there is nothing to compare. I like them better than lip kisses.

    you have some very sweet images.

  15. Love your cards! The ribbon flowers on the kangaroo card and the sentiment on the dragon card are great! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!

  16. What great cards! I love the images you chose and all your coloring is amazing :). Thanks for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime!


  17. fantastic cards. love the colors, the use of elements and the coloring.

    thanks for playing with us at Pile It On.

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT Pile It On