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“COUNTING DOWN TO HALLOWEEN,” Bat Alarm Clock

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This clock of course is one of a kind and the only alarm clock I made this year. It’s $45 dollars and perfect for Halloween Home Decor or as a gift who really loves bats. Get is now before someone else snags it. I already have a client possibly interested.  

   If you are interested in purchasing this alarm clock, leave a comment below here or hit me up on any of my social media sites! 

ENJOY AND KEEP IT SPOOKY! XoXo Carlie

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Bats, Skulls, and Zero

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This is my latest Nightmare Before Xmas stump painting. I actually like this one a bit more than my previous one because I seem to have got the hang of working with the materials.

The materials I used to create this includes, small tree stump, black ink, pencil transfers, distressed ink and acrylic paint. I sealed the piece as always.

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This art piece is selling for $40.00, shipping included. Leave your comments below if interested.

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Junk Journal Work in Progress

Here’s my latest junk journal I’m working on. It’s not for anyone in particular yet and there isn’t a specific theme this time unlike my last two journal commissions I did. I’m adding things like removable envelopes for treasures stored inside and your hidden treasures. There’s also folders and extra compartments. I’m focusing on putting together images and quotes, photos, and more that I think work well together in their own unique and beautiful ways. I’m having a lot of fun working on this.

I’ve been trying new art techniques while making this journal. It’s all hand made and it’s giving me a nice chance to try some new things so it’s extra fun for me to create.

Here are just a few of my work in progress photos of my latest junk journal creation.

    Like I say after every junk journal post, if you want me to make you one, leave a comment down below. Thank you and enjoy. xoxo

 

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   I’m not sure if I will sell the finished product yet but we shall see. It will definitely be a fabulously creative and one of a kind junk journal.

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Botanical Creatures

This is my latest art piece with a Botanical Theme to it. Botanical is different than the oddity pieces I love making. The definition of Botanical is a substance obtained from a plant and can be used as an additive, for healing properties and more which I wanted to express in my piece here.

I was so excited to use distressed ink as one of the techniques I used to create this piece. I had always been on the fence if I wanted to use it because I wasn’t sure how I would like it or mess up a painting or piece but I’m SO EXCITED that I tried it and now I can’t stop using it. The first painting I used it on was my nightmare before xmas painting that I did on wood. Because the wood was so grainy, I added green distressed ink on the bark to make it coincide together. After my painting was complete, I knew distressed ink and I were in love.

For my “Botanical Creatures” I use distressed in certain places but wanted to display the botanicals and the little creatures more. I made those small 3-D butterflies that you’ll see in the piece as well. 

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THE PRICE FOR BOTANICAL CREATURES IS $50!

I REALLY HOPE YOU LIKE MY PROJECT! I definitely put a lot of love in it, especially making the shadow box which you can use flat or hang it up.    Since I’m a natural with who deals with healing and herbs, crystals, etc, I’ve use similar pieces to this one for my own magical work and have had great success with it!!! 

   Hit me below in the comment section if you’re interested in purchasing “Botanical Creatures,” leave your comment below or hit my up on my facebook, twitter, and instagram. Thank you for everyone’s support. We are all creative people in one or another and I love everyone in the artist community.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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I hope everyone is having a beautiful Valentine’s day! This is a card I made for my hubby. I’ve seen a lot of beautiful pop up cards for different occasions and I saw this card and I wasn’t thrilled with it so I added a lot more to it. It’s my first pop up so I was very excited how it looked. Hope you all enjoy and if you want me to make you anything, definitely hit me up here or on my social media. Thank you and Happy Valentine’s Day lovers.

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Supplies and Mediums

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  I’m working on several art projects tonight which can sometimes feel overwhelming but it’s always worth it. I’m glad and consider myself lucky for feeling comfortable using all art mediums, (except for one but it doesn’t really matter.)

Tonight I worked on two jewelry and trinket box cases. I always love making them, it’s almost a sort of therapy for me, and I used two different techniques and images on these. I’m not finished with them yet but they’ll probably be done tomorrow.

Here’s a sneak peek of the Victorian Lady and Fairy as well as and a glimpse into my world of a very small amount of art supplies. You should see all my stuff. Your jaw would be on the ground.

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New Nightmare Before Xmas inspired Art Piece for Sale

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I love Tim Burton as many do. When I was living in San Francisco, I had the privilege of seeing an exhibit of his rare work which included his first sketchbooks and drawings and even done small paintings. It was really neat and I’m glad I got to experience it. 

I love Mr. Burton and love it when I do art that is inspired by him. If you recall my huge art piece that I created and posted about a month ago or so, and did a video on it called “Peculiar,” it’s actually based on his movie, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” If you haven’t seen it, scroll down to check it out. It’s for sale for $65.00. 

Anyways yesterday I did another Tim Burton inspired piece based on the “Nightmare Before Christmas,” one if his most popular movies. As my canvas I used an oval slice of a tree trunk and stub (and no I didn’t harm the tree to get it) and did an illustration of some of the characters from the film including, “Lock, Shock, Barrel, and of course, “Oogie Boogie.”

   For my medium, I used pencil, ink, colored pencil and ink, and watercolor. You can still see the tree bark on the side. I was really happy how this turned out and it’s for sale for $50.00. I plan on doing another Burton tree stump illustration but different from this so this Oogie Boogie piece is one of a kind.

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Buy it before it’s gone. If interested contact me in the comment section here. 

 

P.S: IF YOU WANT ANY ART USING A TREE TRUNK AS A CANVAS, DEFINITELY LET ME KNOW.