Saturday, July 12, 2014

Where bloggers create 2014 party


Hello and welcome to my studio here in Australia.


Welcome to my beautiful studio, This is where i work everyday. I am a teddy bear artist, but love to create lots of things from the beautiful wall pockets in the above photo to the paper bunting in the below photo, i also make cloth dolls altered art dolls and this year i have started working on altered art fabric books full of vintage lace button etc.

altered art fabric book


I took a class at the beginning of this year with Danita's art i had the best time working on the dolls.
I don't often keep my work but i needed to keep this one. I did make a couple extra to sell.


a couple more of my altered art dolls along with a little bunny and elephant.


This is where i take all my photo's for my bears etc.




I love to make paper tag bunting.


I love vintage lace, Buttons, gloves, baby booties and pearls.



some of my beautiful treasures. I love to collect vintage children's shoes, old bibles cotton bobbins and sewing notions i really just love anything old.




my vintage shoe collection


another basket of new and vintage lace, and one of my altered art fabric books.


This display is at my computer desk. I have 3 desks in my studio one for sewing one for computer work and pattern design and the other is for everything else.


I am so lucky to have found these beautiful old typewriters. They are great to use in my photo's


vintage style giraffe 


storage rack full of beautiful things. Buttons pearls etc.


I love the vintage spice rack in this photo, the drawers are made from porcelain and the rest is wood it is marked made in Germany. 



here is my beautiful french cabinet. and all my vintage cotton reels.


Inside the cabinet.


Inside my french cabinet. My Vintage french lace and all my vintage linen and doilies


I love this corner of the studio. The hat on the dress form is one i made.


My vintage hat collection. The hat in the middle is also one i made.


I love these guys sitting together.

They are sitting in a shadow box that my husband made from a old window frame I painted it and added the vintage paper behind.


I looks so much better filled with my bears.


I love this window shelf.

My sewing machine desk made from another old window frame filled with beautiful vintage treasures with a glass top. Love Love Love


here is a larger shot of the sewing desk I used an old singer sewing machine base with an old window as the top and glass covering it.


my sewing machine desk filled with lots of vintage beauty 


I love vintage style small dress forms, I have many in a lot of sizes I have 3 large vintage dress forms.


This one stands in my bedroom as my studio is so full of furniture.


This one stands in the lounge room.


another Dress form


a set of small drawers i love these for all my storage needs.


here is a closer shot of the other drawers, and my vintage pink scales.

I really hope you have enjoyed looking around my studio, I love being in this room everyday creating

have a beautiful day Lisa


some of my vintage suitcases.


sweet little elephant

Sunday, June 22, 2014

I am having a giveaway on my Facebook page



altered art wall hanging with pockets.

Good Morning,
As promised I am back today with the giveaway this is what i created last night and finished it this morning. help me reach 1,000 likes. All you need to do to enter is like my page and leave me a comment and you will be entered into the draw.  If you have already liked my page that's wonderful thank you just leave me a comment It will be drawn next friday night, hopefully i will reach 1,000 likes by then!

have a beautiful day Lisa (people can enter worldwide)
you will need to pop over to my facebook page to enter this one.

Thank you.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New Altered Art Fabric Books


I have just finished working on a couple of altered art fabric books. they are now listed in my etsy store.


I am also in the process of listing some new bears elephants etc.







Sunday, April 27, 2014

New Work


I have just finished working on this fabric altered art wall hanging. I really enjoyed working on this one. I added lots of new and vintage lace, fabric flower, Images printed onto calico, pearl trim, a vintage cotton reel and a vintage metal shoe stretcher, and to finish it off seam binding.





Thursday, April 24, 2014

New look Blog and some New work

I have been working on some new altered art fabric books. vintage style.
It is really nice to do something a little different from bears. I have been working with some vintage lace, buttons, vintage photo's that have been printed onto calico fabric, tags and some pearl trim.