Monday, September 28, 2009

Introducing Liz Tran {mixed media}

Pink Party

Talented Liz Tran creates the most interesting trees I have seen yet! Her delightful trees are mixed media on panel. I love the colors, fun details and organic qualities! To see more of her work, head on over to her website. Happy Monday!

Friday, September 25, 2009

Modern Cotton Design and More

Creative Nel behind Southstreet shop is not only talented in creating her modern cotton designs but she has a great eye for putting gorgeous collections of various artists together. She surprised me and included one of my paintings in her newest treasury. I listed all the links to the artists on my other blog so if your interested you can jump on over to my Enduring Arts site to take a look or the Etsy treasury link above will work for a limited time. Be sure to browse through Southstreet's shop. Her fabric necklaces are wonderful and she has so many different designs and colors to choose from.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Treasury Find by Southstreet

Here is a collection of elegant pieces chosen by the Southstreet shop on Etsy. Southstreet has a contemporary line of cotton strip creations. I'm sure most of you have found your way to Etsy's Treasury before and may have even made your own. Its a fun way to see members favorites and find some fun and unique items you may not have run into otherwise. Treasuries are only viewable for a limited time and sometimes don't get all the views and credit they deserve. Here are the links to the lovely items above:
1. Exceptional Woven Bead Necklace by Veroque
2. A New Beginning Photograph by yvetteinufio
3. Avanti by brownbunnybyiris
4. Spider Seeds by wannabes
5. Obsessions Hand Painted Shoes by cocopunkz
6. Pure Silver Bracelet by zirconjoyas
7. Two for Tea by danugs
8. Gold Love Rose Garden Tiara by ayawedding
9. Faceted Citrine Gold Hammered Earrings by steinschmuckdesigns
10. Cooling Fire Art Photograph by vaeda
11. Turquoise-Pearl bracelet by toosis
12. Autumn Chartreuse Seaflower Pendant by kathiroussel

Monday, September 21, 2009

Ceramics by Brigitte Bouquet

Atelier BB offers a beautiful collection of ceramics with intricate details in each piece. With so many colors to choose from you are bound to find a favorite. Pictured above is the "Focaccia Platter Azul". In lovely fall colors below are the "Muddy Tobacco Trio Wobbly Bowls". Not only are they beautiful to look at but they are made to be used. The collection is dishwasher and microwave safe. Click on the photos to see more details about the pieces. Happy Monday!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Introducing Megan Lane {jewelry}

The talented and refreshing Megan Lane mixes vintage and modern to create the most elegant jewelry. Megan is featured in Touched Creatively's fall issue and I recommend reading her story. She explains about discovering her creative self and how she came to making jewelry. She certainly inspired me! Find your next treasure in Megan's Etsy shop!

Monday, September 14, 2009

Introducing Cathy Nichols {mixed media}

Happy Monday! Well, I often find myself wishing I was at the beach. Although I am unable to actually get there any time soon my mind can travel their through photos and art. This brings me to introducing you to another talented artist who uses acrylics and paper on wood panels. I love the colors and textures as well as scenes in Cathy Nichols's work. Her creations are great for any age. To see many more pieces by Cathy please visit her shop or take a look at her website.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Introducing Dallas Shaw {painting}

Fashion and design are prominent in Dallas Shaw's fine art. Shown here are a few of her watercolor illustrations. I love how her signature is a unique part of each piece. Her work has been featured in several magazines and design blogs across the web. Her collections of modern and vintage paintings and illustrations can be viewed at You can also purchase some of her work in her Etsy shop. Enjoy!

Monday, September 7, 2009

Introducing Erin Bassett {creativitE}

If you are looking for a blog full of creative inspiration, check out creativitE by Erin Bassett. She has blogged about her projects in mixed media, screen printing, sewing, card making, and scrapbooking. Above is one of Erin's card designs. The variety of patterns and the bright colors are eye catching and fun! Below is one of her screen printed tank top projects. What is she going to come up with next?! Erin also shares inspiring creative links on her site so be sure to check it out! Happy Labor Day everyone!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Introducing Leanne Davis {knitting}

Inspired by her baby boy, Leanne Davis hand-knits the most adorable baby hats. These would make great shower and birthday gifts or use them for your little one and have fun photographing them modeling the knitted creation! Check out Leanne's Tiny Toppers shop to see more of her work.
Touched Creatively Note: Remember the next issue of Touched Creatively will be kid inspired. I have a few openings left so if you make something for children and want to be featured please email me at as soon as possible. Also Magcloud just put their magazines back on sale through Labor Day so you are able to get 20% off on Touched Creatively's first and second issues. Click HERE to preview and purchase. Enjoy!