Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Happy Easter Postcards

Easter is coming, and now is the time to order online postcards for your holiday greetings. If you're looking for something unique and/or colorful, you've found it. I like both unique and colorful too.

Mums are flowers that are popular for both spring and fall. I remember my mother getting some a variety of different flowers for Easter. These artistic chrysanthemums look lovely in pastel colors.

Teddy Bears are cute and sweet for anytime. This little bear lets the recipient know that they have space for you.

Have you ever seen a plaid bunny rabbit? Hopefully not in real life, but I think this artistic one looks cute. We had a bunny rabbit named Peter who was the inspiration for this drawing.

All of the above designs say, Happy Easter, which can be customized if you like.

At Zazzle, you can also order matching postage in the denomination of your choice.

Happy Easter.

Cheryl Paton

Friday, February 7, 2014

The Shamrocks are coming

It is February as I write this, and I'm thinking ahead to March. The month when people think of green cheer and shamrocks.

Through the years I've made several different shamrock designs. I love the green, and have always loved four leaf clovers. My dad gave me one in a necklace one time, it was a real shamrock encased in a clear like plastic shell.

This first design reminds me very much of the one I saw in the necklace. It was a muted green, and very simple:

Here is an outline of it that can be colored in by hand. I have found that fabric, acrylic paint markers work pretty well for the coloring. Be sure to add cardboard between the fabric layers before any painting, though.

Outline Art drawing - Shamrock, canvas bags
Outline Art drawing - Shamrock, canvas bags by Cherylsart
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This collage design of shamrocks can feature any kind of message, including save the dates, birthday, anniversary, etc.

This single shamrock trimmed in gold dots has a touch of elegance to it:

Here the richly trimmed ones are paired up for the new Mr. and Mrs.

Cheryl Paton
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