I just open Etsy shop 'Pixienest'

Hello friend and welcome here.
I have a news, I have just opened Etsy shop 'Pixienest' which you can see my shop.
I have listed cotton brooches and miniature towns on my shop.

Cotton Brooch A
I made the Portrait brooch with transfer technique,
embroidered and beads on the linen.
             Cotton Brooch B 
                                                      Embroidered and beads on the linen.                                                           
Mini town (Hug)

Mini town (Joy)

Mini town (Fly)

The first experience that is opening of the net shop, there are many unknown system but I will extend the skills to make things even a variety of future.
Thank you so much for dropping by. Have a wonderful days.
Etsuko xxx


PA Challenge Topic15 Patterns

Hello friends and welcome here.
Hope everybody fine even hot this summer!!
Stamperama Big show in UK is opening today and PATWITS family that they are very excited. I'm just looking forward on Periscope. 

Over on the PA challenge blog this fortnight topic is 'Patterns' which you can see the detail and fabulous samples is here. Today is dead line!!
I made journal pages, I've used Jofy's newest collections and Fresco, infusions.
I've made the pattern with Jofy's MINI 49 and MINI 54  on the background, Then I made JOFY 45 flowers and MINI 53 pretty Dolly to layer's the random pattern. Also I used  JOFY 46 and MINI 52  Little Dude to the layer.

Thank you so much stopping by.
Enjoy at the Stamperama to PATWITS family.
See you sooooon.

Etsuko xxx


Mary Jane Chadbourne online class - work three.

Hello friends and welcome here.

Mary Jane Chadbourne class subject 'Retablo' this is my third one.
I always takes a time to get a new subject.
Finally I was grasp the subject when this work was done.
The fairy is from a book 'Women' and the fabulous book was recommended by Mary Jane.I wanted to hold a plate with her hands but I did too much deformation of her hands then I changed stuff the vase.

Thank you so much stopping by.
I'm making next Retablo......
See you soon.

Etsuko xxx


2016 Artful Gathering Mary Jane Chadbourne's class 'Saints, Sinners and shrines'

Hello friend and welcome here.
My best friend and wonderful artist Julie Ann lee 'magpieheaven' was introduced fabulous online workshop 'Artful Gathering' Mary Jane Chadbourne's class three years ago.
The class has started since July 2016 and 'Saints, Sinners and shrines' is the theme in this year. I was very inspired teacher Mary Jane Chadbourne who is amazing artist and her creations are enchanting.
I want to learn art composition and colours this year.
I'd made the subject 'Retablo' two pieces.
That was very fan!!

I'll start third Retablo....
And I need more practice.....practice

Thank you so much stopping by.
See you soon and have a wonderful days all.

Etsuko xxx


Mini Shrins

Hello friends, welcome here. Hot hot days again.
I've practiced for  2016 Mary Jane Chadbourne's  e-class 'Saints, Sinners and Shrines'. I've made 9 small shrines with vivid colours.

I've used MDF, Fresco Paint, Modeling Paste and Treasure Gold.

Thank you very much for dropping by.

Hope you had a amazing holidays and weekend.
See you soon.

Etsuko xxx


Watercolor paint

Hello friend and welcome.
Rainy day has followed still here. Hope you had a special weekend.
I was very inspired by on the Darcy blog spot who has draw wonderful journal page using the watercolor paints. I have a go!!

I've stamped PA mini stamps randomly with watercolors onto the background.
I've brayered with some light opaque color from the top that the color was very vivid. Then I failed would turn off the merit of watercolor paint lol.  But I've continued to the finish, Okey I 'll try again soon.

I've used Japanese watercolor set, the each pigment has the Japanese old name.
I had keep it several years but did not use much. I'll try to use a little more.

Thank you so much stopping by, see you soon!!

Etsuko xxx


Blog Challenge Thats crafty Theme ' Masculine Challenge'

Hello friends and welcome.
There was a weak earthquake after Kumamoto earthquake today's afternoon.
It about three months since has passed.
Today I've challenged Thats Crafty Blog Challenge theme 'Feminine'.
This is first time challenge to the Thats Crafty Blog.
I've decided to use the just new Tim Holtz's stamp that the theme is a 'Feminine'.

First of all I've used a modeling past over the top and the bottom of the 8 tag.
When it half dried I stamped some stamps with little water, also I painted white gesso over the tag. When it dried I painted by blue, brown and titan buff.
That was background.
Next I've stamped Tim's Lady Rose by Jet Black Archival onto the white card and I've painted her face and hair. I then cut it and used some crackle past and Glossy Accents.

Finally I choosing the embellishments I give the metal cogs, gears, die cutting gears and tape measure belt.

Thank you so much for stopping by.
Have a wonderful weekend all.

Etsuko xxx