Saturday, July 11, 2009

I received this prestigious award from Joanna at okanaganspirit
Please find the award here at Joanna blog
This award is for my other blog on Techniques A La Mode..tried and true homemade experiments from the mad scientist at work!! tee hee hee;-)
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Blog Award

For those receiving the award read the following

In order to keep this award, I must do the following:
1. Say thanks and link to the presenter of the award.
2. Share ten honest things about myself.
3. Present this blog award to 7 other whose blogs are brilliant in content and/or design, or those who have encouraged me.
4. Tell those 7 people that they have been awarded the HONEST SCRAP , and the guidelines they must follow

Here are 10 honest things about myself
1. I love my cat Bijou. He's my inspiration!
2. I love recycling items that can be used for mixed media
3. I love curling up on the couch with art magazines such as Cloth, Paper and Scissors, and Somerset (especially the workshops ones) etc...
4. I love meeting artists online!!
5. I love textures
6. I love gardening
7. I have two beautiful grandsons , which I will visit this summer
8. I love going to Farmer's Market. I went yesterday with my sister, and we had so much fun!
9. I love all the colors of the rainbow
10. I just bought a new videocam, and am learning how to make videos...Be on the lookout, when the first one comes out! The one that I posted in Technique a la mode was from my digital camara.

Seven bloggers I chose whom I found their work interesting were sent a message about the award. Here they are

Cindy uses recycled material, and her grandchildren spends time with her in her studio.
Check out her altered flip flop !

2. Check out this interesting blog I came across. An artist by the name of Martin Adlington with interesting blogs; but the one that caught my attention is Adventures in Recycled Art

3. Check out Avogana at Art of Recycling .
She shares some very interesting information on recycling. One that I particularly enjoy is a link on her blog to how to recycle yarn from a sweater here

4. The next artist makes great designs with clothes. Check out her recycled dress with two tshirts, and much much more at Crafty Peeps

5. This blog is made up of 'collagists' . Each member interpret their work on a weekly theme.
Get inspired by checking it out at
6. Going Green! Find great recycling tips here >>> Little Garden Helpers
7. The last person to whomI would like to give this award to is Christine Claringbold
at .(Click below to get to link) Eye Pop Art Christine shares her trademark on her mandala record bowls. I chose Christine blog for her use of bright colors and originality.

Mariette xox


M.M.E. said...

Congratulations on the award. Nice to find another artist online!

artlover said...

Thank you M.M.E. for your lovely comment!

Mariette xox