All posts by AllycePSilva

Easter Luminaria

 Constructed from heavy duty watercolor paper textured with layers of acrylic paint. The light openings are cut-outs of chicks and folksy dots, and this has been embellished with free-form machine sewn fabric eggs, hand sewn beads, and decoratively edged corners. I based it on the X-Book design. Opened, it measures 10"w x 3-3/4"h x 3"d. It'll fold…

Easter Luminaria

Constructed it out of heavy duty watercolor paper textured with layers of acrylic paint. The light openings are cut-outs of chicks and folksy dots, and this has been embellished with free-form machine sewn fabric eggs, hand sewn beads, and decoratively edged corners. I based it on the X-Book design. Opened, it measures 10"w x 3-3/4"h x 3"d.…

Peace in the Barnyard Journal Page

In a holiday frame of mind, I began this art journal page with a distressed copy of a vintage catalog page layered on a painted background. On top of that was a dove outline sewn on muslin adhered to watercolor paper – this was then  lightly stuffed to raise the surface. This was layered onto…

Ya Chile accordion-fold book

I made this as a personal memento of a recent trip using paper ephemera I had collected to collage onto heavy watercolor paper. I then randomly painted and stamped with found objects and finally jotted down phrases and comments that act as personal memory triggers. What I really like about this format is that there's…

Dream Pocket Charm Holder

These are 2" x 3" hand painted cloth pockets featuring loteria cards, buttons, glitter, stamping, and fabric scraps. No two exactly alike. They are meant to hold a small note or charm tucked in the back slit. I sell them on my Etsy shop.

Queen Charlotte Pumpkin

I distressed a carve-able pumpkin to house an altered art doll (Queen Charlotte) and her molded companions (Frozen Charlotte dolls). Decoupaged decorative napkins and brass-colored "rhinestones" were used to create the interior background.

Cow Palace Pumpkin

I used a carve-able pumpkin, fabric decoupage, and assorted bits and pieces to create a diorama that captures the meeting of alien beings.

Asian Inspired Journals

 Hand-bound journals of  hand-stamped text weight paper divided by fabric and card pockets covered in paper fabric. Features raised stencil design, embossed stamping, and semi-precious beading. Approx 5"x7". Edition of three.

Pajarito De La Frontera

Imagery primarily sourced from Mexican pop-culture and fast food drawn to together to loosely represent a literal and figurative frontier .Approx. 14"x16".