All posts by Normajean Brevik

Found Words Book

The book is made using painted and distressed Lutradur for the pages, TAP (Transfer Artist Pages available though the Interweave store), a variety of fabrics lace and embellishments. The entire book can be seen at https://www.pinterest.com/pin/407646203747609315/ 

Deaths Sting (full view)

My inspiration for this piece is from, 1 Corinthians 15:55, "O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?". The elements are wool felt, Kraft-Tex, metal flashing (texturized with an embossing folder), cube letter beads for "teeth", buttons, beads and of course skeleton keys!

Deaths Sting (close up)

My inspiration for this piece is from, 1 Corinthians 15:55, "O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?". The elements are wool felt, Kraft-Tex, metal flashing (texturized with an embossing folder), cube letter beads for "teeth", buttons, beads and of course skeleton keys!

Recycle Rescue a Double sided soldered choker necklace Side 1

I created this two sided pendant for this choker on a whim after sorting through some old ephemera that I reclaimed from the trash. I recall that the black crow cut out was rescued after table clean up at a Halloween party and the black sheep was a die cut punch that was in a package of mail art. I couldn't…

Recycle Rescue a Double sided soldered choker necklace Side 2

I created this two sided pendant for this choker on a whim after sorting through some old ephemera that I reclaimed from the trash. I recall that the black crow cut out was rescued after table clean up at a Halloween party and the black sheep was a die cut punch that was in a package of mail art. I couldn't…

The Palmer Method

I remember spending hours learning the Palmer Method of cursive writing and love making the loops and curves. I created this by handwriting a lower case alphabet continuously on a batik fabric. It's an old fashion way of teaching so I selected some old fashion hexagon quilt pieces to embellish and then used a scrap…

CPS Challenge Post Soot Angel

In his sailing days my husband was the chief engineer aboard several ships. He was know as the "Soot Angel" because he would be covered in soot but kept the engines running. CPS keeps my artistic engine running so I'm submitting a Mona Soot Angel for the challenge. Her wings are hinged so that she…

CPS Challenge Post Soot Angel

In his sailing days my husband was the chief engineer aboard several ships. He was know as the "Soot Angel" because he would be covered in soot but kept the engines running. CPS keeps my artistic engine running so I'm submitting a Mona Soot Angel for the challenge. Her wings are hinged so that she…

Mail Art Predictions

Mail art is my passion and going to the mail box to retrieve these little gems simply makes my day! I've had my own mail art  Yahoo Group since 2005 and it's still going strong, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FiberArtTraders I hope that my predictions for 2012 are as true for me as they are for CPS in the…

Mail Art Predictions

Mail art is my passion and going to the mail box to retrieve these little gems simply makes my day! I've had my own mail art  Yahoo Group since 2005 and it's still going strong, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FiberArtTraders I hope that my predictions for 2012 are as true for me as they are for CPS in the…