JazWorks

Jill Zaheer's JAZWORKS: A Tapestry of Mixed Media, Painting, Collaborations, Photography, and Poetry

Friday, January 22, 2010

Card Party Time!

Now that Deb Eck from Dryadart and I have each received our card package swaps from one another, just had to show off all of our cards!  First, here are the amazing, most beautiful ATCs that Deb made, each so unique in such creative detail.  In addition, she included vintage pieces of wallpaper,  hand dyed papers form India, postcards, stamps, cards from her own company and those from another talented artist. What is really special is the fact that Deb made an extra effort to make the cards colorful - as she saw the bright color palette that I so often use in my artwork.  Well Deb-  you dealt me the perfect hand of cards!  So, it's card party time- come along and play with me! Here are the cards that are now in my hand - sent to me by DEB! I am so lucky- guess what?  I've now got a full house!

Deb's hand made ATCs.











Note the beautiful thread stitching in the card below.






































Thank you Deb - in additon to a full house,  each one is a heart!

In my previous post, I had included pictures of the cards I sent Deb.  Here are the cards that I hand made for her!













The most wonderful part of these card swaps are meeting new artists, learning about their artistic style,  and challenging ourselves to make artwork for someone that we've
never  met. Thanks again LaWendula  for being such a wonderful match maker!

11 comments:

Marilyn Rock said...

Deb's ATC's are awesome! All of them and your cards are amazing! I love all here! Thanks for sharing! xxoo

Patti said...

wowee, these are SO cool... I think I'm doing the same swap but we're doing trading cards:) Was it specified?? Oh well, mine are ready to mail, seeing your goodies is a great prompt to get moving!

Seth said...

You are Deb are two of a kind...two talented artists that is. What a great trade for both of you. LaWendula knew what she was doing when she paired both of you up! Enjoy each and every one!

Lawendula said...

Wonderful cards, all of them! I am always happy to see, how creative everyone is. This is more then paper swap, I should call it art swap! :)

Renee Howell said...

Love all these cards. There are SO many talented people out in the world. What did they(we) all do before blogs?

rivergardenstudio said...

dear Jill, all of these cards are wonderful... each a little work of art. I love the "dream and fly forever" especially. Hope your day is a great one! roxanne

Gaby Bee said...

All these cards are gorgeous! What a fun exchange for both of you. Love especially your first card "energy unlimited". Thanks for sharing, Jill!
Have a wonderful art filled week!
Gaby xo

Kerin said...

Love them all! I will be sharing these with a good friend who makes cards as I'm sure she'll find them as inspiring as I do.

Debrina said...

I love atc's - the challenge, of course, is in their small size. But there is so much more to them as you've just written here. I have just put 5 up on my own blog...these are ACEOs though. But I think I am addicted to anything that is small format art these days...
These cards are just such a nice way to celebrate a friendship, don't you think?

deb said...

Jill, I just wanted to say, my cards look much prettier in your pictures than mine! but mostly to tell you that my daughter (the youngest,aspiring actress) promptly absconded with "dream and fly forever" and put it up in her room, she loves it!! So a big thank you for inspiring her dreams too!

alteredbits said...

how fantastically fun! i received a wonderful piece of art from deb from the art exchange you invited me to -- it's much like the first ATC (upper left in the very first photo). it's framed and hanging in my studio.

i just love all of the wonderful texture and color of the ones you created for her! and i love that you put 11:11 in one. that always makes me think of you (finn woke me up SUPER late on valentine's day and said "mummmmmmm! it's 11:11! get uuuuuuuup!!" i thought immediately of you -- and then wondered how in the heck i slept so long. that never happens.