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Welcome! Artfully Musing is a blog dedicated to sharing art and the techniques and products used. I'll be showcasing collage, altered and mixed media art as well as miniature. I hope you'll check back often and are inspired. Thanks for visiting! Laura
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bird Themed Altered Coasters

61 comments:

Hester said...

Laura, always amazing! Please sign me up for the great coaster give away!!

bobbie said...

Wonderful coasters ~ please sign me up!
Can't wait for the hop!

Kate said...

These are fabulous works of art! I think they are far to gorgeous to be coasters! You are brilliant.

Tarnished Rose said...

As always, your art is wonderful. Please throw my name into the hat! I'd love the opportunity to win another piece of your art.

Smiles~
Marilyn

PS. I'm looking forward to the blog hop.

Jennifer said...

How exciting!!! I cannot wait wait for your first video tutorial!!! I did my first one this past weekend and it was fun. Beautiful artwork and a video?! Christmas came early!! :)

Daniele said...

you always amaze me how many elements you fit on a small piece and they look so pefect altogether
Thanks for the inspiration
hugs

Ally White Cat said...

coasters? wow I love them all but the ol'west one made me laugh it is so adorable they are all wonderful.
hugs,
susan s.

chirose2 said...

Love the quirky hats on the last one!

Ann said...

both of these altered coasters are fabulous!!
I have never created one...these make me want to start one now!!!
please add my name!!

johala6@yahoo. said...

Hello Laura!
I was looking for sand castles pictures on google and I found ....a wonderfull mermaid castle and your blog!
I love all your creations, so georgous, pretty, funny sometimes! Would you allowed me, please, to put a post on your art and your blog on mine: Matin Lumineux?
http://matinlumineux.blogspot.fr/
I'm a french artist.
Thanks very much
Joelle

Sandi said...

these are awesome, have to admit the magpies stole my heart, what a hoot, hugs

Jennifer Pearson Vanier said...

Fabulous work as always. Love the coasters.

Mary said...

These are so fantastic; love the WWE bird the best to get rid of the magpies eating all the worms. By the way, I adore your blog.

Barb said...

You have a wonderful blog. I love your work.

Denise said...

Oh, your birdies are such fun! Luv the dimension and whimsy of each piece. :) Thank you for the chance to win one of your gorgeous pieces of art.
blessings, denise :D
deex355@aol.com

MsMad said...

Birds, birds, birds and more birds....love them.
Barbara Bird
MdStrwbery@aol.com

Diane said...

You have such a great way of designing your pieces. Its amazing what you do with them. I would love a chance to win one of your creations. Diane
dtad@comcast.net

Kathy said...

beautiful as always. I so love your coasters, and everything!

lizzie said...

everyone is posting such fabulous art

Linda said...

Your coasters are absolutely fabulous and I'd love to own either one!! Thanks for the chance to win.

Molly Suzanne said...

These are absolutely wonderful, i am in love with the Notorious Magpie one :) You are so creative.

Mary said...

Laura, the Notorious Magpie Brothers is wonderful. I love the humor.

Leslie said...

Love your little birdie coaster works of art!

Dirty Girl Art said...

I would love to win any of your designs. Thank you so much.

Lou Anne said...

Your pieces are really fun to look at. I love the characters you develop and what you call "clutter" is unique and wonderful.

Diana said...

Laura, as usual I am amazed by you artwork. I am glad you share your talents with us.

Suz said...

Laura,
This is charming. I can't wait to try some myself!
Fondly,
Sue

Karen Downs - kdowns8@cfl.rr.com said...

Laura - I just love your work - and I want to thank you for all the tutorials that you share with us and thanks for the chance to win!

Jane said...

Wonderful, imaginative work! Thanks for the inspiration.

~*~Patty S said...

It is such a delight to see so much creativity...your coasters really have a story to tell with the most wonderful details!

Thank you very much for the chance to be a very lucky winner.

oxo ~*~ Patty Szymkowicz
of Magpie's Nest blog ;)

Barbara DeLisle said...

love you blog and love this blog hop

Nancy said...

You are so creative!!! Love it! I will have to get the supply list and make one of my own. Thank you for sharing!

Terri said...

What creativity!! I love the magpie bros especially!!! Started to follow you as well. AAA+ work!

MaRyKaY said...

wow your art just blows me away. I love every piece that you throw out here in your blog. It is beautiful. I would love to get inside and pick around in your head for more inspiration. Always a pleasure when I come stalking your blog. I am so glad I happened upon your blog one day.
Birds are one of my fav's to craft about and to watch in real life. Those magpie brothers are just too cool looking. thanks for sharing and the chance to win some of your awesome art. Whoever get's it should consider themselves very lucky indeed.

Sandi said...

Laura - as always your pieces are outstanding!

Francine Cronos said...

Your birdie artwork is gorgeous! I've really enjoyed visiting by your blog.

Carmen Willis said...

I could spend all day visiting Artfull Musing. Your art work is absolutely exquisite. Thank you for sharing another wonderful chance to win one of your coasters.
carmenmolly5829@yahoo.com

Sandi said...

Your "off the border" technique on the coasters is very inspirational!

Beverly S said...

Oh, Laura, I always expect that your work will be exquisite, full of rich details and embellishment. But the humor in your second coaster is fabulous!

peggy aplSEEDS said...

Laura, you have such amazing creations! thanks so much for the chance to win your giveaway! those magpies are fabulous!
peggy aplSEEDS

colette said...

fabulous coasters laura. love...love them.

Jess said...

Brilliant work! Love the Western one!

Kath in Oz said...

Love all your projects but I especially love all the texture on the very first coaster.

Lizbethem said...

Love these, Laura!
Lizbethem@comcast.net

maggie said...

Ms Carson is truly a light in the dark for paper and art in general. This is a 100 watt bulb, too. chin chin dear person, keep on gluing. Liels paldies!

Rena Matus said...

I just love seeing what you come up with. Your work is very detailed and amazing. Your portrayal of the "Wanted" birds is just too funny.
Rena

Michele said...

As always, I love your work!!!
Michele
mjk5265@comcast.net

kboat said...

Love the papers and the work also love the hop.

Anonymous said...

Great art; thanks for sharing!! Collette g-cswf66@charter.net

Noreen said...

The crown was so clever for a bird! I loved the Magpie coasters, too. Everything is so beautifully done.

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Oh my goodness! really beautiful. Such richness and depth

NanaBeth said...

I am blown away by your designs and your entire sight.I looked at your tutorials and free images.You are so generous of your time and talent.I will be back frequently-I love your style.

Alice Eads said...

Your coasters are cute, funny & so original. Loved Miss Chicky!
Alice_speadskates@att.net

Anonymous said...

These are both wonderful - I so enjoy your art! Jeri Aaron - jerilynski@aol.com

Sheila said...

Your piece is really inspiring. Know what I will be doing this afternoon.

Sheila @ raggedykingdom.blogspot.com

Theresa Goldman said...

Laura, your work is amazing I've loved your work for a long time. Thank you for sharing....:)Theresa Goldman

Lynn Stevens said...

Laura, you know I adore your artwork, You really "spanked my eyeballs" with your Magpie brothers piece. LOL
hugs Lynn

Birgit said...

You never cease to surprise and delight me with your art, Laura! The western approach is right up my alley -- thanks for the smiles. :)

Happy creating,
Birgit

swappinghowdies(at)yahoo(dot)de

Barbara said...

What a beautiful blog! Lovely work!

Seahorse Ranch Girl said...

I'm entering just in time. These birdy coasters are so much fun. Charlotte

Debbie said...

I am always in for you give a way art. Please add me.

Thanks
Debbie:)
dagl1@cox.net