Thank you dear friends and followers for your visits, for your love and prayers for both myself and Freddie.
I really appreciate you taking the time to call in, view my artwork and leave such wonderful comments.
Sending you all love, hugs and blessings,

June xxx

Monday 30 September 2013


This piece is The Ghost of Baby Blue.
My piece for the Take a Word challenge.
I found the little girl on Google, likewise the amazing bicycle. It took ages to cut it out fairly well
 but I was pleased with it.
I had a wonderful day yesterday. Great  to see my Rebecca. It's such a lovely area and in five minutes you're in the countryside, with glorious walks. The work they have done and are doing in the house is amazing. I really envy that new kitchen.
So a quiet day today to recover!
Hope everyone is as well as can be.
Love and hugs
June xxx

Saturday 28 September 2013


These are a couple of pictures I have put on my Flickr site. I belong to a group called Digitalmania and they have a weekly challenge to make something in the style of an existing artist.
This week the artist was Stephanie Rubiano and I liked her style so I enjoyed the challenge.
Tomorrow my daughter is taking me to see my Granddaughter Rebecca.
I have never seen where she lives now with her partner. They are having their kitchen altered so I shall see that too.
 It's a 3 hour car journey, of course Sally has driven there many times but she will also rely on her Sat Nav! An early start  so I guess I shall be tired by the time we get home.
Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!
Love June xxx

Thursday 26 September 2013

Catching Up.....

As I can't stop making pictures, I have an enormous folder of work that I haven't put on here.
So today here are three more.
The middle one has my own background and a picture of a beautiful hand made doll.
I've taken Algie for a walk this morning and then we went on to Chapel.
He is very excited when he first goes in to greet people but then he stays in my arms as quiet as the proverbial lamb when the service starts. I swear he says his prayers too....
And he enjoys coffee and biscuits after!
Now we are awaiting the grocery delivery and my daughter comes to clean this afternoon
so that's all the excitement for the day!
A lovely crisp and sunshiny Autumn day.
Hope you are enjoying it.
Love and Smiles,
June xxx

Tuesday 24 September 2013

3M Challenge....Altered Art..

The Three Muses have challenged us to make some altered art this week.
Well I had a ball as usual so here are mine....
The background I've used before in this one...
Many years ago I saw a two-headed man in a fairgeound exhibit.
 (mummified, not alive!!) So this is my two headed woman!
My little maidens with my faces.
My Pussycat and a Butterfly lady.

Thank you for your visit.
I look forward to seeing yours!
Have a Happy Day
June xxx

Sunday 22 September 2013

Take a Word....Mail Art..

 Mail Art is always a nice challenge and that is the choice this week
on Take a Word.
These are made with bits and pieces from my stash and courtesy of Google.
I am half way through my course of anti-b's and I am feeling much better
 but the cough will not go away and I'm still bringing up 'stuff'! UGH!
Thank you dear friends for all your good wishes! x
We've had a quiet weekend, enjoying the sunshine yesterday.
Algie is glad to be going out again on his scooter.
He loves to meet all the other dogs out for walks and it seems like
 a tail wagging competition when they meet.
Thank you for your visits.
Have a great week.
Love and Hugs
June xxx

Saturday 21 September 2013


'Still' is the title of a new kit I've just got from Itkupilli.
She could be Alice Blue Gown...
I've felt quite unwell this week with a chest infection.
Unusually for me I called the doctor in. Perhaps it's good that I did
as I am now on antibiotics and am feeling better already.
What would we do without them?
Enjoy the rest of the weekend dear friends.
Love and hugs
June xxx

Thursday 19 September 2013

More Pictures..

 I have such a back-up of pictures I haven't posted.
Here are some more.
The one above is a technique I love to do. Making a bit of a pattern
on a black background.
And a Fairy on my Finger shows I can't stay away from Fairyland
 for too long!
I am having a cosseted day. I didn't go to Chapel and I haven't even
taken the man out for his walk.(feeling guilty!)
I have a bit of a chest infection and I'm not feeling my best.
'This too shall pass.'
Love and Hugs
June xxx

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Three Muses Challenge.. Music..

I've said it before and I'll say it again.....
I have Music in my Soul...
I have made so many Musical themed collages and I never
tire of them, so a lovely challenge again.
Thanks for your visit and comments,
Big Hugs
June xxx

My Lady of the Woods..

Here are two different versions of the same picture, the top one with  a
texture by kind permission of Smart Photo Editor.
There are some amazing textures in there and your picture comes out
with a look you could never create yourself. Fun to have a play!
I've just come back from a long trip on the scooter with Algie and the
wind is so cold I think I need a face mask!
We are waiting now for our grocery delivery. What excitement eh?
Love to you all,
June xxx

Sunday 15 September 2013

Take a Word...SHOWBIZ!

A fun challenge this week from Take a Word.
So many things you can do with this but Cabaret came to mind.
Well I can never think of Come to the Cabaret old chum, or There's
no business like show business without
thinking of that wonderful star, Ethel Merman.
She always brought such magic and enthusiasm to the silver screen.
We have been told to 'batten down the hatches' today.
We are threatened with very high winds and rain.
So I took Algie out early and it was very cold and windy then....
Hope everything's fine with you.
Thank you for your visit.
June xxx

Saturday 14 September 2013


These are a couple of the pictures I've made for a challenge on Flickr's
Digitalmania, to make something in the style of Kelly Rae Roberts.
Some challenges I find hard but I love her style and enjoyed these.
The weather has quickly changed and with it my mood. I am fighting
depression yet again. I think all the family circumstances
 around me have contributed as well.
The sun will soon shine again.......
Sending love to everyone,
Have a special weekend!
June xxx

Tuesday 10 September 2013

Three Muses... Reflections and Repetitions..

I had to have a real think about this challenge.
It didn't come easy and I hope it fits the bill!
I want to see what everyone else has done.
I have received the sweetest gift from Marfi in the States.
I won one of her mushrooms, made of felt and glittered with magic.
I have hung it at the side of this computer so I shall see it
every day and think of her.
Thank you dear Marfi! x
Hugs and Smiles,
June xxx


Having a play here. I took a design from a glass vase.
Altered the shape a bit to fill the space, and then played in Elements,
Liquify to make the pattern. You should have
a try, it's great fun!

More sad news from my sister again. This time she has lost her
beloved Jack, a tiny Yorkie. Two losses in two weeks. Unbelievable....
What can you say?       Nothing makes it any better.....
Love and hugs,
June xxx

Monday 9 September 2013

TAW Challenge...Childhood...

A wonderful subject for the challenge this week on Take a Word.
I could make pictures for hours on this subject but I've just made two.
And I'm looking forward to see other's work too.
There are so many talented artists who take part in these challenges
I'm glad it's not a competition!
Thank you for your visit.
Hugs from
June xxx

Sunday 8 September 2013

A New Kit...

This is the first picture I've made with this beautiful new kit
by Rebecca McMeen called Capri and the Swan.
It is absolutely gorgeous and I know I shall be using it a lot.
My favourite colour too.
I've been having more stress this morning trying to sort out my Visa card.
It has been compromised yet again so I am now waiting
for the FOURTH new card this year!  Sigh.....
I've only had this one since August 8th!!
Happy Sunday wishes to you all,
Love from
June xxx

Saturday 7 September 2013

Sad Saturday..

My grandson and family have lost their little white and black cat,
He was missing 5 days and Richard found him last night, he'd dragged
himself almost home. Rushed up to the vets where he stayed overnight.
Apparently cats are prone to blood clots in the brain and they lose the
use of their back legs. Almost like a stroke in humans.
He was almost 11 so a sad time for them.
And last week my sister lost her little Sugar, a pretty West Highland.
We all love our fur babies so, it's hard to say Goodbye.
Take care dear friend,
Love and Hugs
June xxx

Friday 6 September 2013


Here's the main man! Algie!
Looking clean, fluffy and gorgeous.
It's strange, when he was a baby his tummy was pink.
Now he's developed these dark pigmented patches.
Here he is saying 'I'm exhausted! Let me get some shut eye!'

And here is little Miss Skyela, looking all grown up and ready
for her first day at school!
She's never seen in a dress usually. She had a wonderful first day, chatting to me on the phone and telling me everything she had done. She loves it!
Wishing all you dear friends
a wonderful day!
Hugs and Smiles,
June xxx

Thursday 5 September 2013

Take a Walk in the Forest..

...and keep your eyes wide open for you never know what you might see!
There are strange and beautiful elf-like beings and their tiny pets.
Did you see them through the trees....?
This is the same picture with a slightly different  treatment....
Algie had his Poodle Parlour Auntie call yesterday so he is trimmed,
bathed and looking and smelling beautiful for his trip to Chapel this morning.
Unfortunately, once he's let loose in the garden he won't stay
looking like that for very long! He's a dog!!
Have a great day dear ones,
June xxx

Tuesday 3 September 2013

3M..The Eyes have it!...


I've made two pictures for the Three Muses EYES challenge.
At the top 'She'.....well I don't know where she came from in my
mind but that's how she finished up. She started as an image from Itkupilli.
Perhaps I was feeling adventurous!
The bottom one is a conventional Vintage style.
Thank you so much for your visit and comments.
They are really appreciated.
Big Hugs
June xxx

Sunday 1 September 2013

Take a Word Challenge...Autumn..

I am honoured to be asked to make the sample pics for the Autumn Challenge on Take aWord.
In the top picture, everything was Googled. Can you see the kitty and the hedgehog?
The one below has a 1920's ornament dancing and the Haiku I found online too.
Everything Googled but the butterfly from my stash.
Thank you for looking and I hope you enjoy this challenge.
Big Hugs
June xxx

Ghosts at Burgh Castle

I have a sort of Love/Hate relationship with this man.
They did their courting here at Burgh Castle and I have photos of them there.
I was also possibly conceived there as I was born 6 months after they married.
He left when I was 7 and came back into my life in my thirties
when I had children of my own.
I hated the way he treated my mother but he was an eternal charmer.....
Have a nice day
Love and Smiles
June xxx