Out in the Prairie where the wildflowers grow and the song of the birds like melody flows, there's a peace God bestows that brings joy to the soul...

out in the Prairie where the wildflowers grow.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Where's Mary Green?

Could anyone tell me what happened to Mary Green? I sure all is ok with her, I miss her blog updates.
A small piece of new Art on a book cover.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Happy Easter

A very Happy Easter to everyone. May your Day be filled with Love!!!

Blessings to all, Carol Mae

Monday, April 2, 2012

April Collage for Mary Green Challenge


Good Morning all, A fine sunny Monday here in Wisconsin.
 Here's my Collage for Mary Greens Monthy Challenge.
 What fun to make these, and this is the second one for me to go into my Altered book.

A good week to all.
 Smiles, Carol Mae

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Do any of you wonderful Ladies out there know what Mail Art is all about? I'm very interested in it but cannot seem to find any guidelines or how to get started.
Any info would be greatly appreicated.

Hope everyone's week is going wonderful.

 Smiles Always, Carol Mae

Friday, March 23, 2012


I was the winner of this cool book from Chantal at Wishblooms, thank you so much, I love it!!!
Here are a few Pic's.  So full of great ideas.

Have a great weekend everyone.
 Smiles, Carol Mae 

Friday, March 16, 2012

Thank you Wishblooms

I'm excited, I won Chantal's giveaway, this wonderful book(Thrifty Chic) at http://chantaljohnson.blogspot.com/  Wishblooms. I thank her so much and can't wait to get the book.

Everyday is like summer here in southeast Wisconsin, I hope it stays!! I'm loving it.

A good weekend to all.
 Smiles, Carol Mae

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

New Collage page, Infinity Necklace/Scarves & Spring is in the Air

Spring is really in the Air today, I saw 3 Red Winged Blackbirds on my feeder, and thats a sure sign spring is very close-Love It).
Made another page in my new book that will include all Mary Green/s Challenges until it's full.

Have a new Craft Sale comming up here and am trying my hand at Infinity Necklaces/Scarves. These are not as thick as most you see. I think for the upcomming seasons the thinner ones with a little bit of Bling might be kinda cool.

Hope I have some luck with them (I like the way they look). Any Imput would be welcome Good or Bad!!!.

 That's it for now.
Smiles, Carol Mae

Friday, March 2, 2012

Green Paper Challenge

This is the first Collage Challenge I have taken part in. From Mary at Green Paper. I've made a larger book/Journal page in a new book I've started for myself of things I love. The page measures 11 by 9 1/2 inches. I used papers from Mary and her Glue book images also, plus a little lace, Rik-rak and buttons. "Had fun" putting it all together.

Looks like our Weather here is about to change today. Their predicting 8 inches of snow for our area in Southeast Wisconsin.  ("Hello Shovel")

A wonderful weekend to everyone.

 Special Smiles, Carol Mae

Thursday, March 1, 2012

A Vintage Bride and a White Canvas Bag

I love the way this Vintage Bride turned out, It's made on a book cover with different layers of fabric and lace. I will be putting this one in my Etsy Shop.

The thin Canvas bag, I just had to add something to it. I think I will use this one myself.

I'm learning so much from all the talented ladies out there in blogland. Thank you everyone for all the great inspiration and courage to try different things. So much more to learn.

 I also just hooked up with "Linky" I would love to have followers and meet new Artists and Friends. (It's on my side bar)

Smiles to all, Carol Mae

Saturday, February 25, 2012

A Printer's Drawer Finished

I finished this small Printer's Drawer, and I love it.
It now hangs in a little corner nook of my dining room.

I'm now looking for something unique to make??
 but haven't come across anything yet.
 I'm always so open to new ideas.

Hope everyones weekend is good.
Many Smiles, Carol Mae

Sunday, February 19, 2012

More art work & Cards

I've been real busy this last week making birthday presents, to my sisters and my Daughter. My sisters love home made Greeting cards, so they each got ten. Plus a Fabric collage of their Mother and my Birthmother. My Daughter also is getting a Fabric Collage of her Family.

 It was so much fun making all this for family instead of for sale.
It's been a very good week. Hope everyone has a great week ahead.
 Regards, Carol Mae

Monday, February 6, 2012

Yard Stick/Ruler Art

I had this cute little ruler shelf for about a year now, I finally decided to do something with it. It really turned out kinda nice. In fact I may try and make my own little ruler shelf. This one is made from a complete yard stick.
Have a great week all. Smiles a lot, Carol Mae

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Another Fabric/Lace/Gluebook style BOOK

This is a fun little book I made for my BirthDaughter, just to give her an idea of the different kinds of art subjects I like to create.
Also I found this neat Printers Drawer that I'm going alter a bit and display little things.

I feel great now that I'm creating again and can't wait to start junking again.
Ahhh, but I still am hooked on Ebay.

A great evening to all. Smiles, Carol Mae

Friday, January 27, 2012

A year off!!! Love creating again

I just had to do more creating, after a year off and concentrating on Ebay sales, I missed my Art work Terribly.
So now I'm creating for friends and Family and of course myself. Here's a fabric book I created for my GrandDaughter. She's a second year college  student and plays on the Golf college team. It's a small book showing that she can do anything she put her heart into, as these ladies have done. Hope she like's it. So much fun to make.

I love Fabric Art and want to learn more!! Especially using all kinds of lace and old photos.

Hope everyone had a wonderful year and a better one to come.

Would love to hear from you!!

Blessings, Carol Mae

Saturday, March 12, 2011

I't been a while!!!

Well!!! it's been over a month since I last posted anything.

Ebay is doing great for me again, Although I miss doing Art projects, which I will work on again in the near future.

Check out my Ebay listings at: atrandomcollectables

Lots of vintage paper and magazines and coming soon old books and vintage ware.
 Hope all you wonderful bloggers are great and doing well.

 I look at so many blogs often and find wonderful inspiration.

Many hugs to all,

Carol Mae

Saturday, February 5, 2011


The winner of my giveaway is JULIA COENOBITA. Congradulations Julie,  I didn't find your blog, so I'll email you.

 Please send me your address so I can send out your goodies.
Hugs, Carol Mae

Thursday, February 3, 2011


My 200th post giveaway ends tomorrow night at midnight! if you haven't enter yet there's still time. Check to 2 posts before this to see what you can win.

And some great news for me I hope, I'm back on Ebay selling again.
 I've spent 8 years selling there and had to take a break. So far so good!!!
 Check out my auctions! my seller ID is: atrandomcollectables.

Warm wishes, Carol Mae

Friday, January 28, 2011


Just added this to my 200th post giveaway(Lavender Pouches)
If you haven't entered yet there's still lots of time, it ends Feb 4th at midnight.
Just leave a comment and blog about it on your blog for 2 chances to win.
A great day everyone, Carol Mae

Thursday, January 27, 2011

200th post GIVEAWAY

Here's my 200th post GIVEAWAY!!!
 A couple of Valentine cards and a Valentine framed Collage that I made. It measures 9x10 inches.
I will be adding a couple of surprises also.
To be entered leave a comment  for one entry and post about this giveaway for two entry's
That's it!!
Giveaway ends February 4th at midnight.

I will be drawing the name the old fashioned way from a hat.

Happy Weekend to all,
Carol Mae

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


I finally finished my Fabric Art Book. It's all about Pioneer women. I love the way it turned out, this ones going to be hard to give up.
I do believe I will start another one with a different topic. This one was so much fun to do and I'm sure my second one will go a bit faster, now that I know what I'm doing.

This is my 201 post. I can't believe it.
So in my next post I will be doing a GIVEAWAY!! TO CELEBRATE...so check back soon for all the goodies.


Hope everyones week is going great.
Hugs, Carol Mae