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Friday, April 4, 2014

Changes are afoot

Changes for db visual arts and where my cards and gifts will be available.  I have closed my account with Greeting Card Universe and will be concentrating on other venues.  I will post links as those are carried out and hope you will continue to follow my artist friends as I share their cards.  I am sorry for the slow posts as of late, but, I do hope to get back into full swing very soon.  Thank you for your interest and patience.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Scripture greeting cards and artwork

Recently I joined a group on Fine Art America that focuses on creating Scripture cards and artwork. This challenged me to collect the work I had already done and create new images.  Here are a few of the offerings I have on Fine Art America.  Please feel free to look through my galleries, or contact me through my store.  Thank you so very much.

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Is anyone still reading?

First of all, I do apologize for the long delay in a new post.  I am plugging away trying to work on new products and miss opportunities to come here and update.

Still no website, though the priority to get it done has been bumped up a bit.  New products on Zazzle keep we artists busy trying to keep up.  I will do my very best to update with some of those in this coming week.

In the meanwhile, enjoy the lovely fall colors and cooling temperatures!  It won't be long 'til the white stuff starts flying and we hear the bells of the holidays.


Friday, July 19, 2013

Blog to website transition and other news

Hello to any who are sticking with me during this lull.  I am once again trying to get back into the routine of posting regularly.  It is my sincere hope and goal to get my website up and running soon.

What is new for db visual arts?

I have begun a new facebook page that focuses on Greeting Cards with Scripture.
On this page I will be featuring artists who design beautiful cards and keep to
the theme of adding scripture or scriptural messages. It is off to a good start so please visit
it if you have a facebook page. Greeting Cards With Scripture
There is also a twitter page which will show the featured card links Twitter



I have added many more images to my gallery on Fine Art America.  Some are floral beauties, some whimsical, abstract and vintage.  Fine Art America produces high quality prints, canvases, metal prints and cardsPlease visit my galleries for some of these new prints  Fine Art America

I am still also on Zazzle with many stores, along with Greeting Card Universe and PrintBusinessCards.com  (see links on the sidebar of this blog)

Last but not least I have begun a new advertising campaign on one of my favorite sites
Backyard Diva   You will find the best in gardening tips, heirloom seeds and much, much more.  Check it out!

Well as usual this nite owl is way past needing some rest so I will leave you with this for today.

“Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
L.M. Montgomery


Monday, February 11, 2013

Adding + Adding + Adding, to my Fine Art America Galleries

I have been hard at work adding a good deal of my vintage images to Fine Art America, as well as organizing and adding my own original work.  Please visit and bookmark to keep up with the new images.  Here are my most recent gallery additions.

I love these old photographs and I am determined to share them with new eyes through my stores.
All of these vintage images are properly licensed for my use.

 


Romance




 










Bathing Beauties

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Breaking away from Facebook

I have taken a break from Facebook for a good little bit now, and it has been a good thing.  I still check in on friends and family but rarely spend the time there I have in the past.
My projects at home have taken priority and yet I am still seeing decent sales online.
I will try to update soon with some of my latest sales and new products.
Thank you for following!!

Friday, December 7, 2012

Christmas Bazaar in Bristol


This weekend I am selling my Bristol VA TN cards, postcards and ornaments at Broadmore Senior Living in Bristol.  Nice to have have them out to share with people again.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Coffee and Tea Cups with Inspirational Photography

This is a peek into my newest store named Cuppa Faith Mugs. It will feature coffee and tea mugs exclusively with scripture , inspirational messages and photographs or digital art.

In the store, under each design, you will notice "see on 7 styles" (look on photo below for the arrow message) if you click on that link it will take you to other variations showing different types and sizes of mugs, and on some give you more color choices for the handles or insides of the mugs.

Zazzle mugs are great quality and I have been extremely well pleased with those I have purchased myself. They should be hand-washed for longevity of the images, but that is to be understood. These are exclusive to Zazzle so you won't find them any where else.




Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Italian Ice and Gelato Vendors Promotional Tools

I have been creating some new products for those of you who sell Italian Ice or Gelato.   Business cards with the buy 10 get one free punch dots are great for customer loyalty rewards.  T-shirts, aprons and a hat design for employees or buttons to give out for advertising.  I will add more along the way, so keep watching my store!  Names of the business or phrases are fully customizable.



Sunday, July 22, 2012

Changes at Zazzle How to find our products

Zazzle has been making some changes to our stores.

Under some products you will see the notation to see on x number of styles, under some you will read see on x number of products.  (See the examples below - click photo to enlarge)  

The first is what the store page looks like now. 

The second is the page you see when you click - see on x number of styles.  It shows the different styles of the same product, in this case t-shirts. 

The third photo is what you would see if you click on - see on x number of products.  It will reveal the products that carry the same design.


Thanks!




Helping Hands Chore Chart for your family

My latest design on Zazzle is a chore chart with stick figures to chose from to represent your family members.



Friday, July 20, 2012

Vintage Portrait Postcards for Art-Correspondence

Looking for unique postcards that you could also use as artwork?  These new postcards in my Morning Glory Memories Zazzle store could be exactly what you need.

Vintage images which have been freshened up, then presented in a way that will preserve them for another generation.  On the Bathing Beauties, a color from the bathing suit accents the image, on the black and white images a white border and a silver-toned digital frame was placed around the image. For the romantic couples an antique gold-tone- frame completes the look.  

The digital frame can serve as a finishing touch for simply pinning up the cards or can provide another element of interest if the cards are framed in a real frame.

I have hundreds of images and will be adding more, but for now, please visit my store at the following link and enjoy these lovely vintage images.


Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Scripture and Photography Calendar NEW on Zazzle

My first love in creating cards is to use my photography and choose Scripture to go with the image. I have just finished this 2013 Scripture Photography Calendar that does just that. Each month has one of my original photographs along with a Scripture verse that was chosen specifically for that photo. On the side and bottom are panels for writing additional notes you may have during the month. Beautiful, but also very functional. Photos were taken in Bristol, Tennessee with the exception of July, which was taken in Abingdon, Virginia. The images were replaced on this index sheet so you can see them more clearly, the calendar pages look blurry here but of course are not on the actual calendar. You can enlarge the photo, though visiting Zazzle will give you a better view. Also you can read the verses which are posted below the images here on the blog. Thank you for reading!

To visit my Zazzle store and see this calendar and more please follow this link: 

Jan. - Behold all things are made new. 2 Corinthians 5:17

Feb. - My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer to thee, and will look up. Psalm 5:3

Mar. - If I take the wings of the morning (from Psalm 139:9 though not stated on the photo)

Apr. - Direct me in the path of Your commandments. For in them I do delight. Psalm 119:35

May - The grass may wither, and the flower fade, but the Word of the Lord will endure forever. Isaiah 40:8

June - Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12

July - Be still and know that I am God Psalm 46:10

August - Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 2 Corinthians 5:17

September - He's the Lily of the Valley, the Bright and Morning Star, He's the fairest of ten thousand to my soul. (from the hymn Lily of the Valley by Charles W. Fry, 1881. Copyright: Public Domain)

Oct. - To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven Ecclesiastes 3:1

Nov. - From the rising of the sun to the going down of the same, the name of the Lord shall be praised. Psalm 113:3

Dec. - While the earth remains, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. Genesis 8:22

Sunday, June 17, 2012

A "Once in a blue moon" type of friend

A blue moon is the second full moon in a month. Not every month has a second full moon, sometimes it only happens 3 to 4 times a year. So this phrase "Once in a full moon" is meant to denote a rare occurrence. Maybe you have heard this phrase attached to a special or rare kind of friend or friendship. Here are a few items with a blue moon image, from my own original photo. There are large and small gift boxes with ceramic tile tops. An ornament, stickers, buttons are all available here on my Zazzle store. Just follow this link and look around, maybe you will find something great for that special friend or family member. db visual arts on Zazzle