Kristina creates in Apache Junction, Arizona
"Presence of a Stranger"
Images used: CH-322-H, Robed woman; CH-741-E, *Unicorn Sleeping,
Lg.; CH-767-A, *Unicorn Sleeping - Sm.
Source of other images: Annette Watkins sand dunes; Beeswax clump of grass,
small seagulls, small rocks; I Brake for Stamps large grasses & leaves, ferns;
PSX October Tree; Unknown prowling tiger; hand drawn rune stone, all other
grasses, rocks and leaves.
Note: *Unicorns are creatures of magic, thus they do not cast a shadow nor do
shadows cast on them.
The Story: Two strangers approach the sleeping unicorns from the fen, a robed
woman and a powerful tiger. Are they friend or foe? The sky is ominous, the
weather turning to storm. Is this a bad omen? Are the unicorns in danger?
The runes provide some little clue as to their fate. The first four runes are
symbols of power, salvation, protection, and friendship. The meaning: There is
power and salvation in the protection of friendship. Will this be enough to save
the unicorns? It is unknown. The only known is the second message on the rune
stone. Could it be their salvation, possibly a spell of protection? Alas, it is
but a simple message, and the only certainty shown here. The message is simply
this: "Kilroy was here."
Image used: MO-051-D; Teepee.
Source of other images: 100 Proof Press Indian fishing from canoe; Beeswax
small rocks & foothills; Copperleaf Creations small elk; I Brake for Stamps
buffalo skull; PSX forest ridge; Stampscapes small cattails, right waterside
bluff; Unknown mountains with trees, lone pine tree; hand drawn water,
grasses, some rocks and pebbles.
"The Magic of Music"
Images used: CH-703-C, Zat (dragon in Oak tree), CK-110-B, Gnome
Reaching Down; MY-019-F, Marshas Unicorn; CH-573-H, Fairy Dragon (stamped two
Source of other images: 100 Proof Press lute player, dancing fairies; Beeswax
small seagulls, small rocks, small fern, clump of grass; Co-motion
grasshopper; Hero Arts moth; I Brake for Stamps grasses leaves, cloud, small
flowers, large flowers; PSX large dragon behind tree stump; Stampin Up
iguana (stamped two times), porcupine, tortoise, raccoon; Stampa Rosa tree
stump; Stampscapes Oak branch (stamped partially three times); The Artists
Stamps large rocks in the forefront (altered by stamping and masking parts of
the stamp); Unknown small mushrooms, small mouse (base of tree stump), hot air
balloons (also altered in stamping and coloring), castle in the clouds,
floating mountain, rug; hand drawn background mountains and hills.
"Rebuilding Eden One Drop at a Time"
Image used: FA-234-D, Ruined Building (on the left)
Source of other images: 100 Proof Press - column crow is standing on, Corinthian
Capital top column, cross-dressed ostrich, Doric column base, dressed owl,
graveyard scene, hand with eyedropper, Islamic city, suited crow; Beeswax -
small rocks, clump of grass; Stampendous - grass clumps - upper half; unknown -
Acacia tree left side; hand drawn - grass on the right side, water drop.
Image used: CH-573-H, Fairy Dragon
Source of other images: large rocks on the left - Comotion; oak tree -
Stampscapes; small stones, clump of grass - Beeswax; ladybug - Biblical
Impressions. Mushrooms were hand drawn along with all other grasses and some of
Image was colored with chalks, Marvy markers and watercolor pencils.
Image used: CH-644-H, Celtic Cat
Source of other images unknown.
Kristina says the inspiration for this card came from The Book of Kells. She
used mostly Brilliance metallic inks for coloring.