1 Year of Stitches – A New(ish) Creative Challenge

First up - may I wish all our readers a very happy new year from everyone here at Art Elements ...we're delighted to have you with us for another year of creativity and inspiration. Shortly before Christmas I came across…
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Echo and Wild – a Creative Collaboration

Let Merriment Abound!  This year the Maryland Renaissance Festival (hereafter known as Ren Fest) celebrates its 40th year of merriment, mayhem, magic and history. Its no surprise I am a Ren faire kind of girl; I have been attending the MD faire…
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Trees – Autumn Themed Challenge and Giveaway

Today is the launch of our September Theme challenge. The challenge is to create something using beads, jewellery or make a decorative item inspired by the subject. You could choose felting, polymer clay, ceramics, beads… the media and finished piece…
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Enshrined – the Evolution and Reveal

SHRINE 1a: a case, box, or receptacle; especially: one in which sacred relics (as the bones of a saint) are deposited.   b: a place in which devotion is paid to a saint or deity:  sanctuary   c: a niche containing a religious image. 2a place…
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