Kristin Peterson: mixed media, collage, painter, artist

Monday, January 22, 2018


couldn't wait to use my new Soulful Scribbles mini stencils from Traci Bautista....(posted to my youtube channel)

i grabbed a Woodland Artpops card- rubbed a little smidge of my gold craft paint and then rolled payne's grey through my stencil onto the artpops card.....

total happiness.

and my mom came and hung out for a bit in the studio yesterday.....

do you snap?..... find me- kristin peterson (alteredstatesstudio)

happy monday.

xo. kristin

Friday, January 19, 2018

teabag art..... {similar fashion}

you and i.......

.......similar fashion.

listed in my etsy store


xo. kristin

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

altered calendar....

feeling deep withdrawal for paint on my fingers and my pencils carving into my wet paint after the long weekend of stripping wallpaper and no studio time.

.....finally made it to the studio last night. 

i had purchased a calendar at Target this last week (for a dollar!! in the first section of stuff they always have by the front entrance) and was hoping to be able to alter it.....
and i am happy to say- it is working like a charm.

a little gesso, some paint, an art sticker tape, and stamping.....

i am working on editing a video to show you how i am altering the calendar..... coming soon.

xo. kristin

Monday, January 15, 2018

sticker..... {work}

when i cut out the sticker on the packaging and bring it to work.....

do you know Mystele? i just love her work. 

her girls are so whimsical, magical..... 

i hung this above my desk so when i look up, i see this; and it brings me a moment of artful magic.

happy monday.

xo. kristin

Friday, January 12, 2018

valentines..... {artpops}

wanna know how i made this adorable valentines? click here to watch my video and be sure to subscribe to my channel. 

only techy enough to be dangerous here..... but, did manage to figure out the edits!! :)


happy weekend.

xo. kristin

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

charming challenge

are you participating in Roben-Marie's charming challenge?.... she is doing an affirmation alphabet that she turned into charms. 

these are a couple of charms i have made so far..... the round is a metal circle key label and the small square below is an inch by inch mini canvas.

sometimes you have to be brave to come to the studio and work even if you are not inspired; or you have to be brave to post your work on social media (heaven knows my style is not everyone's style).

but, participating in the art community is worth it. i have met so many art friends over this art journey that makes it worth it all..... you are my community that means so much to me. 

  • views on the blog 
  • comments about the blog post
  • just being able to share my work (and of course.... only the good stuff- haha! the rest goes under the counter to be gesso'd and used again and we are not going to talk about that mountain....)

love the little stitching on the canvas and the little paperdoll.

here is to you- my community.

xo. kristin

Monday, January 8, 2018

it is good to be the king..... {paperdolls}

these paperdolls are like the kings of the mountain in the corner of my studio....

this corner tends to be wide and deep..... (a little creative chaos is good for the soul- creativity doesn't always come from having everything, but rather limitations)


happy monday.
xo. kristin