Monday, June 28, 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Compendium of Curiosities challenge being hosted by Linda Ledbetter on her blog Studio L3 - this week the challenge is 'Basic Fragments.' I was happy to see that I was not alone in opening my box of fragments for the first time! Mine have been sitting in my cupboard for months and I have just not figured out a use for them. That is what is so great about this challenge, it is making us use some of our stuff and stretching us in techniques, I just love it. I went with a Paris theme and used Victorian Velvet, Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar distress inks. Thanks for looking and do check out Linda's blog to see some of the amazing entries, there are some hugely talented people out there. Cheers!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Studio L3, has started a great new challenge. It is based on the new Tim Holtz book, Compendium of Curiosities. The first challenge is the Water Stamping Technique on page 35. My friend, Donna, from Paper Crows and Dragonflies, and I decided to make a TH technique book; we used the TH Alterations - Baroque die for our paper shape. I used Barn Door, Scattered Straw and Spiced Marmalade distress inks for the base. I stamped the fabulous flourish using the water stamping technique and added some fabulous butterflies that Donna had in her collection. Then, as always, a smudge of black ink was the biggest challenge of all - how to disguise the almost hole in the paper created by trying to remove it!! agh! - carefully placed words were my final my final addition. What do they say about no mistakes, only creative challenges....Cheers!
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Theme Thursday - Bright Colours. Cheers!
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Crazy Amigo this week is ' Friends.' These girls look like they are great friends, don't they? I am remembering my early childhood friends, such carefree times... Hope you are having a great day and that a friend from long ago thinks of you today. Cheers!