Thursday, 20 March 2008

Bind it all Spring Book

I have made this for a friends birthday using my bind it all. I have used some lovely DCWV spring papers and some embellishments. I have used other mediums too like jigsaw pieces and Mountboard. I liked the finish, it made a change to do something in bright colours.

Monday, 17 March 2008

Canvas Crazy!

This canvas is for a friend's birthday. I have used pink and blue ink pads for the background and have randomly stamped over the front and the edges in different browns. I have then finished off with some embellishments. Hope she likes it!

More Ladies!

I have made a matching Fat Book page and an ATC for a friend's birthday, but I also thought they would be part of the Sunday Stamper challenge. I have used mountboard for the ATC and Card for the Fat book page. I have used some petal chalk ink pads for the background and the stamps. Embossed in gold around the edges and used some beautiful vellum which I've torn to partly cover the background. I then finished off with some eyelets in the corners which I coloured gold using my Krylon pen.

Sunday, 16 March 2008

Sunday Stamper - Ladies

This is my first time joining in with the Sunday Stamper so I thought I would do a couple of cards. Both images have been stamped using Stazon ink on to hand made paper. One is then backed on to a different colour hand made paper and held together with eyelets. The other is backed on to metallic card. I have mounted both on to hammered card which have been edged with matching inks. I then popped on some embellishments to finish off.

Saturday, 15 March 2008

Time After Time

This is my second entry for the Artistic Stamper competition. I love the stamp so much I thought I'd have another go! I have gone for an ATC again made of stampboard. I have used Tim Holtz inks to cover the background then stamped over using brown Stazon. I used another bit of mountboard, a circle and used some of the same inks for the back ground and stamped the clock image on to it and edged it with gold Krylon pen. I scratched out some of the image and then put diamond glaze over the clock face. I stuck this so it just overlapped the edge of the ATC. Then I added some mechanical clock pieces some wording and used wax and a clock seal. Lastly I added some ric rac ribbons.

Thursday, 6 March 2008

Book of Hearts

Well I think I must be in to hearts and Love at the moment! I love altering chipboard books and when I saw this heart shaped book at the NEC I knew I had to have it! I have covered the pages with papers from creative imaginations and DCWV "all dressed up". Wow!! what fab papers! I have sanded the edges and then embossed with silver. I have used all sorts of mediums, stamping, embossing, chipboard, stampboard, Tim Holtz grunge boardand some ribbons and metal bits and bobs. I loved doing this and hope you enjoy looking at it. xx

Tuesday, 4 March 2008


Question 1 - What were you doing ten years ago?
This is when me and Darren brought our house, so very exciting, although it had taken 2 years to find!
Question 2 - What were you doing a year ago?
Like my friend Helen who tagged me, I was watching Tim Holtz!! I stood right next to his table and he was passing bits to me to pass around and I was being a complete pain saying "I touched it first"!! I still laugh today because Helen had said she licked his ear!! Now I'm 99% sure she's telling fibs but you never know :o) xx I also started my own business.
Question 3 - Name your 5 favourite snacks.
Crisps, nuts :o) Special K bars, Galaxy and rich tea biscuits! So healthy!!!
Question 4 - Name 5 things you would do if you were a millionaire.
Pay off my families mortgages, treat my crafty friends to the Tim Holtz cruise followed by 2 weeks craft shopping in the US, Buy Darren the car of his dreams, buy a property in all my fav places, treat my nephews!
Question 5 - Name 5 things you like doing.
Being with Darren and my dog and my family (does that count as one lol!), Craft! Reading! Working (I know I'm sad!), Laying by the pool, Shopping! Sorry couldn't keep to 5 :o)
Question 6 - Name 5 things you will never wear again.
Rah rah skirts, (I'm with you Hels!),Yesterdays Knickers! (sorry I'm lowering the tone lol), The colour yellow, Sam suits and a size 10 dress!
Question 7 - Name your 5 favourite things.
Darren, my dog, Family, Friends my new craft bag (I'm so shallow :o))
Now, I have to tag 5 peeps... I don't know how to tag so I hope they see this lol! here are the names Shazza, Dan, CraftyC, She and Denize xxx Thanks for the tag Hels I really enjoyed it xx

You Make My Day

How do I get this on the side of my blog! There's no hope for me LOL!

Saturday, 1 March 2008

ATC - Time Goes By

This ATC was for the challenge that Jennie from Artistic Stamper set. The clock stamp is stunning, just the sort of stamp I like. I decided to do an ATC for the challenge as I have not done one for a while. Well I could have kept going I enjoyed it so much! I used stampboard for the ATC and inked it in a beautiful bright orange ink. I then stamped over it which the stamp using black stazon. I then scratched out part of the finer detail in the stamp. I stamped 4 clock images with white Stazon on to black shrink plastic, I cut around 3 of them and left one square. The square one I attached to some thread and then attached that to the corner of the ATC. I glued the other 3 to the ATC. I then popped on some words. I am really pleased with the results. I hope you like it Jennie. xxx