Thursday, 19 August 2010

Simon Says...

...Stamp & Show... the new challenge blog that I had every intention of joininG in with last week but ran out of time... has a new theme this week... and the theme is... WENDY VECCHI. Obviously, this is one that I just couldn't miss out on... being as I am a Wendy stalker, I mean... fan LOL




I decided to alter an old CD - covering both sides with papers from the Retro Grunge pack... and then using 490 background stamps and Distress Inks over them. I also sanded the edges to make them a little more grungey.




The flowers are all Studio 490 stamps ... including some of the new ones (tee hee, I have two sets already... ooooh, did I mention that already?) Well, if you want to pre-order these fabby new designs, if you click here I have set up a charabanc to take you over to The Stamp Attic :O))




I used Grungepaper for the flowers, colouring with Distress Inks and making a little rose for the centre of the main flower. The rest of the decs are Maya Road chip and their pins too... some of them... oooooh, I am sooooo excited about this... were a present from THE Wendy Vecchi herself... look at that Star... isn't it just FAB!? I used some Idea-ology for decoration, adding on some ickle pearls which were threaded onto those pin thingy's that you have already told me the name of but I have forgotten already (blame the age.. not the blonde ROFL) and I added on some Chandelier beads too... all of the stashy bits can be gotted from The Stamp Attic btw... oh and the Memo Pins were copied directly from Mrs Vecchi herself, pop a little image into the middle, fill with Glossy Accents and voila! Custom made embellies!




Well, woe and thrice... we never got to see Shrek! *sad face* cos... it isn't on at the cinema near us... and the other one which is local-ish, only has it showing in the morning, I cannot do the cinema in the morning... I would never be able to stomach all the popcorn and the Nacho's with extra jalopeno's and sauce... guess we will have to wait til the DVD comes out and I will have to nag Grim to win the lottery and buy me a 3D telly LOL However, all was not lost... instead we had the most divine chinese takeaway... ooooh, I had Duck *sorry Kathy* in Plum Sauce, Shredded Smoked Chicken and egg rice... cor it was lush and... cos I can never eat a massive meal, we have enough left for tea tonight! Result! Now... moving on... I had several Q's yesterday about the state of my desk... the main one being: "what are all the things with black circles down the sides?" Well, they are my most prized stashy possession... my Studio 490 stamps, in their binders (which still need decorating - am waiting til Wendy comes to visit and she can do them for me ROFL) and yes, it does look like I have...erm... a lot... but... I haven't got them all! Honest, there are all the new ones (save for the two I have) to collect yet... I am a bit obsessive about collecting my 490 stamps... I want *FOR THAT, READ NEED!* the full set... but, on the other hand, all the other stamp collections will never be complete... so I am a good girl really LOL Anyways, enough waffles from me... oooh, HEADPINS! it came back to me, the name of those thingy-wotsits! Thanks for looking... TTFN

Hels x

27 comments:

Sandy said...

Oh wow hun what an amazing hanger. Gorgeous flowers. Love it.

Lesley said...

Lurve it!!!!
Huge Ms Vecchi fan myself, its right up my street!!!

Joanne said...

OMG I just love your posts.
I love your creations to the point that I am on the verge of deleting everyone else so I can concentrate on your perfect art.
(Now can I win thet ATC??) lol
Love Joanne xx

Daniele said...

that is amazing Hels I'm sure the lady herself will be tickled pink
hugs

whyducks said...

Don't worry hels, I put my hands over the ducks ears (where are their ears?)while I read out your blog, so they didn't hear. The d---k in the pancakes was always my favourite Chinese, until I gave up meat! Anyways I am wofferling, (now where did I learn how to do that!)the art work is great I hope it is not a Beatles CD! Very clever, I love the use of the music and the colours. x

Lori said...

Love the altered CD Hels, it's Wendilicious! lol! Thanks for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge, I knew you couldn't pass it up...lol.... and btw, I knew exactly what those black circly things were on your desk...... any self-respecting Wendy fan would....

Angelnorth said...

Great CD, love the doublesidedness!

Ally said...

Ooh that's just lovely and put's my effort to shame!
Fab!

Helen said...

Stunning of course! Loved this challenge too, as you may have imagined. I thought you were talking about the swivel clasps you'd forgotten the name of again, rofl, but that's cos I hadn't read properly... that's probably an age thing too, hehe! Ooh, chinese, yum, now I'm hungry (quick meal tonight cos just had my hairdresser come to cut my hair.

Heather x said...

Another beautiful creation Hels :)
Love the flower :)
*hugs* Heather x

Wendy said...

Hiya, me calling from the Lakes on me holidays..love your CD hanger! Paid the nice folk at BTOpenZone for some online time so I could see what you were up to LOL. I just cannot wait for your workshops over at my place, your art is awesome. Talking of the flicks, went to see Inception (fantastic) and Knight and Day (also very good), twice in a week, you can tell we are on holiday. See you when I get back hun x

Tracy Evans said...

Hels you do Wendy Vecchi so well, love the bird and a great use for a CD. Can't believe how many of her stamps you have, don't think I would have enough room to store them all LOL. Have a good evening, Tracy Evans x

Paula said...

wonderful colours and your trade mark flowers are fab

Larisa said...

Very nice job is done!! The flower is amazing! Good colours!

Sandra said...

beautiful!
Sandra

Sid said...

Nice stuff Hels !

Netty said...

Its fabulous Hels, love everything about it. Annette x

ellen said...

Hi Hon! This CD is outrageous-ly COOL! Or as my niece would say "coolaloo!!!" That multi-layer grunge flower with the ultimate grunge rose in the center is just drop-dead gorgeous! Hope the back is better!!! Hugs, Els. xx

Wanda H said...

Another fabulous piece!!! I do absolutely love your art!!! And I'm so jealous that you have new Tim stuff that we can't even buy yet :-))))

Val said...

Just fab - I can see lots more stuff going to pop into my shopping basket very soon.

PS: Thanks so much for the tag - love it!

Hugs
Valxx

Jennie said...

Great piece, and if my mojo returns I might even join in:))
Hugs x

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Stunning piece hun, ab fab ;-)
Anne xx

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Ohhhh, this is really WV herself, luv it!

Shar said...

Beautiful! You have such a way with hangings!

Dan said...

A wonderful piece of work Hels, as ever! :) Sorry you missed out on Shrek though, but I have to agree with the morning nachos thing, not right at that time of day! The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week- Thank you!

LynneForsythe said...

OMW Hels.....you are just HYSTERICAL!! loved reading your post!!! and YEAH...you creation is pretty amazing TOOOOO!!!

thanks bunches for playing along with the Design Teamies and Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!!

CuddlyBunny said...

ANOTHER perfect creation!

Your "refurbished" CD is awesome, and I love the colors and embellishments! Beautiful!

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