Goooodly Morning Stampers and a very happy Sunday to you
all! Thank you for all your fabby entries for last weeks challenge and
it is lovely to see some new peeps joining in too. This weeks challenge
is a little different, something to get your creative juices flowing. The theme is BOOKS.
You can interpret the challenge how you like: make a little mini book as I have done, cover an old book, use up book pages, alter a book.. the choice, it be yours! To
join in with the challenge is simples: make a little something, it can be anything you fancy. Add in the theme AND
some stamping *this is THE important bit guys, please remember your rubberstamps!* and then pop back here, leave me a comment with a link to
the place you are showing your entry and I can come see you. If you
haven't got a blog, you can join in via Facebook (just tag me name) or
by emailing a small res.pic to me. The challenge will remain open until 21:00 Saturday 19th July 2014.
|excuse colours - the photo's just will not do them justice!|
I know I mention her frequently on this 'ere blog but there be a goodly reason for that... firstly she is my BFF and secondly, she is my American sister (we discovered we have *too much* in common to NOT be related... IYKWIM) Introducing (yes, again) the wonder that is Ellen Vargo... and her gorgeous stamps that are made by Paper Artsy.
Fans of Ellen will have already seen her venture into the world of video tut's... and please do CHECK OUT HER BLOG to see more hints, tips, tuts and general paintyness as she rocks her new stamps. Along with Ellen's stamps, I used Fresco Paints... the colours are Vanilla, Paprika, Butternut, London Bus, Claret and Blood Orange with a smidge of Snowcap mixed into the Vanilla for stampings.
The rose is watercolour paper and I coloured this with Vanilla/Snowcap mix of paint and then overstamped with Claret/Blood Orange mix using Ellen's ickle dotty stamp... die cut using Tim's Tattered Florals and assembled as per the tutorial I did HERE (check it out, it is indepth :O)
There also be a Grungepaper strap with a 7Gypsies buckle that I used Little Black Dress on to age it up... the colours on the GP are Mocha Mousse and Chocolate Pudding (seriously, those names are making me huuungry!) and I just scuffed the edges of it to make it a little shabby.
Anyways... that's all from me for today. Apologies for the dearth of projects over the last few weeks... I have been beavering away in the Room of Stash designing some new class projects and also - don't tell anyone will you - I have been faffing around in the garden too. I know, I promised garden pics yonks ago... I promise again, they will be this week! Thanks for looking, have a grand day! TTFN