Sunday, 22 February 2009

Sunday Stampers - Week 48 - Under The Moon of Love

Morning Stampers,

Thank you to all of you for joining in last week and the week before....once I have posted this weeks theme, I will set off on the Blog journey and visit you all to look at your fab entries.

This week the theme is Moon. The song title is an old fave of mine, yes, I guess I am showing my age, but when I was a girl, I loved Showaddywaddy :O)) I am wondering if those of you in Europe and the US will have heard of this song....if you haven't I am sure you will be able to find it on Google - it is very catchy and hopefully you will be humming it all day long :O))

The inspiration for the colours used in my entry has come from the most revolting bruise I have on my tummy, which was caused by the steering wheel airbag going off and whacking me - I know, how can anyone get inspiration from a bruise???? Well, the colours are just so amazing that I had to use them LOL

I have a little piccy of the bruise, it is only a small pic as I didn't want to put you all off your Sunday dinners but you will see what I mean about the colours. The bruise is very sore but it is getting better and is nothing compared to the leg bruises I have, and there is no way I would show you those! ;o))

I have made a tag using Distress Inks to get the colours I wanted, masking the moon stamps and the young couple stamp, colouring over the masks and then painting in colours onto the images. The moon stamps are from Stamp Francisco and the couple are by Paperbag Studio's.

The little hearts are by Invoke Arts and the background is a dotty stamp from The Artistic Stamper. The sentiment is also by Stamp Francisco and it is taken from my most favourite ever film which is an old black and white weepy starring Bette Davis and Claude Raines and is called Now, Voyager. If you have never seen it I urge you to find a couple of hours one afternoon, get a big box of choccies and a big box of tissues and watch it - it is a true love story!

The little stars were stamped and the coloured with silver Krylon pen, cut out and then stuck onto wire, so it looks like the couple are holding the stars like a bunch of balloons.

This week, I am dedicating the Sunday Stamper to my husband Grim who has been an absolute star this week following my accident - looking after me and dispensing cuddles and love which has made me feel a whole lot better.

Finally, if you would like to join in with the challenge this week, as ever, all you need to do is use something stampy in your creation, include the moon from the theme and then just leave me a message here and I will pop and see your creation. Again, apologies for not being up to visiting you all this week, I am on my way now to catch up!

Thanks for looking

Hels xx


AliMayes said...

Impressive bruise! It looks like a Turner painting doesn't it. Glad you're feeling better all the time.
Ali xx

Carol said...


No wonder you've been so sore - hope you soon recover and your back is improving

Well done to Grim for delivering you plenty of TLC

Will have a go ay this theme this week - have a stamp I hope will arrive tomz which will be ideal :)


Anonymous said...

Hi! Glad you are feeling better.
Here is my card. Thank you for looking.

Joy said...

I saw the piccy of your bruise before I read your post and thought Wow! what a gorgeous inky background!!! that has to be the prettiest bruise ever

Joy said...

Oops! I hit the enter key by mistake and posted before I mean't to! I remember that film Hels and it was on tele a little while ago - worth while seeing again. Your moon and stars are gorgeous - I shall have to think long and hard about this one xx

Andrea said...

what a beautiful piece of artwork and your crafting of course, the bruise is looking more colourful Hels and I love the couple with the moons, just stunning xx

Sue said...

Wow, now that's a bruise - seriously though it's better than hitting the steering wheel. At least you havn't injured your mojo, it's a fantastic piece xx
Mine's here

K said...

here is my moo 4 x 4

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Gayle's Art

AliMayes said...

Here's my tag. Thanks for looking.
Ali xx

Hels Sheridan said...

Thanks everyone, loving your interpretations of the theme :O))

Dragon said...

Poor you, honey. Your bruise would make a wonderful background!!! Glad to "see" you around a bit again.

Here is my offering for the challenge, and thanks for looking, if you get time

Jane said...

Ow bruise looks nasty. I hope you recover very soon.
Love the way you used the bruise for some inpspiration.

Jane :0)

shaz earl said...

Wow what a fabulous work of art plenty of lovely colours in that bruise!! when you do something you did it good and proper don't you, hope your feeling better now and not too sore.

PS your moon & stars are just stunning xx

Rainbow Lady said...

Hope the bruising going down now Hels, I too had some very similar but larger ugh. Here is my moon pixie for you and yes I am singing away as I type. Thanks for looking Love Cynthia x

rene said...

I love the moons and am very sorry to hear you had nn accident

Ellen said...

ouch poor you. it's a beautiful bruise but .. hope you are well on the road to recovery.
see I should not have sold my face of the moon stamp.

this is the only one I could find in my

Hels Sheridan said...

Thanks for joining in everyone xx

Shazza said...

nice bruise Hels, very inspiring! Love your tag too, those moon faces are brill

crafty creations said...

Gorgeous bruises Hels!!!!

Hope you're much better soon.

My moon is Here

Thanks for looking

Phree said...

Thanks for the challenge, I enjoyed playing - here is My Card

Hels Sheridan said...

Thanks Hilda and Phree, fab creations :O))

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