28 Sep 2008

DANS MA MAISON IL Y A...DU VINTAGE


The theme is VINTAGE on DANS MA MAISON IL Y A.. this week
I have made a collage themed house using scraps of papers and embossing it..then adding my vintage images and embellishing with a few brads and peel offs, using a black pen for the outline


5 Sep 2008

THEME THURSDAY CHALLENGE


AUTUMN/HALLOWEEN is the subject this week on
I chose to display my work on an atc

MAKE A MOO OR TWO


The theme is PUMPKINS on MAKE A MOO OR TWO
this week, I used acrylic paint for the background colour
and stars, and collage images for the main part

29 Aug 2008

DANS MA MAISON IL Y A...un lutin


This week on DANS MA MAISON there is an elf in the house~
or several flying about around my house!
I have used distress inks and acrylic paints for my background
and a gold embossed flower flourish~and ofcourse the elves are printed images


25 Aug 2008

6 bird themed atc's


these are for a swap on ATC_WORLD(yahoo group)
It took me all afternoon to do them, wont be looking
at birds for awhile lol

~SOME BLOG CANDY~

Grab yourself some fab clear stamps in a blog candy give away...
you can find it here
if your not in, you won't win!!!

THINK MONDAY THINK ATC


the theme is 'tick tock- fascinating watches'

23 Aug 2008

MAKE A MOO OR TWO


Flowers is the theme this week on MAKE A MOO OR TWO
The background of this is acrylic, the image is a stamp from
crafty individuals which I painted with acrylic paints. I added
a layer of glossy accents on the flower head as an afterthought

DANS MA MAISON IL YA...du orange


This week the theme on DANS MA MAISON IL Y A..is ORANGE

18 Aug 2008

THINK MONDAY THINK ATC


This week the theme om THINK MONDAY THINK ATC is 'RENDEZVOUS WITH...'
Someone we would like to have a rendezvous with or a blind date?
Its been a long time since I thought of this lol
but Gary Oldman has always done it for me..(remember him in LEON as the bent cop? Or in SID AND NANCY portraying sid vicious?
Anyway, heres my dream date....and atc!!

12 Aug 2008

11 Aug 2008

THINK MONDAY THINK ATC


This weeks theme on THINK MONDAY THINK ATC
is 'dog days', at first I thought of doggie images,but decided to use a lady dancing in the open fields!
This lady is celebrating the summer by dancing among the flowers on this
lovley long hot sunny summers day

10 Aug 2008

SHAVING FOAM TECHNIQUE



my 2nd attempt at the shaving foam
and ink technique, I used alcohol
inks for mine, at first I didnt mix them well enough
and got too much solid colour, but these have come out better!
you can find this technique on
http://techniquezone.blogspot.com/

SUNDAY POSTCARD ART


This week the theme on SUNDAY POSTCARD ART is DOORS
chosen by Sandy!!
I was very undecided about blogging this compared to some
of the wonderful entries this week, but here goes..my door is
opening onto a busy street....but you better not go through!!

LOTSTODO CHALLENGE


The theme is ORIENTAL on LOTSTODO this week
I have done a skinny for my entry

9 Aug 2008

FIRST TRY AT THIS TECHNIQUE


This technique involves rolling kitchen paper
up and making a stamp with it-I quite think they look
like pink roses..not the best- but Im sure it will get better.
I havent added anything, as it (and another 2) are away for a jam swap.
Im sure the recipients will be pleased, they wont know what the hell it is!!

8 Aug 2008

TGIF CHALLENGE


This week on THANK GOD ITS FRIDAY the theme is 'earth colours'
I have made 2, an atc and a tag


7 Aug 2008

THANKS KATHLEEN

KATHLEEN gave me this award
thanks kathleen for thinking of me!

The Rules of this award are:
1. Only 5 people allowed.
2. 4 have to be dedicated followers of your blog
3. one has to be someone new or recently new to your blog and live in another part of the world.
4. you must link back to whoever gave you the award.
I nominate
dawne
sam
hilda
andrea
faye


THEME THURSDAY CHALLENGE


This week the challenge on THEME THURSDAY is
STONE AND STATUARY
I have made an atc in collage for the challenge -
my statue is an angel..in stone!


5 Aug 2008

LOTSTODO ATC LOTTERY


These are the 3 atc's I made
for augusts lottery on LOTSTODO forum



3 Aug 2008

SUNDAY POSTCARD ART


On SUNDAY POSTCARD ART the theme is 'on yer bike'
This is my first attempt at this challenge..
I hope you like it
The background is alcohol inked on foil

31 Jul 2008

THEME THURSDAY CHALLENGE


This weeks challenge on THEME THURSDAY is to create a tag
enjoyed making this as its one of the few I have made!
thanks for looking












29 Jul 2008

A FEW ATC FOR SWAPS



These were made for a hosted swap
on splitcoaststampers, a USA forum
any comments good or bad welcome
or any tips?

27 Jul 2008

4x4 FRIDAY


The theme this week on 4x4 FRIDAY
is 'THE BEACH'

26 Jul 2008

DANS MA MAISON IL YA...UN ANGE


there is an angel ...
I embossed the whole image and again
used the cracked glass technique

25 Jul 2008

THEME THURSDAY CHALLENGE


This weeks challenge on THEME THURSDAY is

'FLOWERS', I used an atc to show my entry-

this is also the first time I used the 'cracked glass'

technique.

20 Jul 2008

3 celebration atcs


for a swap
any comments good or bad welcome,
not sure about the 3rd one as it doesnt
stand out much


cat cross stitch


this took me nearly a year to do, as I kept
making mistakes on it - another unframed piece!!

jazz age cross stitch


have another one of these but
its went awol! Still have to frame them

19 Jul 2008

THEME THURSDAY CHALLENGE


This week THEME THURSDAY'S challenge is to produce a peice of work
with the theme HEARTS
I chose an ATC for mine

13 Jul 2008

skinny saturdays

This week on SKINNY SATURDAYS
the theme is 'hats'
here is mine

OOPS



Made a bird atc for a challenge
but made a mistake, it was suppoesed to be a moo!!
anyway, not re-doing it so Ill put it here anyway
I love birds!!!


RAINBOW LADYS CHALLENGE BLOG


This week the challenge on rainblow ladys challenge blog is 'oriental'
Heres mine, mostly made from oriental papers

SOME SWAPS RECEIVED

These are some swaps I have received
these ones are from kathleen

These swaps are from Hilda
Arent they all great?



LOTSTODO CHALLENGE


I chose a cat for mine, I did something
similar awhile ago on a moo , but changed
this slightly - the background is inked with alcohol inks,
the ferns are stamped, and the cat is handmade, the
dragonflys are stamped and cut out

8 Jul 2008

MY STREET



Houses from lotstodo swap, received today
left to right..
angC, mommabear, hilmof, dawne,goldylocks
carian,sam21ski and mags
arent they fab!




7 Jul 2008

THINK MONDAY THINK ATC


This weeks challenge on THINK MONDAY THINK ATC
is bright colours - I have coloured some newspaper with chalks
for my bright background, used some chalked paper for punched
out flowers and added coloured gems!

5 Jul 2008

ATC HOUSES FOR ATC_WORLD SWAP


The bird on the nest is my favourite, I
dont want to part with it!!

4 Jul 2008

WEDNESDAY STAMPER CHALLENGE



This week on Wednesday Stamper our work has to involve using newspaper-
and at least one stamp
I have made a butterfly from a piece of newspaper,
stamped the background and used a few flowers to embellish


3 Jul 2008

THEME THURSDAY CHALLENGE

This week on THEME THURSDAY
the topic is 'winged people'

my background is rubber stamped, stamp is
from craftyindividuals. I have added some dried
grass to the edges along with some backing
paper as a border
THANKS KATHLEEN

Today I have been given this award from Kathleen
Thank you so much Kathleen its a lovely surprise!!:)

30 Jun 2008

Lotstodo challenge



here is mine!!
The background is embossed in gold and eggplant, a little backing paper was added, and some dried flowers given to me by a crafting buddy
The butterfly is from craftyindividuals themed book of images

27 Jun 2008

DANS MA MAISON IL YA...UN GARCON



IN THIS WEEKS HOUSE THERE IS... A BOY

I wasnt sure about this one, not much crafting involved

but enjoyed putting it together!!!


24 Jun 2008

INCHBYINCH CHALLENGE


I chose to use an image of a dancer for my theme
background is stamped in black stayzon ink!


20 Jun 2008

MAKE A MOO OR TWO CHALLENGE


here are mine
The background is created from chalks,
and the images are from a serviette!!

ATCs for a swap(theme-mesh)


these are what I made for the swap

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