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Friday, 26 December 2008

Notebook swap

This was the last altered art swap of 2008. Thanks to everyone who joined in! Next swap coming soon...

Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Sunday Challenge No 20

A bit late but I had to do one for last weeks here it is. Instructions will be on my blog.

Monday, 22 December 2008

Sunday, 21 December 2008

Sunday Challenge

Thanks to everyone who has taken part this year, it's much appreciated.
There will be no challenge this or next week...... normal service will resume on Sunday 4th January..
Have a great Christmas and see you in the new year!

Sunday Challenge No 20

One tag, one card, same design!

Saturday, 20 December 2008

Sunday Challenge no 20

Here's my angel...... a little on the fallen side!
A 6x6 page

Friday, 19 December 2008

Sunday Challenge No 20

Here's my entry for this week's challenge!

Sunday, 14 December 2008

Sunday Challenge no 20

It's Christmas....... show me your Angels!.
Create an angelic piece of art, it can be anything you like but the main feature must be an angel!
Post your finished pieces here on the blog!
Happy Stamping!

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

Sunday Challenge No. 19

Here are my two little fairy ATCs for this week's challenge! One is on alcohol ink background with dymo tape, and the other is on glimmer mist background with a shrink plastic castle. Lots of crystal stickles have been added!

Sunday, 7 December 2008

Sunday Challenge no. 19

It's Panto season......OOOhhh no it isn't!! OOOhhh yes it is!
Nice and simple this week, 2 ATC's with a Panto theme..But there's more. Stamp Galaxy are giving away some fab Zooms ... so get creating.
Post your finished ATC's on the blog!
Happy stamping.

Sunday Challenge No 18

angel decoration

The photo's not very good I'm afraid - too late for natural light.

Grungeboard wings and halo.

Sunday Challenge No 18

Here is my festive Xmas tree decoration for the Sunday challenge. As usual, instructions on my blog. Stamps from Tanda.

3 x 3 Inchie Swap No 3 (Xmas)

Here are the entries for the UK Stampers November Inchie swap (Xmas), The swaps are now on their way to the participants. There is no December give everyone more time to concentrate on the Christmas festivities, but the swaps will continue in January 2009 with a brand new theme.

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Tims Tags

Here's my version of Tims tags.

Meet Albert.

Stamp from Zettiology

Sunday Challenge no. 18

Here's mine. Stamp by Postmodern Design

Sunday Challenge No. 18

Here is my little Christmas tree decoration. I used stampboard for the main image, and grungeboard for the wings. The angel image is by Crafty Individuals, and the heart used for the wings is on the latest plate of stamps from the SSP Guild.

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Sunday Challenge No18

Yay, I'm actually the first this week! Loved this challenge, and I may even do another entry this week. All stamps by Cherry Pie.

Sunday, 30 November 2008

Sunday Challenge no. 18

We're up to week 18 already!...... doesn't time fly!
That's the inspiration for this weeks challenge...make a Christmas tree decoration with wings.. post your finished pieces here on the blog!
Happy Stamping!

Sunday Challenge no. 17

Here is my offering for this week, lots of messy background making with paint, ink pads, embossing powders and distress embossing powders.

Friday, 28 November 2008

Sunday Challenge No 17

Here is my entry for this weeks challenge.
Full details on my blog.

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Sunday challenge no17

Hot and spicey!

Hand painted background

Paper Artsy temple stamp

Stampsmith camel

Sunday, 23 November 2008

Sunday challenge no17

it's that time of week again................Did you know that this week is National Curry week? No?.. I didn't either...
So this weeks challenge is to make a 6x6 page using 'Spice' as your inspiration
Post your finished pages here on the blog.
Happy Stamping!E

Sunday challenge no16

A bit late this week!

I bought a set of these ticket stamps from Invoke Arts a couple of years ago...

This one had never been inked until today!

Here is my entry for this weeks challenge.

Sunday Challenge No 16

Here is my effort for this weeks Challenge. Using a Personal Impressions stamp I have had for a long time. Instructions will be on my blog soon.

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Sunday Challenge 16

Here's my entry for this week's challenge. Can't believe I never used this lovely Santa stamp from The Artistic Stamper before - it's gorgeous! I have to say that I tend to make more religious type Christmas cards so that's probably why.

Sunday, 16 November 2008

Sunday challenge no16

This weeks challenge was suggested by Craftytrog..................

We've all got stamps we've never used... well now's the time, make a piece of art, anything you like but use an old stamp you haven't used yet!
Post your masterpieces here

Happy stamping!

Sunday challenge no15

Here is my creation - using the actual poppy appeal poppy.

Sunday Challenge- Poppies

Last minute, as always, but here's my entry!

Sunday Challenge No 15

Here is my entry for the 'Poppy' Challenge. Simple poppy stamped with waterbased ink and then waterbrushed, cut out and mounted on a shimmer, textured background and matted on dark blue and pink card. An acetate sleeve was made and attached with eyelets over a pale blue card.

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Sunday Challenge No. 15

Here's my poppy card. I used an Elusive Image stamp, coloured with markers.

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Sunday challenge no15

Here's mine... plain and simple....

Sunday, 9 November 2008

Sunday challenge no15

It's Remembrance Sunday,
so this week will be plain and simple..
Create a card using the poppy
Post your finished cards here.
Happy stamping!

Sunday challenge no14

I know I set these challenges but sometimes I find them a bit on the tricky side!

I have no stamps relating to fireworks so I improvised and used a flower stamp instead!

So here's mine!

Sunday Challenge 14

Three fireworks tags, same stamp, different colourways. Backgrounds are distress inks and various sprays - glimmer mist, glitz spritz, firework burst. Stamp (an old freebie from CS!) embossed with Moonglow powders.

Fireworks tags

Sunday Challenge No 14

Not finished, and not really a good photo! The tag on the right has lots of dots of Stickles, the one on the left uses silver paint. These will make great bases for something, but I did want to show the work in progress as the new challenge will be up today!

Sunday, 2 November 2008

Sunday challenge no14

Remember , Remember the 5th of November...
Fireworks, that's this weeks theme.
Design a set of 3 tags using just one stamp, each tag to be a different colour combination.
Post your tags here on the blog!
Happy stamping.

Sunday Challenge 13

Halloween 6x6 2

Halloween 6x6 page, with fabric (dyed with colourwash). Useless photo I'm afraid!

3 x 3 Inchie Swap No. 2

Here are the entries to our second Inchie swap (Autumn). The swapped Inchies are now on their way to the swappers. Hope more of our members join in because each entry is only for 9 of these little pieces of art. Click HERE to see Swap No.3 (Xmas) which is now up and running on the Forum !!

Sunday Challenge No 13

Found this one very difficult, so not so pleased with the end result. However, here it is. Instructions on my blog.

Friday, 31 October 2008

Sunday Challenge No 13

Here is my entry for this weeks challenge.

Sunday challenge no13

How strange the 13th challenge should be the same time as Halloween!

Here's mine for this week

A Zettiology face stamped into velvet usin Brilliance ink and an iron!

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Sunday Challenge No 13

This is my 6x6 page for this weeks challenge! I hope it is Halloweeny enough but I don't really have any Halloween stamps!
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Sunday Challenge No 13

Here is my entry for this weeks challenge, details are on my blog.

Sunday, 26 October 2008

Sunday challenge no13

Well it has to be Halloween!
Create a 6x6 page with a Halloween theme..........but you must include some fabric and of course stamping! post your finished creations here on the blog
Happy stamping!

Sunday Challenge No 12

Here are my two, first uses rubber stamps and a soot stamp-off technique. The second is triple heat embossing.
Instructions on my blog as usual.

Sunday Challenge No12

Trudy's time ATCs

Saturday, 25 October 2008

Sunday challenge no12

Here's mine...

Same background stamp and same paper..both embossed, one with clear to give a resist and the other with black. both were then inked over.

Sunday Challenge No 12

Here are my ATCs for this weeks challenge.