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Sunday, 31 May 2009

Sunday Challenge 42...

Here we go again... this weeks letter is...
W for WINGS.
Don't forget to include the letter W on your tag.
Happy stamping.

I is for Icon

Here is my contribution for the week - the iconic film that is Gone with the Wind, the stamp is from the Stampsmith.

Saturday, 30 May 2009

I is for Icon

The only bit of stamping on my tag is the dotty circles to make the background. The definition for icon is taken from Wiki, printed onto a transparency. The religious icon was too dominant, so my son suggested layering vellum over it. The vellum is glued to the transparency so the icon can be revealed when the transparency layer is moved. The sphinx under the text was a mistake! I glued the wrong side in the xyron sticker maker - I had meant it to go on top as a detail and to hide the glue for the vellum... so I added the Da Vinci man too as I really wanted some icon on top of the text. I inked the edges AFTER fixing the transparency with the eyelet... would have been easier to do it first... but this tag evolved as it was created so I'm quite happy with it now - may need to find a big I or hand cut one to add to the front somewhere.

Thursday, 28 May 2009

I for Icon

Well this is my Icon! I combined her with an iconic style too!

Sunday challenge No. 41

mine is an eye con (false eyelashes) you can't really see the stamping as it is yellow on dilute magenta and after the crackle accents went on the yellow almost disappeared.

I for Icon

Stamp by Oxford Impressions on shrink plastic.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

N for Numbers

Yes I know I am late with this but I was away at the weekend! Just a simple one this time.

There I was fiddling about with stuff for a workshop and I realised that this very image would make the tag; The I for Icon really had me thinking! Inkadinkado & Hero Arts stamps.
Julia Dunnit

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Well, I didnt have to do alot here - Mr Dali has done it all for me! I adore Dali's work and have always thought this 'medidative rose' to be iconic.

Monday, 25 May 2009

Sunday Challenge 41

Here is my offering this week - makes a change!

Image is a free picture (actually a Scandinavian Christmas card!), and I've used Distress Inks, LLB mask and stamps, copper Glimmer mist, stazon and TSS metal. It really does say Icon, but the way the metal has sanded back makes it look like it says Igon!!!!

Sunday Challenge 41

I used distress inks, alcohol inks, crackle paint and grungeboard on this - just some of Sir Tim's iconic stuff!!

I is for Icon by Lorraine

I used a St Matilde Stampington stamp on one of my painted backgrounds and added a stamped I for invocation. So it could be invocation for a saint, icon or art muse?

Sunday, 24 May 2009

'I' for Icon

Used worn lipstick, peeled paint & spiced marmalade distress inks (read into that what you will).

Sunday Challenge 41

Here we go again...
Another fab set of tags last week, thanks for taking part!
This weeks letter is

I is for ICON

Let's see what you do with this!
Don't forget to put the letter I on your tag.

Post your finished tags here on the blog.
Happy stamping

Sunday Challenge No 40

Here is my take on the 'N' is for Numbers Tag. Instructions will be on my blog as usual.

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Sunday challenge No. 40

My tag is based around the equation 2n-1(2n-1) for a PERFECT number.

N is for Numbers...

Here is my weekly contribution... my favourite number 6 and my favourite colour pink!

N for Numbers

my tag for this challenge - ellief

Sunday challenge 40 - N is for numbers

A very simple tag - crumpled and inked tag, stamped with the Tim Holtz number stamp (I didn't iron my tag well enough so it's a bit more 'worn' looking than intended). The N is a clear tile with Timmy inks, glued over white glossy card with the N stamped on.

Friday, 22 May 2009

April Altered Art Swap- Pegs

Thanks to all who took part. There is some great art here, as always!

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Sunday Challenge No. 40

Definitely worth the pain to have inky fingers again! Images by PaperArtsy and GPP stamped on Crafty Individuals patterned paper. :o)

'N' is for Number

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

here's mine for this week. They say once a city trader always a city trader (though we keep our heads lower these days)

Challenge 40 - N is for Numbers

Hey Peeps

I have made my tag :O)) Fab theme, thanks for this one as it has allowed me to use lots of different goodies on my tag..the more the merrier eh?

The details of 'how to' are on me Blog :O))

Thanks for looking,

Hels x

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

N is for numbers by Lorraine

This tag reminds me of my your homework, have a bath, eat your dinner, stop playing your which the answer is No!!!

Sunday Challenge No.40

Sunday, 17 May 2009

Sunday Challenge 40

Here's mine

Had a bit of a head start this week!

Sunday Challenge 40

Week 40!
Great response to last weeks letter!.. let's see what you can do with this one.
Your letter this week is

N is for NUMBERS

Do what you will but you must include the letter N somewhere on your tag.
Post your finished tags here on the blog.
Happy Stamping!

B is for Birds...

Here is my weekly contribution using a stamp (on acetate, mounted on 3D foam) from Crafty Individuals.

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Sunday Challenge 39

Acetate bird shadow; metal letters cut from an old Vimto tin!

April Inchie Swap (Bling)

Here is a slideshow of the Bling inchie swap for April.......rather late, but as they say, 'better late than never'. There was some lovely work in this swap.

Friday, 15 May 2009

Sunday Challenge #39 - B is for Birds

Hi Peeps

I have made a tag from Grungepaper for my entry....I used Grungeboard shapes as embellishments and added a few bits from the Idea-ology range which I coloured to match in with the scheme using gold Krylon pen.

The background colours were created using Distress Inks; Fired Brick, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Walnut Stain. I used one of the new acrylic cling stamps from Tim Holtz and stamped onto the Grungeboard...but you can't really see this cos I then covered it all with Distress Stickles LOL

Thanks for looking and for a great challenge...looking forward to the next one!

Hels xx
Thought I might do this rather cute owl! BG is pastels and owl is H2Os!

Sunday challenge No.39

Here are my birds - love birds, back ground all stamped, words done on computer and printed on acetate, then birds and centre stamped again, cut out and stuck on the acetate.

Thursday, 14 May 2009

Sunday challenge 39

Birdcage was cut using SCAL and then embossed in gold

Bird is from Above the Mark stamps

Sunday Challenge 39

Well, here's mine

B is for bird

I've just got this gorgeous new plate from crafty individuals full of lovely birds.

Sunday Challenge No. 39

Here is my entry for this week's 'B is for Bird' challenge. I used the Urban Tapestry stamp plate by Stampers Anon on a Glimmer Mist background.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Sunday Challenge No 39

Here is my little 'B' is for bird tag. Instructions will be on my blog as usual.

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

B for Bird - by Julia Dunnit

Gosh, i've finally committed! Here's my take for the B tag, destined to go on a card for a friend who is nick-named 'bird'. Have been enjoying all of your tags for the huge variety of styles and ideas and techniques.

B is for Bird by Lorraine

I used a new stamp that I bought at the weekend of a bird by The Artistic Stamper. It was such a simple design that it was ideal to embroider over. I have made the B out of blue utee..I mixed some alcohol ink with clear utee to get this blue (dont mix it in the melt pot).

Monday, 11 May 2009

B for Bird

I was making a background for Sid's blue inchie swap & thought I'd use some for the challenge as well. So here's my oriental blue bird with brads & a bamboo effect background.

Sunday, 10 May 2009

Sunday Challenge 39

A record number of entries for last weeks challenge.... thanks to everyone who took the time to play!
A new week and a new letter, see what you can do with this
B is for BIRDS
Don't forget to include the letter B on your tag
Post your finished tags here on the blog
Happy Stamping!

H is for House

here's my tag a bit late sorry

Sunday Challenge 38

Well, not very original, but here is mine.

Sunday Challenge No 38

Here is my 'H' is for House tag ! Instructions will be on my blog as usual.

Friday, 8 May 2009

H is for house!

Well I was going to do a house but I thought I might go with a curved ball and went with this instead! And I have to confess there is no stamping on it! Ink, yes, but no ACTUAL stamping! Sorry if that's cheating!

Thursday, 7 May 2009