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Friday, 31 July 2009

G for Graffiti Challenge 50

This week's challenge gave me a lot to think about and I found it much harder than last week's. My tag is I hope in the true spirit of graffiti as I see it.

Thursday, 30 July 2009

Sunday Challenge

G is for Graffiti...

Here's mine

Challenge Number 50 - Graffiti

As soon as I saw the title of this weeks challenge - I felt an overwhelming urge to 'mess up' a stamp by Tim Holtz by using Graffiti!

It's a lovely stamp and I have used it 'correctly' on another tag on my blog, but I just felt compelled to 'graffiti-ize' it as the 'untouched' wording summed up exactly what the art of Graffiti is!

True to TH's technique, I have scrunched up a tag, and grungy coloured it using inks

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

Sunday Challenge #50 G for Graffiti

Bit of a difficult one for me this week, being a "neat freak"!!

Sunday, 26 July 2009

Sunday Challenge 50

A bit of a milestone this week... the 50th challenge!
We're running out of nice easy letters but this weeks is not too bad
Don't forget to add the letter G to your tag.. should be easy this week!
Post your finished tags here on the blog.
Happy Stamping.

'V' is for Vintage Tags Slideshow

Here is the slideshow of this weeks entries.......fab selection as always !

stamperschef V for Vintage Sunday Challenge

Here's my entry at last!

V for Vintage

Sunday Challenge No 49

Here is my 'V' is for Vintage Tag for this weeks challenge. Instructions will be on my blog as usual.

Friday, 24 July 2009

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Sunday Challenge #49

Here's my effort for the V for Vintage challenge.

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Sunday, 19 July 2009

'V' for Vintage

V for a vintage variety by Lorraine

Thought I would do bright vintage for a change with bright colours and vintage stamped images!!

Slideshow of all 'F' is for Face Tags

I will do a slideshow each week of all the tags on each theme, that way you can see all the fab art being created. Sid

sunday challenge no 48

well, Im a teeny bit late... but the new letter wasnt up when I started!

I couldnt resist using the caught in crystal background I made last week following the class on Sid's blog. I am so pleased with it, I was just WAITING for something to stamp on it!

Sunday Challenge 49

Another week, another letter
Nice and easy this week.

V is for VINTAGE
Don't forget to include the letter V on yout tag
Post your finished tags here on the blog

Happy stamping!

F for Face

Sunday Challenge No 48

Here is my 'F' is for Face Tag. Instructions will be on my blog as usual.

Friday, 17 July 2009

Sunday Challenge

F is for Face.

Here's mine.

F is for Face

Usual distress ink background (I'm hooked on these) but with Tim Holtz masks to add detail. The children's rhyme is printed on acetate, with chipboard letter on top. The stamped image is one I received in a swap ages ago, mounted on brown card punched with a corner punch to make the swirly corner. The flower started off cream, but has been inked and stamped to match the tag.

Thursday, 16 July 2009

Sunday Challenge 48 F for Face

f is for face by Lorraine

managed to do a tag this week..she looks as if she has forgotten something so have added the word forgotten next to the letter F

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

F is for face.

This is my tag for this weeks Sunday Challenge. Details are on my blog.

T is for time

Sorry this is a bit late. I really thought I had posted this but I hadn't.

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Sunday challenge No 48

Here is my Face. It says 'Face life with a flourish'.

Monday, 13 July 2009

'F' for Face

'Se och finna' means 'see & find' .

Sunday, 12 July 2009

Sunday Challenge 48

Time for another letter..
Not too difficult this week

F is for FACE

Include the letter F on your tag and post the finished results here on the blog.
Happy stamping!

... and I just found time to make my tag before the time ran out today! below the large T is a plastic watch face used to make a mini shaker with watch bits inside. I see lots of us have the same watch stamps! :lol: Background is inked with TH distress inkpads and the blue splotches are made with Ancient page re-inker ink mixed with water in a spritzer bottle.

T for Time

Sunday Challenge

T is for Time...

Here's mine

Sunday Challenge 47 - T is for Time.

I decided to return to a tradional stamping technique for this weeks challenge and use a VersaMark inkpad and chalks - Stickles added to 'bling' it up!

Sunday Challenge No 47

Here is my 'T' is for time Tag. Instructions will be on my blog as usual.

Saturday, 11 July 2009

Sunday challenge No 47

the writing on the hour glass says 'sands of time'.

Thursday, 9 July 2009

Altered Backing Paper Swap

Here is a slideshow of all the wonderful altered backing papers submitted for this swap. Thanks to all who took part to make this a very successful and well supported swap !!

Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Sunday challenge 47 T for Time

Sunday Challenge no 47

Well, here is mine - it was nice to have the right stamps for a change!

Summer Inchies

Here is the slideshow of our 'Summer Inchie' Swap on the forum........some gorgeous little squares in there. Thanks to all who entered and hoping you will join in again !!

'T' for Time

Sunday, 5 July 2009

Sunday Challenge 47

A nice easy letter this week......

T is for TIME

Don't forget to include the letter T on your tag.
Post your finished tags here on the blog
Happy Stamping!_________________

Sunday Challenge 46

Here is my weekly contribution... an unusual colour - grey. .

Sunday Challenge No 46

Here is my 'U' for Unusual tag, the background is rather unusual !! Instructions will be on my blog.

Saturday, 4 July 2009

Sunday Challenge 46U for Unusual

When I saw this weeks challenge I immediately thought of Tom Jones and It's not unusual and try as I might I can't move away from this idea. So I gave in and went with it. Here's my tag , I haven't played for a while as I've had other commitments but I really enjoyed it.
I've brayered the background with ariondack ink, raspberry and citrus, stamps are Blonde moments and a scrabble letter, words are printed from my computer and sponged.

Friday, 3 July 2009

Sunday Challenge no 46

Well, Ive gone with unusual tales and pictures.... very hard this week, the only stamping is on the letter U!

Sunday Challenge no 45

Well, I know Im late, but here's my Q tag... Im not so sure the lace was a great addition!

Sunday challenge No. 46 unusual

My inspiration for this was picture of an unusual patchwork curtain in a magazine. The seams are all fluffy.

This weeks Sunday Challenge.

Here is my tag for this weeks Sunday challenge.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

'U' for Unusual

Stampbord Fridge Magnet Swap

I have just hosted my first swap on the UK Stampers forum. The swap was for a stampbord fridge magnet swap and was as straightforward as it sounds. I drew names out of a box to designate the magnets to the crafters and have just posted all of them. The quality of the work was really high. Everyone had taken the time to work with such care and the results were gorgeous, pretty and imaginative. I recieved gifts from lots of people as a thank you for hosting the swap. This was totally unexpected and very kind. Thank you all for making my first swap so enjoyable, Loulabelle.

Sunday challenge 46 U for Unusual

This one was really difficult but here's my efforts U for Unusual size jigsaw pieces!!