Tuesday, 22 April 2014

AVJ #4

Over at A Vintage Journey their theme is Spring Flowers
I finally felt inspired to play with some of my new goodies and this is what I made.

I used the Sizzix accordion flip 3D die to create the base, Papers are from the 'wallflower pad' edged with scattered straw DI. I also stamped the white edges of the inner pieces with the floral rosette type stamp from the 'nature walk' set.

The flowers are the smallest from the tattered florals die, cut in 2 colours and layered up with scattered straw distress stickle centres, and a smidge of victorian velvet DI.

The leaves are from the 'spring greenery' strip die and splodged with some mowed lawn DP.
The letters are from the 'block talk alpha' bigz XL die.

The last thing I added {which in hindsight should of been done much earlier} was to add some texture with grunge paste through a mini chicken wire stencil.

And job done, Hope you like.. This will be winging it's way to a special someone soon.

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Thursday, 17 April 2014

My Ally Pally Weekend

Hay peeps
Finally got around to uploading my pics {and stealing some from friends}

As always there were lots of familiar #PATWIT faces about
Was lovely to catch up with Helen, Gabrielle, Lin, Julie, Jo, Brenda, Astrid, Helen and Lesley, Lin, Leandra and Sam.
I did all my shopping and got almost everything I had on my want list.
I really missed my partner in crime Gillian who couldn't make it this time and Alison who's off sunning herself in Turkey!
For my very nosey readers I've done a utube stash haul vid.

I also got to meet a few of the lovely ladies from the UKIreland SwapGroup i'm part of.
Nicky, Tina, Mandy and Lyn {who's not in the pic}
Then it was drinkies after the show with the #PABrigade

I got to spend a perfect day with 2 of my favourite people Sandy {an AP virgin} and Lily,
along with Sandys entourage of people {her 2 daughters Kimmy & Jojo and hubby Chris}

We all had an awesome time and Sandy only had to go in the naughty corner once lol
I also bumped into Kirsten, Siobhan {forgot to get pics} Brenda and Astrid again along with Jenny M and Jennie B.

All in all it was a super weekend, the weather was amazing as was the company.
I wish every weekend could be so good.

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Monday, 7 April 2014

Latest DT Post

I seem to be going through another crafting slump atm,
but I did whip together a little Shabby Chic piece which you can see over on the Snazzys Blog.
That is all!
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Tuesday, 1 April 2014

WOYWW 252 {bit early but then so was Julia!!}

Golly Gosh, It has been like forever since I took part in a desk hop, mainly coz i've not had time OR my desk has been a baron wasteland with nothing to see.
But Julia's link popped onto my facebook wall at just the right time to remind me, and there were goodies on my desk so I thought what the hell.
Centre and left there are several doilies, and couple of tiny tea cups, both of which were charity shop bargains and are earmarked for shabby projects, to the right a mould with play-doh.. just experimenting!
Oh and behind the teacups, a little basket stuffed with my new addiction.. crochet flowers, I just taught myself via utube vids and now I can't stop making them!!
I look forward to seeing what's on your desk!

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