Monday 18 June 2012

Cherry blossom

This is yet another ATC (preparing these for swaps with some regulars on WOYWW). This time I've used the Personal impressions stamp 'cherry blossom' designed by Lindsay Mason, coloured with flexmarkers. The geisha is a cut out from a kit that I bought quite some time ago and have never used any of it (seemed like a good idea at the time!).The edges of the main panel were brushed with tattered rose DI and then mounted on to a piece of DCWV snippets from my offcuts box - another for Pixie's crafty snippets 25.

This is for:

Think Monday think ATC: cherry blossom
Wicked Wednesday ATC 36: express feelings without words
Crafty creations 174: how charming
Hotshot craft 9: distress inks

Once upon a time

This is another ATC, this time using a Crafty Individuals stamp (another I bought in Eastbourne) coloured with flexmarkers and promarkers, cut out and mounted on a snippet from my offcuts box - my first entry into Pixie's crafty snippets 25 this week - together with a piece of gingham ribbon and some gems.

This is for the following challenges (and will be sent to a WOYWWer as a swap):

Simon says stamp and show: a bit of brown
There she goes 161: winged things
Stampavie and more 170: something with wings
Paper crafting journey: colour it up - hand coloured image
Crafty Ann 67: it's a girl thing
Bunny Zoe 25: girls, girls, girls
Desert island crafts 32: I chose: wings, no more than 3 colours, anything but a card
Gingerloft 42: vintage
Mark's finest papers speedy fox and friends 112: vintage
The squirrel and the fox 20: make it sparkle
Robyn's fetish 112: anything goes
Victorine 36: anything goes
Freshly brewed 100: anything goes
Let's craft and create 47: anything goes
The paper shelter 68: anything goes
Stampin with the dragon: anything goes
Creatalicious 35: anything goes
Make it Monday 94
Inspire me Fridays 63
52 card pick up 24

Suzie's 365 photos day 170: same ... but different day 4

The adventures of Ellie continues for Suzie's week of 'same ... but different' day 4 on 365 photos day 170.

Ellie seized the opportunity to go into the garden when I went out there to get a photo of my latest ATC. She hopped on the table as quick as lightning and then to a different position because she thought it would show her in a better light!

Just as I thought the photo shoot was over for today, she swung off the table and into the garden - naughty monkey:

Flowing blue again

I wasn't happy with the previous ATC I made (although perhaps it isn't as bad as I first thought) - anyway, I decided to have another go at using the gorgeous 'flowing blue' Sweet pea stamp, colouring with flexmarkers and promarkers, with some lines of silver dots here and there. This time I kept to paler colours for the butterfly and didn't use any distress stickles.

This is once again for:

Wicked Wednesday ATC 36: express feelings without words (I think this is showing shyness and perhaps apprehension)

also for:

Make my Monday 54: a midsummer night's dream
Fashionable stamping 24: nature
Alota 85: colour challenge: blue +1 (lilac)
There she goes 161: winged things
Paper crafting journey: colour it up - hand coloured image

Flowing blue

I wasn't feeling too great last night. I decided to try and make an ATC for a swap, but I'm not really happy with how it turned out so I'll be trying to make a better one today.

I've used one of the new stamps I bought recently at Eastbourne 'flowing blue' by Sweet pea stamps. I've coloured with flexmarkers (like these so much better than promarkers - they are more like copics and easier to use than promarkers). I used a bit of distress stickles here and there and made a few dots with a silver metallic pen.

I'll see if I can make a better one today - this one won't be sent to anyone.

I'm linking this for:

Wicked Wednesday ATC 36: express feelings without words (I think this is showing shyness and perhaps apprehension) - I hope to be back with a better version later
Stampin' for the weekend 11: bugs and butterflies
Stampavie and more 170: something with wings
Southern girls 46: things with wings
Crafty Ann 67: it's a girl thing