June 29, 2007

Meet Mrs Eggerton

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I had my first play with felt today and created "Mrs Eggerton", I highly recommend playing with felt, it was great and a good break from paperarts...for a minute or two lol
I also made more of my "winter" theme ATCs for APC offline trader swap.
The tag is my submission to this weeks Wednesday Stamper http://wednesdaystamper.wordpress.com/ the theme is "HATS", if Mandy likes it though I'll be sending it her way :)
The little box is actually one of the altered matchboxes I have made for my Yahoo group swap

June 24, 2007

Call me Bubbles

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I have had this little image of the "ample figured dancer" for a while and finally decided to use her, she has been glammed up and given wings and I think she looks fab on the fusible film BG.

June 23, 2007

What was once old....

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is still old but much better looking now...I went to the markets with a friend of mine a couple of weeks ago and found these two interesting items, they were both pretty rusted looking but now they have a new lease on life, I'm going to use the embossed plate on my new ATC folder...I don't know what the rod has come from but I really loved all of the detail on it. Their metal makeover was done with tubes of patina and gold leaf Rub n' Buff

Playtime with Scrappin' Bug

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Here are my first samples playing with some of the stamps I designed for Scrappin' Bug, now I must tell you I don't often clean my poly. stamps but when I do and they are real grubby (usually Stazon) I do use the slightest smear of eucalyptus oil on a soft cloth, I'm not suggesting ya all do this but so far I have had no damage...but ya just never know, so if you have a reliable polymer/gel stamp cleaner...stick with it....if I happen to kill one of my own stamps I'll post a pic and a sob story and you can all say "I told ya so" :)

PaperArtsy Weekend...with a new camera

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This week a few PaperArtsy plates came and I thought the weekend would be the perfect time to play and create for my PA Design Team submissions :)

June 18, 2007

busy busy

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Polka Dots is this week's theme for the Wednesday Stamper, this is my contribution :)

I got fab. mail today, I have been receiving a steady stream of ATCs since my name was put on the offline trader list in APC, I also received my PaperArtsy DT plates to have a play with...soooo many ideas.

June 16, 2007

little elephant

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June 11, 2007

Golden Geisha

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but for some reason when I scanned her she looks more copper to me

June 10, 2007

things to do instead of housework

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it was too cold to go outside and I couldn't be bothered doing housework, so while the kiddies ran around and played I decided to alter my torso on the stand...I love it but think it is still not quite finished...any ideas are welcome :)

June 08, 2007

I love to play :)

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today I had a chance to make my contribution to this weeks challenge for Wednesday Stamper. The theme is flowers and at first I thought I'd do a card or tag but then I decided to have a play with one of the small paper mache torsos I have, I am really pleased with how well it turned out and infact I have decided to send it on to somebody for her Birthday this month.

I also got the inches done for Zuzus group

June 05, 2007

Catching up

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well atleast trying to...I seem to have trouble turning down challenges and swaps and quite often forget what I am signed up for, so I spent the better half of the day making a really good effort at catching up....I did 2 ATC for a Davinci swap, 2 ATC for a tiny tag swap, 7 ATC for a brads and eyelets swap, a 2x2 (4 card) ATC set for a swap and 37 background ATCs...then realised I was doing the wrong theme...so if anybody likes the look of my moonshadow glow BGs please email me and I'll post ya some :)
....and yes that is my work station...the kitchen table is under there somewhere :)