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Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.

The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Late as usual.

It totally slipped my mind to post an entry on my blog, so much 'stuff' going on in my life. I thought when I retired I would perhaps be bored but no way, Pedro!  I've got a new little buddy to craft with called Ellie and she just loves doing stuff! Healthwise, we shall see.

Pop on over to see the fabulous creations of my teamies at International Art and Soul. Our challenge was to use 'Use Stuff You Already Owned'. I wanted to use a picture of my craft space in my bedroom but that was too easy. so, here's what followed.

It was my great niece's birthday a couple of weeks ago and I had been overhearing a conversation with her Dad as to how much she loved unicorns. I've had the CD, 'Flights of Fantasy' by the fabulous artist, Morgan Fitzsimons for some time and knew there was an image of a unicorn on the double CD.

This is the image on the card I sent.

I've used some background paper from the CD and just added some ribbon and a simple sentiment and used Stampin' Up punches to cut. Most little girls love glitter and theres lots on the card.

Monday 5 February 2018

Some Texture!

Our new challenge no26 at International Art and Soul (here) is for Texture on your creation. Our design team have created some amazing projects for you to see and enjoy.

I created this for my son's birthday in mind, he's a bit of a graphic artist himself so I'm hoping he likes it.  I took a piece of corrugated cardboard and peeled it apart.  Into the spray box and attacked it with all sorts of Mr Huey's paint mists and Tim Holts Distress Paints until I was happy with it, great fun!  I've also edged some Treasured Gold wax on there too.

The bird is from a set of Spellbinders nested Birds that I've had for ages, gilding wax on it too. There's a small piece of hessian ribbon behind the bird, it's always shredding whenever you touch it and little tie of raffia on the edge to finish.

Please come and join us at International Art and Soul with your creations. It doesn't have to be a card for you to enter.