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Saturday 23 January 2021

Catch Up...


So to catch up... I meant to have this ready for last week but we decided to go away for a few days, now that travel within Victoria is a little easier. 

I always watch out for the new release from Oddball Art Stamps

The one last week from the Creepy Cute Chronicles! was

 CCC#136 Premium Spooky Mail (I am using this)

but CCC#137 Cozy and Crafty is now available too.

You will see a similar post on the Oddball blog,
along with other posts you might like...

I printed the 6 motifs and painted them all with my shimmery watercolours. I then cut them out and decided to make a simple pop up.

Step One:

Using two glossy black card blanks, I scored and folded one of them at 1.25 inches both sides of the fold, and then glued them together.

Step Two:

I attached one motif on the outside or front of the card.

Step Three:

On opening, the other images are revealed.

Did you know that Oddball Art Co has an event on Lizzy Love's shop ?
7 ATC's in 7 days CHALLENGE
Would love to see you join in!!
Here is the link

The first prompt is to make a Gratitude ATC - what are you grateful for?

The last months have been difficult for all of us what with Covid, restrictions, lockdowns...

On top of this I lost both my parents in the space of 3 months - in August and October. How often did I wish I could fly back to the UK in those months?
But I am in Australia and they were in the UK.

I am so grateful for the love and support of my family and friends during this tough time.
I am grateful for all the mail that I have received from them - I had thought I could use one of the images from CCC#136 on my ATC...

I have found that my craft room has been my lifeline - getting messy with paint.
I am so grateful that I have that outlet...

Then I remembered Maya Angelou's quote
'This is a wonderful day. I've never seen this one before.'

I decided my ATC needed to feature this, a messy background and a paintbrush...
I remembered Lizzy Love's Clever Dexter image drawn for the
where the current challenge is 'kindness' - you might want to join in there too...

The background is a wax crayon resist with Brushos. I placed paper over an embossing folder and did a rubbing with a white wax crayon, sprinkled on the Brushos and spritzed with water. I trimmed to size once it was dry.

Happy Crafting!

If you would like to buy any of Lizzy's Oddball images use my DT code: DTSUSAN10
This coupon code is for 10% OFF the entire Oddball Art Website

1 comment:

  1. I love them Susan!! TFS your process. Also my deepest condolences of the loss of your parents. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ’–πŸ˜˜


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