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Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Term 3 Post #17

            This is my next inspiration for the Creative Warriors Inspiration Team  with  Michelle Grant Designs You will see our inspiratio...

Saturday 26 February 2022

CHNC challenge 583 for 26 February 2022 - use some green

 


 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!


Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme 'Use some green'.

Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!


I printed the image (Skinny Snowman from Stamp on It) and added a little green and shading with markers.
I trimmed this to fit a pale blue glossy card blank, adding faux stitching around the edges with a fineliner. I added 'Happy Happy' - stickers from an Art by Marlene sticker book.

Happy Crafting!



Wednesday 23 February 2022

WOYWW #664

  WOYWW

Wednesday again, so I am linking to the Stamping Ground

Follow the link to find out more about What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday and maybe join in... This is my post for WOYWW #664

So what's on my workdesk? 


On my desk you can see... a mess! There are a few new pens and a cluster of ATCs. These are for Sue McClelland's  ATC swap - a monthly swap that I have managed to enter every month since May 2011. It is really for UK folk so I have had to use a UK address for my returns and keep a collection of UK stamps.

And in the utility...


I am in the process of completing Week 3 of Wanderlust - I started late this year! I have managed to do Week 1


And Week 2. This started by producing collage fodder and then using it in a landscape.


Mine turned out a lot less abstract than the tutor's - but I was inspired by a favourite place...


We have just come in from having dinner in the garden - a group of ducks joined us!


Hope you are all well - stay safe... I do hope I will get the opportunity to call on you all this week...

Happy WOYWW !!


Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Post #3

This is my next inspiration for the Creative Warriors Inspiration Team 2022 - Term 1

with Michelle Grant Designs

You will see our inspirational creations on the Facebook Group

I have been working on a Mash-Up using Cindy's pre-coloured animal heads




I made the paper dolls first using Gelli Pulls to make the bodies.



I then made a background using acrylics on the inside cover of my large junk journal.



The quote is from David Lynch.

I thought this was rather busy so I made a page inside the journal just using 3 of the paper dolls. The background is collage, acrylics and gold ink splatters.


This time the sentiment is 'Be the Best Version of You'.


Happy Crafting!

Sunday 20 February 2022

In My Garden

 

This is my make for the DT team of Outlawz


February 20 - 5

Sunday - Songs and Rhymes 

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 Find inspiration in the song or rhyme:

The Brook in February

by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts

A snowy path for squirrel and fox,
It winds between the wintry firs.
Snow-muffled are its iron rocks,
And o'er its stillness nothing stirs.

But low, bend low a listening ear!
Beneath the mask of moveless white
A babbling whisper you shall hear—
Of birds and blossoms, leaves and light.

I have used In My Garden on my card.

I think the poem predicts the coming of Spring...


I printed the image and coloured it with markers.

I trimmed this and added it to a grey card base.

Hope you will join in the challenge...

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Happy Crafting!



  

Saturday 19 February 2022

CHNC challenge 582 for 19 February 2022 - use some gold

 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!


Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme 'Use some gold'.

Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!


Just a very simple card to day - using a gold striped card blank (Stampin Up), I just added three gold stickers and a die cut, cut from a gold patterned paper.

Happy Crafting!



Friday 18 February 2022

Color Dare Challenge #484

This is my make for the




Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!

This is today's colour scheme - I have made card using colours from the middle row and middle column.






Recipe:
I used a yellow dotty card blank with a strip of gold card with another of yellow dot to the right hand side.
I cut several die cut hearts in the other colours to add to this strip.
I then stamped directly the Stampin Up sentiment.

Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...




I will also add this card to Leigh's 2022 Challenge #2 Let Love Bloom


 

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday 16 February 2022

WOYWW #663

 WOYWW

Wednesday again, so I am linking to the Stamping Ground

Follow the link to find out more about What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday and maybe join in... This is my post for WOYWW #663

So what's on my workdesk? 


On my desk you can see my journal pages as a result of a workshop with Natalie May
I was just at the stage of adding the sentiment here.
Behind the journal is a box of Copic inks - I was very pleased to find most of these at 50c (25p) each in a charity shop!

My journal page ended up like this:


I also did the Tracy Weinzapfel wokshop that I noticed on Facebook.


Valentine's Day is also our Wedding Anniversary (46 years this year) - so I always like to add lots of hearts in my February posts!


Kevin chose beer for our toast this year (last year my choice - bubbles!)

The garden has been different this year - this time last year we had a wonderful harvest of figs - and you remember the parrots eating the peaches? This year we have had neither a fig or a peach. 
The agapanthus are now past their best but I still like how they look:



Hope you are all well - stay safe... I do hope I will get the opportunity to call on you all this week...

Happy WOYWW !!