Monday, 29 August 2016

Every Inchie Monday -- Petunia.

A bowl of petunias appears in the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. So I have drawn and sewn a bowl of petunias.



Thursday, 25 August 2016

Thursday journal with Neet


This week we are to add a bird on our journal page. As I have only just come home from my holiday in the Highlands this page was done in a bit of a hurry. The background colours were done already, so it was just a case of thinking of what to do. As I own five cats, sorry I mean they own us, I decided to use the dog and cat people of Dyan's.

I am also entering this in The Craft Barn fortnightly challenge, which is Blue or Blues.
http://thecraftbarnblog.blogspot.no/2016/08/two-weekly-challenge.html


Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Journal page -- Scottish Brochs

With very little equipment I have managed with great difficulty a tip in journal page. I will attach it to my journal when I get home. I will also do a bit of stamping on it.
I have used a pamphlet of the pictish brochs of which there are 500 in Scotland I have put some information on my page. We went to see one of the most complete ones near Glenelg.
For the main background I used a scrap page that I had used to ink on. I adhered some pictures from some brochures on the Broch that was near us in Applecross .
When I arrived home I stuck the page in a journal after inking and stamping the background. I also added a pocket at the side to put more information in.

I am entering this in  :             Try it on Tuesday  -- Book pages, and

                                             Mixed Media Monthly Challenge -- Travel






Dun Telve at Glenelg, one of the most complete one in Scotland.







Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Go Tag Thursday -- book print

On Go Tag Thursday this week the task was use book print. I have made a tag using the book pages as a background, and adhered an image. I then added some flowers with print on and a few stamped ephemera.


Tag Tuesday -- Shoes, hats and bags

Not my thing really, but I did enjoy doing this one. Luckily I had quite a few stamps that fitted the bill.
The usual distressing background with the large shoe stamped faintly in the background. The others were done on separate card and stuck on. I love the stamp in the bottom left and haven't used it for years.



Monday, 22 August 2016

Every Inchie Monday -- Dolphin

This week it is a dolphin to try and get on an inch.
My sewn one I used my fine leather on a felted background. The stampbord one is shrink plastic on a painted background.




Thursday, 18 August 2016

Thursday Journal with Neet

This week the theme is time, one of my favourite ones. I really enjoyed doing this page and used some stamps that I hadn't used for ages. I have also used one of my favourite time stencils. I am away on holiday in the Highlands so hope this schedules OK, as I find it impossible to do these from an iPad.
I am also linking this to Rhedd's Creative Spirit at http://rheddscreativespirit.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/august-challenge.html

And A Vintage Journey at http://www.vintagejourney.com/2016/08/stencil-it_5.html





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