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Sunday, 29 June 2014

Anything Goes at Lacy Sunshine Challenge Blog

I bought one of these lovely The Boo's digi stamps from Lacy Sunshine - Twinkles Boo - and couldn't wait to colour her in with Copics and pop her into a Kraft photo frame decorated with papers from The Nitwit Collection.  The stamp 'Shoot for the Moon' is by Stampotique, stars are from the Tim Holtz die edged with Sickles and all pearls are from The Hobby House and here it is......



Thanks for looking
Polly x

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Lovely

Over at StuckOnUSketches they have a lovely sketch to follow - just right for kickstarting me back into scrapbooking - haven't done a page for ages!!!

This is a photo of my gorgeous daughter Viki.  I have used Graphic 45 Secret Garden papers all edged with Vintage Photo distress ink.  The cameo, cameo surround, cameo diecut and lace trim was all from The Hobby House - as was the roses and pearls.  Alphabet letter I have had in my stash for yonks along with the large white flowers.  The sentiment is the stamp that was free with a recent magazine and here it is.......



Thanks for looking
Polly x






Thursday, 15 May 2014

Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge - M is for Mermaid

The challenge theme over at Simon Says Stamp Monday is M - make something using the word M, M could stand for the month of May, mist, markers, magenta, mowed lawn, metal, millinery, a masculine project, mounted stamps, or anything else you can dream up!

I decided to make a Mermaid using a 'Mixed Media' doll stamp by my fave stamp designer Julie Nutting and creating a little mermaid tail which I covered in Shaved Ice.  The background was created using paints and stencils on my Geli Plate.  The sentiment 'the world of reality....' is by Tim Holtz and the Banner stamp is by France Papilon for Stampotique.  And here it is.....



Thanks for looking

Polly x

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Sunday Stamper - Lily the Pink

This is the first time I've joined in with the Sunday Stamper hosted by Hels Sheridan and Hels has picked the theme Lily the Pink - just use Pink on your creation.

I have used my new Julie Nutting stamp -  inking and cutting lovely pink papers from My Minds Eye Lost & Found - Madison Avenue paper pad and finished off with Stickles.  The wings are diecuts from a Cheery Lynn die.  The background papers have been stamped with a gorgeous flourish stamp from a 'free' stamp set  by Indigo Blue - buy Simply Cards & Papercraft and you get this free fab set of stamps /sentiment with it - absolutel BARGAIN!! The stamp 'To hear the angels whisper you must listen with your heart' is my fave stamp and one that I bought when I first started out crafting.  Few pearls in each corner and here it is....



Thanks for looking

Polly x

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge 5 - Pick 5

Over at the Simon Says Stamp blog Monday challenge their theme this week is pick 5 things. I used 5 stamps to create this little picture

Julie Nutting stamp - Salty Sal
Tim Holtz sentiment stamp
Stampotique Abstract Foliage stamp
Kelly Panacci Scroll stamp
KaiserCraft bubble wrap stamp

The background was created using different stencils and distress inks and just a few little pearls here and there and here it is....


Thanks for looking

Polly x

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

The Hobby House

Its my turn today to showcase one of the new Hobby House toppers available from The Hobby House.  I have used Wee Baby Boy by Sylvia Zett and they are just soooo so cute.



Thanks for looking

Polly x

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Lizzie Oddball's first challenge - AnythingGoes

Lizzie Oddball has set up a challenge blog with her first challenge of Anything Goes'.

This is the first image I bought and I love it!!  In fact I love all of her images - quirky and fun girlies yummy!!! I have created a little tag using distress inks for the background and a few stamps and splatters.  The image was coloured in with copics, cut out and mounted on the background and the sentiment is from the Dylusions range and here it is...



Thanks for looking
Polly x