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16 December 2013

Christmas Su - in Journal form!

My second project for Country View Crafts Challenges 'Bah Humbug' theme this month is a page in my journal, well actually it's two pages... The page I showed on the blog are white embossing paste snowflakes in the background and a Victorian Santa keeping an eye on my very favourite stamp - my Phrenology head that I've nicknamed Su (as I think she looks a little like Su Pollard!) I really like the detail in the wreath around Su's neck - I think I'll use that lots and lots this Christmas!
My second page is a Dylusions influenced page with clear embossing paste for the snowflakes. This is what they look like in my journal:

I hope you're joining in with us this month!

14 December 2013

How many more sleeps?!

It's my turn at the Country View Crafts blog today - this is a sneaky peek - why not pop over and see the whole project?!


9 December 2013

Ho Ho Ho!

Gosh! It's time for another challenge at Crafty Boots! Time really is flying this year! The theme is Christmas and I chose to make a couple of pages in my journal. The Stamps are Dylusions (as are the inks) expect my Su stamp and the snowflakes are a Tim Holtz stamp stamped with Red Geranium Archival Ink.
I hope you'll join in with us this fortnight!

1 December 2013

Bah Humbug!

The Country View Crafts Challenge site is starting December off with the theme of 'Bah Humbug'! This sounded quite Victorian and so I made a tag as a homage to a Victorian Christmas card using some of the wonderful new Tim Holtz Christmas themed stamps. I absolutely love the expression on Santa's face and the twinkle in his eye and so I added two little banners. Santa was coloured using Dylusions inks - isn't his coat fabulous?!
Hope you'll join in with us this month!