Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Card featuring hand made purple flower

 Here is the image for this month's card challenge at Stick It Down.

I created this card for it.

I created a fabric flower for it. I used a top that fell apart in the wash. It was actually brand new so I didn't want to waste it. Poor quality sewing. I also cut some lace from an offcut. 

Thanks for looking.

Dale x

Thursday, September 1, 2022

September ARTastic challenge. Bright.

 Wow, look out. This month's window display is a bright one. Who loves to work with bright colours? I think some art journal pages would look good using this month's inspo.

This is the pic to work from:

Pretty fun huh? I thought so.

Here is what I did.

I've gone for colourful. I've picked up the colours from the booth frames, aqua, bright pink and yellow. I've made a rectangular shape like the booth and zentangled with coloured pens. That was fun to do.

The ladies are wearing bright coloured outfits. I got a vintage vibe from the window pic.

Hope you can join us at ARTastic. Go for it.

Dale x

September Archi-scraps challenge - rolled paper

Hi there.

It's time to have a bit of fun with paper. Archi-scraps challenge is to used rolled paper on your paper project. Below is the inspiration pic.

I decided to make a card. I came up with the idea of creating a fan.

I got a book out from the library and it had a pattern in it for rolled paper tubes, but I downscaled the size to suit my project.

I chose some pretty paper from a Daphne's Diary magazine.  I didn't want it to be thick as cardstock so that it was easier to roll.

I chose some patterned paper for the base of the fan that matched the rolled paper tubes and added a strip of reddish pink for the bottom. I bought some twine from Kmart, their Anko brand to finish off.

I used pink cardstock for the background to make the blue of the fan pop.

The sentiment reads Have a FANtastic birthday. A cute pun I think.

Sometimes I quite like to decorate the inside. It's a nice surprise, plus the card is quite big so that would be a lot of room to write otherwise.