Thursday 17 May 2012


We just had a swap on UK Stampers to use up a "Thingamabob". You know, the little thing you bought or saved and thought "I'll use that one day". The day came lol!!

I bought a set of two little papier mache books ages ago and decided the smaller one would make an excellent little Olde Curiosity Shoppe so I painted it with acrylics inside and out, cut a window and put acetate in it before making curtains out of velvet ribbon. The stamps are all from Graphic 45 apart from the window which is Lost Coast Designs. I stuck on a shelf and made some hinges. The little bottles are filled with glitter and alcohol inks and I filled a little blank frame with a vintage photo before filling it with Crystal Lacquer. I also used a couple of charms.

I wish I had put some "wallpaper" behind it now of the opulent velveteen embossed kind. Ah well, there's always next time - although I am happy to say that the recipient seems really pleased with it as it is!!

Lynn xx

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Stampsmith Challenge - Sketch

There is a sketch to follow this month on the The Stampsmith Challenge Blog. I have used this lovely scene from the film "Gone With the Wind" with Basic Grey papers and SU Card. The sentiment is a DoCrafts stamp from years ago.

Lynn xx

Tuesday 15 May 2012

Gothic Arches - Black and White

It's new theme time over on Gothic Arches and this time it's "Black and White. A bit of hot pink crept into mine - that happens a lot lol!!

Anyway I have used a Prima background stamp and a Sizzix die with a bit of Prima bling. Hope you can join us this time.

Lynn xx