Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Ladies Who Lunch Meet


The lovely ladies who lunch met up today and created this wonderful piece of work, well this ones mine they all came out very different. Inspired by a shadow box from Samuel Taylors of Brighouse the parts were hunted down and created. The photo doesn't show it very well but its all 3D inside the box, they all came out wonderfully!! Thanks ladies for a fab day and some fab food too!!

Also this week I got my hands messy in someone else's journal. Part of the AFTH circle journal, I am second to last to go in it, shall be passing it on to the final contributor on Saturday.



And random cuteness: Patch one of my cats.

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

WOYWW 10th November


Shameless plug, My e-Bay is full of stuff I want to sell.... Crafting stuff so please take a look, I need to make some room for when I move.

Its that time again....... You may recognise this box from a couple of weeks ago, the results of the poll were to go the way of steampunk. So this week I have made a start on it, no where near finished. Outside is covered with Graphic 45 Steampunk Debutant papers. Inside is book page stamped and coloured with distress ink.




My mission to make art everyday in November is going great, really getting into the swing of it now and will show my progress via my calendar journal in the next few days.

Freddie is doing great, he's been to the poodle parlour and had a pamper, putting on weight now and managing with loosing his leg, he did have a down week where he looked positively suicidal but he seems to have overcome that and is becoming a very happy dog again.

EDIT: The post just arrived!!!!!


My Art From The Heart Circle Journal has come home!!!!!!! whooopppp whooopppp oh my word it is fabulous!!



My 5/50 ATC's collection from the Doone!!!!!!!! It is more gorgeous in real life than in the picture I love it!!!!!

Friday, 5 November 2010

Day 5 of the November challenge


Whooop its Bonfire night!!!! cats are chillin on the radiator, Rich took me out for a lovely Pakistani buffet dinner which was OMG awesome at a little place called The Street in Brighouse. If you go get the sweet lassai drink and the pistachio kulfie ice cream!!! Cleaned up a bit today, not all the 10 things on my list tho so slap my hand i'm too full to continue now!! Made my design team project for Sunday over at Keep it Simple so I cant show it yet here's a teaser!! Have a good night, couch n coffee n bad telly is calling me!!

Anne is also joining me on this challenge so go take a lookie at her blog, its fab.

We only have 1 entry this week at keep it simple so to be with a good chance of winning a fab prize, you have till early Sunday to enter!!

Thursday, 4 November 2010

Preping n stuff


So started preparing and messing about with my find from tesco, the little angels, embossing didn't work, well what i wanted to do didn't work!! The hearts are taking ages to cover and dry with paint, used the eco green clam shall and so far had to do about 5 layers. the 2 packets on my keyboard are a gift from my Mum she saw on create and craft and thought I would like them, and I do!! So cleaning up: Done Being arty: Done. I don't think I am going to post every day as I don't want to spam everyone so I am going to update my progress of my November challenge every couple of days.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

WOYWW 3rd November 2010


Its Wednesday again!!! For people who have asked here is an update on the poor dog Freddie. So on my desk today, some wooden hearts to undercoat later and some dinner menus from my Great Granddad's 80th birthday dinner in 1981. Their is a funny tale behind it and why I am keeping the menus. They will go with the funny tale in my journal. Suppose I best tell you the tale......... I was 3 at the time and being a child in them days was ignored apart from dinner niceties like cutting my food. I didn't like to be ignored so I shouted at the top of my voice ''Our cats got fleas'' and made everyone look, Mum slid under the table in embarrassment.......

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Tuesday Taggers challenge




This weeks challenge over at Tuesday Tagger's is Taste of the Orient. For this challenge and my own challenge to do something arty every day in November I decided to re cover a ring bound journal that I didn't like how I had decorated it. The front cover is silk sticky backed paper, I think it is DCWV but i'm not sure it wasn't with the original packaging and the back is done with matching normal paper from the same set. The inside covers also done with paper from the set. Feels lovely and looks pretty cool but the camera hasn't picked up the colours right, maybe because today was just grey all day outside!!


Monday, 1 November 2010

Art everyday in November - Edited with picture

I have been following lots of blogs and you tube vids and ustream's lately, everyone seems to be talking about the same thing. Making art every day throughout November. It does not have to be a finished piece but its all about working on something every day. I think it is part of the 21 secrets that is going on at the moment but not sure. So I thought it would help my funk of late where I think everything I am doing looks the same. So today's goal: make a large journal page calendar. Will upload it once I have worked out the dimensions and done the background.

Also I am going to put 10 things away per day: should be cleaned up and have space back by the end of the month!!

If you join me please leave a link to your blog so I can come snoop at what you are doing!!