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Saturday, 16 July 2016

CRAFT SATURDAY ??

Hello Peeps,
Well, I decided to have a crafty Saturday today instead of my original plan. I was going to get rid of some garden rubbish - I have 4 big piles of dead stuff and twigs - but I can't burn them at this time of year cuz it's against the law and they are too big to stuff into a sack, so I walked away in disgust and came down to my craft room   :-D LoL

I'm still feeling a bit 'bleh' about crafting at the moment. !! It's not that I don't have ideas.... I think it's that I have too many and things just aren't flowing from my brain down my arm and aren't coming out exactly like I pictured them - so it's all a bit frustrating. !! :-(

Anyhoo - here's another ATC I mucked about with, as I often find they inspire me and give me the satisfaction of actually completing something :-)



The background for this was done by swiping assorted Spectrum Noir pens over some plain card. 
The image stamp is ' LARGE PERSPECTIVE BACKGROUND ' rubber stamp from LOST COAST DESIGNS.
Now - this baby is about 5" long and I wanted it for an ATC, which is 3.5 " x 2.5", so I stamped it in black ink first and then put it through the scanner so that I could re-size it in a graphics programme.


The Raven and Sentiment are from FUN STAMPERS JOURNEY and he is just the perfect size for an ATC but I did print and scan as before and then 'flipped' him because I wanted him to face the other way. I then cut him out and mounted him on foamies for a bit of lift.


Well - I keep looking at all my schtuff and I still don't know what to do, so I might go and do some sewing now !

Thanks for popping in and I hope you have a FAB crafting weekend or whatever else you are going to do :-D xxxxxxxx

Challenges I am entering:

Avenue 613 Challenge #184 - AG Optional Twist - Birds  *** Winner ***




13 comments:

  1. its nice to see you in blogland dear friend!
    oh I know what you mean,I have sometimes that problem too.
    my ideas in brain ad when I start to make it real all so different!
    If you need help with garden just call me :D
    have a nice day
    lots of hugs

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  2. Well these are fabulous creations and pleased you are crafting again. Much too hot to be sorting the garden. Take care keep cool Ginny x
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  3. What a fab ATC. LOVE that background stamp and how you used it with the bird. I am rubbish at perspective, but you nailed it.

    Aha, have you got feelings of "overwhelm"? I am suffering from that a bit at the moment . . . so much to play with and can't get down to it for anything! Still, I have a personal challenge to meet, using some stamps that arrived yesterday, so will HAVE to get on with it!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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    1. YES - that's exactly it....... spot on mate :-)
      Ooooh, I hope you have fun with your new stamps :-D xx

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  4. Yay, Ike! Did you notice... you are the winner over at 613 Avenue Create! Congratulations, my friend! Somehow I missed your ATC the first time around, and it's gorgeous! Love the perspective and the beautiful sky! Enjoy your day!

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    1. Cooool - thanks for the heads up.... I will go and look :-D xxxxx

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  5. Fabulous ATC love the Raven and background stamp -thank you for the lovely comment on my blog and it's a pleasure to work with beautiful images
    Carol x

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  6. Congratulations!
    HUGS,
    Borqna

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  7. That background stamp with the crow is wonderfully awesome, Ike! Thanks for playing with us at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity Challenge this month, Nan.

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  8. what a great idea for the background !

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  9. Oh wau, love the combination of B&W images with that gorgeous striped background. Brilliantly completed, lol! Thank you for joining Lost Coast Portal to Creativity ATC challenge, hope to see you next month also.

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  10. Perspective floor looks awesome here. Thanks for joining us at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity :)

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