Sunday, 31 August 2014

Tim's August 2014 tag

And I'm back to 'last minute' posting again for Tim's August tag!  Where has this month gone?!
I followed Tim's technique fairly closely, using what I had (the face stamp is by IndigoBlu, a UK company - she's Jane Austen's heroine Elizabeth Bennet from 'Pride & Prejudice' - I love this book!)

I love the effect of the texture paste through the stencils, especially the roses from Tim's 'Doily' stencil, so pretty!
Back soon!     Kay

Friday, 15 August 2014

CC3 - Challenge 8

Just in time (again!) for the next Compendium of Curiosities challenge organised by Linda at Studio L3.  As this is an even-numbered challenge, it's sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique.
The technique this time is 'Faded Layers', in Tim's Compendium of Curiosities vol. III on page 58 ... (you'll have to get the book to follow the technique!)
It gives a lovely effect, but it can be a little 'tricky' (!), but I eventually got a few pieces that I was happy with!
So I decided to create a 'Bon Voyage' card... I used Tim's 'Vintage Valise' Sizzix die.  I used one piece for the main body of the case, another for the case 'trimmings', and a final piece for the tags.

Back soon!     Kay

Friday, 1 August 2014

CC3 - Challenge 7

We've been up in Scotland for a week, seeing some of the Commonwealth Games - a great trip!
We only got back yesterday evening, so I'm just in time for Linda's Studio L3 challenge 7 for Tim's Compendium of Curiosities vol 3, this time sponsored by Inspiration Emporium.

Whilst we were staying in Edinburgh, we ate at an Indian restaurant which was decorated in 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh' style ... & I was inspired by one of the small decorative mirrors, to do this 'painted industrial' piece, using picked raspberry & peacock feathers for the birds & heart ...

Back soon !     Kay