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In starting this blog, my aim is to have a place to share my scrapbooking, card making, paintings and photos with friends and rellies. Hopefully it will inspire me to produce more....LOL. Welcome!
Sue xxx










Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday 7...another week finished.

I used some old Basic Grey paper on the left hand side and painted the tree on it. I made my own text stencil and used a portion of Kipling's "If". The brown paper on the right hand side is part of a shopping bag from my Irish trip in 2012. So loving all these pages....and another video comes out tonight!!


Sunday, April 5, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday 6

I loved doing this one....I used similar colours to Donna but her shapes were more like trees. I could see poppies....so poppies they became and I added a poppy to the inclusion. The inclusion is my favourite part of this spread.



Here is a close up of the inclusion.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday catch up!

I have been a bit slack in the blogging department lately. Loving Inspiration Wednesday so much! Here is IW#3....very busy and chaotic but such fun to do.




My IW#4. I am very happy with this one...love the colours and textures and the stamps I used.



 
 
 
IW#5. Donna did birds with this one and I decided to do houses. Doing the texture of the grass with string and texture paste was fun. It is quite thick and took ages to dry!
 

 
I thought it was finished but decided to grunge it up a bit and also added a stamp.



Sunday, January 25, 2015

Let's Scrap sketch

I was inspired by this sketch from Let's Scrap and hoping to get back to regular scrapbooking.




 
and here is my effort...fun with texture paste and watercolours.
 


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday week 2

Last night I waited for the new video to be posted and I have worked on it during the day. It is finished and seemed easier than last week! I used violet and a light lime green as well as lots of collage and background stamps.


Friday, January 16, 2015

Donna Downey's Inspiration Wednesday

Early in December I signed up for Donna Downey's Inspiration Wednesday and have been anxiously waiting for it to start on January7. Meanwhile I made my own inspiration journal following Donna's instructions.

 

At last, the first video was released and I started on my page...it took me a week with waiting for gesso and modelling paste to dry.


Monday, September 1, 2014

ICAD has finished

I managed 55 cards out of the 61...so pleased to have done so many and also so very happy to be making art regularly again!  I think the last one is my favourite...

Day 43


Day 44


Day 45
 
 
Day 46
 
 
Day47

 
 
Day 48
 
 
Day 49
 
 
Day 50
 
 
Day 51
 
 
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Day 53
 
 
Day 54
 
 
Day 55