Monday, 24 March 2014

Calico Coffee Flowers...

Hi all...

Well, its been a while as my craft supplies are packed and awaiting a new home so not a lot of 'crafting' has been done... not happy, but a beautiful new crafting room is on its way... if all goes well, our house is now under contract so hopefully only six more weeks till we move out... VERY busy time at the moment!!!

Anyway, this little calico flower was make a few weeks ago but haven't had a chance to share... I plan to put a nice antique button in the middle... but yes, you guessed it... they are packed in a little brown box along with the rest of my 'pretties'...

It was coloured with coffee and a bit of Stampin' Up! Espresso ink... I have heaps of nice lace & calico stashed, so when I get a new room, I will be definitely making more...




Time to finish my coffee & hit the sack...
Till next time,

Luv Deb x

Monday, 10 March 2014

Poppy Painting...

Hi all...

Well the open inspections of our house have begun... and all my wonderful art & craft supplies have been packed away... 'sob... sniff...' and stored at Mum & Dads house... waiting to be opened, hugged and lovingly placed in a new home... I miss them all!!!! Without all my 'pretties' I feel as though my wings have been clipped!!! I don't have a problem... really..!

I am however, doing some 'power paintings', as I have been calling them... (I did keep my paints & brushes out...) If they can't be done in 2 sittings... well it simply won't be done... impatient little girl I am... so, I have been filling blank walls ready for the open inspections... this one is a 30" x 60" canvas... these pretty poppies now grace our kitchen...




 
 
Time for some breakfast...
Will be back soon...
 
Till next time,
 
Luv Deb x

Monday, 10 February 2014

Sale-A-Bration...

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If you like what you see & simply can't resist a freebie... click below...
 
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Till next time..
Luv Deb x

Friday, 31 January 2014

Bitty Birthday Butterfly...

Hi all...

Just a quick hello and share another 'Paint Chip' card... this paint chip was going to be another little note pad buy ended up a card... loving the cute little Stampin' Up! Bitty Butterfly punch.. I paired it with the Exclusive Hostess Morning Meadow Stamp Set with white embossing powder...
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http://www3.stampinup.com/ECWeb/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=129406&dbwsdemoid=4006279
 


 
Well... that's it from me...

Till next time,

Luv Deb x

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

The Gardens Secret...


Hi all...

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside without melting... another heatwave is about to hit... what better way to cool off is a splash in the pool and a session in your air conditioned craft room... yep, that'll do it!!!

So, today's card is one that I made a week or two ago and didn't get time to photograph... also it was one of those cards that nearly ended up in the bin... but I thought about it and decided to resurrect it..
got out my new awesome Derwent Inktense Pencils to colour... LOVE these little sticks of wonderfulness... mmmm... yumm... and a touch of black embossing powder...

Here it is...



Well time for a cuppa...

Till next time,

Luv Deb x

Monday, 27 January 2014

Blue Jeans...

Hi all...

I just wanted to say I am totally addicted to paper!!! I confess! What you can do with it will never cease to amaze me...

Whilst trawling through Pinterest, I discovered an awesome (VERY retired) Stampin' Up! Denim background Stamp... oh yes, I simply had to get this one... after much searching I finally found one... thank you Etsy...

 I read a tutorial on how to create realistic looking seams and stitching using gel pens & pencils... I also made some shadows using an aqua brush.. then, using the powers of Photoshop, I added 'Happy Birthday' and a birth date to a black & white image of a denim jeans tag... printed it on some brown card... distressed and wet the card, added a bit of ink, & there you have it... a very cool card!! Loved doing this one... Oh... the mind boggles!!!

Here's the card I made & the tags below show how different they look with a bit of TLC distressing...



 

Well... If you live in Adelaide, buckle down for yet another heat wave... 41 tomorrow!!! AHHHH!!!!        

Till next time...

Luv Deb x

                  

Saturday, 25 January 2014

A Stroll Amongst the Trees...

Hi all...

Sorry for the absence of late... we are frantically finishing our house renovations to put it on the market for sale.. one would think I have had enough of painting... one would be wrong... this is 'nice' painting...not just flat walls... add a lovely glass of red... cool breeze... music in the background.. all courtesy of my loving partner & son... (don't know if they think I am too messy to paint inside...) what more do you need...  anyway this is the first of 3 paintings to fill some empty walls... this canvas is 30" x 60 "... yes, nothing like a 'little' canvas! Yesterday when I started I felt like I was outside flying a big square kite because of the wind!!! Not good... today however was perfect painting weather... here's what I came up with... showing the work in progress...


 
 
... a lovey sea turtle is going on the next canvas... I will show you when I finish... nothing like a bit of speed painting to fill up gaps on the walls.... not to mention a HUGE canvas...

Till Next time,

Luv Deb x