This is going to be quite a long post. I have quite a few bits and peices for you to look at etc. So where to start.
(Challenges and Competiton prizes International entries welcome)
Dovecraft Laura Ashley contemporary stamps as you know are part of the prize for the partake in challenge, comments. and enter the competion draw. You get draw tickets every time you do one of those. The draw winner will receive 6 by 6 contemporary paper pack, The contemporary stamp set and a dome sticker alphabet and dome sticker embellishment set.
Anyway I have been playing around with one of the stamps in the set. Now I will admit that I have run out of baby wipes. So the stamps were not fully clean in between uses, But these are some of the many variations I got playing around with just the one stamp, and some stamping pens.
Anyway as no one has voted on the challenge for next week I have decided that I am going to do Big Bold and full of fun. Remember you get one draw ticket if you enter the challenge and 2 if you use a Dovecraft product, mentioning it in your blog or photo description in a gallery.
This is my example, I have created mine with Cosmo Cricket Honey Pie Papers, which lost the vote for the Mystery Book project (see details here) paper choice. I have used a Dovecraft brad on my project.
It started out as an 8 by 8 card but I love it so much that I have decided to create a Springtime album using my bind it all and use this as the front cover. I don't know wether you can tell but this is one of those roll the ball into the hole games. Anyway the challenge is something to do with the card/album cover above. Come find out on the 14th. Also don't forget that your 8 by 8 card challenge has to be posted and linked to challenge post HERE by the 14th don't worry Rosie I have added your link to that post.
Don't forget the 14th is the day you can start adding your competition entries to the 14ths Competion post, and don't forget if you don't win the prize (Laura Ashley Traditional 12 by 12 papers, Clear stamp set , ribbon stickers and dome embellishments) for the favorite entry of the sponsor, you still get tickets in the draw (draw prize listed at top of post) for every entry you make. Competition finishes on the 14th May so loads of chances to enter.
Unless you are American or Canadian you have to use 1 Dovecraft product per competition entry and mention it either in photo description in gallerys or in your post if its shown on you blog. If you are American or Canadian, you can either buy Dovecraft from the Uk try HERE has very good shipping prices, or the sponsor has said that you can use Hampton Arts stamps, DCWV or a bind it all as long as you say exactly what you have used instead and still get the extra draw ticket and entry to the competition. FULL COMPETITION RULES AND PRIZE DETAILS
I think thats all in regards to my competition and challenges. So here are some bits and peices that I have been working on yesterday and today.
This is the CJ I am doing with my sisiter her Mother in law and a friend were going to pass them round 4 times , so we needed a subject that we could change so mine is I love
This is my 1st entry Art that I love, my second one is going to be Music that I love.
This is my entry for the Gothic Arches By the sea challenge . Its my 1st Gothic Arch challenge really enjoyed it. I have been playing around with printed line art and had this weird image of a woman with a fish hat, which I love dispite it being so bizzare, so I had to use it.
Above we have my entry for The Created by hand Watercolour backgrounds challenge . You cannot see much of the background , again I have been playing around with printed line art. I cut out the white sections of the armchair leaving the lines , so the background is exposed and stamped the corner stamp in that area before adhering the cut out line art. I used watercolour washes and then watercolour pencils to create the background.
I have also created you a free paper download based on watercolour backgrounds Hope you like it.
I won't be posting on Sunday I have promised myself a day off. So catch you on Monday