Thanks for popping in on this sunny Sunday.
What a lovely day we have had here in the south!
Poodled around the house, sat in the garden,
just generally kicked back.
Oh. Hang on!
Also caught up on laundry, went grocery shopping
and cooked breakfast and lunch.
My idea of poodled isn’t that poodled really….
Anyhow, I thought I would just post a little step by step project
Just a little stencil something.
I like this Seed Head stencil.
Cover it in Black Soot ink.
Best ink for the job.
Lay it inky side down on a sheet of the White 7″ x 7″ Gelli Card.
Squish it through an E-Bosser or Gran Caliber or whatever your choice of mangle is.
This will transfer the ink from the stencil to the card.
And If you use a rubber shim, you will emboss the card beautifully at the same time.
Plate sequence from the bottom:
Stencil inky side up
Card place on top of stencil
Wash the stencil, dry it and re-position it,
using masking tape.
Brush Worn Lipstick, a pink Distress ink upward,
and focus on the flower heads.
Our Clarity Brushes are brill for this.
Use a make-up sponge to get in the cracks
and accentuate the flowers.
Now add Latte Adirondack
Fab colour combination.
When you remove the stencil, you will see how cool it looks.
Like a proper arty print.
Trim the border back.
See how it is raised?
Mount on a white card.
That’ll do nicely.
We have a Stencil Set of 5 fabulous flower heads:
Time to poodle around the ironing board.
But first, I want to thank you for giving Dave and me such a laugh with your limericks.
Brilliant. We were rolling up!
On the laughometer, it was so hard to pick a winner!
We must have spent an hour chuckling back and forth.
Flexi Pay, Electricitay, Crap with a hoover –
– they are all stuck in my mind now!
But we decided that the £20 Gift Voucher
for the funniest limerick this time has to go to….
Ruth, the Aspiring Crafter.
There was a young girl from Torbay,
Who watched shopping tv night and day;
Her husband said ” hey…
come to bed and let’s play” –
She said “I can’t , I might miss Barbara Gray ” !!!!!
If you want a blimming good chuckle, go back to Friday’s blog and read them yourself.
Laughter is a great medicine and good for the soul…
Love and hugs to you,