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Friday, 26 February 2010

Oh what a wonderful week I've had.....

I went awol to spend some fabby dabby crafty time with my bestest crafting buddies Chriss and Debbie and OMG what fun we had!!! Laughing till our sides ached and having muchus fun with all kinds of crafty bits. I will save the best till last so hope you don't get too bored (long post lol).

The lovely talented Debbie (Shariati) shared some stampbord pieces with us and I was in Heaven having a play with this as it's the first time I've used it....

new addiction coming into play me thinks. Don't usually like small cos of my sausage fingers but I just loved doing these little inchies :D


We sloshed around with inks, paints, colour washes and all sorts of goodies but as I can't bear to waste anything... I had to use the huge bits of kitchen roll that we had mopped up some of the inks with...to create a background. Waste not want not eh!!

It was really therapeutic to stick down all the torn bits onto a new sheet 'specially as there was no plan and no telling how it would turn out. Mind you I was bound to create something wonderful in my puddy cat night attire that I lived in for most of the week...lol Well we weren't going anywhere further than the craft table and I like to be comfy.

I was however banished to the builders yard for ciggy time... I know... I know.... filthy habit but I just can't help myself. Naughty pic this... makes me look 107 pmsl... but I had just washed me hair and needed the turban and bodywarmer along with the coffee to enable me to brave the cold air while I had me fix (was under glass I might add so not braving the elements altogether)

'n' here was the result of all me sticking 'n' gluing... not entirely fabulous but I liked it...

and it worked well as a background for my circular tag...just love the texture of pieces like this.


We were a bit naughty on the food front too cos Chriss kept feeding me magnum ice creams.... yuuuuuummy and as I said before I can't waste anything so the lolly stick became the wings for my paper button fairy...lol I'm having withdrawal symptoms now I'm home BUT I'm waiting for my TSV from QVC YEEEEEES I'm getting Tim Holtz new book and I'm just sooooooo excited!!!!!!!! I got an email today to say it's been sent out and I am hyperventilating at the thought of getting it... whoooohoooo playtime here come ;-)

If they've had time there should be more evidence of our crafty days together on both Chriss' and Debbies' blogs so if you get chance do pop over and check out their pics :D

Thanks for looking

See you soon

hugs

Chris xx

11 comments:

Chriss Rollins said...

rofpmsl at your smoke room...my builders yard indeed thats my sun room...ok ok it's full of builders yard stuff at the mo...
hope to have it empty by the time the sun comes out.

Your button angel is gorgeous.

can't wait to see all the other bits you created.

we did have the best time.

come back soooooon

chriss x

Anesha said...

Wonderful backgrounds and projects. Looks like you had fun! Have a great day. Anesha

Karen said...

oooo I am sooo envious of your week Chris!!!!! Just wish I lived up there :) ROFL at fag ash Lil...thats me too...:)

I love what you have created but am surprised you haven't discovered stampbord before...its amazing stuff, takes all sortsd of abuse!

HUGS XXXX

Debs said...

I am sitting here giggling my head of Chriss!! We had a WONDERFUL time didn't we? I've made you and Chrissy something special as a thank you.
I'm gobsmacked you put your fag ash lil piccy for all to see. Ena Sharples eat your heart out or what?!
I'll put some pics of our playtime on my blog a little later hun. See you soon Lil... lol :) :) :)
Debs xxx

Shashi Nayagam said...

Wow what an amazing weekend you have had!! Love all those creative stuff you made isn't lovely to be with buddies who are not only creative themselves but also inpire you to create.

Shashi Nayagam said...

Wow what an amazing weekend you have had!! Love all those creative stuff you made isn't lovely to be with buddies who are not only creative themselves but also inpire you to create.

Sally H said...

Looks and sounds like heaven! Glad you had a fabby time. I too am a stampboard addict. I need some more now as mine is nearly gone x

Dawn said...

Awwwww what fun you must have had - JEALOUS!!! look at all the wonderful stuff you created - Love it and ROFL at FAg ASh Lil - My grannty used to say that!!!
Petty there wasn't some tasty builders to see!!! LOl

Hugs
Dawn
xx

Kath said...

I bet you had a blast....great fun with your crafting buddies and love the Fag Ash Lil pic...big hugs kath xxxx

Sandra Hall said...

What bliss...crafting with good buddies. And you made some really cool stuff - I love the colours of your textured piece.

Artyjen said...

Looks like you had such fun and the backgound piece is gorgeous too. Just popped along to say thanks for the zetti ATC I received today in the swap I love it......what did you use to get the white bits so white?
xoxo