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Friday, 26 March 2010

Oh the joys....

of playtime with Distress inks and Tim Holtz goodies... so much fun to be had and lovely colourful fingers to finish with lol
I'm now back home after my fab time with Chriss who is an absolute joy to share crafty time with and who introduced an almost teetotaler to the joys of drinking Brandy and coke (turning me into a virtual alcoholic) rofl
I have the joys of looking after DG this weekend so no crafting but more lovely company and I'm sure lots of fun and games.
So just quickly sharing this arty piece I made. Distress inked background with a pen nib stamp for added decoration (sorry don't know who's it is). I used a grungeboard oval frame for this fab stamp ... part of a collage stamp from Paperartsy (which I think bares an uncanny resemblance to the great man himself...oooeer)!!

The stamped image was placed on top of some crinkled paper and then I added sepia accents for that lovely raised glossy look. Finished off with a couple of brads and voila :D
Lots of lovely mess left over but OMG it was worth it. Lots more to share over the next few weeks cos Chriss and I did LOADS of artwork these last few days.... mojo was in overdrive for a change.
Have a fab weekend
hugs
Chris xx

9 comments:

Anesha said...

Wonderful piece, sounds like you had fun. Anesha :)

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Chris
I thought it was him, lovely piece like the stamping.
have a great weekend
Christine x

Karen said...

oooo that is a spooky resemblance Chris. But its a gorgeous piece to have worked on and in such good company too....even if she did turn you into an alcy hahahahaha!!!

Have a fabby weekend my lovely HUGS XXX

June said...

Fab piece of work here chris and yep it does look like tim lol I have seen you use this stamp before and love it (the background one ) I so covet that stamp lol
hugs June xx

Sandy said...

Oh wow this is fabulous Chris.
Wonderful work.

häave a sunny weekend my friend.

Debs said...

Oh so gorgeous in cyber space, but so much nicer at Chrissy's place!!! it was lovely to watch you putting the finishing touches to this Chris. Chriss said you worked non-stop on all sorts of stuff. Wish I could have been there, missed you both loads. xxx

Sally H said...

Gorgeous - I mean your art and not Tim!

Electra said...

Love the crinkled paper touch, what a good idea!

Dawn said...

How beautiful and oooh stay off that boozy juice or it might affect your stamping!!!! ROFL!!

hugs
Dawn
xx