Saturday, 7 May 2016

Stitching, sunshine and Mixed media

Hi guys,

I have been out enjoying the allotment today. Planted by Brussels Sprouts out under some netting, weeded the beds that have already been prepared, did a bit of strimming and watched the wildlife - spiders doing the courtship dance and some froggies hopping around the plot! Forgot to take my camera though to capture them in action.

I have managed to catch my baby Beau having a play with her toys though. Hopefully she will soon have some siblings, as mummy has two eggs in the nest.



She is such a little cutie-pie. I will try and get some new pictures of her daddy soon too.

As promised here is an update on my Dinosaur height chart - now at 70.5 hours:
Over on facebook the Technique in focus at Crafting Techniques is Mixed Media. This is not something I do often, but decided to give it a go with a bookmark. I still need to decide on a tassel for the bottom, but here is what I have so far:
I used Distress Crackle paint for the background in Shabby Shutters. Then I added foan butterflies and a flower, some wooden leaves and highlighted them with glitter glue. I then added a feather for the final touch.

I would love to see you join me in my facebook group if you are a fan of mixed media! In the meantime I would also like to enter this bookmark for the following challenges:
LOC #128 Mixed Media
Catch the Bug Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
The Card Concept 54 Spring Flowers (not really sure what style it would go under!)
Polkadoodle Things with wings
ABC-challenge G-Grande (anything but a card)
Crafting by designs May Anything Goes


Hopefully on Monday I shall have a new ATC collection to share with you, some pictures of my plot and some new pictures of Billie boy, as well as another audio-book review.

Thank you for looking,
Hugz Tinz



9 comments:

  1. What a beautiful bookmark. I love all the detail.Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

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  2. What a lovely bookmark and your baby bird is delightful, thanks for joining our Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge - Things with Wings , hugs, Carol DT

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  3. Wonderful bookmark! Thanks so much for playing along with a the Card Concept!

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  4. It fascinates me what paper and some smaller bits and pieces can be turned into. I'm sure it'll look great with a tassel on too, surely a quite practical book card element as well. Thanks for sharing with us over at Catch the bug, good luck!

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  5. How beautiful! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug blog this week. Good luck in the draw, and please join us again soon!
    Jen L
    Bugaboo DT

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  6. Fab make. Thanks for joining us in our Things With Wings challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (DT)

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  7. Beautiful bookmark!
    Thank you for sharing with LEFT OF CENTER!
    Susan
    DT for LOC!
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

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  8. Beautiful - love all the texture! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Card Concept.

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  9. i love the texture of this good luck in our 'Things with Wings' challenge at Polkadoodles

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