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In starting this blog, my aim is to have a place to share my scrapbooking, card making, paintings and photos with friends and rellies. Hopefully it will inspire me to produce more....LOL. Welcome!
Sue xxx










Sunday, June 7, 2015

ICAD 2015 has started!

Last year I took part in ICAD.....index card a day for the months of June and July. I had a total ball and didn't hesitate to sign up again this year. You can see all the details on Tammy Garcia's blog http://daisyyellowart.com/  

My title card




Day1  There is a daily prompt which is optional. Day 1 was chevron.
 
 
 
Day 2...no prompt used
 

 
 
 
 
Day 3....no prompt used. I had fun drawing and doodling. I haven't drawn a lot of faces and I want to do some during ICAD and hopefully improve.
 
 
 
Day 4....The prompt was mailbox and I chose some junk mail from a pile I have and collaged lots of Christmas pictures from a catalogue.
 
 
 
Day 5....more doodling...it is so relaxing!
 
 
 
Day 6....another face..I am happy with this one
 
 
 
Day 7....I had no inspiration today until I hit on the idea of sewing and gelli prints. Happy with how it came together.
 
 




Inspiration Wednesday 8 & 9

Inspiration Wednesday 8



 
 
Inspiration Wednesday 9...I was very happy with this one. I am still a couple of weeks behind...will have to catch up!

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday 7...another week finished.

I used some old Basic Grey paper on the left hand side and painted the tree on it. I made my own text stencil and used a portion of Kipling's "If". The brown paper on the right hand side is part of a shopping bag from my Irish trip in 2012. So loving all these pages....and another video comes out tonight!!


Sunday, April 5, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday 6

I loved doing this one....I used similar colours to Donna but her shapes were more like trees. I could see poppies....so poppies they became and I added a poppy to the inclusion. The inclusion is my favourite part of this spread.



Here is a close up of the inclusion.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday catch up!

I have been a bit slack in the blogging department lately. Loving Inspiration Wednesday so much! Here is IW#3....very busy and chaotic but such fun to do.




My IW#4. I am very happy with this one...love the colours and textures and the stamps I used.



 
 
 
IW#5. Donna did birds with this one and I decided to do houses. Doing the texture of the grass with string and texture paste was fun. It is quite thick and took ages to dry!
 

 
I thought it was finished but decided to grunge it up a bit and also added a stamp.



Sunday, January 25, 2015

Let's Scrap sketch

I was inspired by this sketch from Let's Scrap and hoping to get back to regular scrapbooking.




 
and here is my effort...fun with texture paste and watercolours.
 


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Inspiration Wednesday week 2

Last night I waited for the new video to be posted and I have worked on it during the day. It is finished and seemed easier than last week! I used violet and a light lime green as well as lots of collage and background stamps.