Saturday, 24 February 2018

Bowls and Driftwood sculptures

Hi there friends, not a card I am sharing today but some things made by my very talented OH for a change. He has stopped making his little cottages for now, although he has a couple not painted yet. 

This time he decided to make some pretty bowls. I love the texture on the outside and the lovely colours he has chosen for the insides too. He also made a few driftwood sculptures. They aren't actual 'driftwood' but he has taken bark off etc. and treated then to look like that. Anyway I will include a pic of one here also.

The bowls are made from a mixture of things including cement, (I did ask him but it got complicated when he explained the ingredients and process involved lol). They are quite fragile though so really an ornament. Some of them have a pearlescent paint finish too which gives them a lovely sheen. Further down are some shallow bowls he has made and a couple of lace ones.

Ok here they are, come and have a quick peek. Sorry photo heavy!
 
 
Orange bowl


 
 
 
 Gold bowl

 
 
 
Light Blue bowl

 
 
Dark Blue bowl
 
 
 

Peach bowl
 
 
 
Bronze bowl
 
 
 
 
 
 Smaller Bronze bowl
 
( not great pic sorry!)
 
 
Shallow bowls 

Blue

 
 
Pink
 
 

Yellow



Lace bowl



Another Lace bowl



'Driftwood' sculpture





Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Golden Hello card

Hi there, just popping in to share my card for the 'Less is More' challenge once more. Late making mine this week as we have had our grandchildren to stay ;)

The theme this time is 'Dry Embossing', I decided to use one of my favourite embossing folders. I kept my card quite simple using mainly white this time with a touch of gold sparkle.

Anyway come and have a peek at my card, thanks for your visit and enjoy your week whatever you have planned ;) ....adding my OH's hand made bowls next post btw.!
ps. I am also adding a quick photo of some snowdrops we have in our garden right now...I just love them :) 


LIM, CAS, Gold, Hello

White Linen card
Gold glitter card
White foam
Spellbinders Curved rectangle dies
Sizzix Stampin Up E/F (no name on sorry)
Die-namics Hello die 
Gold sequins


 
 
 

 


 
 

 

Thursday, 15 February 2018

The Flower Challenge #17 Reminder

Hi there friends, I am back with another reminder card for 'The Flower Challenge'. Our theme this month is 'Paper Piecing'. See our blog for more details if you are unsure what to do.

For my second card I used a piece of paper with a flower on like last time. I thought it was a novel idea to use a flower on a flower. I used a rose this time ;) Anyway come and have a peek at my card.

You have until the 25th Feb to enter our challenge. Also I have a few cards to share from last year, all made for 'The Flower Challenge'. If you visit all the other DT members they should also have cards to share too.

Thanks for your visit and of course ....enjoy your week/weekend whatever you have planned ;) 

Paper Piecing


White Linen card
Rose printed paper
AltENew Sketchy Floral stamps
Versafine Onyx Black ink
Hero Arts Infinity Dies
Pink sequins from stash





Please use this cue card below when entering our challenge.



Here are some of the cards I made last year for 
'The Flower Challenge'.



 

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