Thursday, 30 June 2011

My Creative Space - Leaves

Today I'm trying out leaves for last week's mother-daughter organza flower brooches.

Striking gold silk with red outlines.

Vibrant cherry red linen

with bright yelllow outlines.

Same crisp cherry red linen 

with a bold purple outline.

For more creative spaces click on Our Creative Spaces.
Also linked to AnneMarie'sBrieblog

Road Trip - Part 1- The Roads

road trip [countable] American English
a long trip that you take in a car, usually with friends

Saturday, 25 June 2011

Vote for the Etsy Greek Street Team List for the Handmade Top 10

There's a bit of a challenge going on over at Handmade Top 10 with lots of wonderful etsy teams battling out for first place.
This is the Etsy GreekStreet Team's voting page.

A HandmadeTop10 List Etsy Greek Street Team Items From 07/05/2011
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More Etsy Top Ten Lists

If anyone is so on the orange banner to get into the EGST list and vote for your favorites....!

Friday, 24 June 2011

My Creative Space - Mother-Daughter Accessories

This is what's on my work table today:

  These are part of the mummy-daughter accessories I've started making.

This red mix is actualy quite striking.
(Unfortunately these pictures do not accurately capture the colours.)

The layers of organza, tulle and viscose include burgundy, flame, orange, hot pink, fuschia, neon pink and a dark rose.

They are quite large, about 5.5in/14cm for the mummy one and 4in/10cm for the daughter one.

Now they need some leaves and they'll be ready....

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011

I spy......HodgePodgeArts

I'm afraid I've neglected the I spy... series (a weekly post of one of my favourite things of the week).
But to make up for it, I've got a great little etsy shop that caught my eye the other day.

  This week, I spy.......HodgePodgeArts
Elegant vintage-inspired buttons, brooches and decorative ceramics.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Tickle Me Tuesdays - The Blues

This week's Tickle Me Tuesday finds are a selection of the most wonderful blue items. Blue is my colour this week and I just can't seem to get enough of it.

To see more Tuesday selections or to join in with your very own, go to Yes,Teacher!

EuropeanStreetTeam Challenge:Picnic

The latest challenge of the European Street Team was hosted by Estella of Star Of The East, who also got to choose the theme: picnic. Fun!

 This is my entry for it -in by the skin of my teeth!

It's already in the shop, which is definately a record for me, but that's probably just because it's a pre-requisite that the item is listed before it's entered in the challenge.....

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