Wednesday 4 January 2012

Make My Monday Week 30

The theme for January on Make My Monday is NATURE and this particular week it is BIRDS - do take a look at the lovely cards made by the Design Team for inspiration. For this card I used some  Tim Holtz Shabby background paper, sponged with Distress ink.  The bird image is by Papermania from one of their Urban stamp sets and the bird nest is from stampin Up nature set, both cut out using Nestability dies.

Tuesday 3 January 2012

Forgotten Friday 43

Well I have managed a minimal tidy up in the craft room - at least now I've put away all the things which were cluttering my working space but in reality the whole stash needs a serious sort out but that can be done gradually and hopefully during the process I'll find lots of items to use for the Forgotten Friday challenges this year.  Who am I kidding?? Of course I'll come across tons of 'stuff' which hasn't seen the light of day for ages!!

Another crafty area which needs re-organising is my computer as, like many of you I imagine, I download things all the time as and when they take my fancy but quite often I don't actually use them.  It is one such image which I've used this week for Judith's challenge - it is one of the Pretty Birds digital downloads from Chocolate Baroque which I have used as a background.  The text is from one of their bird stamp sets and the feather is a Stampin Up stamp from a nature set.  The digital image has been sitting on my hard drive for ages, the bird stamps have been resting in their storage box for even longer and I used a Spellbinder die (never been used before) to make a buckle for the ribbon.  Do take a look at Judith's blog to see what others have been using from their 'forgotten' stash.