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Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Simon Syas Stamp Challenge

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well :O) Its a wet day here so I decided to get a little messy something I havent done for ages. Not feeling to happy today think it must be hormonal but hey ho, hopefully the sun will be out tomoz

This weeks Challenge over at Simon Says Stamp is "Anything but a Card" and all the DT have done a fantastic job

I decided to have a play with a double slide mailer, something I havent played with for a while, I covered the whole thing with acrylic paint and heated it up with the heat gun to give it texture and so it bubbled, I love watching that happen. I did the same to the swirl which is from Maya Road. I added some ribbon and buttons. The Tilda I love this one I coloured with promarkers. I used the Dynmo for "Special Friend"

The inside I stamped random text on the slides and heated them up, for once I remembered not to pick the glass up when it was burning hot :O) I added some more buttons and the sentiment verse.

Thanks for stopping by and Looking.x


Cathy said...

Stunning Joey. I love the colours and a fab technique.
Cathy xx

Jennifer said...

Great card, Joey! Looks like you put a lot of time into it.

scrappyjan said...

Good morning Joey, Sorry you are not feeling so well today. :o( Wishing you a better tomorrow sweetie.

Love your project.. The color is beautiful!! I have never heated up my paints before and that does sound like fun. I love the look! Love all of your little details and that image is perfect.
hugs janny

Anne said...

Awww Joey, sorry to hear you're not in the best of spirits - this weather can't be helping either! It's really wet and muggy here - ugh!!

However, your slide mailer is just amazing! I love the colour and the texture is amazing!!

I need to see these poly-wotsits you're using now... off for a trek, but please don't tell me about anything else I haven't yet tried - I'm broke!!! LOL!

Big hugs to you and 'bump'! XX

Kim Piggott said...

Wow this is so gorgeous Joey!
Love your great background and your image is so sweet!
Fabulous design!
kim x

Tab said...

ooooh this is fab sweetie, love the colours and the image! Mmmm sounds like you had fun making this LOL, hope that you feel brighter tomorrow honey!
Hugs Tab xxx

Anesha said...

Great project, never thought of heating up acrylic paint, thanks for that. Hope you feel better. Hope your furry ones are doing ok. Hugs Anesha

TeresaW said...

This is so unusual, and such a neat idea to heat up the acrylic paint, I learn so much from you.

All Pink girl said...

Wow Joey ,this is so beautiful ,fabulous colours and detail
brilliant xxx
hugs Dawnxxx

debby4000 said...

What fantastic work and gorgeous colours.

Wendy said...

Oh wow this is great
Wendy x said...

Oh this is so awesome...I love all the texture and layering, so beautiful!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!


Paula said...

Wow Joey this is absolutly stunning such fab colours and such great colours.
Paula xxxx

Anonymous said...

This is beautiful Joey, I have left you an award over on my blog, Sue x

Jodi said...

Hiya Joey! This is very cute and I love the pretty purples you used for your card. Love the textured look of it all.
Jodi =)

Tara said...

Sorry I've been AWOL Joey - had a few internet probs!!
You've been busy recently and have made some gorgeous cards!!
Hope you're feeling brighter soon ;o)
Hugs Tara xxx

June said...

Wow!! Joey this must have taken you ages darlin, but its worth it, its exceptionally good, Hope your keeping ok and everything has settled love and huggies June xx

Donna said...

Fantastic project Joey and so beautifully decorated, its lovely to see you back crafting again, hope you are keeping well and that you aren't kept waiting for your scan on Friday....not with a full bladder anyway lol! Donna x

Rach said...

oh wow Joey this is amazing sweetie, fantastic. hugs rachxx

Kellylouj said...

This is such an unusual card, I love the colours and the design, fab!!

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful creation Joey love the colours, the design and colour combination is gorgeous.
Hugs Linda

cabio's craft corner said...

Such a gorgeous altered item!

"theneon" for short said...

This would indeed be for a special friend -- this is a very special project and a lot of work -- even if you do like to see the paint bubble up!

cats whiskers said...

Morning dear, what a stunning card this is, love everything about it, all that fantastic altered art is just awe inspiring dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Anonymous said...

Wow, stunning Joey.. love it :)
Hugs, Marlene x

Riet said...

Ohhh Joey,what beautiful,i love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Rachel said...

MyGoodness this is AWESOME!! you did a fabulous job.

Cheryl said...

WOW,this is fabulous Joey,beautiful colours and love all the texture to it!!! Take care of yourself!
Hugs xx

Crafting Joanne said...

WOW Joey, beautiful creation hunny, love the bubbling effect of the paint.

Hope you are keeping well generally.


Joanne x

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Oh wow Joey, this is stunning. Absolutely love the texture with the acrylic paint and all the detail. Can I ask a silly question ? What is a double slide mailer ?!

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Challenge this week.


Jo x

Lora said...

This is lovely. I have never tried anything like this but seeing this, it makes me want to have a go.
Thanks for the inspiration
Hugs Lora

Denise Clark said...

Terrific job! Love the purples and the swirls! Wonderful take on the challenge.

Anonymous said...

Wow Joey, this is so stunning! Hope you are keeping well.
Erin x

Sarah said...

What a beautiful card Joey! I love the way you layer different bits and bobs! I have left you something on my blog!

Fryne said...

beautiful project! love the colours.
thanks for entering the Simon Says Stamp challenge!

Lorraine A said...

Oh this is fabulous Joey :-) I love all the texture and colours you used ,,, gorgeus creation :-)

lorraine x x x