What happened to the weekend? Mine seems to have gone by way too quickly ...... one good thing though, the boxes are piling up nicely, and we've already had one car load go to the re-cycling centre! Yes, the packing is well under way .... I've even made a start on the old craft room today. That's going to take a while so we'll say no more about it!
It's time to get the Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media challenge underway this evening. This month the theme is ......
I quite like tearing paper and card, depends on the project of course but it does give a nice sort of shabby chic look to your designs. Add a bit of ink to the torn edges and you get a nice worn look.
For my inspiration piece this month I've made a little fridge magnet from a tiny 4 inch by 4 inch canvas that I found in my box of UFO's (unfinished objects!)
I then stamped the pretty butterfly from the HLS Especially For You stamp set directly onto the paper and then again onto scraps of coloured card from my stash. These were then fussy cut and over laid onto the canvas ....... stamping the butterflies onto the paper first means that you have the antenna already there ....... no need to spend time fussy cutting around them ..... way to fiddly.
I added a few rub ons around the edges to add a bit more detail .......
And splattered a little bit of black paint here and there ......
To finish off I stamped the words onto a piece of vellum and heat embossed them in white. I then tore around the edge and attached it to the front of my canvas
A piece of magnetic sheet glued to the back and you're good to go .... a cute little fridge magnet!
Don't forget the challenge is sponsored by the Happy Little Stampers store
And the winner will receive a $15 discount to spend in the shop .
Check out the HLS Blog for all the challenge details. You'll also find more inspiration on there from the rest of the Design Team.
Thanks for popping by ..... enjoy the rest of your day.
Cheerio until next time .....