Morning Peeps, so I've been rather quiet this week, the reason is below, she is adorable but oh my, I had forgotten just how time consuming an eight week old puppy can be. Her name is Rosa (Italian Pink Rose/Flower) which seemed fitting as her Dad Milo is Italian and our other girls all have floral names. We have had her for a week now and I am yet to get some decent photos as she is never still long enough and seem to find the camera a fun challenge and pounces at it each time it comes out.
At Allsorts our host this week is Ellie with the lovely seasonal theme of 'Spring Blossoms'. We have two limited edition stamps from Chocolate Baroque for prizes, they will be back on our screens on Friday 7th May on The Craft Show (Hochanda). Lesley has two shows at 9am and 1pm showcasing different stamps in both.
Another reminder about the new challenge called River of Creativity starting on Wednesday, more info over at the challenge blog.
My shares today both feature the same stamp sets, Happy Flowers Day and my own Life is so much Better. I used a piece of linen card for the based of the top one and brayered it with Wilted Violet Oxide, I rather like how the textured card rebuffs colour in parts. Some background stamping with CB worker stamps and the Magnolia stamped twice to decoupage after colouring. I cut the sentiment into four, several on this set are quite long between 13cm and 16cm so lend themselves to using in this way..........that was my intention when creating them as it's one of my crafty fetishes!!
For this one I stamped the Magnolia, heat embossed with detail gold EP, coloured in and added some stencilled leaves before placing in a frame and adding the sentiment.
And here is Rosa, she's a real little moocher and loves the garden, especially a bit of mud, the second one was a nice wet spot where the greenhouse water butts overflowed.
It's the May Day bank holiday here in the UK so I wonder what the weather will throw our way, somehow I doubt barbies will feature if the forecast is right.
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