Wednesday, 10 September 2014

What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday #275

Still nothing on the kitchen table this week. No time for crafting around here at the moment, but I came across a couple of things I haven’t shared before.

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These are the ATCs I made for the 5th Anniversary of WOYWW, way back in May. How handy that my cake stamp had five candles. I added mini shaker panels filled with sequins, for a bit of fun.

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Next up are the pages I made to go in a Birthday Book for a friend’s 50th. This was a secret project, but she’s received the book now so I can show you. Karen is a huge fan of Marillion, her favourite colour is pink and she is a prolific stamper and card maker. I chose a lyric that I thought would work to include all those things.

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I picked two different solid flower shaped stamps, inked them up and misted with water before stamping the background. Once that had dried, I stamped the lyrics around the edges with a Hero Arts alphabet. I clear embossed the words “invisible ink” on a card to complete the lyric on the first page and the word “PINK” for the other page. The vellum envelopes can be opened to read the notes. I’m really happy with the way they turned out.

That’s it from me. Head on over to Julia’s place to catch up with everyone else.

17 comments:

Annie said...

I recognise the two in the first pic....but actually can't remember thanking you for mine [life was completly taken up with our house move at the time it arrived] so, sorry for that and a huge thank you now....I loved it.
Hugs,
Annie x # 31

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Fab ATCs! I love the fact that there's shaky sparkly in them! And what a fab idea for your friend...I bet it all looked amazing!
I haven't forgotten about the meet up. There is a stitch and sewing show in Exeter around about 25th Sept. do you fancy going to that of would you prefer Salisbury?
Hugs, LLJ 30 xx

Angie said...

Nice atc's and really pretty book project! Happy WOYWW
Angie #61

Hazel said...

Love these projects. Thanks for sharing your workspace today. Hope you have a great day and a lovely crafting week to come. Hazel, WOYWW #45 x

Chrysalis said...

Lovely atc's and your friend will be thrilled with that unique pressie. Happy WOYWW, Chris # 34

glitterandglue said...

Lovely ATCs, Fiona, and a beautiful project for your friend. I'm sure she must love it.
Take care. God bless.
Margaret #4

jill said...

Thanks for sharing some lovely atc's Fiona. Happy woyww Jill #19

Andrea said...

great ATCs I love the shaker element... a great idea. I did the same at the weekend when I was having a tidy and came across one I did not send,unfortunately now I'm not sure who or why I didn't send it or where it was meant for so sorry someone oops! Your friend must a have been over the moon with your creativity love the use of teh song lyrics may have to borrow that one. Have good week ahead crafty hugs Andrea#18

pearshapedcrafting said...

What a lovely gift for your friend! Love the use of the song lyrics! Thanks for visiting, Chris 49 x

Louise said...

i thought the ATC's were cards...would make great birthday cards too x

scrappystickyinkymess said...

LOL! I am so going to do this too - with the in-laws due, perhaps DS coming back from uni for part of the time they are here, and so much to do, it's a great idea to share some favourite projects from the past. It's either that or just go AWOL from blogging for a month.... :)

Happy WOYWW!
Mary Anne (2)

Twiglet said...

Lovely crafts as usual and I think that little 5 candled birthday cake made perfect little ATCs - I treasure mine! x Jo

artatag said...

Wow! Lovely projects, both of them are very unique and will make great presents!
Cheers
Gabriele 33

artatag said...

Wow! Lovely projects, both of them are very unique and will make great presents!
Cheers
Gabriele 33

CraftygasheadZo said...

Fab makes, so cute! You always have so many ideas will pop by to see your Christmas ideas that's for sure!! Thanks for visiting me already, am bit slow getting back this week. Take care Zo xx 50

alexa said...

I do like this lovely ATCs! Hoping your table is soon covered in creativity again :).

Lisa-Jane said...

Those cards are so cute! Love the little sequins inside. I will get around to the rest of your blog at some point... Late getting round everyone this week - sorry!