Friday, 10 October 2008

Change of scenery

I'm a bit bored with looking at the birds on my blog page so I thought I'd post a couple of pieces that might look a bit out of place.

I don't do cute or whimsical normally but I couldn't resist buying this fairy stamp at the Ally Pally show last month. I've thrown her in with a piece made with my new hibiscus Rollagraph wheel and some shrinkie flowers. Hope you can see a little bit of the shimmer on her wings and the flowery background.

The second is a box I made more than a year ago for a young friend. I suppose it is an exploding box but I hadn't heard of those at the time. I think it was probably inspired by a sample on one of Glenda Waterworth's shows. But there is no stamping on this and no ink either. The message reads "Your smile makes my day a happy one."


craftimamma said...

Oh Jo, the little fairy is soooo cute and I love shrinkie flowers too. Your border works well and I can see why you wanted it.

But that box is gorgeous. Can you bring it for me too touch on our next day out?

Lesley XX

Phree said...

These are both lovely, I really struggle to make the sort of pretty and cute cards that are the kind which are perfect for a little girl's birthday. I think any litle girl would adore that card, it's so pretty. Your exploding fower box is stunning, so beautifully made.