Sunday, 27 January 2013

Time is...

precious on many levels. I love my blogging and time online, but every now and then it occurs to me that I would have much more crafting time...if pinterest had never been invented...LOL!! So while having a quiet 5 mins yesterday I sat staring out of my bedroom window and then looks at the curtains at the window. Then thought this page is inspired by my bedroom curtains and a few minutes of quiet time!

First came the background, created with some stamping using Pitt Big Brush pens, then some matt medium for the resist and dye based inking, plus a splatter of water.

Next I used some newly acquired Glimmer mists to create some background papers for my flowers and leaves. The flowers are hand drawn but I stamped and paper pieced the leaves. My words reflected my thoughts over the last couple of days.
My finished page, much softer than my usual style. I am going to enter it into the Simon Says challenge which is paper piecing and Totally Gorjuss with a flower theme.


  1. love the bright colours...and you are right - pinterest should be banned!! x

  2. I love this. It is totally amazing. Jeanette

  3. This is super Clare. love all the bright colours and the flowers look great
    x catherine

  4. What a lovely card Clare, the colours are so fresh and pretty! Great job coming out of your comfort zone :)

  5. Nice work and fabulous paper piecing. Thank you for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge, hugs, Dawny x

  6. Time is precious and like you I often spend it doing needless things (or they seem needless but I enjoy them and so probably are worth while). If only there were more hours in the day at times...
    I love the colours and dimension that you have used on your page. It is so spring like and cheerful.

  7. It's so sweet, Clare. The flowers are beautifully hand draw and the background is very nice!


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