Saturday, 1 June 2013

A Home...

for my moos. I have been storing them in with my ATCs up until now and they kept falling out of the album pockets. But after finding a couple of challenges that were 'home' and 'moo' themed thought it was about time I made my moos their own home! I used these blank study cards and as the card was a bit thin decided that acrylic paint would be good to cover the cards.

I did an epic Gelli printing session. I managed to fit about 12 cards onto the plate and so covering 40 cards front and back became a little easier! 

I couldn't resist even though it was time consuming did some stamping and also inked all the edges of the cards. To finish off I coloured up some ribbon to match the project and also painted a heart frame embellishment to finish of my mini moo book. All the moos I have received from swaps and some I made myself got stuck inside the book. 

I designed this project with the following challenges in mind:
A Colorful Journey: June Gelli Plate Party
Moo Mania: Home
Our Creative Corner: Recipe
ABC challenge: Open
Craft Friends: Anything Goes!


  1. great idea - lovely makes Clare x

  2. I love the way you keep your moo's!
    Every now and then we make moo's at the dutch inchies group. They are great!
    Have a great day, Henny

  3. Faberoony project and a lovely way to keep your moos handy


  4. What a creatively magnificent way to hold your moos! So glad you shared this with the Gelli Print Party!

  5. Absolutely beautiful AND a really good idea :oD


  6. Oh this is a wonderful way to showcase your Moo cards on, fantastic book Clare.

  7. What a great idea Clare and some fabulous gelli plate printing.
    Happy Sunday.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

  8. what a fab idea and what amazing look Clare! just AWESOME!

    Thank you much for taking part on MOO MANIA """HOME""" Challenge with such a great entry this fortnight!

  9. What a labour of love - and what a beautiful mini-album you now have for all those gorgeous MOOs. A really fantastic make (it must be Ribbon, Metal, Ink from the recipe, is it?). Thanks so much for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
    Alison x

  10. Clare- loved this project. The colors are lovely!

  11. This is such a fantastic idea Clare and they all look fabulous together.
    x catherine

  12. Great idea! I like the idea of the litte moos too... may have to start making some of those! Found you on Carolyn's Gelli party linky!

  13. Wauu...that must have taken a looong time :-) Great little pieces. And really nice colors. (I have to say - quite embarresed - I have no idea what a moo is :-) )

  14. What a creative way to store your Moos! A brilliant make!
    Thank you for sharing this with us at OurCreativeCorner!

    Claudia x

  15. what a great idea and it looks great! Groetjes Karin

  16. A great place to store your moos and definitely worth that mammoth gelli session. Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner this time, hugs Jenny x

  17. Very cool...Lovely colours and great designs!

  18. This is such a great creation! Thanks for playing with us at ABC Challenges!
    X - Natalie - X

  19. Thats lovely Clare. Not tried moo's yet. Well worth all the effort as I bet it was fiddly.

  20. Thanks for entering your lovely project in to our first challenge over at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog, good luck in the draw and hope you can join us again next Saturday.
    Diane x

  21. Visiting from Our Creative Corner - great storage solution :0)

  22. Love the 'moo' holder idea that you've come up with Clare. Your epic gelli printing session was well worth the effort because the results are fabulous.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner for this challenge. Juliax


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