Wednesday, 17 August 2011

WOYWW - a bit of wood ...

Yes - a piece of wood. Actually its the bit of wood that was used as packaging, supporting six lovely bottles of Cosmic Shimmer Chalk Misty stuff that came free with purchasing a years subscription to Craft Stamper magazine ... yes I finally got around to it! Anyway, I used the chalk mist on the wood and thought it turned out rather pretty, so stamped a couple of Stampotique images using Stazon, did a little bit of painting too ... Its not finished yet as I want to add text and some more texture. And I really neeeeed a harlequin stamp! How come I haven't got a harlequin stamp when I need  one ...!? Gah!! And some turquoise paint too. Actually I can probably raid the kids paint and mix some turquoise, but I still can't use it until I get the right stamp ... so I see a bit of internet browsing in my immediate future!



I had really wanted to show you a lovely little shelf/drawer unit I purchased whilst on holiday last week. Its a charity shop find and the perfect size for displaying and storing my Stampotique stamps and I can't believe how lucky I was to find it! Except I can't take a photo as I havn't got it here to take a photo of (its been left behind at my parents house) ... ah well! It'll have to be featured in a future WOYWW!

To join in and see what other people are up to on WOYWW please visit Julia Dunnit's blog by clicking here ! Go on ... race you there...!

13 comments:

  1. what a lovely piece with wonderful colouring and images! look forward to seeing the unit!
    Thanks for sharing today,
    Sarah at 2

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  2. Wonderful you've used the package of these bottles. I love the way you've paint and stamped this unit. Have a happy WOYWW.
    Bye, Franka

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  3. This is so creative - gorgeous. Look forward to seeing the drawer unit - Hazel WOYWW #65 x

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  4. Love what you did with your bit of wood! Good luck finding a harliquin stamp! Thanks for sharing your WOYWW...and we look forward to seeing your find when it returns from visiting the parents :) -Amanda

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  5. Ooh excitement at new storage, even invisible at this stage! The sprays look fab on the piece of wood...wouldn't have occurred to me to use it - great idea.

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  6. There's nothing better than finding that the postie has delivered the Craft Stamper - all that lovely browsing to do :) You've really put that bit of wood to good use to and I look forward to seeing your new storage eventually. Elizabeth x #70

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  7. Don't you just love freebies? You've done a lovely job on your bit of wood! Thanks for the peek!

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  8. love all the color on the piece of wood. It seems out of the million and one stamps I own I never have the stamp I want at that moment. Hope you get your harlequin one soon. Thanks for sharing. Vickie

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  9. Love your wooden piece of art! Even better that it was free.
    Happy WOYWW

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  10. I'm having a quick trip round the WOYWWers before I start on my next batch of little African dresses. It's great to see what you're busy with this week.
    Hugs,
    A x

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  11. Great use of recycled materials. Shame about the shelf but we can look forward to that at a later date!

    Hugs
    Brenda 80

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  12. Great colors! What a fabulous idea to use the wood! Thank you for the welcome to WOYWW!

    Betty

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