venerdì 18 aprile 2014

Rule Britannia-Altered book cover

E' dedicato alla Gran Bretagna, il tema di questa settimana su CraftBarn! Doveva essere una clutch, ma ho sbagliato libro, troppo fino!!
We're celebrating Great Britain and the Union Jack at CraftBarn this week. I was meant to make a clutch, but I started with the wrong bookcover, the spine was to thin...:-(
Anyway, I started from this:
And now:
I love how you can easily wax the arms with Photoshop!!No pain :-)
Facile farsi la ceretta alle braccia con Photoshop!
Here the PDF instructions.
Qui il PDF da scaricare
Materials:

Tando Creative Mask: Diamond Circles
Crafty Individuals Stamps: CI-334 Keep Calm and Carry On
Distress Inkpads: Salty Ocean, Barn Door
Cosmic Shimmer Vintage Misters: Raspberry, Astral Mystery
I participate on Tando Creative Challenges - Recycle.
and on Inspiration Journal Blog-A Few of My Favorite Things: spraying, stamping and upcycling!

mercoledì 9 aprile 2014

Wings and butterflies/Ali e farfalle

This week we fly a little bit at the CraftBarn blog, and this is my interpretation, as usual, lots of colours, stamping and spraying. Hope you like it! Just right know it is fling to England, hope the recipient likes it.
Questa settimana su CraftBarn  tante ali e farfalle. Io ho alterato una piccola tela al contrario. Come al solito, tanti colori, stamping e spray!
The handmade nest ( very easy to make)
Il piccolo nido fatto a mano:
Texture....
And some microbeads in a mini bottle.
E una piccola bottiglietta con delle microperle all'interno:
Materials:
Crafty Individuals Mask: Elegant Swirl, Lacewing Butterfly
Crafty Individuals Stamps: CI-364 Pretty Design Elements
Tim Holtz Embellishments: Tissue Tape Commute
Dylusions Ink Sprays: White Linen, Vibrant Turquoise, Pure Sunshine, Bubblegum Pink
Ranger Archival Inkpad: Jet Black, Rose Madder
And new prompt for the Q&L challenge: CHANGE/TRUTH
I'm living big changes just right now, and I never feel so well in my life, so, embrance the change! 
 
 

venerdì 4 aprile 2014

A fabric Wall Hanging

Do you want more colours? Here we are! A 30X30 hanging made of fabric, full of colours!
4 post di fila supercolorati! Un LO 30x30 fatto di cartone rivestito di stoffa. Colorato, sicuramente!
Qui il PDF da scaricare.
Here you can downoload the PDF instructions
Materials:
Tando Creative: Tall House Kit
Dylusions Ink Sprays: Vibrant Turquoise, Pure Sunshine, Bubblegum Pink, Cut Grass
Ranger Archival Inkpads: Jet Black, Saffron, Rose Madder, Deep Purple, Emerald green
Claudine Hellmuth Studio:  Multi Matte Medium
I participate on Tando Creative Challenges - Recycle: I used corrugated cardstock and the fabric is from an old pillow case.

mercoledì 2 aprile 2014

CraftyIndividuals: Nature's beauty

It's April, it's Spring, and the new challenge at the CraftyIndividuals' blog is Nature's beauty!
So lets get inspired by the colours and beauty of Nature:
E' Aprile, è Primavera e la nuova sfida sul blog della CraftyIndividuals è La bellezza della Natura! Quindi facciamoci ispirare dai colori, dai fiori e la bellezza del periodo più bello dell'anno:
CI-137
 
CI-388
To participate you have to use at least one Crafty Individuals product , you can win a CI rubber stamp of your choice, and don't forget that as per usual, once you have linked in your creation, you can also claim a lovely 25% discount on the shop.
 
HAPPY SPRING!!

giovedì 27 marzo 2014

From nougat to Darcy

I'm crazy for nougat, especially the one made with just honey and almonds, my fave! And when I found this one with a nice package, I bought, ehm, several pieces , but just to upcycle the cardstock boxes! Really! :-)
Adoro il torrone, specialmente quello sardo, fatto solo con mandorle e miele. Quindi quando ho visto questa confezione carina al supermercato, non ho resistito dal comprarne diverse scatole, giusto per riciclarle, eh?!
I started here/ Sono partita da qua
And it become this, just using the new Darcy stamps by PaperArtsy.
Molto torrone dopo, usando i nuovi timbri della Darcy per PaperArtsy:

Qui il PDF con le istruzioni.
Here you can download the PDF instruction.
Materials:
Cosmic Shimmer Misters: Mango Blaze, Teal Wash, Blue Lime
Ranger Archival Inkpads: Jet Black, Saffron
Distress Inkpads: Salty Ocean, Mowed Lawn
Tim Holtz Embellishments: Tissue Tape Commute
I participate on the monthly challenge on the Inspiration Emporium blog : A splash of colours!

And the new prompts for the Q&L challenge: Flower and/or Travel

sabato 22 marzo 2014

Jofy week, a little village

Questa settimana su CraftBarn celebriamo la nuova release dei timbri della Jo Firth-Young per PaperArtsy. Che ne dite di un piccolo villaggio colorato?
Qui il PDF con le istruzioni.
This week at CraftBarn we celebrate the new stamp release from Jo Firth-Young by PaperArtsy. Whatdo you think about a little colourful village?
Here you can download the PDF instructions.
And a card made with the leftovers, I made tons of these houses, so quick to make!
Ed una card fatta con le casette rimaste, ne ho fatte una vagonata!
Materials:
PaperArtsy Stamps JOFY: Collection 21, Mini 16
Dylusions Ink Sprays: Vibrant Turquoise, Pure Sunshine, Bubblegum Pink, Cut Grass
Ranger Archival Inkpads: Jet Black, Saffron, Rose Madder, Deep Purple
I participate on the monthly challenge on the Inspiration Emporium blog : A splash of colours!

And speaking about colours, this is the cover of my giant ArtJournal, the one I use for the Q&L challenge:
E a proposito di cose colorate, questa è la copertina del mio ArtJournal, quello che uso per il Q&L challenge.

If you are curious about the step by step, you can find it on the Scrappin'Sister challenge blog.
Potete trovare il passo passo sul Scrappin'Sister challenge blog.

lunedì 10 marzo 2014

Travel is never Black &White

A bunch of tag, a rubber stamp plate and lots of colours, this is my interpretation of the new week's theme at CraftBarn, "Accordian" week.
Qualche tag, un set di timbri e tanto colore. Un mini album per il tema di questa settimana su CraftBarn, Accordian ( ripiegabile, in Italiano?).
Qui il PDF con le istruzioni.
Here you can download the PDF instruction.

Materials:
Tando Creative Masks: Diamond Circles
Distress Inkpad: Black Soot
Cosmic Shimmer Misters: Peacock Green, Scarlet Mist, Red Firefly & Mango Blaze
Dylusions Ink Sprays: Vibrant Turquoise, Pure Sunshine & Bubblegum Pink
I participate on the monthly challenge on the Inspiration Emporium blog : A splash of colours!

And the latest prompt for the : 
Nuove parole  " Arte/Strada" per il :
The new words are Art/Road:

martedì 4 marzo 2014

Treasure this

"Treasure this" è il tema di questa settimana su CraftBarn. Mi sono scatenata con le magiche boccette di Treasure Gold, dal vivo la cornice è molto luccicante!
Qui il PDF con  le istruzioni.
"Treasure this"  is this week's theme at CraftBarn. I used my magic Treasure Gold pots extensively on the frame, it's a shame it doesn't show up on the photo.
Here you can download the PDF with the  step by step.
Some details:
Materials:
Treasure Gold: Brass, Indigo and Ruby
Crafty Individuals Masks: Beautiful Border, Beautiful Butterflies and Floral Frame
PaperArtsy: Grunge Paste
Distress Inkpad: Vintage Photo
Cosmic Shimmer Mister: Bronze Blush
Graphic 45 Paper Collection, Couture: Fashion