My postings have been somewhat erratic of late which seems to be a perfect reflection of how my life is at the moment. I am all over the place, what with loose screws, no connection ( without internet for 10 days ) My Mac crashing and just when I thought it was safe to start blogging again ………. my brand new modem surrendered !!!!!!!!!!!!. Thwarted does not begin to cover it ! I am exhausted, frustrated and completely mojo less and to put a ” top hat ” on it dear hubby is far far away ! so I am working all day every day and to be honest I’m knackered !
I am now on my fourth modem ! and I am tip toeing around it in fear of it leaving me like all of the others ! I have had two whole days of internet so am trying like mad to catch up with you all not an easy task you are all so prolific ! do none of you sleep or leave the house how do you do it ?
As it’s the 5th of the month it’s time for the Get Creative card challenge whose theme is ” Lace ” I was super excited when I saw this , I had just received a fabulous box of lace from the lovely and super talented Lynne from Adorn for winning blog candy a little while ago it seemed like fate
There was so much gorgeousness in this box I couldn’t get it all in the photos ! Thank you so much Lynne.
It seemed like fate but I have to say I really struggled, too much lace, too many ideas and NO MOJO ! The possibilities are endless here so let me show you what I did for my Design Team piece for Get Creative.
Can you guess what I have used here for my lace ? two pairs of stockings ! ( Clean) the black one I actually bought specifically for the card now there’s dedication for you ! I stamped on some cream coloured card friend definition by Hero Arts and then on top of that in Pink Stazon that lovely lacy image . Martha Steward punches for the paper lace and then mounted on stiff board and there is my lacy offering.
Here are a few other pieces I made
Here I took a wooden picture frame and added Gesso , I had tried to stay away from this for so long I was a bit scared to use it to be honest but it is such great fun ! I added crackle paint which did not crackle ! and various Stazon inks. Some beautiful brown lace backed onto pink card. Handmade flower ( bottom left hand corner for a change ) and some of the gorgeous lace from Lynne. Oh nearly forgot on the bottom right hand corner did a bit of stamping you can just about see it .
I cut out a heart from my card and placed the lace underneath a little embossing a few heart shapes , a little crown and some inking .
Please pop over to Get Creative and have a look at the beautiful creations the other DT members came up with and why not join in, there is some lovely blog candy to be won and the challenge is running all month !
One more thing due to over zealous on line craft buying I have ended up with two of the same On The Edge Die brackets by Tim Holtz and its fabulous ! If any one of you would like to win this please leave a comment on this post and I will pick a name out of the handbag and post it off !
Right of to work, am late as usual ! and my boss is a real so and so for time keeping ( I am the boss and I hate being late lol )
So if my internet and modem are still united when I return home this evening will do my level best to come and say Hi to you all……until then fingers crossed !