Good evening fellow crafters,
Hot, hot, hot!! We are only 3 weeks into spring here in Australia, and already we have temperatures in the mid 30sC. The grass is dead, brown and tinder-dry, and there are constant hot, dry westerly winds. There are widespread Total Fire Bans, but there have been major bushfires in many parts of NSW already, so we are dreading what sort of summer we are in for!
Australia is certainly a continent of extremes, as expressed in Dorothea Mackeller's famous poem 'My Country'..."...of droughts and flooding rains...her beauty and her terror, the wide brown land for me". The poet was English, but grew to love Australia, and wrote the poem while living just a few kilometres from where I live.
At Penny's Paper Crafty we have a new challenge for you.
Our theme for this week is
There are lots of tutorials on the internet on how to make a
Waterfall card. However, if you don't wish to try this technique,
you may make an
Our challenge is kindly sponsored this week by
I was given Polka Dot Pals Daisy digi stamp, by Little Miss Muffet Stamps,
and this is what I created with her.
My 'waterfall' is straight IRL. I added Crystal Stickles to every
butterfly on the designer paper.
A closer look at Daisy with her bag and balloons.
I coloured her with my Promarkers.
Rather than stamp images on my 'waterfall', I cut out
butterflies from the designer paper.
Inside my card with more cut-out butterflies, this time in profile.
LEJ Designs #72 - 'Lots of Layers'
Crafty Cardmakers -'Winged Things'
Crafter's Cafe #30 - 'Dies and Punches'
The Squirrel and the Fox #53 - 'Happy Birthday'
Tammy's Scrappin Corner #81 -'Happy Birthday'
Image - Little Miss Muffet Stamps digi Polka Dot Pals Daisy
Colouring - Promarkers
Paper - Crafters Choice Princess
Sentiment - Wild Rose Studio
Dies - Spellbinders
Ribbon, brads from my
and enter our 'Waterfall Card/Easel Card challenge.
Until tomorrow night when I will be back with another card,