Saturday 7 May 2022


Good morning, I'm keeping it short and sweet today as I've two DT makes to share and a busy day ahead! It's Emily's birthday tomorrow and we've a family party arranged today- can't be tomorrow as she has another party to go to- oh for the social life of an eight year old! This fortnight at Sweet Stampin' the challenge is to use bookprint, music or maps on your creation. For me, a no-brainer as books are so important in my life! I decided to create a journal page for a change and this is what I came up with- torn book page, digital image I've had for years, coloured with Copics, I think it's Crafts and Me-sadly  long gone! Inks, stencil and some Lavinia stamps and a die cut to try to disguise the messy stamping in the top right hand corner!  Apart from the bodged stamping I like the way it came out! Please take a look at the challenge blog to see what the rest of the Sweeties have made, some brilliant ideas HERE

I'll be back very soon!



Challenge entries:

classicdesign #5

digidoodle #49

allsorts #675 ( Lavinia Stamps are my favourites)

thefairyandtheunicorn #May Challenge



meg said...

A beautiful page Chris,your choice of image ,stamps and layout,re.ins me of a secret fairytale garden

Janette said...

Chris this is stunning, what a gorgeous page, the one thing I was surprised at was the 'torn' page!!!!! I don't think I could haha..
Have a lovely day, happy birthday wishes to Emily.xx

Pat said...

What a stunning journal page with such a great design and beautiful colours, lovely images too. We have birthdays this weekend too, yesterday was DIL Mary and tomorrow is daughter Lorna's so we have a busy weekend visiting, still the weather is lovely and warm today so nice for visiting. Have a good weekend and Happy Birthday to Emily.

Pat xx

Aunty Sue said...

What a great journel page and had to look close to see the torn edge as it blends so well. Happy birthday Emily my nephews tomorrow too. 20 and i can still remember him 20 months old like yesterday

Chrissy said...

Such a beautiful page Chris,I love your scene with the dancing Fairies and little girl reading under the vines, gorgeous project..


Chrissy said...

Gorgeous Chris, just lovely, hope the party goes well..
Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Chrissy DT

Pauline C said...

Beautiful journal page Chris - the dancing fairies and background bookprint work so perfectly together. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Allsorts challenge for our "favourite stamps/dies" theme
Pauline xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

SO beautiful Chris! Way too long since I've been able to pop in, I've missed so many beautiful makes! I have scrolled back and drunk in all the beauty though! This is a stunner. I love the two tone sentiment and your stamping of that magical world is so beautiful. LOVE the newsprint background, that is so perfect! Gorgeousness in every detail hun. Hugs, Wends xoxo

brenda said...

I'm running so late this week Chris, but pleased I didn't miss your lovely magical card, thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

pinky said...

It is gorgeous! Makes me want to start another journal. I hope Emily has had lots of lovely celebrations or maybe they are still to come. Lost my days lol!