Thursday, 14 April 2011

SMEARED AND SMUDGED APRIL MEMBERS BLOG HOP

Welcome to the APRIL BLOG HOP for members of the SMEARED and SMUDGED FORUM.
We were asked to create anything we wanted...but we had to use METAL somewhere or somehow in our project, and not just brads or eyelets.
I salvaged my Nans old aluminium venetian blinds when my Dad took 'em down 2 years ago and they have been propped up in the garden shed just waiting for 'something'.
I thought i'd try to use 'em with my Sir Tim dies...... it worked... although i completely ruined my Sir Tim atc die doing this project......GRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!
Now ..... those who know me..... you might not wanna go any further.... be prepared for a stomach churning, vomit enducing moment..... i felt i really should warn you all..... this little cage is just the begining......


Below is the blog roll list............. you might just wanna go on to the next person.... skip this project of mine.....in my defence i have been poorly.... and i think i am now really sick.....





Terra http://moresmearedink.blogspot.com/


Kelli http://cajunstampingqueen.blogspot.com/


Lady Brayton http://www.ladybrayton71.blogspot.com/


Black Dragon http://lynsblogger.blogspot.com/


Helen http://cromscubbyhole.blogspot.com/


Alison http://alisonsrandomthoughts.blogspot.com/


Kapree http://kc-consultant.blogspot.com/


Alex http://www.paperandstring.blogspot.com/


Sugar http://sugscardsnmore.blogspot.com/


Jane http://jcocraft.blogspot.com/


Kymberly http://1darkrosaleen.blogspot.com/


Paula http://www.whatspeaks2myheart.wordpress.com/


Tori http://ndustrial-lemon.blogspot.com/


Lisa http://www.ldfdesign.blogspot.com/


Tiffany http://bkfastattiffanys.blogspot.com/


Dianne http://dkspinner.blogspot.com/


Steph http://stephscreativechaos.blogspot.com/


Judi http://creatingartwithheart.blogspot.com/


....YOU were warned!

I am still not sure where this came from, but its what was in my head..... and one of my girls thinks it LOVELY!....the other has taken the 'juice' for hours!
I used a digi image from SMEARED INK, SMITTEN set....coloured with promarkers.

I used papers from my stash..... fussy cut loads of the flowers, letters, leaves and lace from said papers .... inked and distressed edges.....






I die cut a bird, leaves, butterflies and a cage from Nans blinds.... then used embossing folders with them... then sanded 'em.


































I have used some tatty ribbon, an Eiffel tower charm and some gems.....






GIRLY OVERLOAD!






I shall enter this into the following challenges....




http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.com/ THINGS WITH WINGS



http://theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/ DOILIES AND LACE




http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/ WINGS




http://www.simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.com/ DISTRESSING




http://cutedaisymay.blogspot.com/ VINTAGE




http://digitaltuesdaychallenge.blogspot.com/ LITTLE WOMEN



http://flutterbywednesdays.blogspot.com/ SOFT PASTEL COLOURS




http://mamidoodles.blogspot.com/search?label=challenge USE A PUNCH OR DIE CUT




http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/ EMBOSSING



http://thestampmanchallenges.blogspot.com/ EMBOSSING



thanks for visiting.... and if you got this far...WOW..... now you need a sick bucket too!



love lynx


21 comments:

  1. Wow Lyn, this is stunning!

    Just beautiful!

    Keryn x

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  2. We all have at least one of these in us and yours is, of course, utterly gorgeous. In penance you will have to make many extremely grim projects for the rest of the week LOL XOXO Zoe

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  3. Just goes to prove - whatever style you choose to do - it's utterly breathtakingly beautiful :P
    xxx

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  4. I am poorly today as well...and surely I must be delusional? Sick with fever? Maybe I need new contact lenses? LOL! Just kidding! Seriously though, this is absolutely gorgeous and shows your diversity as an artist. You still rock, Dragon O' mine!

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  5. WOW- I was pretty sure I was at the wrong blog! That said, it is GORGEOUS Lynx, GORGEOUS! The parts from the blinds are truly AMAZING! WOW!!! See - you are just plain talented and sometimes your creative muse has an 'outside the box' day. Yours are just a different direction than some people's :) WOW!!!

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  6. ...I hardly know what to say! The ole Dragon does PRETTY too?!?! This is stunning! I am in absolute awe! I..kinda want it...for myself! Oi! Did I say that?! Amamzing job! I love every single thing you make.

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  7. wow. that is beautiful! dont know what else to say.. i love it!

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  8. WOW..it's so beautiful! No matter the content your projects are always stunningly beautiful! TFS

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  9. this really is gorgeous, and a project from salvaged blinds? impressive!!!

    =)Tiffany
    Breakfast at Tiffany's

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  10. Ya know, I am getting kinda worried about you my lovely dragon!!!! Although on the other hand I need to be worried for myself and Alison as I agree with what she said, I, oddly enough, find myself saying, I could put that in my house somewhere!!!! LMAO!!I want to say before I head off for the others though, that i still think this is FREAKIN AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. Hi Best Bud
    This is amazing the picture are nothing like it is in true life you did girly fantasticly and made I little girl very happy
    Luv Jane xxx

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  12. what a stunning project, it is utterly breathtaking. I am glad you went to the venetian blind graveyard to bring to life those dead old things. Again outstanding work.

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  13. Gorgeous and girlie! REALLY stinks about your die tho'!

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  14. Beautiful, absolutely beautiful! Great idea to upcycle those old blinds, but I feel bad that you ruined one of your beloved dies :~{ Send a pic to Sir Tim, maybe he'll send you a new one :~o Love this!

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  15. Gorgeous! Who knew you had so many pink flowers in your stash :) Love how you used the blinds, your art (as always) is simply amazing!

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  16. Very pretty! Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

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  17. This is absolutely gorgeous! So many details I had to look twice - LOL! Thanks for sharing with us at The Shabby Tea Room!

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  18. Your challenge piece for Simon Says Stamp and Show is lovely! There is so much detail and I love the colors you chose! Jut beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge! <3 Candy

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  19. Well as ever, your creation is fab!!!
    Frankie
    xx

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  20. Ha, knew you could! This is fabulous, love everything about it! real shabby parisian chic! Brilliant layering and love the embossed blinds! Thanks for joining The Stamp Man challenge.

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  21. The cards are very creative and beautiful,,

    Uhooi.blogspot.com

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