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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Guest Post - Decorated pen holder by Angela Drummond

This is the last week for our Guest blogger Angela and she is going out in style with a wonderful project using the Autumn Poppy stamp set.



  • I made the sketch pen holder using a cutting file I found on the Silhouette site but felt it was a little too plain, so I set about decorating it with the stamp set. 
  • I stamped the 2 toadstools first and then made a mask for them with a post it note and stamped the other 2 sets of toadstools either side with the mask in place.
  • Next I coloured all the images using coloured pencils, then cut them out and stuck them on the side of the box using a wet adhesive.
  • I cut the fairy using my new toy (Silhouette Cameo) and finally added some die cut leaves to give extra dimension to the project.

If you don't own a Silhouette, then you could adapt this project to use with an MDF pencil box.

Crafty Hugs
Angela

Well done with all that cutting out Angela and a big thank you from us for your gorgeous contributions to the Design Team blog. I hope you have enjoyed Angela's unusual projects and don't forget to visit her blog A Crafty Blether, to see what else she has been getting up to.

10 comments:

  1. Wie süß ist das denn?!
    Die Pilze, wie wunderschön bunt. Richtig fröhlich sieht die Dekoration aus.
    Schön gemacht :-)

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  2. Fun colours for the toadstools!

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  3. Magical! Fabulous project Angela. Really enjoyed reading your post and how you made your project TFS.
    Hugs, Flo xx

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  4. Lovely project - love the coloured mushrooms

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  5. Very cute, great idea to 'pretty-up' the plain holder.

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  6. Beautiful project Angela with wonderful colours, very creative ! Shirleyxx

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  7. This is a lovely project
    Jackie x

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  8. A wonderful project and so prettily finished with the silhouette fairy and toadstools. x

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  9. Hi everyone, I've missed a lot of posts sorry.. Really a lovey project, I love all these mushrooms together they are fab, congrats! Coco x

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  10. This is lovely Angela and a great idea! Miranda

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