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Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Lavinia Stamps Challenge #1 Add some glitter

Hi Everyone and a very Happy New Year to you all.

Welcome to all my new followers and sorry I have not been around much but have not had a very good December.  Like a lot of people, I have been unwell for most of it!  Never mind, it is a new year so onwards and upwards.

A New Year and a New Month so welcome to the Lavinia Stamps Challenge and this month the challenge is Add Some Glitter.  Let's face it we all love a bit of glitter so this challenge should not be difficult!  The prize is a whopping £40 worth of Lavinia Stamps, just think of all the lovely stamps you could get for that. 

As an added bonus, we are now accepting E-MAIL ENTRIES so for everyone who wants to enter but does not have a blog to showcase their work, you can now enter and share your work with us for a chance of winning the fantastic prize.  So what are you waiting for?

Here is my sample for the Challenge:

 
It is hard to see the glitter I know but there really is some!  I hope you can see the glitter on the next two.


 

For my calendar I have used the fabulous Sea-Scapes which are fantastic ready made backgrounds of excellent quality just waiting for you to add the stamps.  For the first section I have used Water Mist and used the gorgeous stamp "Moon Fairy".  I painted the moon and the wings with Stargazers Nova White and a little Quasar blue for the wings.  I then added Glamour Dust to the wings and some Stickles to the stars of the background.
 
For the second scene I used Summer Haze and the stamps "Fairy Couple" and the words "Fairy dust is like love".
 
A long post today to make up for my absence so hope you like what I have made.
 
I hope you will all join in the Challenge - remember it is a fantastic prize.  Look forward to seeing what you have made.
 
Have a great 2014.  Kx

11 comments:

Hellen said...

Hi Karen, good to hear you're feeling better. So many were ill over the season, such a shame. Fab design here, love it and such a clever idea! x

Zoe said...

Happy New Year Karen, wow! This is utterly gorgeous, very clever, xx Zoe xx

Wendy McCarthy said...

Beautiful calendar Karen! Those backgrounds are fab aren't they, I love them! Happy new year! Big hugs xxx

Barbara said...

Hi Karen, sorry to hear you haven't been well and do hope you are now feeling much better. This is a gorgeous little project, I love it! xx

Stamping With Bibiana said...

hello karen:
happy 2014! wishing you lots of health, happiness, love and lots of creativity! looking forward to strengthening our new "blog" relationship!
your calendar is gorgeous! great idea...and yes the glitter was difficult to photograph too for me!
hugs bibiana

Eileen said...

We will not forget this Christmas will we? .... I'm pleased you are feeling better. Sweet project here... good to see something different. well done matey
Eileen xxx

Pauline Butcher said...

I do love your project, what a fab idea in lovely colours. Happy New Year Karen, hugs P xxx

Craftychris said...

Wonderful stuff! I love Lavinia stamps. The colours you chose are beautiful xx

Julie said...

Hi Karen, how gorgeous is this, I Hope you give it pride of place, everyone should see this stunner!

Karen Clare said...

Hi Karen, hope you're feeling better now, it's so rotten being ill at that time of year.
I love your project and the vibrant colour.
All good wishes for 2014 xx

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful & colourful designs, I have enjoyed looking through your blog. Cheers, Shirleyx