Wednesday, July 22

A Bit Puzzled!

SPB3

I have joined a swap over on UKStampers where the very talented and generous Sid sent 15 challengees two chunky puzzle pieces to alter.

Well I love altered art and got straight to work! When I say straight I don't actually mean straight to work ... I looked at them for about a week first!

NO! - I still have n't cleared my desk! [Well you all gave such wonderful encouragement to leave it ... I have!!! And just added more!!!]

Anyways enough of me ... I painted the piecesSPB2 with yummy Pebbles Inc Barn Red and then stamped over them in black with Wendy Vecchi's gingham stamp.

In fact I used that stamp on pretty much everything ... even the die cut flowers on the cover! Don't worry it's a phase ... it will pass! I know because about 5 years ago when gingham paper was en trend ... I used that on everything for ages ... eventually I moved on!

SPB1 Finally I decorated all the pages with the letters D-R-E-A-M ... purely so I could enter this for the Wednesday Stamper challenge as well and I used Grungeboard die cut letters for another DT submission so that it about three birds killed and no stones ... Just an ickle mini altered puzzle bind-it-all book!

N.B Please note that no animals were really harmed in the making of this book :0)

32 comments:

~*~Magpie's Nest said...

Such a lovely creation and that gingham stamp is wonderful!

Dan said...

Absolutely beautiful! :)

I know what you mean about the gingham stamp. I have Cornish Heritage's gingham stamp, and though I haven't used it yet, I know it will be used a LOT! :)
The crafter formerly known as Dan :)

Emilie said...

The idea behind this book is awsome! I love it!

Rein said...

Great creation, love it!

Paula said...

wonderful work...glad I joined the swap but worried about maintaining such high standards!

allyf said...

OMG thats gorgeous - love it!

Sid said...

That is such a gorgeous mini book you have created with the jigsaw pieces, it look so crisp and the pages are a brilliant idea !! Can't wait to see the piece IRL !

Hels said...

Wow, fab, grooooovy babes!! Love it....did you say you liked your Gingham stamp? LOL Hugs hun xx

Loulabelle said...

This is a wonderfully imaginative, creative way of using the prices. I love it!

Carmen said...

That stamp is amazing as is your creation. Beautiful work again Linda :)

Debi said...

Wow, what an awesome piece of art!!! You have done an amazing job on it!! I love it!!

Angie said...

Great mini book ...inspired. Must look out for that gingham stamp and add it to my 'need' list!

Amy said...

wow, so fantastic..nice book!!

herminesplace said...

Its gorgeous.

Andrea said...

well a Dream it is Linda, very vibrant colours, love it x

nessy said...

gorgeous creation ~can see how much work you have put into it ~amazing!!
vanessa xx

AngelaC said...

Another amazing piece of work Linda... you seem to be really in "Wendy Vecchi" mode at the moment, fabulous!

debby4000 said...

What amazing book, such wonderful work and I'm loving that gingham stamp.
luv
Debby

IsaNorris said...

This is beautiful !! great work !
isa

Shazza said...

absolutely fantastic Linda, I adore the gingham stamp, no wonder you keep using it.
x

Sue said...

Fab use of the puzzle pieces, that gingham stamp works REALLY well!!

Jo Capper-Sandon said...

I do love your way of thinking. Ingenious.

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

That is absolutely gorgeous Linda. Am putting you in my faves now 'cos I love your art but haven't visited for ages 'cos I haven't been on Hels Angels for quite some time :0
Anne xx

Yogi said...

too funny and really nice booklet

Jennie said...

cool idea :)
xx

* Shaz * said...

Stunning piece of work Linda xx

Joy said...

Gorgeous stuff Linda, sorry I haven't visited you for a while, Everything is so wonderful. I love it! xx

Linda Cain said...

I LOVE your rich colors! And thanks for visiting my blog! You're welcome there anytime!!!!

Your Friend in ART,
Linda C

Paula said...

Marvellous creation, love the originality of the piece.

Belinda said...

well you certainly found a fab way to use the puzzle pieces! great gingham stamp, and thanks for participating.

annie2006 said...

i adore this cute little book - might have a go at sumthing similar myself :)

Minxy said...

I'm always so inspired by your work and love coming to see the new pieces you've made :O)

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