Monday, March 7

Simon Says!

SSSb0703Goodness Gracious Me! I thought last week went fast ... this week seems to have gone even quicker!

I have had a busy time teaching workshops over the weekend ... three in two days to be precise ... sooooo much fun ... so excuse me while I wave to all my lovely ladies and Baby G ...

I have had the RSPBN ... chasing me ... not heard of them? Neither had I until they raided the house in the early hours! They are apparently The Royal Society for the Prevention of Blog Neglect! Oh yes people ... Guilty as charged.SSSa0703

I am going to get my act together this week though ... make a real effort to blog regularly once more ...

Anyways ... Mondays mean ... Simon Says ... and this week over at the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge blog ... the theme is Metal. So I got my grubby little hands on this little Papier Mache book blank and gave it a new metal jacket which was totally inspired by one that sits in the work shop created by the wonderful Lin Brown! I also had a play with THE Wendy Vecchi's new Art Parts ... Oh my  goodness ... I am in LOVE ... even more than I was before!

Do join in this week if you get time ... see what I did there? ... huh? ... did you? Time? Geddit? ... because the fabulous site sponsor, Simon Says Stamp is once again giving away a $50 Gift Voucher and that means $50 of stash entirely of your own choosingSSS0703!

The eagle eyed among you will have spotted the clock which is indeed a Lord Tim of Holtz stamp ... you know Tim ... the man that can name the entire Solar System and then name the Solar Systems of those Solar Systems without taking a breath while calming the world's oceans with just a copper coloured brad and one piece of Idea-ology foliage!

I must away ... I have more Art Parts to play with ...

Laters!

37 comments:

Anonymous said...

Me am TIRED!! my DH that now does not mean dearest husband or darling husband is the snoring champion with the result I'm awake before 5!!! Now I don't think I've got insomnia just a flippin husband who anodes like a pig.
After our classes last week sweet pea plain with a little metal, I'm now intrigued and want to play some more after seeing your gorge book.
Happy Monday and have a nice week!!
Jeanette xx

Jennie said...

Great book :) you have me inspired :)))
Have good a blogging week..lol
xx

Helen said...

Great book - good to see you blog again, thought it had been very quiet!!
I ran out of time to play last week but will surely be ok this!!

Kaz said...

Awwww so glad your back Linda, missed you lots. Love the book wow!! Never really played with metal so that is going to be a challengne!! Hope to see you blog land this week
kazx

misteejay said...

This 'book' is just stunning.

Toni :o)

Mandy,Crafty Angel, the original said...

this is breathtaking!! amazing creation linda, I am in love!!!

Alix said...

loving the time book linda...awesome as always! and i'm hoping to play this week...

Gillian said...

Oh wow Linda, love this metal jacket cover,much lushness. X

Hels Sheridan said...

oooh lushness abounds on this piece hunny... LOVE the olde worn look and yep, Art PArts are super addictive ROFL Hope you dont' get any more visitations from those bods, I have heard they can be merciless LOL xx

LynneForsythe said...

You ALWAYS crack me up!!

OK Linda....you have truly outdone yourself this time....this piece is beyond words!! Stupendous...Fantabulous...AH~mazing..and oh yeah...Beautious!! LOVE IT!

papillon said...

looove the look of your book! that's it, some metal is going in my scrapbooking of the day!

Karen said...

Lovely piece: Love the metal, wonderful colour, and gorgeous art parts inside!

Nancy Wethington said...

Linda, this is a gorgeous project! Love the book in the book and your metal work is detailed and beautifully done.

Joy said...

Wow! All that detail is Amazing. Love, Love, Love it! xx

sasa said...

I'm back for a the whole tour - and now I see the flower! Really loving the differing shades of this rich brown colour and that metallic sheen is just fabulous. Looks just amazing and I can also sense ripples of a new style and inspiration here...!
Sarah

Linda Cain said...

Oh, my, this just absolutely ROCKS!!!!!!!

Linda

Anonymous said...

Fab book. I too bought artparts when I'd finished your amazing workshops on saturday - thanks for a lovely day.
Anna

Emma said...

I'm new to your blog but your work is absolutely stunning and so inspirational! This is a gorgeous piece of art..I love it! Will definitely be following from now on...
Love Emma x

Kathy Eddy said...

Looks great Linda! What a transformation!

Luthien said...

oh my!! i looked at this and i'm stunned! wow!! did you make the metal part using the copper tulling method? it is divine!!

Hilary J said...

Beautiful!

Pickleberry Papercrafts said...

Oh this is blimmin' gorgeous!Love the embossing :)

Lori said...

Love the aged look on the copper Linda, this is really fantastic!

Elaine said...

Linda, this project is just stunning, I love, love, love it. One of those projects I would love to see IRL to study just how you have put it together. Elaine

Carol Q said...

an utterly scrumptious piece of metal work!

jojo79 said...

Wow, this is amazing.

Liz said...

love the book i may have to have a go as well. thanks for the inspiration.

Lisa and Elaine at Destination Art, Western Australia said...

Hi Linda
we just love this piece! and from such humble beginnings. This book is amazing, amazing, amazing!!
Thanks for sharing!
Lisa and Elaine at Destination Art Western Australia
http://www.destinationart.net/blog

Claireliz said...

OMG that is stunning Linda, I may have to break in & pinch it lol
C
xx

Minxy said...

I absolutely love how this turned out Linda, its just heavenly *wave*

Val said...

This book is absolutely awesome. Thanks so much for sharing it with us.

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Hi Linda :)

WOW!!! Super fab metal jacket, and yes the Wendy Vecchi's art parts are so FUN, and I can see you put to gorgeous use ;)

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp

Candy C said...

Hi Linda! I was so busy posting on other people's metal pieces that I neglected to check out your piece. :) oh my gosh!!! It is BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE it!! Wow-- the detail in this is just phenomenal! You outdid yourself!
Candy

Trish said...

STUNNING as always! I love the warm colours too (how did you achieve that? Impressive and inspirational - thank you!

Dragon said...

OMG I just HAVE to do somwe woirk with metal... tbis is just fabulous, Linda
Frankie
xx

Dragon said...

OMG I just HAVE to do somwe woirk with metal... tbis is just fabulous, Linda
Frankie
xx

Frogs-n-Butterflies said...

Simply Gorgeous piece!! Nicely done!

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