Monday, July 11

Simon Says ...

The new theme at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week is Stamp and Show some Stitching ... Faux or otherwise! Now this is a good thing ... for me anyways ... because after owning my sewing machine for approximately 100 years ... I still can't thread it! Sad ... but true! Between you and me ... I was very late making this card this week ... I had tooooooooo much fun teaching classes on Friday and Saturday ... and wore meself out! Anyways ... my sister thought that 10pm was just too late to make the 7 mile journey to my house to re-thread the machine ... so I opted for the faux version!
My card is coloured using Wild Honey and Rusty Hinge Distress inks! I have used THE Wendy Vecchi stamps ... an Ornate Frame and Lord Tim of Holtz's ruler and Craft Pick! You know Tim ... the man that can get Olympic Tickets for every event including the 100 metres while re-uniting a lost baby elephant with it's mother with just a smidgeon of Jet Black Archival Ink and a dot of Enamel Accents.
I was going to fill this post with gossip ... sadly I have n't got any ... I may make some up and come back later! Or you could make my day ... make some up and leave it in the comments!
Don't forget to check out the Challenge Blog where you can see the beautiful work by the rest of the Challenge Team ... and if you join in ... well the lovely people at Simon Says Stamp have donated another fabulous $50 shopping spree ... so it would be rude not too!
I am away ...
Have a good week people!
Laters!

21 comments:

Debi said...

Awesome creation!! Adore the colors!!!

Zeffy said...

Hi linda,come to Athens and I will teach you how to use your machine!!just love your cards.....sorry no gossip from me...

Anesha said...

Great card, love the faux stitching. :)

Helen said...

It is a good job you are allowing faux stitching as I am one of life's non-sewers too... Love your card! Sorry, no gossip...

papillon said...

what a yummi yummi card with such a rich color! got no gossip either. darn, someone has to got some!

misteejay said...

Love the colours and that central panel is fab.

Toni xx

Rosie said...

I absolutely love the warm colours of this - just added Wild Honey to my wishlist! Absolutely beautiful work Linda.

SusanK said...

Gorgeous!

Sid said...

Great piece of art Linda !!

Candy C said...

Beautiful card Linda. Your faux stitching is wonderful! <3 Candy

Shazza said...

tis gorgeous Linda, no gossip here either I'm afraid
x

Andrea said...

beautiful colours Linda a fab piece of art xx

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Great work my little tiramisu ;) Since you couldn't go for the real deal on stitching you 'faux'ed' it like a PRO! I love the Wild Honey color, so rich and vibrant! Fabby work as always!!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Alix said...

loving tht colour combo linda :0)

sasa said...

Thingy round the corner is apparently seeing whats his face, but he said he'd rather go out with you know who because she didn't hold a grudge about you know what. But her mum's friend told my neighbours baby-sitter that everyone knew about that night when he turned up at that other girl's house and sent that text saying he'd ..... Oooh, must stop,I said I wouldn't tell.

Carmen said...

I love when you use these colours. It's so warm and sunny and curry-ish as well. Just love the starry background.

Gossip. Hummm... gawd brain has gone to fuzz. Must be orf to bed - I shall ponder some gossip while I snooze next to Johnny De...er... Craig.

voodoo vixen said...

OK Linda... you just cost me even more dosh... you keep using those fabby TH frame thingies and now i have had to go and buy some... Love the stitching (actually think faux can look better than the real thing sometimes)!!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a fabulous piece, love the colors.

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Stunning card Linda, love the colour :-) I can't believe your sis wouldn't travel at that time of night to thread your machine, I mean, really!! Love the frame below, that rose is almost too perfect to be handmade ;-)
Anne xx

Gillian .... said...

Sew good to see you again (sorry couldn't resist). Love the boldness of these two colours together, your a pro at the faux stitching, I'm empathising with the sewing machine lark lol. Anyway the goss up here is that someone ... a couple has won the euromillion jackpot, I'm sworn to secrecy so cannot share the deets but you may know them, yes infact I know you know them ... thingymajig what do you call them ... it will come back to me! xx

Kim Dellow said...

Love it Linda! Love the stars and swirls. Kim

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