Wednesday, 8 August 2012

WOYWW - 8 August

Hello WOYWW friends!  It's that time again, when we all visit crafty blogs across the universe (well, perhaps not the universe...) inspired by Julia via her blog.  Last week I mentioned that I was counting down to two weeks' leave from work...well, this week I've been told that I'm starting a new job when I return!  It's a job I'd wanted and I'm excited about, but it will mean leaving my team, which I'm sad about...

Anyway, as ever, crafting is a good stress-buster.  So here's my workspace (annexe). 

The cabinet card opens up and...

The stamped image (from Magenta) was a reject from last week's Sunday Stampers challenge.  I wanted a more faded edge to the image but didn't take enough ink off the first time.  As you know, Crafters Never Waste Anything so I set it aside until I could find a use for it.  So when I wanted to play with my Gilder's Paste, I decided to make a frame for it.  The dies are Sizzix Alterations Movers and Shapers, (Cabinet card and Cabinet card mini).  I cut two of the big ones (sliced one in half for the doors) and also cut the shape out of the card I was using to cover base card (which is plain grey packing card as thrown out all over the country ) I cut the third as a frame, with the mini die nested into the big one. 

The it was time to play with the Gilder's Paste.  The colour I used is called German Silver, but don't be misled - it's a pale gold colour, not a true silver.  It didn't take long to dry on the card, and once it was I overstamped with Platinum Planet Brilliance ink.

Once it was all dry, it was just a matter of putting it all together and I will probably decorate the door with a bit of something - but for now, I'm happy with it.  Hope you've enjoyed visiting - so now I'm off to see what you've all been up to!

6 comments:

Darla said...

This is very nice~~good luck in your new job! #106

trisha too said...

This is charming, Keren!

:)trisha, #113 this week with a quilted inchie

Hazel said...

Beautiful crafting. Thanks for sharing your workspace. Hope you have a good week. Hazel WOYWW #99 x

May said...

Gorgeous creation... I Love it!! Hugs May x x x#40

Julia Dunnit said...

Oh that's lovely, a cabinet card you call it...ferry nice. for a split second I thought there was a new door in your desk....I'd have believed it too!!

Chris said...

Hi Keren, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/