Smushallaum and Octopet by Daniel Torrente for Stampotique Originals
Yes, it's that time again ...... time for a new challenge over on the Stampotique Designers Challenge blog and this time Valerie has challenged us with a theme of 'recycled'. I certainly didn't have a shortage of items I could have recycled as I hoard all sorts of useful things just incase they come in handy LOL! I saved this label off a pair of jeans I bought recently because I liked the shape and the feel of it. Here it is in its original state:
Here it is part of the way through with a layer of paint and ink:
Following my weekend workshops with Dina Wakley I had some inked muslin left over so I decided to use it here, and also added a few beads off an old bracelet that I took to pieces (that's recyling, right?). I added a fairly random quote from a vintage dictionary page, something about lamenting and moaning ... (recycling again...) :
If you fancy joining in with this fun challenge have a look here for more details. As it's the first challenge of the month you may use any stamps (although it's great if you use Stampotique of course!) and one lucky winner will win a $30 gift certificate to spend at the Stampotique Originals store (and you know you would like that!). If you need more inspiration have a lookie here to see what the rest of the Design Team came up with.
So, what else have I got to tell you??? Well, tonight I will be on the radio, yup, that's right, the radio! If you like you can listen in here at approx 4.25 EST which is about 9.25 pm UK time, to a programme called Creative Mojo and see what I've got to say.....yikes! Wish me luck!