Lil' old Me

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
I am a full-time working mum who works shifts with a son Richard aged 23 and a daughter Emma aged 21. I have been married to my lovely Husband Paul for 26 years. My passion in life, besides my family, is papercrafting, especially cardmaking, although I "dabble" in scrapbooking. I was introduced to Jewellery making in 2012 and found another addiction :) I have been cardmaking since 2006. I am also a bit of a tigger freak!

Friday, 23 May 2008

Arty Girlz Challenge #35


This is my first go at recycling. It is for challenge #35 on Arty Girlz Blog.

The jar was a clear sweetie jar of my sons which came which small pieces of rock in bought by his grandparents from the seaside.

The papers are also recycled - left over bits from my friends house when we had a crafty day, with peel off borders ribbons and stamped image of "Charley" from Cuddly Buddly, coloured with pencils and blended with Sansodor and dress paper pieced.

Really pleased with the effect.


Wendy said...

Its lovely Jane and what a great idea, you've got my little brain working overtime now lol

crissi said...

AW jane its so cute love the papers great recycling.

Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge.

crissi xx

Rachel said...

How 'sweet' is that. What a great idea Jane. may have a go at this myself if you don't mind me coppying the idea. Rachel xxxx

Alison said...

This is stunning Jane, love it.

#Donna# said...

Lovely work Jane, your card for the challenge is beautiful too, i've never done a sketch challenge before but i think i'll give this one a go. x

Femmy said...

beautiful work!!!

kath said...

Wow fab take on the recycling and what a useful pot for your pencils

Stempelchaotin said...

Oh this is lovely.

debby4000 said...

Beautiful pot,I'm going to have to get some of those stamps.

Kim said...

I like this, very good recycling :)

Julie said...

Jane this is fantastic!!

Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz recycling challenge

We have made recycling an ongoing challenge now..have a look on Arty Girlz :)

Hope you'll join in again xx