Thursday, 23 January 2014

Twinchie and Journal front

Hi All. What a wet and dark day it is here so far and isn't it nice to be able to look at a bright and cheerful screen and visit online friends. :) Thank you for visiting me as well.

At Twinchies Challenge Blog this week the theme is glass.




I used a small heart shaped mirror for my glass and mounted it on a red heart die cut and a twinchie shape that I coloured with Distressed inks in various colours. I added the little flower to cover up a chip in the glass-a solution for very problem so they say :) I took the photograph in the the window and you can see the reflection of the window frame.



Now to Use your Stuff where the theme is Lots of Colour


I made a front for my new journal  that will hopefully reflect some of the words on the outside and maybe even some of the colours.


I covered a piece of card the size of the front with a very crumpled, flowered serviette and well gessoed it and made it  even more crinkly. Then I cut-out shapes from my bits of card stash, using dies that came with my Cuttlebug way back when. They consist of the shapes surrounded by a delicate separate frame. I mixed and matched the shapes and frames to make a jumble of bright colours. The words were from here where you can get free images as well.

Take care and have a good day

Love Chrissie x






17 comments:

  1. That twincie is unreal!!!! Love it!

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  2. Your twinchie is wnderful, fantastic idea with the mirror, and your journal cover is totally wonderful - what a lot of inspiration you have there with all those words to motivate you! Hugs, Valerie

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  3. what fab new pieces Chrssie! AMAZING .. especially the Journal Cover!

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  4. Both these are fab. Love the colours on the journal cover and the mirror twinchie is brilliant! xx

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  5. Sweet little mirror heart, and very clever chip-disguising! Love the riot of colour on your journal cover too...

    Yes, grim day here too - apart from a smidgeon of sunshine this afternoon. Roll on Spring, I say!
    Alison xx

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  6. What a sweet journal. I love the scattered words. Thanks for joining us on the Use Your Stuff Blog!!

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  7. Loving that inchie, looks fantastic and wow, wow, wow what a sea fo fabulous colours for you wonderful journal cover - gorgeous xxx

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  8. Love your bright journal cover and the twinchie looks fantastic.
    Yvonne

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  9. Your Twinchie is amazing! What a great idea with the heart. Also you sure have used lots of great colour and words of inspiration for your Journal Cover. Have a great weekend, Shirleyx

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  10. The twinchie is such a sweet idea, and looks so pretty. When you look in the mirror it reminds you to love yourself.

    Your new journal cover is wonderful. I love the terrific words on it, the colors and the arrangement. Very nice.

    I always love to see the things you create.

    Blessings my dear,

    Marianne xo

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  11. Beautiful twinchie. What a wonderful idea you had. Your journal cover is bright and happy and so very positive!
    Sandy

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  12. A fabulous twinchie and I love your brightly coloured journal cover.
    xxx Hazel.

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  13. What a pretty inchie Chrissie, and your journal cover is fabulous, I love bright colours :-)Have a great weekend. Sue xx

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  14. Beautiful creations as always Chrissie ! Love the words you have chosen for your journal cover ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  15. Love your pretty heart inchie Chrissie and your colourful journal front! Hugs, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  16. Wow Chrissie! I am amazed that you could get all that on a Twinchie!! Wonderfully done!! :0) Share Humanity

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  17. Great little mirror on that twinchie and your journal cover is so bright and happy.

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.