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Wednesday, 20 January 2016

G45 play time!

Howdy boys and girls,

I took advantage of a few days off this week by having a play with my long-hoarded G45 Typography paper pad. Yes, it was physically painful, but after I made the first cut, it became marginally easier, lol.

And at the same time as having lots of fun, I now have a couple more things to help me be organised, like this box, in which I've put a heap of broken jewellery from work, to use in altered art:


And of course, the inside had to be prettified too!


And finally a note-holder, in an attempt to stop the rampant scattering of note blocks and post-it notes that is happening on my desk...


The red and black is a colour scheme I don't work with very often, but I have to admit, I rather like it.

Right, play-time over... I must be getting myself off on errands.

Have a fantabulous day all!

Sammy-x

9 comments:

Abi said...

Both pieces are stunning Sammy! As hard as It was cutting in to that paper it was so very worth it. Gald you've had a fun few days off hon xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow these are both fabulous, love them

Sarah said...

These are marvellous Sammy and useful too. The colours are really striking and the flowers add a lovely touch to the gorgeous box xx

Chris said...

Two fabulous makes Sammy and so useful too!! What wonderful use of your treasured paper...now you can look at it every day!
Chris
x

cotnob said...

These are gorgeous Sammy, gorgeous papers and beautifully crafted.
Pauline
x

Margaret Mifsud said...

Stunning alterations Sammy!! Love those papers and can understand you were loathe to cut into them but really worth it in the end!! xx

Jane Savage said...

These are just GORGEOUS, Sammy! Those papers are stunning! Hope you’ve recovered from having to cut them up!:) xxx

Kat W said...

I think it was worth cutting into those gorgeous papers to create these 2 stunning items! They are not colours I would often choose but they make a real statement and are great for the vintage style you do so well :-)
These are going to look so good on your desk.
Big hugs, Kat xx

Lozzy T said...

I adore your box Sammy and those colours are right up my street, love it...Hugs Lozzy xx