I'm back from my travels around the world. Actually, I've been back since mid-last week, but I think my mojo caught a later plane as it only arrived back today. First, the card, then I'll tell you where I've been and what I've been up to.
The challenge at Addicted to CAS is Wings:
I've used the colours from The Paper Players challenge
And Craft Stamper Magazine, my favourite UK stamping mag, has its first blog challenge - Take It, Make It, where you TAKE a specified technique and MAKE something with it. The technique for this first challenge is faux airbrushing. The challenge is open for two months, so you've got plenty of time to join in.
The butterflies are masks using the large die from Clearly Besotted. The script stamp is Hero Arts S1832 Italian Poetry and the Happy Birthday stamp is from Paper Smooches Sentiment Sampler. The colours are all distress inks - Peacock Feathers, Victorian Velvet, Peeled Paint and Walnut Stain.
So where have I been? Hong Kong, Australia and Thailand. Both our sons have settled in Melbourne, so we had a stopover in Hong Kong to break the journey, then a couple of weeks in (very hot) Melbourne (first time we've all been together for four and half years - aaah!), then a week in (even hotter) Thailand. We were looking forward to the cooler weather back home, and today it's snowing! And it's been quite a challenge to readjust to UK time, and stay up beyond 6pm!
While we were in Melbourne I met up with my lovely blog friend Jenny from My Paper Epiphany - hi Jenny! It's so nice that this