Monday, 31 May 2010

Stampotique Goes Purple

Hurrah for the Bank Holiday Monday! We love our three day weekends.

Got my Bank Holiday Monday make for you guys and this is a little different, I'm starting a paint sketch book for lots of experimenting and making a mess of. I did my first page on Friday and I thought I would share it with you guys.

It also fits the challenge over at Stampotique Designer Challenges blog which this week is 'Purple' - bonus!

What are you guys up to this Bank Holiday Monday?

Have a lovely day

Ink - Archival Ink Coffee
Colouring - Acrylic paint
Other - Mod Podge; Viva Deco Pearl Pen; Book page; Gesso; Viva Deco Precious Metallic colour


  1. This looks so lovely....and sweet!
    You're soooo creative! Looking out for more work from your sketch book!

    Greetings, Saskia :)

  2. What a great idea, it has a lovely woodgrain effect. Have a great day. Anesha

  3. Hi Kim, what a lovely page and the image is gorgeous, I love purple so Im bias. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  4. Luckily I don't have to work today so I can catch up on crafty things, but I'll have to do todays work tomorrow! Love your page, really want to have a go at this, seen some lovely pages and have even won some!! Have a good day!


  5. No work today - yay!!

    Great page Kim. Its a good idea to have a book to make a mess in!!! Lol

    Kerry xx

  6. I love this so much!!! Hugs Juls

  7. Wonderful. Unusual. Great colour, my fave. Are you making it into a card?

  8. cor, this is loverly hun... as for ice cream?? Yuk, hate the stuff, won't give it freezer room (probably cos it ends up inside my tummy too quickly ROFL)Have a goodly day x

  9. Being Canadian, I am at work today. Enjoy your holiday though, have to say I love the spiral journal.


  10. Oh wow Kim you are so talented!
    I love this what a great idea to make a sketch book love it!
    Cleaning and blogging for me today.
    kim x

  11. this is beautiful darlin, you are so creative, such a clever idea too :)

    i am painting some walls today, such fun lol



  12. very pretty, thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge!

  13. Hi Kim
    This is beautiful, it really does look like weathered wood. Can't wait to see your experiments that fill it!!
    I started out with plans of lots of crafting and then the sun came out so the garden won!!
    Hope you had a good BH.

  14. I like the page! You have inspired me to begin a journal too. Thank you!
    Also, I bookmarked your blog so that I can come back to see what you are up to. Thank you for joining us at Stampotique! p.s. I like that you stamped the door onto newspaper? Looks great!

  15. Fabulous page, Kim! Thanks for joining us on SDC #8.

  16. Great opening page! Love the background! Thanks for joining SDC!

  17. Love it Kim, simply stylish ;)

  18. Great work. You have such wide and varied approaches depending on the make of stamp you are using. Love the free style of this one.Thankyou so much for joining in with us at Stampotique Kim. x

    Jo CS

  19. Kim, I love this! Really great idea stamping the door on text too! Thank you for joining us at Stampotique for this challenge.
    Val :)


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