Friday, 27 September 2013

Vintage card

 Hello friends

Hope you are all good!
Just a quick post to share a little vintage inspired make.....
I have discovered a new favourite stamp set.....
Tim Holtz Numeric set is just soooo cool and so versatile!
I stamped using Wendy Vecchi Archival ink in potting soil....
what a gorgeous colour!
I used a mixture of distress inks from Walnut stain, gathered twigs and vintage photo
and some Claudine Helmuth Gesso
I used one of my old vintage  photographs of two ladies......
they were sat on a hillside, having a break from working the land 
I used remnant rub ons, Idea-ology and an old key from my vintage finds
I added some stitching using my sewing machine and
 added some vintage text from an old book
Thanks so much for passing by The Little Shabby shed

As always feel free to leave a comment.....
great to know you popped by!

Have a fabulous weekend!
cheerio for now


Tuesday, 24 September 2013

A Catch up......

Hello friends!
Hope you are all good!
A quickie post from me tonight
Just wanted to announce the winner of the Ranger Apron.......
The lucky winner was picked by Mr Kaz....
Congrats to 
Please drop me your snail mail Annie and I will post it to you ASAP

Just a quick catch up of my weekend  workshops at Art from the Heart
I taught a distress workshop along with a Shabby canvas.....
A big thank you to everyone who came was so much fun!
As usual I forgot to take lots of photos......
lots of concentration!
the lovely Daisy and Gemma working away......

Had to have a group hug.......
so lovely to finally meet my friend Jackie......she had travelled over from Wigan
(I even managed to give her the wrong directions too!!oops!)

And this little lady was my star student for the day.......
Ella is a shining star
 at 9 years old she produced a gorgeous canvas....well done Ella!

Then I had a little suprise.....
the lovely Sandra made me a beautiful handmade book
for !!
It really is a treasure.....thank you!!

And a trip to AFTH would not be the same without the 
gorgeous Dyan.....
thanks for the fun times!
As always Thanks for popping by
feel free to leave a comment
Have a fabulous week!

Kaz x

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

A little shabby/Vintage ......

Hello friends

Hope you are good!
Brrrr  hasn't the weather has turned.....yuk!
I think its time to dig out those thermals!!

Just a quickie post to share some Shabby/vintage
 (plus a little give away ........ more about that at the end of the post)

I recently came across this vintage postcard
and I fell in love with the image...
I'm so fascinated by the story behind old postcards and photos
who they are, where they are from......
On the post mark
Its dated October 14th 1908 and is called 
"Uncle Ned's child studies" (series 2)
it was addressed to a Lily from  A William Thorpe....

I started by taking a page out of my favourite  Dylusions journal
I used lots of gesso, brown paper and old text pages...... 
Remnant Rub-ons, Industrial stickers and vintage lace from my own stash 
I used lots of Idea-ology, tissue tape, along with lots of stitching 
I thought I would add the post date to the front of the photo
The pencil writing is original........ 
I mounted the page onto some board which was covered in brown paper and distressed using Walnut stain distress ink
I added the "enjoy the journey"  as the little guy looks like he is doing just that!
I hope you like the image as much as I do......
thanks for popping by!

So who would like a little give away??

I have a Ranger Apron to give away to one lucky person
All you need to do is to leave a comment.......
good luck!
Winner will be announced on my next post!

have a great week