Thursday, 27 September 2012

Saturated Canary Challenge 27- Office Supplies!

Hi there Peeps!!
Its time for a new challenge over on the Saturated Canary Challenge Blog and this week it was our gorgeous Caz's turn to pick our theme and ooooooh she came up with a fun one!!! This weeks challenge is to .....
Use Office Supplies on your creation.
How much fun is that? I loved altering this notebook yesterday. I took my little pile of officey stuff.......
 A notebook, file folder, paperclip,washi tape, yummy 'What the librarian reads' image and a cute little gromlet from my stash!! I also just had to add some string,a cute cloud journalling card Krista sent me a little while ago and her business card which I attached on with a mini bulldog clip that I glossy accented onto my notebook on top of some scraps of paper that I cut with my Fishtail Stax die-namics.

I ripped a little bit down the side and slid a bit of book page behind it,then sewed a little thread through it and tied it into a bow, cute!!

Here is a bit of a closer piccy of the part with my librarian on. I coloured her up to match the papers and the notepad and I love how she came out. She has glossy accents on her glasses and mug too. She is stuck down with a bit of washi tape.I added a couple of bits of paper from my scrap box and the little cloud attached with a paperclip. I really love the smashy feel of this little bit.

Last week I got an email asking how I do the colour on glasses to make them look real. First, thank you for saying they look real :) and how I do it is to colour up my image as normal, including the skin and eye colours through the glasses and then when that has all dried off I go over the lenses of the glasses with my satin promarker and add the glossy accents over the top.
 Glossy accents is kinda tricky to get a piccy of sometimes but it really does look cute so is well worth buying!!!

Well I will be hard at work while you all read this so I will be popping in on you all once I get home. Don't forget to pop in on my canary teamies over on the Saturated Canary Challenge Blog as their creations are roughly a zillion times better than mine so don't miss out!!!

Thank you for popping in on me
Huge hugs Lou xxxx

13 comments:

  1. absolutely stunning!!! Love this gorgeous image, and your use of office supplies. :)

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  2. Superb book Lou what a fab idea I just love how you put things together! Hugs rebekah xx

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  3. Hi sweetie absolutely fabby dabby book shug, love the way you have decorated this. Awesome!!

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  4. woww this is really gorgeous!!
    Hugs Tiets

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  5. love you and your pages!! this is perfect!!!

    xx
    krista

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  6. to quote my friend Lou "Squeeeeeeeee" just fabulous, you rocked this challenge dear one, hugs

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  7. Loving it sweetie, as always a brilliant creation big huggies June xxxxxxxxxxx

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  8. Another fantastic creation Lou ! I love it ! Great image and the embellies are just perfect ! You rock Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  9. Hi sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous, huggles Pops x x x

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  10. Hi! love this creation Lou,such a great idea and lovely girly/ detail.Oh bless love the photo of Mo and his friend too.hugs Lou.xx

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