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Sunday, 31 May 2015

Needed a bookmark so took a selfie! *

Yes that's right I needed a bookmark.  I usually use an old letter or envelope so thought I would treat myself and make one.  So I took a selfie and just look how great it turned out after a little touch up here and there - just perfect don't you think!

I bought this stamp from someone on a facebook selling page - it is manufactured by INVOKE stamps - never heard of them before buying this one.  I just adore her and her name is Elaine - sorry Catrina lol.

I stamped the body first then her camisole and skirt.  The skirt was just a basic outline  - I drew the net effect.  I then coloured her in and stippled black ink randomly over top.  I then sealed her for another eternity using mod podge.  

On the back I wiped alot of different inks and brushos which meant saturating the back of tag - the result some of the colours seeped through to the front and I just love the effect it has.  To help prevent the bookmark from sliding out when in use I covered the back with velvet effect card. 

That's it my selfie is complete (take a look at my Altered Eclectic badge in the side bar - see it is me I did not lie lol) and I love it so much. Looks like a need a dentist real soon - appointment now made lol.   Now for the pics....
  


Hope you drop by again real soon

Love and hugz alwayz

Elaine aka Ellapu

15 comments:

  1. Love,love,love it...love the funny blog post too...hugs xx

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    1. I really enjoyed makin this hun and I really do need the dentist lol xx

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  2. Interesting hat, thanks for joining in at Alphabet Challenge.

    Pat xx

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  3. Fabulous tag and love the image the skirt is a great effect and love the ink seeping through from the back -love the bright colours and must say I think a visit to the dentist is the least of your worries lol
    Carol x

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    1. LOL I think me eyes need seeing too also a visit from Gok Wan is needed lol lol x

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  4. Beautiful work...thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge.
    Amy-DT

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  5. Fabulous make, so unique! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  6. Ha....ha! Loved reading this & such a unique bookmark! Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion#263!

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  7. WOW what a fabulous bookmark, I love her hat and the see-through skirt! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

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  8. What a beautiful creation.
    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty, hope to see you again soon.
    Sharon DT
    ewe2cancraft.blogspot.com

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  9. Hahaha! She's the best looking skeleton I've ever seen! Love your bookmark!

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  10. Very interesting and different! Thanks for sharing and joining us today at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again next week and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  11. Great design - love the image.

    Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Caryn

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  12. Thanks so much for joining us at the Art by Mi Ran challenge blog.

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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