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Friday, 4 May 2012

Fabric Bookmark ~ For That's Crafty

I hope everyone is managing to stay cheerful despite the dreadful weather. My Sisters visit from the States has been a very soggy one, but we did manage to spend her last day in the sunshine before she jetted off home. I haven’t managed to squeeze in as much crafting as I’d have liked, but I’m still really enjoying using these fantastic Lynne Perrella stamps available from That's Crafty, they are so versatile. I think this one is definitely my favourite. It has a very historic Tudor feel.  I loved the political intrigue of the Wars of The Roses when I was at school and still find that period of history fascinating, so I really enjoyed making this bookmark.

If you would like to know more please head over to That's blogging Crafty for more details. There are lots of great projects on the blog and a new gallery section.

Thanks for looking & Happy Crafting XX

20 comments:

Valerie said...

I love this bookmark Paula in fact I think I'd be hard pressed to read my book if it was mine! The stamps are fabulous, love how the Tudor rose pops out, so beautifully coloured :0)
Val x

Ann B said...

Another lovely piece Paula and perfectly coloured as always. You inspired me to splash out on a set of Inktense pencils yesterday so that I can have a go - the watercolour pencils I had were cheap and quite pale so looking forward to experimenting.

Oh, and if you like the Wars of the Roses, have you read the Phillipa Gregory books, 'The Red Queen' and 'The White Queen'?

Ann
x

Paula Whittaker said...

looks stunning

Netty said...

Oh wow Paula this is a fabulous bookmark and I have just the book for it....lol Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Wooow, Paula, your bookmark is beautiful!!! xx

Maria said...

Hi Paula, this is lovely, and those images look great. I must say, your sewing is sooo neat! The colours are really beautiful in this. By the way, congratulations on your TSC win, you will have fun with whatever you choose :-)!

Maria x

Daniele said...

what a lovely bookmark, love the stamping on the fabric.
have a lovely weekend
hugs

Sue C said...

Gorgeous work Paula, I love the rich colours. I'm off to check out the details ! Sue C x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, I'm missing words, the bookmark is wonderful.

Brenda Brown said...

Beautifully designed and made Paula. This is indeed a fabulous stamp and has been made to look so striking on this great bookmark. I love it.
Have a great BHW.
hugs {brenda} xox

Astrid Maclean said...

Fabulous, love the rich colours you have achieved! And they definitely are great stamps!!

Katie K said...

Paola,
Beautiful work as usual! I love the bold image and color contrast on this bookmark.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Katie

Samantha Read said...

What's not to love!
Beautiful art as always Paula.
Wishing you a lovely weekend,
Sam xxx

florenceandfreddie said...

Stunning work as always Paula. Beautiful stamping and attention to detail. I am so jealous. I am still waiting for these stamps to arrive. Have a great weekend. Hope the ankle is getting better.
Regards Florence xx

Redanne said...

Hi Paula

You are certainly right about those stamps, they are lovely and your bookmark shows them off to their best advantage! Beautiful. Ax

Angelica said...

Beautiful!!!
Love it!!

Debi said...

just found your site and WOW!!! just love your creations :-)Debi x

lynne said...

I am such a Bookworm, always have been so you can imagine that I love Bookmarks and this, wow. Paula, you amaze me every single time I visit your Blog.
Wishes
Lynne

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

You make me want to pull out my Lynne Perella stamps,Paula:)Stunning bookmark.
Hugs,
Marie

Rita said...

I have never done a bookmark Paula, but yours is stunning. Those stamps are to die for. Have a nice day. Hugs Rita xx