Sunday, 6 May 2012

Challenge 17 - Anything Goes

This week is an excellent theme for our star guest designer, and it is indeed a great honour and priveledge to introduce the one and only Ali Reeve.

Ali is well known in the crafting world as the inventor of the 'loo roll technique' and is the true Goddess of All Things Experimental with absolutely amazing, imaginative and innovative results.  We all love watching Ali at live shows and on the TV where there is usually a surprise element, everyday items are sometimes used and become part of crafting masterpieces.  The term 'think outside the box' was invented for this lady.

Here is Ali's recipe:

I mixed Pan Pastels (Black and Raw Umber) with a dimensional fabric medium, and applied it through a mask on to Lutradur (which is a light weight fabcir that can be distressed by heat). You then remove the mask, and heat up the fabric medium, that bubbles and puffs up as it dries and the exposed Lutradur melts away. When it was all dry I applied Raw Umber over the top to take away the very white of the remaining lutradur, seperated the clock from the extra fabric and glued it on to some nice graphic 45 paper, with a little greeting tag and a metal embellishment.

I am amazed week by week by the projects I receive for the themes from our resident Design Team, colourful, elegant, ornate, just class.  

Lindsay, one of our DT members, has generously sponsored this weeks challenge, you can win 3 Digi Stamps of your choice from her website.  Please click on the link to view her unique designs.  Lindsay is a very gifted and talented young artist/designer.

Lindsay (This weeks Sponsor)


  1. WOW, what a stunning display by your fabulous Design Tea. xx

  2. Absolutely gorgeous creations!! Love them... a wonderful theme too.xx

  3. Beautiful creations from the DT as always x

  4. Thanks for the lovely comments we really do appreciate it.It makes all the hard work worth it !!!

    Kerry DT Leader

  5. Love your samples, so beautiful and inspiring!


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