Wednesday, 22 December 2010

WOYWW - 22 December 2010

A very late entry to the WOYWW party this week - been a busy day with DD under the weather and mum arriving to stay for the Christmas period. Finally found time to snap a quick photo though... this is the contents of my workdesk today:


It's a bit of experimentation really... I'm having a go at Julie's fabulous faux dichroic glass technique. Have been dying to have a try of this for ages... I bought the goodies I needed (Viva Decor Croc paint and UTEE) weeks and weeks ago but with illness etc - and the urgent need to make xmas cards! - it's taken me until now to get around to having a go.

In the bottom right corner you can see my first attempt... didn't turn out too great... the paint didn't crack into small enough areas and the ink colours I used were too bright and didn't blend into each other enough:


But I'm persevering and the second lot is already looking more promising... the paint has cracked the way it should and now I just need to add the inks and UTEE and see how it turns out.


So that's it for my desk. To check out all the other crafty desks this week, don't forget to head on over to Julia's blog.

And just to end this week's post on a fun note, I thought I would share a photo I took of DD having her dinner tonight... DH decided to let her have a chocolate mousse for dessert... and it looks like she really liked it! :D


Thanks for popping by - please do leave a comment... ooh and have a very Merry Christmas! :)

14 comments:

Rhonda said...

Thanks for sharing your desk! Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! #72

S said...

Thanks for letting us peek at your desk. Merry Christmas! S #31

Elizabeth said...

Interesting looking technique - look forward to seeing what you use it for. Your daughter does indeed look as though she is enjoying the chocolate mousse. I'd like to wish you and yours a happy holiday and an enjoyable Christmas day. Elizabeth #51

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

Hello Ali, Looks like fun! All those materials you mentioned are not available in the Philippines so I haven't tried it. Looks like you can make lots of wonderful thigs with it!
Patsy from
HeARTworks

sandra de said...

Interesting technique will have to pop over and have a little look. Enjoy the time with family.
Sandra #81

Marjo said...

Looks like she liked for sure...lol Looks like a fun technique.

Thanks for the peek and sharing. Happy Holidays and creative crafting in the New Year.

Hugs, Marjo #5

KanataNewf said...

Now that looks like an interesting technique! Have fun with it - sure looks like your daughter is having fun with her choco mousse!

Happy WOYWW and Christmas!

Sheena #89

Maggie's Crafts said...

Great pics! Thank you for sharing.:)

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Merry Christmas!

Maggie
xx

butlersabroad said...

That's an interesting looking technique, those flowers and leaves look like they'll be very usable. Love the pic of your daughter! She does know she's supposed to eat it doesn't she??

Have a wonderful Christmas
Hugs
Brenda 45

ANewYear said...

I must look up that technique it has many possibilities! Also, I really like that Marry Christmas stamp on your scrap paper. :)

Minxy said...

your technique play looks interesting, thanks for sharing..
Wishing you a very Happy Christmas
Minxy #4

Nicky said...

Oh love that technique you doing - hope you had a great Christmas ~ Nicky 52

JoZart said...

Glad I popped by for a late peek! Love the experiments and DD is so KEWT!!! hope you had a great Christmas,
JoZarty x

Alix said...

love love love this photo ali!!!!

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