Ms. Ruin's Playthings

"The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates." -Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Send All My Love To You

My very awesome friend Dee Dee is hosting the April/May ATC Swap at Artsy Fartsy.  For this swap she gave us a photo prompt and we are to make three cards inspired by that photo.  I'm not going to post the picture, you can visit our Events Page for all of the swap details and hey, there's still time to join this swap! 

I decided to make three identical cards.  I think looking at the cards you can figure out the theme --handwriting a letter and sending your love to someone via mail.  See the post marks I stamped on the upper right hand corner? 

I think the pen nib ties this whole theme together.

I haven't been as crafty as I'd like to be but I have a whole weekend to myself coming up and I intend to craft, craft, craft!  I have backorders and I'm getting some very awesome new jewelry making material!  I CANNOT WAIT TO SHARE!  Hopefully it arrives in time for my weekend. 

I am also trying the technique of sealing an image with diamond glaze by pouring it into a bottle cap.  I poured about half an inch into each bottle cap and I KNOW that it's going to take at least a day to dry.  Ummm, yeah, I poured the glaze two hours ago and I have run in to my craft room FOUR times to check on the glaze --like it's magically going to dry in two hours???  Hey, at least I didn't stick my finger in it.  Well, not yet at least.  :D

That's all I've got for now.  I will leave you with this awesomeness.  BTW --LOVE, LOVE, LOVE her dress.  I have one that is semi-similar but not this cool or flattering for that matter.  "We'll call her Nebraska...Nebraska Jones..."  If this song doesn't make you move, check your pulse.


  1. I love it!! You inspire me to try it out myself!

  2. Hi Loren --you should join our swap! And working with cardboard is fun. Cardboard is your friend. ;)

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