Tuesday, 26 January 2016

It's Digi Choosday Day - Week 4 - In Bloom

Hello everybody             

It’s Digi Choosday day again. These Tuesdays definitely come round really fast!!

Hope you’re ready to enter another Digi Choosday Challenge.

This week our challenge is  ‘IN BLOOM’.

I love searching the internet for new things to make and also getting inspiration and as soon as I saw the craze for making teacup art I instantly knew that this week’s challenge would fit this project perfectly.  I had a teacup that had a wonderful soy candle in it and was wondering what I could make with the empty cup.  Here is a step by step picture tutorial of my make (with the exception of one ingredient which is magic and you'll have to scroll to the bottom of my blog post to find out what it is).  I resized and printed some of the flowers from the Eden Collection and put them to one side.  I gathered my ingredients...  cup and saucer, bird cage, toadstools and reindeer moss and then using the magic ingredient started to assemble my make.

I then added the flowers and the bird cage and toadstool using silicone glue to the tea cup 
and with Octavia Moonfly characters and the bird from the Eden Collection which I printed onto shrink plastic to make them teeny weeny.  My make was complete...  voila 

Here are the ingredients I used for my make:

Flowers from the Eden Collection
Octavia Moonfly Collection for the two shrink plastic characters
The Bird from the Eden Collection
Teacup and saucer
Unibond Glue
Silicone glue
Wooden Ladybird
Deco Art Glimmer Dust 
Liquid Pearls in Baby Blue for centre of flowers
Reindeer Moss

So there's one last thing I used....  Have you guessed it already?  What is holding the cup suspended onto the saucer...  Well it's a fork bent in this shape!!!  Who would have known that once you cover the fork with reindeer moss it would become almost invisible.

Here is the fork shaped and glued into the inside of the cup and on the saucer.  It does take a bit of patience to hold it while the glue sets but it's definitely worth the wait.

So will you be trying this art.  I've got a mind full of ideas how this could be used so watch this space for further makes throughout the year.  

Don’t forget about the new Polkadoodlescollection which is absolutely raaaaawwwwrrr…. Sticks & Bones Collection and the two weekly Colour Therapy Club as well.

I’m excited to see your makes for this week’s challenge.  And remember you can create a card or a fab piece of décor, but just remember to follow the rules listed in the blog.  And not only can you win a fabulous prize if you are in the top 3/random prize winner but you can also grab your discount code.  How fab is that?  The discount code only lasts for 24 hours so you’d better head off over there right now to grab it. 

And don't forget last week's challenge is still open.  All our challenges last for two weeks, so you've got bags of time to get your entry in.

Why not join in our Facebook groups as well.  Just search for Digi Choosday and Polkadoodles Crafting and The Pencil Case and the Inky Pinkies and ask to join the groups to join in all the fun.  It’s a great community group to join in with and show off your Polkadoodles makes.  There’s always one of the Design Team around to have a natter with and offer guidance and inspiration, so don’t be shy….head on over there right now!!!    

Take care                                                                                
Tanya x 


Anonymous said...

Wow, love it and love the itty bitty characters with the shrink plastic :)

fiona walker said...

Wow Tanya this is out of this world totally amazing. Absolutely love it. Hugs Fiona x

Jane Savage said...

Wow, incredible, Tanya! You amaze me EVERY time!! xxx

Anjie said...

Great make chick.

Scrappy Scatty said...

this is fantatic - well done you xx

Moni said...

Tanya, this is so beautiful!!!! Love all the little details and thank you for sharing the tutorial.

Caz s said...

Wow fab make tanya xxx

Yanitzia Meléndez Mc Farlane said...

Beautiful Project and amazing details.

Jackie Trinder said...

Wow Tanya this is amazing I was wondering how these were made. Thank you for sharing. Hugs Jackie

Lea Brawn said...

Tanya what an amazing creation. Fab work x

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Tanya, WOW, I can't believe how awesome this is and how clever you are. I would never have the creativity to come up with something so fabulous!! You are so inspiring my friend. Hugs!! Audrey

Julie Odil said...

LOVE this!!!! This is fantastic!

Emz said...

Amazing project Tanya, thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Challenge for our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge, hope to see you again. Emma DT x

Aunty Sue said...

This is totally awesome the perfect creation for this challenge and just love love love it. xx

Tracy Welham said...

Fantastic. Thank you for joining in with the Sisters of Craft challenge, good luck in the voting and we hope to see you again. Crafty Blessings. Tracy SOC DT x We now also have a Sisters of Craft Facebook Group where you share your makes, find inspiration and take part in mini challenges.

Chrissy said...

Brilliant project Tanya..I totally love it..
Thank you so much for joining in with us at Where the heART is..


Helen said...

An amazing creation, Tanya - it looks so impressive.

With my DT hat on, thanks for joining us at Sisters of Craft and Where the Heart Is.

Helen x

alex said...

Oh WOW this is just gorgeous, thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create, hope to see you again soon
{613 DT Member}
Alex x

Sandra Wright said...

What a beautiful creation...I never guessed you had used a fork, very clever...
Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics...x

Rocky said...

Love it! The magic trick is brilliant, I've got (had) that set!! Great altered art and so pleased you decided to share it with us at Altered Eclectics.