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Tuesday, 8 June 2021

My Untidy Mind

 Good morning and a very happy Tuesday. The first challenge this month over at Lost Coast Designs is to Save The Trees. By that, we mean to stamp on anything other than ordinary paper. I decorated a phone holder 'cos you can never have too many of these.



I started with my naked phone holder (I'm sure it's not real wood lol)
I applied some base paint by pressing it on my gelli plate, then I stamped with Doodle Circles. This is a lovely stamp to colour in, which I did with paint pens and silver acrylic.


Next came the sentiment. If I'd thought this through I'd have realised that I could have used tissue paper, but never mind. This is construction tape - a little like duct tape but you can paint it. So I just stuck it to my craft mat then painted it white.

Then I stamped my Carmen's Veranda Tidy Minds stamp.

I just cut around it and stuck it in place. I was a little bit surprised that it was still sticky, but it certainly was!


And this is how it looks with my phone in place! I don't know how, but this cover blends in wherever it is, so it's great to have a proper place for it (and this way I remember to charge it too so it's a win-win!)

I only used 2 stamps on this one, that must be some sort of record! I've used




I hope you like it, and that you join in with our fun challenge. Take care, and thanks so much for looking xx


6 comments:

  1. Looks so good ...

    Hope you are enjoying some sunny days.
    Happy mid-week wishes.

    All the best Jan

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  2. I do like it, it is fantastic, much better than the plastic thing I use for mine.... great sentiment too. I love the cover on your phone too!

    I keep trying to leave comments, I hope this one, at least, gets through! Hugs, Anne xx

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  3. This is a great challenge and your take on it is brilliant. I love the phone cover but I know what you mean as I have a patterned one myself and although it's quite bright it just seems to blend in wherever you put it so a stand like this is a great idea providing you remember to use it or I should say if I remembered to use it Lol! Thanks for the lovely comment over at mine too. Happy crafting, Angela xXx

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  5. I've never seen these, but them I am probably in the stone age in regard to technology. Gorgeous practical art and cool phone cover. Hugz

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  6. That's a clever little invention Sue, love how you painted life into that plain wood(?) The circle stamp looks very useful i'd have many a daydream painting those circles. Nice little perch for your owl phone to sit on and stare at you to remind you to charge it. Fab make.. Hugs Tracey xx

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