I had a fabulous arty weekend - the house work suffered a little (well maybe a lot) but I did cook and do the laundry so 2 out of 3 isn't bad, especially considering it was so hot and humid!! I was pleased with progress on Saturday and then yesterday I finished my copper mesh and heart postcards (see above), started experimenting on my February Journal quilt (colour!), did a bit of magazine stuff, finished an ATC trade for Sequana (no blog unfortunately but a great flickr album) and worked on my Cyber Fyber exchange postcard. I also started on some house themed ATCs for an exchange I've joined but not to the point where I can show any pictures.
And to make my little life complete (!!) I have joined the latest round of Kathryn Robertson's fabric inchie exchange. The colour is beige (and before you groan, Kathryn's interpretation of beige is lovely and wide, ranging from cream all the way through to strong cafe au lait) and I expect you will be reading about them for a while as I get back into inchie experiment mode.
After attending to domestic stuff tonight I am planning on unpicking all my stitching on my colour strips (see below) and starting again - I think I was just a touch too random last night with my FME and rinsaway (which didn't totally rinse-away to my disgust!). I'm happy with the level of colour but there is a lot that needs to be done to this before it is finished!!
This is the postcard I am working on for Susan Lenz (Cyber Fyber) - the base fabric is a deep purply pink silk to which I have ironed on a torn strip of Lumiere Olive painted vliesofix. I've stamped on top of both surfaces with black fabrico ink and text and swirl images. The fabric has been sprayed with Moon Shadow Glitz in gold and green (I'm addicted to these sprays!!) and then I stitched on some lovely rich fibres before adding Jones Tones glue and green foil to the middle section. I'm planning on finishing it with some sequins or beads. I think it looks more interesting in real life!