Hello fellow bloggers! Something a little different from me today. I've had a good old craft this afternoon, and turned an old tissue box into my "Portable Pen Holder"!
From this (well sort of; I forgot to take a pic before I started!):
"Copica" but as I use Promarkers, I've coloured the pens to look like THEM! (Can I call her "Promarka"?!! lol)
I have printed out the words on my PC, distressed the edges and used some Distress Ink to colour them up a little. The flowers were a GIT to cut but here's how I did it...I used a piece of the burlap stuck to some double sided "sticky" film and cut them with a die using my Big Shot. It was a little difficult to say the least (someone PLEASE tell me there's an easier way?!). I think the burlap proved a bit too strong to cut but I got there in the end. I added some buttons as the flower centres, and glued some little wooden pegs around the top; I'm thinking I can maybe clip some colour combos to them?!
Oooh...and the whole thing (excluding ribbon and burlap) has been given a coat of Mod Podge!
It holds about 12 pens, which is usually enough for me to colour an image, and it saves me carting around over 100 pens wherever I chose to colour! :-)
Hope you like it. I'm going to try and stay awake tonight for Alyce's "Live Colour Along" over at Kit and Clowder . Not holding out much hope though, as it doesn't start til 11.00pm! We shall see!
Big hugs from me!
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