Tuesday, 19 July 2011

I still have a lot to learn about this blogging malarky...!!

I didn't realise that I needed to create a separate post for each entry...now I do!  Please bear with me on this learning curve!!
Here is my second CAS-ual Fridays entry for this week.....


Like I said, (in the previous post!) a little out of the box thinking went on here! I was thinking about lollies, ice lollies and I ended up at lolly sticks. From my degree days I had a bag of lolly sticks (they were for model making - I didn't do a degree in confectionary!) and I thought they would look really nice if I stained them with ink and lined them up in rainbow order, of course!

As the lolly sticks did all the work, I didn't want to detract from them too much so I added a small sentiment (another handwritten one - I had my inks and nibs out anyway :)) in the bottom corner and a little frame around them and let them be in the limelight :)

Thanks for sticking with me :)


Card:      White and Black 220gsm
Stamps:  None
Inks:       Colorbox Classic Pigment Ink Cat's Eye Queue - Scarlet, Orange, Canary, Lime, Heliotrope
                VersaColor - Cyan, Indigo, Charcoal
                Windsor & Newton Calligraphy Ink, Black
Others:   Rhinestones


  1. Awesome! Love the rainbow of Popsicle sticks.

  2. STOP being so clever! *grin* This is too cute Sian. Your ink-dyed Popsicle sticks are awesome and perfect for the CAS-ual friday challenge!

  3. How fun is this? I love the colored popsicle sticks! this is really a great embellisment! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

  4. This is absolutely amaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazing. I love how you used the popsicle sticks.

  5. How clever! Great idea...why didn't I think of that?! I have a ton of these sticks from my kids...they do love popcicles in this hot summer! Great colors and sweet card!

  6. This is so cute! I checked out your other posts, and I now subscribe to your blog! (and I just adore your calligraphy)

  7. This a real clever 'out the box' idea Sian, just love the rainbow colours:)
    Jenny x

  8. love this! thks for playing with us at cas-ual fridays!

  9. Fantastic! You can't go wrong with rainbows. :) Thank you so much for playing along with CAS-ual Fridays this week!

  10. So cool! Love the rainbow Popsicle sticks effect! Thank you so much for playing along with CAS-ual Friday

  11. Soooo cute & fun!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  12. This is awesome!!! Hey we are doing a little feature on popsicle sticks at Practical Scrappers next week. I would love it if you would submit this and let us use it in the feature. You can email me at practicalscrapperslayouts@gmail.com

  13. Sian - I'm just sending Kerri the link to this and she'll put it up tomorrow :)


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