Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Some Findings and WOYWW 217

Hi there My Friends.

The end of July is here and we are well into the second half of the year...
My workdesk for WOYWW 217 is our topic today.

This is my table at my FIL house on the island of Lesvos...I went junking and have found more things to add to My Dress Form Birthday Challenge prizes

 My finds include 3 bound books for altering, they are perfect with  beautiful poetry.(will be difficult to cut themup!) Some white flowers, 5 spools for  making Brussels Lace,chrystals, some bling, some metal handles, got to love the bird...I love the leaves they are perfectly aged Iwant to use them on the dress form I am making...a bee..that will be stashed by me! And some metal decorations, that I will be sharing in my RAK
In the background are some clay dress forms that I made.
I leave you with some inspiration.....My favourite tree, The Olive Tree.

I hope to visit your blogs later to do some housework.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Summer Fun

Hi there Friends.

I have been so distracted with my Birthday Challenge.....but today I thought I have to make a L.O.!!!
I have brought some photos with me to scrap and  I loved these 2 of my son Michael and my sister's son George....the Terrible Twins we call them. They were having crazy fun just before going home after spending the whole afternoon on the beach with the whole family...Michael is holding his shorts and Papou's house keys..

I was inspired by Case File No.81 on CSI and I decided to use the sketch form Sketches With A Twist the twist was to use plain cardstock as a is a pic of my desk just before I started...

I always pull what I could use from my can see the buttermilk cardstock in the pile....I used an acrylic cork and some Walnut Stain Distress Ink to stamp the circles...

So my evidence includes Fleur de Lys, bird, jute/twine, circles amd textured paper...I thought that the circle stamp with the swallows was perfect for Summer...I love the way they dive down for water in the evenings!
I started with the 6 word testimony promt but then I landed up journalling all around the edges of the paper and I also journalled in a curve around the corners.

 The girls at Scrapbooking Greece have summer challenge on too, so I am also entering this L.O. there.

Friday, July 26, 2013

My Birthday..and My Dressform Challenge.

Hi there Dear Friends..
I hope that you are all enjoying your Summer, and those of you that are in the middle of Winter, I hope that you are keeping nice and warm and doing some crafting.

Seeing that I am always away from all of my friends for my birthday each year. I have decided to celebrate this year with a challenge and some prizes!
I have decided to host a challenge on my You Tube Channel.

As you all know I am on a dress-form I am challenging you all to make a tag or a card with a dimensional dressform on could even use a silhouette or even alter a dressform, the choice is yours....I would like to see dimension, bling and some metal.
 Here are some of my dressforms.....details about prizes are at the end of this post.

Ok that is some inspiration for now the challenge goes like this.....
I have 2 kits.
The first is for a lucky draw...all comments made on my You Tube Videos concerining this challege, will be noted and added to the draw. I will have a winner on the 6th of September the day after my Birthday
The second and bigger kit will be a drawn from the projects submitted to me..this will be drawn on the 12th of September.
Here is a video detailing the prizes.
Please feel free to ask any questions you have concerning the challenge.
Keep well.
Love Zeffy

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Hi there....
Yes yes I have MIA again....but you all know life happens...
It is Wednesday and so a good excuse to blog......As most of you know, I am at my FIL home on the island of Lesvos, and this is the photo of my desk....Videos at the end of post.

I have just finished my T page for The Craft Barn Alpha Challenge I chose the word Tissue-paper. It goes without saying that I collaged 2 layes of tissue-paper onto my pages....the tag say =new....texture.
The dressforms are for a challenge and a blog candy that I am preparing, seeing that it is my birthday soon, so stay tuned.
Here are 2 very shakey video of my holiday setting and the stash that I carted along.

If you want to check out more desks from all over the word pop over to Julia's Blog
Bye for now...keep cool if you are in the Northern hemisphers...and keep warm if you are down under!!
Love from a very windy Mytilene..

Wednesday, July 10, 2013


Hello there My Friends...

I have been a very bad Blogger...and have neglected my blog these couple of weeks......forgive me I have been busy and also very very hot!
This is my tag that I made for Get Creative I am a Guest Designer there again this month. The theme for July is RED....I give you Julie in her summer outfit!

My latest investment is a Gellie Plate....your bad influence Eleni !.So I decided to see if I could come up with a respectable print to use as a background,,,this was a third printing usind a big Damask mask.

Then I needed  a silhouette...I used the stencils that I had bought from our local toy shop "Junko"
It goes without sayimg that Julie was too tall so I needed to shorten her a little to fit.... then I started writing on her all about Red Hot summers, cool swims, meals with family and friends, and I just journalled on her body then I cut her out.
Her top is made from Washi tape, and her skirt is made from 2 flowers and the little embellishments are acrylic dots from MME. The little metal piece is a tiny handbag charm! So cute.
The numbers are rub ons and I used 2 little wood veneer boats to add to the summer,theme....I wanted an anchor for my rope knot at the top, but alas I never had one in silver that was the correct size!

Ok, that is that...keep tuned as I have a RAK and a challenge up my sleeve!!!!...mmm no sleeves it is too HOT!!