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Sunday, 2 March 2014

Mark Making

In yesterday's post I mentioned that I was routing around in the recycling etc to find somethings I could make marks with that would be similar to the parts of the Well Rounded stencil from The Crafter's Workshop.

So what did I find? Some plastic pots for making circles, and some drinking straws for little circles. I've bunched some straws together, that I cut in half first, with an elastic band to make multiple circles at once. Of course, lets not forget the bubble wrap. I've got a lot of that, but finding some that the children hadn't popped already was the tricky part. The bottom right image makes me think of corrugated card-board. I'll have to keep my eyes open for when some of that becomes available.

So out with some paint to test it out.

Not bad, I think I'll have some fun playing with those.

What do you lying around that you can use for mark making in your journals, craft projects and scrapbooking pages?


  1. Clever girl - love the effect those straws make!

  2. The simplest ideas are always the best! Kudos

  3. I have collected so many things over the years that I though would make great stamps - trick now is to collect them all while I am inspired by your creativity!

  4. Great tips for diy stamping, I'm inspired to try them myself, thanks for sharing.

  5. I love how you think Angela! Love how versatile you are!

  6. great ideas with the straws, so stealing that idea! Come by for a visit to my blog.


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