Monday, 21 June 2010

Birthday 12345 Blog Candy Fans

Indian Fan
These are four of the fans I made some time ago using the images on the fan plate I designed for stampattack. I am giving away a plate of these stamps as one of the prizes in my Birthday 12345 blog candy so I thought I'd show how the images can be used.
Japanese Fan

Egyptian Fan

 The top three have honeycomb paper inside, which opens out very effectively, as you can see in one of the photos.
Below is the fan made by stamping and cutting out 7 art deco fan blades. Fastened with a brad and with an added tassel, it opens and closes just like a real mini working fan. I embossed on black before painting in the design. On the right of the photo you can just see a section of a fan I made using acetate.
Art Deco Fan
I'm happy to report that DH is continuing to improve in hospital but I really miss him. It may yet be another week before he's home. I prepped most of this before I started having to run back and forth to hospital but I really thought I'd have more time to myself to craft whilst DH is away!!

There are still a few days to enter for my Birthday 12,345 Blog Candy draw... just leave a comment!

Had a great show of poppies yesterday and as so many of you love them I'm going to be boring and show the FOUR that opened together. What I find amazing is that the one top right is a DOUBLE petalled variety compared to the others on the left! I'm hardly taking notice of anything else in the garden as I'm too busy keeping an eye on this show by the front door which my DH nearly demolished as a weed


Dotpat said...

Love what you have done with the fans Jo and love the update on the poppies, keep em coming girl

The Paper Princess said...

These are lovely Jo!


sam21ski said...

WOW - you are soooo clever - they all look stunning xxxx

Tinkertaylor said...

They are amazing

cockney blonde said...

Love the fans and the poppies are stunning. I miss my display of poppies from our old house. Love to Dave, x

Dotpat said...

Got my prize thanks so much Jo and thanks for the great card too

Artyjen said...

Love your fans...I was lucky to win some in my CS prize but am ashamed to say have yet to ink them up!! I love poppies and yours are delish :) Glad DH is getting better...It will be fab when he gets to come home :)
xoxo Sioux