Wednesday 28 June 2017

WOYWW #421

What'sOnYourWorkdeskWednesday - if you want to find out more then checkout the WOYWW tab at the top of the page - and our thanks go to Julia for hosting this weekly meet up.

First off .... my apologies to everyone for not managing to visit many desks last week.  We have been very busy since we arrived back from a fab workshop with Julie ..... but tomorrow .... R & R!  yeah!
My various escapades will be posted across my three Blogs......
But for today we have a desk to look at .....

one desk with....
 ?what? on top?  
One acrylic block and three elastic bands resting on a large piece of paper.  
I have just finished experimenting with a new technique .... one for my June card swap .... actual swap card will be posted on Cardius Bloggus Blog later.  

The technique is 'Elastic Band' - wrap elastic bands round the block and use as a stamp to print .... simples!

I used pink, red and two shades of blue DI and one grey as a second colour.

I did try to finish a card so I could show you all the end result so  ...... ta dah!

Pretty impressive huh!?!

so that's my desk for today ..... and I can assure you that I will be visiting other desks, and catching up, over the next few days.

Have a good week, catch you all later ......


  1. Hi Christine. Great experiment - such a lot of fun.
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #7

  2. Glad you had a good time! That printing technique looks great fun :-D
    Hugs LLJ 13 xxx

  3. Hi Christine, ooh, I LOVE that! That really is something I have to have a go at. What a great way to make easy backgrounds. Have a lovely week, Hugs, Shaz #10 XxX

  4. I absolutely adore your laccy band technique - How Fab... will be printign later for sure - much love, dxxx 29

  5. What a fun technique! I must try it - I'm thinking gelli plate! Thanks for visiting earlier Christine! Have a lovely week! zsuzsa #33

  6. Fab look - what a great idea! love the card you made with it too. Helen #5

  7. Great fun technique for stamping, Christine. I am getting interested in mark making at the moment and finding lots of ideas on Pinterest, and this one came up. Thank you for your visit - you've got it right, we are cat slaves, and they will definitely be the mistresses of our life from now on!! I can't wait to see them for the first time tomorrow - we will have to wait till the end of July before they will be big enough to come home with us. My hubby is worried that the kitty tree is too big for them and they won't even be able to reach the first platform but I think they will be rampaging all over it straight away! We've never had anything on this scale for our previous kitties. Plenty of photos and videos will follow, I guarantee it!

    Happy WOYWW,
    Shoshi #12

  8. Hi Christine, great way to make a background. Love the card too. Thanks for the visit to mine, have a great woyww and a happy crafty week, Angela x18x

  9. Great use of rubber bands for your backgrounds! I like your steam train card too. Lots of us deskers have been too busy this summer to visit everyone each week, so I wouldn't worry. Happy WOYWW
    Rose #22

  10. What a great desk. TFS Happy WOYWW xx Jan (31)

  11. What a brilliant way to make unique backgrounds! LOVE the choochoo card :)
    Have a wonderful WOYWW Wednes-yay!
    Bubbles #1

  12. Very simple and very cool!! It looks great on the background for your card. TFS...I may have to try this one. Dorlene #36

  13. What a fabulous idea and the effect is great...Thanks for sharing that tip... Have a wonderful creative week ahead... May#11

  14. Nice laccy band printing, Thanks for the visit BJ#28

  15. Clean and simple backgrounds with a nice result.

    I do not participate this week, I still have to visit blogs from last weeks WOYWW and this week I´m just looking around.

    Happy week to you!

  16. Very cool technique - I may try it on one of my index cards! Thanks for sharing! Lindart #35

  17. Your technique looks fun! Wouldn't dare try it mupyself as Dino is a devil for running off with elastic bands, which he then throws in the air, then picks it up and does it again - an odd game for a cat! Have a great week, hugs, Lynne #46

  18. I thought about trying the rubber band thing. After seeing your great results I will have to try it! I love that stencil on your desk with the two hands making a heart. So cute!
    Sorry I'm so late coming around.
    Have a great day!
    Diane F #30

  19. Oh wow... what a great idea. May have to have a go at That!
    Catherine x


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