16/09/2008

Shoes and Book Spread

 
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Yesterday I was able to work in "How the West was Fun" an Altered Book for the I.C.E. Yahoo group. Being a Betty Boop fan I thought it would be appropriate to make her the theme for my spread - after all it is How the West was FUN! So here it is. I colored Betty using Sakura pens so she has a nice rich glaze and the added the embellishments.
I went shopping to Bluewater on Saturday and found this wonderful shoe that was just screaming out to me to be bought and altered, so I shall endeavour to do just that some time soon.
 
Yesterday evening I was debating whether to stay home or go and watch Croydon F.C. play in the 1st round of the League Cup; staying at home would have given me 6 hours to myself but I couldn't do it as my son Jazz likes me to watch him play. They ended up winning 4 - 1 so worth missing out on those crafting hours lol.
We are experiencing some nice weather at the moment so that is a blessing. I keep seeing the devastation on the news that the hurricane caused in Texas, awful, just awful I am so glad that hurricanes are a rarity here! My son Dwain was supposed to go to Cuba last Monday but had his holiday cancelled because of the hurrican that hit there, instead he flew out to the Maldives with his girlfriend Charlotte on Sunday and I am sure they will love it there!
Anyway that is it for this post - take care everyone, especially if you are in a hurricane zone xxx Dawn

4 comments:

Linda East said...

Your HTWWW spread is so darling...everyone loves Betty Boop. How perfect. The shoe is just awesome, I can't wait to see the end result...I know you will make it something that everyone will want to have for their very own. Congrats to Jazz on their win. Luv Mum

morningDove said...

I just love the whimsy in the altered book pages. Glad to see you have found time to play. I love looking at your work. The shoe was a great fine. What do you have in mind for altering it?

barbara burkard said...

your how the west was won spread is just soooo wonderful!!!! love love love it!!!!

big giant hugz and love!!!!!!

Jeanie said...

Congratulations on the soccer (football?) win! That's got to be exciting. Rick's son plays American football, and it's fun to go to the games, though now that he's in college, most are too far away. Loved your Betty Boop pages!

Did I tell you (email) thanks for your call? It really brightened my not-so-healthy days!