Thursday, 8 January 2015

Speed Craft challenge - Music Inspired

Hi everyone
It's time for our first Speed Craft Challenge of the year and I am kicking this new challenge year off with the theme
"Music Inspired"
This is an opportunity to show us what you can make in only 15 mins, it can be any form of crafty project but must be made within the time limit. A full list of the rules can be found on our blog Here
One of my New Years resolutions is to be more organised so I have altered a cheap note book to use to try and keep tabs on things.
First thing is to gather up all your supplies and set your timer
I have just used Dina Wakely paints and a Fube pen which is great for smudging. I typed out "Note to Self" before I started and had added a layer of gesso to the book.
Within the 15 mins and I did have to dry the paint with my heat gun to speed it up I managed to finish the front and the spine. Sorry forgot to take a picture of the timer but I had 2 seconds to spare to get to this point.
I did however add to this after the time completing the back and adding some washi tape to finish it off.
Here is it finished
and a before and after
Hope you can pop over and join in with our 15mins of fun challenge Here, the rest of the DT have created some wonderful pieces to inspire you.
thanks for stopping by
Amanda X


  1. Now this is one funky cover! Did you draw the note yourself? Loving the colours used too,a wonderful make yet again from a very talented lady
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

  2. Great transformation of your A5 notebook, love the bright colours and the smudging. Haven't tried the Dina Wakley paints yet or the pen, on my list of things to try in 2015. Great inspiration as always Amanda.

    Mo :-)
    DT Speed Craft Challenge

  3. Fantastic altering, love the bright colours.
    Yvonne x

  4. wow great result, love the colors and the b&w wasitape on the edges!
    Groetjes Karin

  5. Like it a lot...great note to self Amanda!
    greetings, Alie

  6. Love your front cover more than the original - lol, great transformation xx

  7. Might give this challenge a go, sounds do able and looks from your project that you can get loads done in that time! Great job :)

  8. Fabulous painting and wonderful colours... this will inspire you every time you pick it up. Brilliant!
    Alison xx


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