Alota Julia Bug Does The Baking

try this I recently got a super-nice surprise, it was an email from Helene, the owner of Alota Rubber Stamps, asking if I would make a card for her. She had been sent a picture of a card I made for the Quixotic Paperie Challenge by Elaine. The card used the fabulous Alota Rubber Stamp Stove (which was one of those stamps I just knew I had to have as soon as I saw it!) stamped onto metal.

Well Helene has got the card now so I can show it to you all. It has the gorgeous Julia Bug baking on her shiny metal stove.

I’ve stamped onto metal then manipulated the metal to add dimension, the other items are pieced on in paper or metal.

The lovely Julia is coloured with PrismaColor pencils and paper pieced.

There is more yummy baking on the inside as well – Julia has been busy!

Wasn’t that the nicest of surprises? Thank you so much both Elaine and Helene!

Alota have their own challenge blog which I hope to have a play along with when I can and also you can catch them on Papercraft Planet – in case you haven’t caught up with them there already.

So how you all set up for the week? I’ve got lots of card making and stitching to do this week, hopefully I can get some blog hopping in as well to see all your gorgeous makes.

Catch you later

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Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 7 June 2010 / 7:52 am

    Ooh, I can almost smell that pie! Gorgeous card hun, and such a sweet image. Amazing detail too, so much work, just brilliant. Hugs, Sxxx

  2. 7 June 2010 / 8:07 am

    wow! that stove looks absolutely amazing, Kim!!! fabulous card!! love your coloring as always!!

  3. 7 June 2010 / 8:36 am

    That's a gorgeous card Kim – I love the stamping on metal…

  4. 7 June 2010 / 9:36 am

    this is really amazing what you did with stamping on metal….it's a beauty of a card!!!!
    xxx Margreet

  5. 7 June 2010 / 9:51 am

    wonderful, adorable card Kim.

  6. 7 June 2010 / 10:30 am

    Hi Kim
    wow what a stunner and your stove is so clever, really very special work, hugs chris xx

  7. 7 June 2010 / 10:53 am

    just too too cute!!!! Loving it! hugs Juls

  8. 7 June 2010 / 1:38 pm

    Fabulous Kim! The shiny stove is such an inspired idea and I'm so pleased you were recognised for it, well done!
    Hugs Tara xx

  9. 7 June 2010 / 2:33 pm

    Oh wow,was für eine wunderschöne Karte.
    Ganz toll gestalltet,schöne Farben,tolle Motive und die Coloration ist echt Wahnsinn.
    Bin total begeistert.

    LG Manu! 😉

  10. 7 June 2010 / 3:24 pm

    Oh my gosh this card is so amazing and even more beautiful in person. I love every detail. The metal shaping makes the stove come to life and your coloring is incredible too. Thank you Kim.

  11. 7 June 2010 / 5:05 pm

    Hi Kim, wow what a fabulous card love your image and what youve done with her, the cooker really is fabulous and colouring is gorgeous. with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

  12. 7 June 2010 / 5:07 pm

    Amazing stamping kim, Brilliant card xx

  13. 7 June 2010 / 6:50 pm

    This is wonderful Kim…your coloring looks amazing!

  14. 7 June 2010 / 8:06 pm

    oh wow, what an amazing card. the oven looks so real and your colouring and attention to detail is fantastic.luv coops.xx

  15. 7 June 2010 / 8:12 pm

    Just amazing Kim!!!! You're sooooo talented!!!

    Saskia 🙂

  16. 7 June 2010 / 8:27 pm

    Oh, wow!! Your cute card is wonderful!! Stunning!

    Hugs Ida:o)

  17. 7 June 2010 / 8:54 pm

    Wow this is so amazing. I love your card !!!!!!!!!!! Hugs, Alma

  18. 7 June 2010 / 8:57 pm

    Wow, what a FABULOUS card! So many wonderful details! Thanks for stopping by my blog today 🙂

  19. 7 June 2010 / 9:04 pm

    Gorgeous card Kim, what a great image. Love the detail on the inside.
    Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog too.
    Linds xx

  20. 7 June 2010 / 9:24 pm

    Fantastic card, Kim! Your coloring and paper piecing looks wonderful!
    Hugs and smiles

  21. 7 June 2010 / 10:04 pm

    OMG! This is sooooo brilliant. Fabulous idea to stamp the stove onto metal. So clever. A fantastic card! Warmest wishes, Lesley

  22. 8 June 2010 / 1:43 am

    This is incredible Kim!! You are so creative!! Love all the dimension and the metal! Wowzer!

  23. 8 June 2010 / 5:30 pm

    colouring on this is brill, great card love the little touch on the inside x

  24. 8 June 2010 / 7:46 pm

    OMG, the way you have made that 3D effect metal cooker is just … wow!!! And your colouring is absolutely fabulous. Love the papers and your freehand stitch, so cute and very creative!

  25. 9 June 2010 / 8:30 am

    Wonderful work Kim! The coloration is so perfect!
    Hugs, Alex

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