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Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Roses Are Red....


Today's card features a lovely rose stamp that I found at a charity shop. My background was a combination of DI's and Dylusion sprays. I stamped again on an old dictionary that I use when I am spraying, so this is the same red dylusions. It is embossed in bright gold. I do not know who the sentiment is from, as I bought it from a fellow crafter. It is stamped in red and embossed with detail clear.

Challenges

The Artistic Stamper - Roses are red
Bizzy Becs - a/g
Stamping Sensations - anything with flowers
Penny Black and More - Love, hearts and flowers
Stamplorations - paint it red

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Sunday, 4 February 2018

round in circles!


Hi everyone 
I have cased this from a card I saw somewhere, and loved the style. If anyone knows whose it is, I would love to acknowledge them.
I typed the sentiment onto the card first, then diecut 2 circles, one black, and one using some of my Brusho's playing, using my stitched circles dies, and glued them in to position, after tying a spotty ribbon around. 
Using my Misti, I first stamped onto the card, and then onto a snippet, which I coloured with copics and overlaid onto the card. Doing it this way means I don't have to cut out the feet and tail!

Challenges -
Southern Girls - circle embellishments
Cuttlebug Mania - happy birthday
CardsTV - a/g
Noor Designs UK - celebrations

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Congratulations


A card I made this week using some lovely cream metallic card stock. the background piece is diecut from the same card, sorry I can't remember the brand, someone may be able to help with that!
I added a pretty piece of gold ribbon, tied in a bow, and the glasses of bubbly, which is a very old stamp from Artee Stamps (Australia), stamped in gold.
A peeloff congratulations finishes it off. (I must start using up these, as I have so many!)

Challenges
Pixies Crafty Workshop - I used a snippet to stamp the glasses
CardzTV - a/g
Allsorts - old favourite (my stamp)

I may add some more later, as my granddaughter has just arrived, it was her first day at Intermediate school today

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Thursday, 18 January 2018

A little bit vintage


This is my second post today, so I am catching up a little!

I have used my brand new stamp that I won from Serendipity, and stamped it on a 'mop-up' piece of card from my previous post. I coloured the bike purple, and cut it out with my wonky stitches die. I attached a pretty piece of lace to the base card, and attached the bike on top. The flowers were a pale green, so I tinted them olive with a copic marker and glued pearls to the centres.

Challenges-

Rubberdance - use purple, blue, and olive green, and make it vintage
Happy Little Stampers - watercolours (in my background)
Penny Black and More - use something new


HB2U

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well.

Today's card features one of the birds from the Stampers Anonymous 'bird crazy' set.
I made my background using 2 colours of Brusho's on watercolour paper. The HB2U was then printed from my pc. I used my Misti to stamp the bird, and stamped another on a scrap paper. On the second bird I reversed the colours, and glued it over the first image. The little parcel is a peel-off and I coloured just the ribbon with a sparkly blue pen. The whole piece was then attached to a black card base.

Challenges -
Bizzy Becs - a/g
Colour Crazy challenge - a/g with colouring
Allsorts - no patterned papers

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Friday, 12 January 2018

Peace!


The challenge at Paper Artsy this month is ATC's, small pieces of art measuring 2.5 x 3.5 inches.
I chose to use pieces of an A4 background that I had made with Brusho's, stamping and doodling. I thought the colours were quite peaceful. I printed the quote on my computer, then smudged some blue/purple ink pad using a baby wipe to take the brightness from it. The butterflies are cut from velum (a spellbinders die) and then embossed in my cuttlebug, then adhered over a piece of white feather.

Challenges - 
Paper Artsy - ATC's
The Artistic Stamper - a/g with stamps (I used them on my background)
Stamping Sensations - cold frosty colours
Cardztv - a/g

Thanks for visiting and happy crafting

Monday, 8 January 2018

Walkies!

Hi everyone, I hope you are all ready for a new year of crafting!
This one is my first for 2018.
I have printed off this image for the first time from a set I won from Charmed Cards and Craft 4 years ago!!!!
I used the following Promarkers - B318,  B336,  Y337,  O837,  O727,  O345,  Y524,  R555,  and blender
I used a Stamplorations die to cut out the rectangle, added a strip of DP down the left side, then mounted all on kraft card after adding a little string tie

Challenges -
Passion for Promarkers - make it digital
Pixies Playground - using up my snippets
Paperbabe - anything goes


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