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Friday, 21 September 2018

Food and Drink



Helo, thanks for your visit. We are starting a new
challenge over on My Time To Craft 
Sam has chosen for us Food and Drink. 
We have moved from a Saturday, very busy folk, 
we hope you will continue to play along with us on
a Friday. Thanks for your continued suppoort.
Please pop ove to the blog to see what the DT have 
creataed to inspire you.
My card is a bought A6 , the image is a stamp
of a wonderful afternoon tea spread by Dovecraft.
The banner and Time For Tea words are stamps
from a set - Time for Tea by Crafters Companion. 
I used Promarkers and Sakura pens to colour.
Makes me want to go out for Afternoon Tea. 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Inky Backgrounds


Hello again,
Thanks for popping by. Today at Back to Basics and Beyond 
We are interested to see your
Inky Backgrounds.
Please pop  over to the blog to see the details and not to miss
the wonderful ideas and designs by the design team.
We still have open a DT Call, we need a few more to join us.
I used a mixture of Distress Inks by Ranger. These were 
blended , dried, water splashes added and then dried. 
The flower stamp is from Sparkles Garden.
 I decoupaged  the flowers which were coloured with Promarkers
 and Glitter pens by Sakura
Other stamps used are from Fairy Magic. Both sets
are by Crafters Companion. 
Thanks for your visit.

Monday, 17 September 2018

Autumn/Fall Colours


Hello, thanks for your visit. Today we begin a new challenge
at Make My Monday. Meg has chosen for us
Autumn / Fall Colours - I adore these colours, right up my street!
Please pop by on the blog to see the details and of course,
not to miss the creations by the design team,
I made a 6" sq card, matted the main image onto gold mirri.
The main image was sponged with several DI of Autumnal
colours - A little splash of water to create texture.
The main stamps are Fairy Magic  designed by 
Donna Ratcliffe - via Crafters Companion.
I added more colour to images using Zig Colour brushes.
Thanks - leave a message or just say Hi.!

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Dies or Punches



Hello, thanks for your visit. For the next month at
Sparkles Monthly Challenges 
our challenge, chosen by Maryvonne is
Dies and or Punches
Why don't you pop over to the blog to see the
wonderful inspiration from the DT, as well as 
checking out the challenge.
My card was inspired by a card in the
Hunkydory Cardmaking kit # 7
Embossing with the E.F. included in the kit, I used
Frayed burlap and Vintage Photo to colour the scene.
Using stamps provided I stamped the deckchair and umbrella.
 The hot air balloons were die cut are also in the 
kit mentioned above.
Sentiment from my stash. 

Friday, 14 September 2018

M is for Monkey


Hello and welcome to my blog.
Today at Alphabet Challenges we begin a two week challenge
using the alphabet to guide us.
Janis has chosen for the letter M   - Monkey.
Pop over to the blog for details and to see
the Design Teams' collection of Monkeys.
I stamped leaves, 2nd generation, around the card for
a background.  The topper is a free digi stamp via Pinterest,
which I coloured with Promarkers.
Then matted onto brown and black card.
Have fun - I look forward to seeing your entry.

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Thoughts of Fall (Autumn)


Hi, thanks for visiting my blog. Today we begin a new
two week challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.  Amy has chosen
Thoughts of Fall/Autumn
I hope you pop over to the blog to check the details
and of course to see the inspiration from the design team.
I made a 5 x 7 in. card. I first lightly stamped 
the card with several stamps from the set I used.
Using a number of DIs in autumnal colours I blended 
them on an A5 sheet of white card, Sprayed with water, dried
then more ink applied. I then randomly stamped all of the stamps, 
several times from the set by #Sheena Douglass - 
A Little Bit Sketchy - Autumn Leaves.
I fussy cut many of the leaves and acorns, placed them
onto black card, mounted onto gold card.
Finally I stamped a sentiment, matted onto black and gold.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

All At Sea


Hello, here we are again, two blogs today. 
Over at Cardz 4 Guyz we are starting a new challenge
for the next two weeks.  Helen has chosen
All At Sea
If you pop over to the blog, you will find all the details,
plus being able to see the DT's cards for the challenge.
I have made a card for a child, using Woodware's 
'Toot the Tug' stamp, coloured with Promarkers.
The sea has been created by tearing card, two shades of
blue and white for the foam.
Faded Jeans DI used to colour the sky.