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Friday, 30 September 2016

Pretty in Pink

Him thanks for your visit. Today is the start of a new two week challenge
For the letter P we have Pretty in Pink
Why don't you pop over to see the creations from the DT.
I have used papers and an image from Papermania paper kit, Bellisima.
Used mirri card between the papers.
Added lace, flowers and leaves.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Fall Colours for Galz


Hi, today a new challenge starts at Cardz 4 Galz.
Amy, over in the US has chosen for us
Fall (Autumn ) Colours
Please pop over to check out the inspirational creations from the DT.
For my card, I have used as many of the autumn colours as I could
manage to work in my design. I have blended many of the TH Distress
Inks onto a 6" square card. Splattered with water to create water splashes.
Stamped with swirls by Sheena Douglass, first with Black Versafine and clear 
embossing powder, then with Versafine and Gold embossing powder.
I used stamps from a Dare 2B Artsy Autumn leaves set, including the sentiment. 
The stamped butterfly is from a very old but useful set of butterflies by
Debbie Moore. Lastly I added white dots to highlight some of the darker areas,
Hope you have been inspired and will have a go. Thanks for popping by. 


Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Fall Colours - For Guyz

Hi, welcome to my blog, I hope you take a look around, 
and enjoy looking at today's posting.
Today at Cardz 4 Guyz a new challenge, chosen by Amy
is starting for the next week. 
Autumn (Fall) Colours
The Autumn colours in the card have been created with 
Brusho powders and some Distress Inks. 
The stamps used are from Sheena Douglass with a few added
from Crafter's Companion Just For Men Signature set. 
Hope to see you again.

Monday, 26 September 2016

No Patterned Paper

Hi, welcome to my blog. Today begins a new challenge at
Fliss will be choosing the winners from the entries for
No Patterned Paper
The DT have excelled in producing their creations, please pop 
over to check them out.
My card seemed to slowly evolve from scraps and items amongst 
the mess on my desk from either previous projects or laziness.  
There was an embossing folder which hadn't found it's way into 
my E.F. storage system from Crafter's Companion. With this I embossed
the black card. I rubbed over with Gold Wax Patina, also on my desk. 
The piece on the side is a leftover from another project. The colours have
been built up with various ink sprays. 
The flowers are stamped with Leonie Pujol - Everlasting Love stamps.
I had intended to use these to decoupage but changed my mind.
The sentiment - Crafter's Companion. again , left from another project.
The card finished, some of the items have now been put away.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Anything BUT a Card



Hello and welcome to my blog, today sees the start of a two week challenge at
My Time To Craft (MTTC)  The challenge is 
ANYTHING BUT A CARD
Please take a look at the amazing projects created by the DT.
I have been playing with my Graphic 45 Rare Oddities Paper pad.
I first painted my little wooden chest of drawers with an orange
Acrylic paint. I then covered the drawers, both sides and back with
papers from my Rare Oddities paper pad. 
Here is the back.

Watch The Birdie


Hi, welcome to my blog. Today is the start of a two week challenge at 
Fantasy Stampers.   The challenge is 
Watch the Birdie
Please check out the blog for the amazing creations from the Design Team.
Getting ahead I have made another Christmas card.
A scalloped circular card from Kanban,
A circle for the stamped image via a Spellbinders die.
The robin is from Tall Tails from Katy Sue Designs.
I love these stamps there are four main ones, the robin, an owl, 
a reindeer and a mouse. Lots of little extra stamps.
I used Distress inks to colour the backgound and Promarkers for the robin.
I decoupaged the robin's body and scarf for extra dimension. 
Quickie glue pen and Glamour Dust glitter to crete the icy snow. 
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Thursday, 22 September 2016

Wheels (2)

Hello, thanks for your visit. Today I am entering two cards into the new 
challenge of Wheels at CD Sunday Challenges.
This being my second card from the  CD 
The Best of La Pashe 2012.
I have added some stamped cog like wheels with a stamp I bought 
at Hobbycraft some time ago, I keep it with my steampunk stamps, not sure 
of the make etc. I added varied black gems to the centre of the wheels. 
The main image is decoupaged  in several areas.