Monday, 12 July 2010

The Craft Barn - An unusual shape card

Here is a shoe card, for the Craft Barn unusual shaped card challenge. This makes a big change for me in more ways than one, mainly there is no stamping. It opens where the two black brads are, just above the edge of the heel. I used embossed card with a pretty flocked red pattern. If a girl likes shoes, this is a card for her. Pop over to The Craft Barn there is a £30 goodie prize available for the winner. Good luck to everyone who enters.

Tag Your It - By the Beach

I have had this set of stamps for ages, it's nice to be able to find a use for them again, from Joanna Sheen -On the Beach. I have used Distress inks, Mustard Seed, Tumbled Glass, Faded Jeans, Frayed Burlap. I used watercolour pencils for the little person. I finger rubbed some clear glitter glue on the water to get a sparkly glistening finish.
I am also adding this in to the
Alphabet Challenge Blog K - Kids. I think there are some fabulous challenges again this month, but I am beginning to think, I am not a cutsie person, so I may come over as being old fashioned or just out of date, if so, I still hope you can like my style.

Sunday, 11 July 2010

The Stampman Swaps - Wings

The bees and dragonfly backgrounds have both been painted with a mixture of Cosmic Shimmer powders, watercolours, LuminArte paints and a quick spritz with Cosmic Shimmer Mists - Red Lava and Aqua Lagoon, onto glossy card. The background on the bird is a mixture of paints, scrunched when wet, heat dried, then a spritz of gold Cosmic Shimmer watercolour.
Stamps used Bees - Botanical Creative Expressions
Foliage on bees and dragonfly Eastern Grasses - Elusive Images.
All the stamps on the Bird ATC are from Birds - Creative Expressions.
The dragonfly is from Debbie Moore Dragonfly and Butterflies set.
I do hope the partners who receive them will like them.
I am looking forward to receiving my swaps.

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

GC (Gingersnap Creations) 59 Fairies - I like making easel cards, but pink and fairies is not my usual comfort zone. The stamp is from Lili of the Valley - Thistledown Fairy, I think.
coloured with Worn Lipstick Distress Inks, flowers and touch of lace and glitter to complete.