Tuesday, 29 November 2022
Monday, 21 November 2022
Hello, welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday. Billie A has chosen #188 Things with Wings, so much to choose from, the DT seem to have settled on good old popular favourites of birds, butterflies and bees, but you could choose from fairies, dragons, phoenix, peacocks, aeroplanes, the list is endless. Have fun, we are looking forward to seeing your entries. To see the design team's inspiration, please visit the blog.
I used a scallop edged white card. Added a layer of of lilac card from a 12" sq paper pad from the Works - Soft Romance. I stamped the small worker stamp from the main set of stamps. Blended around the sides with Seedless Preserves DI. Added a piece of pink striped card. Stamped out the several layers I needed to decoupage the main focal design from Imagination Crafts - Decoupage Stamp Range- the Butterflies. Ths same papers used as for the layer piece. I coloured the smallest areas on the decoupaged butterflies with a Purple glitter paint pen. Added a die sentiment and several gem stones. Take care and please stay safe.
Friday, 18 November 2022
Hello, welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new two weekly challenge at Alphabet Challenges. Melanie has chosen Q is for Quilt. For futher information and to see the 'Quilts' created by the design team, please visit the blog.
I added a red mat to a 5" white card, then stamped directly onto a piece of white card with a hexagon quilt style pattern from Dreamees stamps. I used Promarkers to colour, choosing suitable Christmas colours. A sentiment die cut, from a magazine. Finally 3 gorgeous sparkly red gems. Have fun ladies.
Thursday, 17 November 2022
Hello, welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new two weekly challenge at Cardz 4 Galz. The challenge has been chosen by Lynda, -#186 Use A Stencil. For more information and to see the wonderful inspiration from the design team, please visit the blog.
For my card, I chose a 5" sq white card, I added a dark green mat for the main focal image. I stamped the smallest of the two Bold Blooms - Erica by Woodware. I stencilled around the flower using Fossilized Amber DI - the stencil is from Honey Doo Crafts. I coloured the flower with Promarkers, yellow shades blending in with orange. Two shades of green on the stem and leaves. An all occassion card with the chosen sentiment.
Tuesday, 15 November 2022
Hello and welcome to my blog, this is my second entry today, so please scroll further down to find out all about our challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz Today, here, at Sparkles Monthly challenges, our challenge, chosen by Jo, is for #158 Dies and or Punches. Please visit the blog to check it our and see the inspiration from the design team.
For my card, again I chose a 5" x 7" white card. , I added a deep pink mat. The uppermost black and white polka dot card is from a block of B/W card, which I doubt I will ever use up in my lifetime. Why do we get drawn into buying such stash?I die cut the two larger and the 3 smaller circles. On the white sheet below, I stamped stars and added lots of glitter into the 3 circles. I coloured with Distres inks, using a finger dauber, around the circle area, stamped foliage and the two fairies into the remaining two circles. I then die cut a label and stamped the sentiment. All stamps used are from the Enchanted Woodland set, included in the Creative Stamping #83 magazine. Have fun, I look forward to seeing you cards with Die cuts. Take care of you and yours.
Hello, welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new challenge over on Cardz 4 Guyz. Pamela has chosen #309 Thank You Cards (Males). For further deetails and to see the inspiration from the design team, please visit the blog.
For my card I used a 5" x 7" white card. Added a black and an orange mat. On a white piece of card, I used masking tape to edge each side of the card, leaving a panel for me to apply inks. I used several yellow tone Distress inks to give an ombre effect. Once the masking tape was removed. I stamped the heron from the By the Water set of stamps which were included in the Creative Stamping #86 magazine.The flying geese stamp added. The sentiment 'Many Thanks' is from my stash. I kook forward to you entering the challenge, have fun and stay well.
Monday, 7 November 2022
Friday, 4 November 2022
Thursday, 3 November 2022
Citron, sprayed with water onto a glass mat. This is the 2nd dip into the watercolours.
Tuesday, 1 November 2022
Hello, welcome to my blog, two cards today, phew, I've been busy. Today we begin a new challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenges. I have chosen, #142 Festive Things with Wings. Now, it appears the DT have enjoyed the wings of birds, but there are angels, and Christmas fairies, I look forward to seeing your Festive wings. To see the design team's inspiration, please visit the blog.
For my card, I was inspired by a card on the HobbyArt gallery. It started with a white 5 x 7 " card. A dark blue card added. Two oval dies for the centre image oval and the other a border for the image. The scene and all of the geese are from a stamp set - Walking in a Winter Wonderland. Promarkers and Stickles were used to colour and add glitter. The sentiment is from Woodware stamps.
Hello, and welcome to my blog. Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. I, Caz have chosen #308 Poppies - Remembarance. For more details and to see the inspiration from the design team, please visit the blog.
For my project, I have a white card, a black card and a red card for the mat. On the white card I have a die cut of a Soldier. - A Britannia die. The Poppies are Emily's Poppy, stamped three times, 2 stems removed, these are from Stamp Addicts. Coloured with Promarkers. The sentiment, - the Poppy,.is from Pink Frog stamps.
The candle has the soldier die glued to the candle. The poppies are from Woodware stamps. - Stitched Poppies, also coloured with Promarkers. NB. -For decoration purposes only.