Monday, 31 May 2010
Thursday, 27 May 2010
I sprayed a tag with lilac, violet and silver inks and then stamped in black versafine with SU Very Vintage Vogue stamping wheel. Wrapped some lilac chiffon ribbon around and added a silver butterfly charm. The flowers were made from left over paper from my card and I punched three sizes and added different brads. I also used a hole punch to give the petals a bit of a 'chewed' look. I mounted the tag onto a larger silver tag which I inked around with Victorian Violet Brilliance Ink.
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Monday, 24 May 2010
All that is required is careful cutting out, shaping and decoupage together with matting and layering. It made a nice change for me and I enjoyed making them. They are very striking cards and I have been overwhelmed with the interest that has been shown from people who have seen them in the 'flesh'. This CD would make great fundraisers and very impressive cards for the less picky, non crafting members of the family!
Hope you like them and thank you for visiting.
Sunday, 23 May 2010
The dragonfly image (Joanna Sheen) is embossed in silver and embellished with varying sizes of gems. I have sponged several shades of blue around the image and mounted this onto a piece of toning watercolour paper spritzed with glimmer mists.
The backing paper is by Artylicious and the sentiment from Stampin Up.
I thoroughly enjoyed making this card and am very pleased with the result! Thank you for visiting and do please leave a comment.
Friday, 21 May 2010
The backing papers are a freebie courtesy of Stamptv and the heart and initial stickers are from Poundland (the thrifty crafter's Mecca).
I am pleased with the result as I really did not know in which direction I was heading with this card. It sort of evolved.
Hope you like my interpretation of New York and thanks for visiting. Please leave a comment as they are much appreciated.
Friday, 14 May 2010
Thursday, 13 May 2010
I made the background with alcohol inks, Lettuce, Aqua, Bottle and Stonewash then stamped the fish (Stampin' USA) in black archival, stamping off the page for some of them to create depth.
I drew the seaweed with Pinflair Gel and stuck seed beads and a few sequins on to give more dimension and shimmer. It is the first time I have done this and it seems to work well. The initial came from Rob Adams' Medieval CD which I clear embossed and mounted onto some green satin mirri board like the main image. To finish off I stamped some more fish in Versamark on the base card.
I hope you like it - I am well pleased with this! Feel free to leave a comment, they are very much appreciated.
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Monday, 10 May 2010
Sunday, 9 May 2010
Friday, 7 May 2010
I thought I would use the prizes I won from Crafty Ann's a few weeks ago. I know this is not very seasonal but I have been itching to try out the squirrel digi.
I coloured him in with pencils and OMS, cut him out and clear embossed. The leaf litter is stamped in Rusty Hinge DI and some of the leaves (x Tattered Angels) embossed with Dark Bronze Lustre. I also cut out and embossed a separate leaf for a bit of dimension. I used two of the embossed dots backing papers, beige for the leaves and pale green for the background.
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Wednesday, 5 May 2010
Sunday, 2 May 2010
Visitors to my blog will probably know that sheep are some of my favourite animals so I was very pleased to have an excuse to feature them in another card!
Saturday, 1 May 2010
I've had a rest this week and let my cuttlebug do most of the work! This card is the prototype for our 2010 bulk Christmas cards. It also has the advantage of being flat so will post at ordinary rates.
The bp is from Papermania's A Wonderful Christmas Time 6 x6 paperpack. The die cuts are by Sizzix and Cuttlebug.
All I had to do was lightly colour with DI Fired Brick and add lashings of Diamond Stickles and a red ribbon.
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