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Thursday, 18 January 2018

HB2U

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well.

Today's card features one of the birds from the Stampers Anonymous 'bird crazy' set.
I made my background using 2 colours of Brusho's on watercolour paper. The HB2U was then printed from my pc. I used my Misti to stamp the bird, and stamped another on a scrap paper. On the second bird I reversed the colours, and glued it over the first image. The little parcel is a peel-off and I coloured just the ribbon with a sparkly blue pen. The whole piece was then attached to a black card base.

Challenges -
Bizzy Becs - a/g
Colour Crazy challenge - a/g with colouring
Allsorts - no patterned papers

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Friday, 12 January 2018

Peace!


The challenge at Paper Artsy this month is ATC's, small pieces of art measuring 2.5 x 3.5 inches.
I chose to use pieces of an A4 background that I had made with Brusho's, stamping and doodling. I thought the colours were quite peaceful. I printed the quote on my computer, then smudged some blue/purple ink pad using a baby wipe to take the brightness from it. The butterflies are cut from velum (a spellbinders die) and then embossed in my cuttlebug, then adhered over a piece of white feather.

Challenges - 
Paper Artsy - ATC's
The Artistic Stamper - a/g with stamps (I used them on my background)
Stamping Sensations - cold frosty colours
Cardztv - a/g

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Monday, 8 January 2018

Walkies!

Hi everyone, I hope you are all ready for a new year of crafting!
This one is my first for 2018.
I have printed off this image for the first time from a set I won from Charmed Cards and Craft 4 years ago!!!!
I used the following Promarkers - B318,  B336,  Y337,  O837,  O727,  O345,  Y524,  R555,  and blender
I used a Stamplorations die to cut out the rectangle, added a strip of DP down the left side, then mounted all on kraft card after adding a little string tie

Challenges -
Passion for Promarkers - make it digital
Pixies Playground - using up my snippets
Paperbabe - anything goes


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Sunday, 31 December 2017

Love, Laughter, Luck always

Hi everyone, I am back with a second post today

I have mostly used snippets on this card, stamped with a lovely sparkly EP, and added a layered message

Challenges
Pixies Crafty Workshop - using snippets

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Sunflowers for summer


Hi everyone, I hope you have all recovered from the Christmas festivities, and are all prepared for the New Year.

My card today features a stamp set from Creative Expressions that I won some time ago. I have coloured with the following Promarkers - G817, Y524, Y247, Y337, O837, and R555. 

Challenges
Passion for Promarkers - add a sentiment
Allsorts - seasonal flowers
CardsTV - a/g
Bizzy Becs - a/g

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Sunday, 24 December 2017

pretty flowers


Hi everyone.
First of all I would like to wish you all a healthy and happy Christmas, and thank you for your lovely comments throughout the year.

My card today is a favourite stamp from Stampin Up and I have coloured it with Promarkers and Copics using the theme from the Rubberdance Challenge - rose, light blue, peach, and glitter. I blended the rose and peach to colour the flowers, and layered onto pale blue card which I coloured with chalk pastels. The glitter comes from Wink of Stella, which is on the flowers, but doesn't show very well in the scan, and also the 3 diamantes.

Challenges
Rubberdance - colour theme
AAAcards - sparkle
Southern Girls - all that glitters


Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Christmas snowflakes



Hi everyone, I am back with a last minute card for Christmas.
The background is stamped with Brilliance 'pearlescent sky blue', stamp by Kiwi Stamping Company
The Tree is 'cling tinsel tree' by Stampendous, embossed with Ebony Shimmer EP. (it sparkles nicely IRL)
Words from a Penny Black set
Christmas lights is a Cuttlebug border embossing folder and I have colored with Smooch paints

Challenges -
Cuttlebugmania - snowflakes or snow
Allsorts #445 - snowflakes
CardsTV - a/g

Have a great week, and happy crafting