Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Shades of Blue

Well it's been a while since I last posted so please accept my apologies, I have no excuses just that I  hadn't got anything to show.
Yesterday I  bought my first christmas present for a special person to find today it had been reduced by £10,why does that always happen?
Well I was feeling Christmassy yesterday and a bit crafty so made a christmas card or two. I was inspired by the Card-io demonstration on Create and Craft the other day,I ahve some of their stamps but no christams ones but I did find that I had a lot of small snowflakes stamps. I cut out a template of different styles of baubles and tinted through these with the Versa colour inks then stamped the snowflakes in various shades of blue. I drew the scroll and strings freehand(you could probably tell!) added a couple of small bows and some liquid pearls to finish, oh an added a strip down the  other side of the card using the same technique, just another 50 to go!



Thursday, 11 October 2012

Spooky Treats

Well I don't usually celebrate Halloween in a big way but this year I decided to do something little. I am going out for a meal with some very special friends on Saturday and thought it would be nice to take a little treat for them.

Image - Digistamp Boutique October freebie
Punches - Various circles and X Cut scalloped 2" circle
Inks - Tim Holtz Distress, peeled paint, Ranger Archival Ink Black
Sweets - Candy canes Asda 12 for a £1, chocolates local chocolate factory
Backing paper- downloaded and altered on computer

Hope you all have a spooky halloween!


Sunday, 7 October 2012

Distressed Butterfly Card

Well here's another distress ink card. I have really had to take time to practise this technique and found lots of inspiration on certain sites, so thank you to all you clever crafty people out there.

Inks  - Tim Holtz Distress Inks, peeled paint & antique line
Ranger Archival Ink, sepia
Stamps - Kars Clear Stamps ,Wildflower
                                      Royal Langnickel Clear Choice, Friends Forever
Embellishment - Homemade flowers (see previous entry)
                                              Pearls - had so long can't remember where I got them!Card - Papermill
Designer papers - My Minds Eye, Bloom & Grow

               Enjoy! and Thank You for looking x

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Distressed Tag Card

Distressed Thank You Card

Well I have worked hard with these distress inks and this is what I have produced. It has take a while I know but inbetween work,school collections and the dog having chemo I haven't had much time to myself.

 Inks  - Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks
                          Antique Linen,peeled paint & stormy sky
                      My very old Ranger Archival Sepia Ink
Stamps - Cart Us Clear Stamps, 2072,1084,2067
                               Royal Langnickel Clear Choice - Traveller Stamps
Sentiment - free stamp from magazine
Vintage Embellishments - Downloaded from internet
Card from stock- generally Papermill hammered card
Decorative paper - Docrafts Wellington 6"x6" paper pack

More to come soon!