I have made a card for a GDT spot at The Mausoleum of The Dammed,sponsored by Lacy Sunshine and I was given the image Lucille,coloured with promarkers and cut into three.Now I struggle with "Dark" cards they always seem to turn out cuteified but tried my best lol,cardstock is from Papermill Direct,die-cut flowers/black rose trim/black tulle/buttons from stash,the die cut and stamped leaves are Sara signature dies from Crafters Companion the set was a craft mag freebie,paw print stamp from Visible Image.
Morning everyone and we have a new ATG challenge starting today at Simply Papercrafts and as we are sponsored by Starstampz I used the image Alice Chibi-I quite like this image and have used it before.I coloured the image with promarkers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,paper from stash/clocks cut from a Debbie Moore CD and the cards from a Wrinkles CD,and I used a centre step card.
Morning and a welcome to my new follower June,well can you believe there is only one more week left in this month???It has actually been hot here the last two days and Ellie and Holly spent two ours this after-noon with the hose pipe full blast and dancing on the trampoline soaking each other lol.On to my card we have a new ATG challenge starting at A Inky Mess and we are sponsored by Sheepski Designs and I used the beautiful image Freesia Vase,(my favourite flowers)coloured with promarkers,I folded old dictionary pages for the sides,top and bottom borders are embossed in gold with Crafters Companion texture stamp,the butterfly banners,chipboard and hessian butterflies are from stash,the corner dies/Whimsy Dies-strip and circle dies-Creative Dies were cut from card which I covered with left over acrylic paint -but didn't like result so cut dies from it -looks better that way lol.I used a black pen to draw lines between the banners -then regretted doing it but too late-I also distress inked all the edges.
I have made decorated two mini canvas the first one was using DecoArt media acrylicbackground then dripping my new Pebeo Prisma Fantasy paints which create a honeycomb surface when dry.The second one was made just by having the easel on my desk and whenever I finished painting anything instead of cleaning my brush I just swiped it on the canvas and added frantage while last layer was wet.
I have been having an inky play lol.I used Distress inks and stains-then on the lighter one I also added a few brushos,distress ink through sequin waste and the die cut is Pine Bough from Die-namics with a smidgeon of black glitter and fabric rose.The darker one is using my brushed pewter and tarnished brass,sizzix honeycomb die and TH Raven die with frantage on the branch,sml label die used as a tag handle and a black paper clip-quite enjoyed this inky play lol.Forgot the splatters!!!
Morning and this is my third and last post today-hope you all enjoyed your weekend -grandaughters have gone camping in Cornwall for the week with their Mum and her partner Amy-they only went yesterday but seems ages ago,really quiet and missing them already lol-they will soon cure that when they get back lol-they still have another three weeks of the school holiday left here.My card is for the new challenge at Crafting From The Heart always ATG, as we are sponsored by Ppinky Dolls I chose the beautiful image Lonely Sisi,I decided not to colour her just glossy accents on the eyes and distress ink round the frame,Spellbinders die,cardstock/lace/pearls/ribbon/B.paper from stash.
Morning and back with the second post of three today -I made a journal page for the ATG challenge at Crafty Girlz and we are sponsored by Scrap'n'Dipity.I coloured the background with my new Brusho colours then stamped the text with London Script from Stampabilities,my Stampotique "Prom Queen" stamp was coloured with promarkers,the sentiment was computer generated in Dafont with one of the Gothic fonts.
Morning everyone and hope you are all well and had a great weekend.I have three DT posts today and this is the first one which is for CCC Digi Creations challenge"Shades of Blue" and we as we are sponsored by Dr Digis I used the image Dunderton Academicals FC and made a tag. The image is coloured with promarkers and glossy accents on glasses,recycled string from clothing tag and the B.card is recycled from a Lego box-this was the inside of the box and the shades of blue were just perfect lol.We are also sponsored by Bugaboo and Faery Ink.
My card today is a just because -just because I went up to make a DT card and couldn't find the image but found this one instead and everything just seemed to fall into place --so just went with the flow lol.The image which is a Mo Manning pre-coloured topper from Hobby House,cardstock from Papermill Direct,B.paper/sentiment/paperclip/paperclip from stash and the red lined paper from one of my notebooks and a strip of dictionary page.I went with a back to school but grandaughters still have another month.
Morning this is my second post today-I was invited to be Guest Designer at Crafty Boots this month-thank you ladies-the challenge is Use a Stamp-I used watercolour card and a background with my new Brusho colours I then used my latest stamp set buy from Chocolate Baroque,cardstock from Papermill Direct.
Morning and I have two cards to post-today,the first one is for the new challenge at Get Creative which is All White/Splash of colour and as we are sponsored by Sammi Stamps I used the beautiful image "Wild Flower Beauty" coloured with promarkers,all cardstock from Papermill Direct,Tattered Lace embossing folder/liquid pearls/ribbon and button from stash.
Morning first of all welcome to my new follower Marcella -and we have a new challenge starting today at 613 Avenue Create and today our challenges go monthly starting the fist Sunday of the month so hope you will still support us.We have lots od sponsors so lots of prizes--Crafty Sentiments,SLS Lines,QKR Stampede,Digital Delights,The Cutting Cafe,ADFD,Star Stampz,and All Dressed Up.I used a FB freebie image from All Dressed Up"Celebrations" coloured with promarkers,Celebrate stamp from HOTP,Tattered Lace die-cut and B.paper,cardstock from Papermill Direct,ribbon/twine and pearls from stash,I also doodled round the image.
My card today was purely playing time lol.I created the background with distress inks which I then dripped with hand gel,the foxglove image is from Chocolate Baroque and the grass border is from Sheena Douglas-I added glamour dust and liquid pearls.The B.paper is from Bo Bunny which I have just won from Dies to Die For,cardstock from Papermill Direct and the outer stamped border is a texture stamp from Crafters Companion I stamped with versamarker and added mica powder,3-D foam between each layer.I really enjoyed making this card.
Morning and can you believe the start of another month???I have four DT makes today and this is the fourth for Delicious Doodles -delighted to have been invited for Guest Designer for August-thank you Avril.I used the striking image Raven-no colouring required except a small ammount of brown on the tree and inked sky,cardstock from Papermill Direct,papers from Tattered Lace(craft mag freebie)fibres from stash and I silver heat embossed a feather stamp(Craft Stamper mag freebie)I used silicone gel between the layers for some height and finished.
Morning again and if I have done this right this should be my third post of four today-this DT card is for Artistic Inspirations and as we are sponsored by All Dressed Up I used the cute image Abi Ballerina coloured with promarkers and added glamour dust,everything else is from my stash except the feathers which are from my grandaughters stash sshh.
Morning and back with my second of four posts today.This card is for the ATG challenge at CCC Digi Creations sponsored by Artidoodles and Lemon Shortbread whose image I used-Shoujo Daisy Froral Girl,coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents and liquid pearls,Tattered lace and Docrafts B.papers,cardstock from Papermill Direct,ribbon from stash and paperclip from Asda,not sure why I added that -seemed like a good idea at the time lol.
Morning and this is my first of four posts today-Today sees the very first challenge of a brand new challenge blog-Love to Craft-We welcome any and all kinds of Handmade Creations - from CARDS, tags, ATCs and a scrapbook Layouts - to 3-D projects, mixed media canvases and altered projects - even knitting, crocheting, quilting and jewelry-making! Whatever you're working on, we want to see it! Our Challenges Will Go live AT 6:00 AM PM EST on 1st day of the-MONTH Until 6:00 PM EST Last day of the MONTH. Winners and the Top Picks Will BE Chosen by Our Design Team and announced on the-15th of the-MONTH Following the-close of each Challenge.
You May the enter Our Challenges-up to five The Times (as Long as the each Project is Different) and You May Combine Our Challenges with as many other challenges as you'd like! The more the merrier!
I decided to decorates a chipboard door hanger using my new DecoArt acrylic paints and Tando stencils which I bought as Kate Crane mixed media set-one using acrylic the other using texture paste,I also used a plastic card edge for lines and bottle lids,the Bee stamp is from Chocolate Baroque,also a scrip stamp(make unknown)and sentiment stamp from Sheena Douglas,I also painted a chipboard circle to match,I bought a bagful from a craft show a good couple of years and thought it was about time I used one lol.Hope you will come along and join us with anything at all you are making so a good scope there.
My name is Carol and have been married to John for a lifetime well since 1969 anyway.I have always crafted knitting,crotchet,cake decorating and now cards.We have two sons,a daughter,three grandsons and two grandaughters-also two cats, Millie and Puddlenut x