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Monday, 29 December 2014

A simple Hello.

Hello to you all, I hope you all had a fab Christmas
We have been snowed in since Boxing day evening,but we had plenty of supplies and it is finally starting to thaw, as usual the council forgot we exist and didn't bother gritting....Anyway !!!!

.....I am sharing another one of my Gelli prints today I have matched it up with a little topper I made using one of the December KOM stamps  from Unity Stamp Co. I have just stamped this onto white card with Seedless Preserves Distress Ink.


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Unity Stamps "Friends with Flair"
That Craft Place "Anything Goes"
Sweet Stampin "Anything Goes"
Loves Rubber Stamps "Anything Goes"

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Saturday, 27 December 2014

A Door Plaque at Chocolate Baroque

Hello to you all, I do hope you have had a nice Christmas

 I am  sharing a Door Plaque made from the new stamps that have just been released for December at Chocolate Baroque.
I started by making my background using acrylic paints and a circle stencil. I then stamped the bottom image and coloured with distress inks, the fish was stamped onto scrap paper coloured with some silver paint and fussy cut . The cogs were die cut and covered with brown and silver acrylic paint .

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Thats Crafty "Anything Goes"
Creative Card Crew "Anything Goes"
Loves Rubber Stamps "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"

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Wednesday, 24 December 2014

December colour Challenge

Hello to you all

Well we are into week two of our  colour challenge over at Chocolate Baroque ,the colours to follow this month are


For my card share I have used a couple of stamps from the June Summer Fairy and the Toadstools from Book of Spells. The background was made with a mix of distress inks that I spritzed with some water and then stamped randomly with one of the Harlequin Fragment stamps.xxx

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very

 Happy Christmas and all the best for the New Year

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Crafty Sentiments "Anything Goes"
Thats Crafty "Anything Goes"
Creative Card Crew "Anything Goes"
Loves Rubber Stamps "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"

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Monday, 22 December 2014

Last Christmas Card

hello to you all.....Yes this is my last Christmas card for this year,
 I have made made my usual background with distress inks and masked off the moon .
I have used this fab tree stamp from Unity stamps which I have  coloured  with Promarkers and added some glitter for frost.

I am entering this into
Unity Stamp Co "Friends with Flair"
Card Mania "Christmas"
Thats Crafty "Anything Goes"
Dream Valley "Christmas"


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Sunday, 21 December 2014

Christmas Inspiration

Hello to you all,gosh what a busy time of year this is, I must be getting old as it seems to get harder, the shopping is the worst it is just bedlam. I think I will do it all on line next year.....

Anyway  you have one week left to enter the
"Christmas"
Challenge over at PanPastel

I have altered a door hanger, I started by putting some light moddeling paste through a stencil then after it dried gave a coat of Gesso. I then gave a coat of blue pastel to the background and coloured the holly and baubles, Last of all I silver embossed a snowflake stamp with Versamark and edged all the edges with Black Soot Distress ink.xxx


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Thursday, 18 December 2014

A Bit of Washi Tape

Hello to you all,I thought I would have a play with some of the Washi Tape I have been accumilating , I got this idea from Sara Naumann  from watching a You Tube video and this is my version using her tips....The Washi tape is from Papermanias Parisienne collection and the stamp I used is one of the Unity Itty Bittys .xxx
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Unity Stamp Co"Friends with Flair"
Inspiration Destination "Anything Goes"
Paper Shelter "Anything Goes"
Pennys Paper Crafty "Anything Goes"
Whimsy "Anything Goes"

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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

So Beautiful

Hello to you all,my card share today uses another one of my Gelli backgrounds.
The butterfly and sentiment are from Unity Stamp Co "Moment by Moment"
I have finished off with some roses and twine.xxx


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613 Avenue "Anything Goes"
Scribble and Scrap "Anything Goes"
The Corrosive Challenge "Anything Goes"


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Monday, 15 December 2014

A Seahorse Tag at Chocolate Baroque

Hello to you all, I am  again sharing a sample made from the new stamps that have just been released for December at Chocolate Baroque.
I first made my background using acrylic paints, I then used a circle stencil and distress ink to make some bubbles.....My Seahorses were stamped, coloured with Gelato's and fussy cut,before gluing these to my tag I stamped some fish and glued down the diecut cogs. To finish off I inked all around the tag with Black Soot Distress ink and added the ribbon.

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Sunday, 14 December 2014

Christmas at PanPastel

We have a new challenge starting at PanPastel this week, we would like to see all your

Christmas Makes

I have made a large tag today. I first made my background by blending Raw Umber andPhthalo Blue PanPastels, then stamped my image.....I used an eraser inside the image to remove some of the PanPastel so I could colour with Promarkers.....The lampost is a Die-cut.xxx

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Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Chocolate Coffee "Christmas"
Crafty Catz "last Minute Christmas"
A Gem of a  Challenge "Christmas"
My time to Craft "Make a Scene"

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Friday, 12 December 2014

A Cas Card


Hello to you all,I am sharing a CAS card today using another Unity stamp from Nov KOM. I have used PanPastels for the coloured panel and a Chocolate coloured ink for the stamps


I am entering this into
Unity Stamps "Friends with Flair"
Penny's Paper Crafty "Anything but Christmas"

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Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Noel

Hello to you all I am sharing a card made with one of the stamps I won from "Vintage Stamping" a real cutie, I have stamped it directly onto the background  and coloured with Promarkers. The sentiment is from Chocolate Baroque.xxx
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Vintage Stamping "A Christmas Song" (Noel)
Sister Act "Anything Goes"
Crafty Sentiments "Christmas"
Deep Ocean "Blue and Brown"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"


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Monday, 8 December 2014

Blue Poppies

Hello to you all...I am sharing a card today made using one of the stamps from the Unity Nov KOM. I decided I wanted blue Poppies .
I clear embossed this with black Versafine and then coloured in with distress ink, I have also splattered some of the ink over my card...xxx



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Sunday, 7 December 2014

Dancing in the Rain


Hello I am back again,I have been playing with my Gelli Papers again (It is addictive)
and come up with this....I have used a couple of Designs by Ryn stamps
 ( Raindrops Set and Spiral Branch set)
stamped directly on to my background and highlighted with a white marker.
The lady and sentiment are from a set by Inklicious. xxx

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Designs by Ryn "Customer Creation"
Treasured Times "Anything Goes"
Sister Act "Anything Goes"


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Colouring Inspiration

You still have a week to enter our challenge over at PanPastels

Colouring 

 I have used this Penny Black stamp for my share this week. I first made my background then stamped my image with Black Versafine..When this was dry I rubbed out the pastel from inside the image to give me a clean surface to colour my image.xxx

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Fresh Brewed  "Christmas"
Crafting By Designs "Christmas"
Simon Says "Christmas/Holidays"
Sister Act "Anything Goes"
Brown Sugar "Winter"

Saturday, 6 December 2014

A Stroll

Hello to you all I am sharing a scene today,I have used different coloured inks to colour the background for a change and mixed a few stamps from Inkylicious and Stampscapes. I have left the sentiment off, that way I can use it for emergencies .xxx
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Artistic Stamper "Anything Goes"
Cards Galore Encore "Anything Goes"
Loves Rubber Stamps "Anything Goes"

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Friday, 5 December 2014

A Trio of Tags at Chocolate Baroque

Hello to you all, I am   sharing  some tags  made from the new stamps that have just been released for December at Chocolate Baroque.

I have made a trio of tags using various mediums

This has been made using some distress inks as the background and simply stamped the images using black Archival ink


This has blue and white acrylic paint brushed on for the background, again I stamped the image with black Archival ink and coloured in with water colur pencils I used a white gelly pen for the sails to make them stand out more.

Distress inks and a stencil for the bacground , I stamped the images with black Archival ink and again coloured with pencils. I used the white gelly pen again for highlights.
Each one of these took less than ten minutes to make.

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Artistic Stamper "Anything Goes"
Cards Galore Encore "Anything Goes"
Loves Rubber Stamps "Anything Goes"

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