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Friday, 31 October 2014

Friends with Flair

Hello to you all, I am sharing a card I have made for The Unity "Friends with Flair"..


Today I have used this gorgeous Unity image from the July 2014 KOTM ...
The panel of paper is one of my Gelli makes I have also used some to paperpiece my image and stamp the heart onto. I have coloured the rest of the image with Distress inks.xxx

I am entering this into
Unity Stamp "Friends with Flair"
Amusing "Anything Goes"
The Pink Elephant "Anything Goes"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Simon Says "Anything Goes"

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Colour Challenge

Hello to you all I am sharing my make for the colour challenge over at Chocolate Baroque ,the colours to follow this month are

I have used one of the Briar Rose stamps for my card I first made a background with PanPastels then using Black Archival ink stamped my image. I rubbed out some of the PanPastels from inside the image .That is the best about PanPastel you can erase what you don't want.
Then using a slightly damp brush I coloured my image with the PanPastels. I finished off by doodling around the edge.xxx
I am entering this into
Amusing "Anything Goes"
Eclectic ellapu "Flowers"
Crafting from the Heart "Anything Goes"
The Pink Elephant "Anything Goes"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"


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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Door Plaque

Hello to you all,I am sharing another door plaque. The backing has been made using  Gesso,acrylic paint,tissue and various stamps and stencils .

 I am now going to make the most of this mild weather we are getting here in the uk and do some garden tidying.xxx




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Sunday, 26 October 2014

Halloween Colours Inspiration

Hello to you all,well you have one week left to enter the Halloween Colours Challenge over at PanPastel

I have made my background with red and yellow Panpastels masking off the moon My images were then stamped with Black Archival and  I used an eraser to rub out the PanPastel on the larger flowers then coloured with purple PanPastel.xxx
Do make sure you check out the rest of the DT makes.

I am entering this into
Brown Sugar "Anything Goes"
Sister Act "Anything Goes"
Inspiration Destination "Anything Goes"
Kit and Clowder "Anything Goes"
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Saturday, 25 October 2014

Wall Tag 39

I am Sharing a tag today, I have used the gorgeous Harmony Girl again and I have coloured her with distress inks, my backing has been made using Gelato's , gilding wax and a leaf stencil.
It looks like it is going to be a nice day today, the sun is shining.xxx


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Friday, 24 October 2014

One for Christmas

Hello to you all, I am back again this time sharing a Christmas card. This has been made with one of the SOTM stamps from Unity stamp Co.I have used some backing paper that came free with a magazine 

I simply stamped and clear embossed directly onto the backing paper and diecut the Christmas tree.
Well that is another one made.xxx

I am entering this into
Unity Stamp Co Friends with Flair 
Crafty Sentiments "Use a Sentiment"
Inky Chicks "Christmas"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
Crafting by Designs "Get ready for Christmas"

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Thank You at Chocolate Baroque

Hello to you all, I am sharing a sample made from the new stamps that have just been released for October over at Chocolate Baroque.  This is one of the stamps from the Poppy Edges stamp sheet.
I started by inking up a piece of white card with Broken China Distress ink,then stamped and clear embossed the moths and Thank You sentiment. On another piece of card I stamped and clear embossed the image and coloured in with Distress inks.xxx

I am entering this into
Simon Says Monday "Anything Goes"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
Stampin Royalty "Anything Goes"


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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

A Gelli Background

I have been playing with my Gelli plate again,and have decided I need to start using the papers I have made. I am sharing one today. This is one of my favorites using Pink Purple and black acrylic paints.xxx
I am entering this into
Craftrooom Challenge "Make your own Background"
Sweet Stamps "Anything Goes"
Simon Says Stamp "Anything Goes"


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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

GDT for Indigo Blu

Hello to you all, Last month I won the Indigo Blu challenge and was given the chance to guest design for the blog this month....well how could I refuse?

I have used stamps from "Looks Like Rain Deer" which is one of the stamp sheets I chose as my prize.The challenge this month is 

Magical Masking

I first made my background using PanPastels masking off the moon and hills, I stamped the church twice once on the card and again onto a piece of scrap paper,I cut this out to use as a mask to stamp the trees behind the church.I then stamped the other trees stags and sentiment.xxx
I am entering this into
A Gem of a Challenge "Create a Scene"
Crafting at the Weekend "Anything Goes"
Addicted to Stamps "Anything Goes"
Bunny Zoes "Animals"
Crafting from the Heart "Anything Goes"
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Monday, 20 October 2014

Wall tag 38

Hell to you all I have wall tag 38 for you today, I have used my at the moment favorite image form unity stamps "Reach for the Stars"I have made the background with distress inks and various stamps. Stamped my image with black Archival ink and coloured with distress inks
I am entering this into
Unity Be Inspired "I have gone for the Colour Challenge"
Addicted to Stamps "Anything Goes"


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Sunday, 19 October 2014

Halloween Colours at PanPastel

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

Halloween Colours

I have made a wall plaque using a canvas board,I started by sponging Violet PanPastel over my Background, then stamping  a script stamp in various places . I then used some light modeling paste through a couple of stencils to add a bit of depth.......

I cut a couple of pieces of card and  coloured these with black orange and violet PanPastels then cut these up into smaller pieces and glued them to my background..I  then drew around them with a black marker for more depth...Last of all came the decorating with flowers,buttons and burlap I also mixed a little silver PanPastel to some Iridescent paste and painted the edges of  the flowers .xxx
Do pop along to see the rest of the great DT makes

I am entering this into
Craft Room Challenge "Make your own Background"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Divas by Design "Texture"
Inspiration Destination "Anything Goes"
Penny' Paper Crafty "Anything Goes"
Altered Eclectics "Anything Goes"
Mixed Media Monthly "Ribbon,Twine and Fibers"

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Friday, 17 October 2014

Two for Christmas

Hello to you all, I have a couple of Christmas cards to share today using the same Unity Itty Bitty stamp but different colours. I am getting on with my Christmas cards now,it is amazing just how many you need........I have used Gelato's for the background of the red one

 and distress ink for the blue one. Both have been embossed. xxx


I am entering these into
Unity Stamp Co "Friends with Flair"
Craft Room Challenge "Make your own Background"
Deep Ocean "Christmas in October"
Inky Chicks "Christmas"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Inspiration Destination "Anything Goes"
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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Seasons

I got myself a couple of Clarity stencils and stamps when I was at Port Sunny the other week after watching a You Tube video of Barbara using them. Anyway this is my version of it. I am entering this into the Clarity Challenge which is "Seasons" I hope this looks wintery
I shall put a sentiment on it when I treat myself to some Clarity ones.
It is well worth watching Barbaras videos,she gives good ideas of how to use all her goodies.xxx
I am entering this into
Clarity "Seasons"
Party Time Tuesdays "Anything Goes"
Artistic Inspirations "Make your own Background"
Addicted to Stamps "Anything Goes"


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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

A bit of Grunge

Hello to you all,I have made this card for Indigo Blu whose challenge this week is a sketch. I don't often do sketches but thought I would give it a go using the "Sarah's Choice" stamp sheet and some distress inks.xxx
I am entering this into
Indigo Blu "Sketch"
Crafting from the Heart "Anything Goes"
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Monday, 13 October 2014

Witches Brew for Chocolate Baroque

Hello to you all, I am back again sharing another sample made from the new stamps that have just been released for October over at Chocolate Baroque.  My card uses a couple of stamps from "Book of Spells"stamp sheet.I first die-cut an oval to use as a stencil for my moon and sky I used Shaded Lilac distress ink and Egg Plant Adirondack inks for the background .I then stamped my main image with Black Archival and coloured the flames with Promarkers.Last of all to be stamped  was the cobwebs and sentiment.xxx
I am entering this into
613 Avenue "Anything Goes"
Addicted to Stamps "Anything Goes"

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Sunday, 12 October 2014

Autumn Inspiration at PanPastel

Hello to you all,well you have one week left to enter the Autumn Challenge over at PanPastel
I have Blended my background using Permanent Red,Diarylide Yellow and Burnt Sienna Shade..Next I inked through a couple of stencils with Versamark followed by Burnt Sienna Shade,My Bird on a wire image was stamped and then I went in with an eraser to take out the colour  on their bellies. Last of all came the fab sentiment.xxx

Do pop along to see the rest of the great DT makes
I am entering this into
Crafty Catz "Autumn"
Simply Create Too "Halloween or use lots of Orange"
Sister Act "Anything Goes"

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Saturday, 11 October 2014

Moonscape

Hello to you all,I am sharing a card made with a couple of Lavinia stamps, Dandilions and Leaf Trail
I first coloured my background with Spiced Marmalade,Mustard Seed and Burlap Distress inks,masking off the moon and hills. My stamps were then inked up with black Archival,and last of all the sentiment.xxx
I am entering this into
Lavinia Stamps "Autumn Colours"
Crafty Catz "Autumn"
Simply Create Too "Halloween or use lots of Orange"
Sister Act "Anything Goes"
Craft a Scene "By the Light of the Silvery Moon"
Rubber Dance Art "Colour Challenge"



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