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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Elizabeth Bennett

This beautiful image is a stamp by Indigo Blu. I have stamped onto a pearlescent card, and coloured lightly with my promarkers. The edges are sponged with DI antique linen. The image is so beautiful, it does not need any embellishments.
Challenges -
Vintage Stamping - feminine beauty
Addicted to Stamping - CAS
I Love Promarkers - anything goes

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

another one for the 'c' box

The challenge at Crafty Hazelnuts this week is to use music. I have used my CI stamp to pop some portions of music on to the background along with my TH snowflakes stamp. I cut a wee scallop circle and layered on the cute little snowmen topper, then added the sentiment and sponged the edge with red.
I will also pop this into
Pixie's Playground as I used a snippet to make the circle.
And add it to Crafty hazelnuts Christmas Extra for October

Friday, October 18, 2013

Black and white

A very simple card from me today. I have stamped the message and embossed with white detail EP
I used my cuttlebug to die cut the corner flourish - (madera corner from Memory Box), and also the two flower shapes. The white one was left over from a previous card, and I used another scrap to die cut the patterned piece. I finished off the centre with a white candi
I would like to enter the challenge at Cuttlebug Mania, for black and white,  and also at Pixie's Playground, because I raided my snippets box!

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Paper Artsy #2

Another card following the very talented Joanne Wardle on the Paper Artsy blog.
I have had to substitute as I did not have some of the correct ingredients, but the finished card has a very similar effect.
I used texture gel, acrylic paint, dylusion spray, metallic rub, and Hero Arts 'old french writing' stamp
 I am entering the following challenges
Paper Artsy
Crafting By Design  - anything goes
Crafting with dragonflies - autumn
Creative Belli  - leaves

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Paper Artsy Challenge

I am following the challenge this week at
Paper Artsy.
The guest is Joanne Wardle, and I find her ideas very inspiring. I have tried to follow the instructions for the first day, but do not have any leaf dies - so used this flower instead. I am quite pleased with the result, it looks better IRL!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

A lazy week

There has not been much happening in my craft room this week, as we have had a visitor.
This card idea was taken from a cardmaking magazine, and I have used snippets down the left side and edged with a dotty piece. The compass was from the kit which came with the mag.
I have just got time to slip this one into
Pixie's  playground - (the compass may come in handy!!)