Saturday, October 29, 2016
I started by sponging some shades of distress ink on, using a baby wipe. I then stamped with Memento the cute cats from Indigo Blu, and coloured parts of them with my copics. The fish skeleton is a stamp that I hand carved a number of years ago, so I thought the cats looked like they had full tums after a meal of fish!! I also used a piece of the honecomb background stamp (also from Indigo Blu) on the top left, and overstamped with a postmark (unknown brand)
I would like to enter this at Indigo Blu for monochrome
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge for anything goes
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
I printed the background paper and layered it onto the black card, after winding some baker's twine around it.
I have stamped the images on a snippet from my scrap box, and edged it with a black marker. I coloured three 'diamantes' with the same marker and added them to finish off the design.
I am entering this one at Paperbabestamps challenge, as I have used the inspiration colours, and the houndstooth design. I will also add this to Pixies Crafty Workshop.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Some more of my shopping while on our travels. I bought this Sketchy birds and stencil set at Michaels in Halifax, Canada.
There are so many Autumn challenges around at the moment, so decided to enter a few of them.
I used DI sponged through the stencil for part of the background, and anothy dotty stencil for the other half. The branch is a die cut which I shaded with DI walnut stain. I stamped the bird so it stands on the branch, and stamped it again on a scrap. After colouring, I cut it out (without the legs) and glued it over the one on the card.
Challenges I would like to enter:-
Penny Black and More - autumn colours
Stamping Sensations - autumn colours
Happy Little Stampers - use dies
Lets Craft and Create #118 - I chose the autumn option
Bastel-traum#46 - autumn option
Stamplorations CAS - I did not take the option
Stamplorations - Stamps and sponging
Thursday, October 20, 2016
I was catching up on my blog reading when I saw the challenge at Paper Artsy was Squares and Grids. This was perfect to try out my new Magenta stamp that I bought in Montreal. I coloured the pieces with watercolour pencils and copics, and arranged them onto a black background.
My scanner is not picking up the true colours, so I may try and photograph this later today.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop, as I used snippets to stamp onto.