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Sunday, 1 September 2013

Reds and Greens

Over on the Graph' It colour challenge it's Red and Green so I've used another new stamp and have made a Christmas card. I need to get on with my cards and have only made a few up to now so this is a good excuse to get another out of the way.

I haven't bought any of the Graph' It pens yet so I've used flex markers and promarkers on my image. I didn't keep a check on which pens I used but I think for the hair I used Light Fawn flex marker and then over that I used several promarkers, for the angel wings I used vintage white and I do know I used both Lipstick Red and Poppy promarkersfor the skirt and Chartreuse flex marker with mint green promarker for the top. I will make an effort to list the markers as I get them out next time!

The snowflakes are cut from a couple of Joy dies, I used double sided sticky sheet and put glitter on one side then cut them out and once I'd removed the backing just popped them onto the card.
I don't think the sparkle really shows in a photo but those snowflakes are very sparkly.
That's it for today, four posts in one day is unusual for me, I don't normally do that in a week but I've enjoyed playing today.

Pretty in Pink

Over on the Joanna Sheen Challenge blog this time it's Pretty in Pink, I've just bought a new stamp so thought I'd have a play and this is the result. I stamped the image with Distress Ink Frayed Burlap so I could use flex markers to colour it. I have used my dies to make a pretty card but so very easy, the sentiment is embossed with WOW sparkling silver and I've added a couple of little hearts to cover the wholes in the die cut as I didn't want them showing.

A New Home Card

I made a new home card and when my friend saw it she wanted me to do one for her, the trouble was she didn't want the same size as I had done an 8x8 to allow the team in work to sign it. The original card had the topper and matt cut from an oval die but I couldn't get it to look right on the smaller card so went with one of my Marianne dies and an X-Cut that I've had for ages.

The image and the backing papers are from a Polkadoodle cd, A Double Sprinkle of Kraft there are some great images and backing papers on this cd and I took the image into Craft Artist and added the words. The leaves are Heartfelt Creations stamps and dies and the flower is another set of Heartfelt Creations but this time Vintage Floret which I've cut out of the backing paper, I bought these sets from Oyster Stamps and I think they are quite reasonably priced.

I hope you like it, oh and the word sold on the sign was added by me it was Now Let on the one I did for work, I love being able to add these bits and wouldn't be without Craft Artist now.

Scentimental on CD Sunday

Hello everyone it's Sunday, it's the 1st September and I'm on holiday from work for two whole weeks so all is well with my world.
Over on CD Sunday this week we are being sponsored by Jems Designs and they have given us a cd to give away, this time it's Scentimental and it is a lovely cd with old fashioned images and it's quite nostalgic in feel.

For my card I've used an A5 landscape and some of my newer dies, the corner die is possibly the most difficult die I have ever encountered but I love the result so it's worth it. The flowers are Delicate Asters and they are cut from the backing paper and plain white to go with the matt for the image. The image and matt were cut using my circle cutter from EK, it is such a useful tool, it cuts in plenty of small increments and is handy to have on the desk rather than get the die cutter out or use the Cricut.

We have a new guest this week, Anne, she has been joining us on a regular basis and makes some beautiful things so I hope you will support her and also go and visit her blog which is Stargroves she'd love to have you say hello.


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