Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Sparkle and Shine at Country View

Hello to you all, We have a new challenge starting today over at Country View Challenges and our theme for this month is
Sparkle and Shine
I have made a Christmas card today

I started by masking a moon and making my background with Weathered Wood Distress ink,I then stamped some rocks .

Next I stamped in the tree trunks , fir trees and some more rocks all this stamping was done in Weathered wood..I am trying to make it look misty and frosty

I then stamped in the stag and some grasses


I have gone round the edges and corners with Black soot Distress ink to frame my picture.. I Then stamped my sentiment and went in with a glue pen and glitter where I thought the frost would be.
I do hope you visit the rest of the DT blogs,there is lots of amazing inspiration.xxx

I am entering this into
613 Avenue "Anything Goes"
Christmas Card Challenge "Anything Goes"
Vintage Stamping "Anything Goes"
The Pink Elephant "Anything Goes"
Holly Jolly Christmas "Anything Goes"
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Sunday, 28 September 2014

Embossing Inspiration

Hello to you all,well you have one week left to enter the Embossing Challenge over at PanPastel
I started by putting my backing card through a dotty embossing folder then lightly sponging over with my Turquoise PanPastel.. I then embossed another piece of white card with a free folder.The Dragonfly has been die-cut and embossed using card that I coloured with my Pans....Last of all came the sentiment which has been clear embossed with Distress Ink.xxx

I am entering this into
City Crafter "Focus on Sentiment"
 Wonderful Wednesdays "Anything Goes"
Ruby's Rainbow "Anything Goes"
Hobbybook "Embossing"
Crafting at the Weekend "Anything Goes"

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Saturday, 27 September 2014

A wooden Hanging

Hello to you all, I have been messing with some wood, I had two plaques and got my son to cut the center out of one to form an aperture . I coated them both with Gesso and then dark blue acrylic.
When this was dry I the gave a coat of light blue I left this to dry then gave it a rub with sandpaper to reveal the dark blue underneath...

I then went through a leaf stencil with some  Imaginaton Crafts Sparkle Medium...I glued some burlap to the back and added the flowers before gluing both pieces together.xxx
I am entering this into
Brown Sugar "Anything Goes"
Simon Says "Anything Goes"
 Wonderful Wednesdays "Anything Goes"
Ruby's Rainbow "Anything Goes"
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Friday, 26 September 2014

Hello Pumpkin

Hello to you all, I am using a very cute stamp today,he is called Hello Pumpkin from Unity Stamp Co. I have clear embossed the image with Black Archival and coloured  with Promarkers. The papers are from Nitwits and I have also distressed the edges a little.xxx 


I am entering this into
Unity Stamp Co "Friends With Flair"
 Wonderful Wednesdays "Anything Goes"
Paper Pretties "Halloween/Fall
Ruby's Rainbow "Anything Goes"
4 Crafty Girls "Anything Goes"
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Thursday, 25 September 2014

Nautical Inspiration at Country View

Hello to you all,I am back with my second sample for Country View Crafts and the theme is
Nautical
I must apologise I have not got any photo's of  how this was made but will explain my steps.
I first started by tearing some paper to form the hills and inked these up with Bundled Sage distress ink ,after this I punched out a circle and used it to mask off a moon and using Faded Jeans distress ink  inked up the sky..

My sea was also made using Faded Jeans and a white pen.....My ship stamp was inked up with Black Versafine and to get the reflection I first stamped onto some scrap paper and then onto my sea,I then inked it up and stamped it the right way round...The sentiment was last to be inked up and stamped. xxx


I do hope you check out the rest of the DT projects for some fab inspiration.
xxx
I am entering this into
Addicted to Stamps "For a Man or Boy"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Simon Says Wednesday "Anything Goes"

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