Dinosaurs!

Here is a card made for my Nephew's 5th birthday. When it is a card for a family member it is always fun to make something a little more detailed although I do wish now that I had bought the matching dies - I think I spent just as much time cutting out as I... Continue Reading →

Alcohol Ink – Home Sweet Home

Well, at risk of boring everyone I'm back with another Alcohol Ink project. I wanted to play around a little more to see what else I could do so pulled out stencils and rubber stamps this time. Crafty stash used: Ranger/Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink in various colours plus blending solution White tile Yupo paper Hero... Continue Reading →

Colour Throwdown – Sparkly Cocktails

I'm back with another entry for the Colour Throwdown challenge CTD #383. This weeks colours are yellow, green, orange and white. The palate is so bright it instantly made me think of an old Penny Black stamp I have. Who doesn't love sparkly cocktails?! I stamped the cocktail glasses in black ink and embossed with... Continue Reading →

Butterfly Best Wishes

A few weeks ago I sat playing with some distress ink pads and stamps. This was the result- I decided yesterday that it was time I actually made them into something. Crafty stash used : Sizzix / Hero Arts stamp and die cut - Butterflies #3 Ranger / Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads in the... Continue Reading →

No Line Colouring – Gorjuss Girl

Well, yesterday was the final day of the 30 day colouring challenge held by Kathy from The Daily Marker *sob, sob* It has been a great challenge in so many ways; I have pushed myself and gained confidence in what I can do, I have used my supplies, old and new, to create cards plus I have... Continue Reading →

By The Sea

For day 28 of the 30 day colouring challenge at The Daily Marker I opted for a simple watercolour card. The stamp set used is called 'By The Sea' by Woodware. I stamped and watercoloured the boats, stamped and embossed the 'Ahoy there' and painted the background in a variety of blue paints. I dried the... Continue Reading →

The Color Throwdown -Best Wishes

I'm swooping in with another late night entry for this weeks Colour Throwndown challenge ctd 380. This weeks colours were red, grey and white. As ever my photo shows the colour looking more washed out than they really are. I have used an Anita's/Docrafts stamp for the flower after liberally splodging (technical!) on watercolour paint... Continue Reading →

The Color Throwdown : Hope

I'm back with another entry for the Color Throwdown challenge CTD 379. The colours this week were pink, purple/mulberry, gold and hot pink. I have really struggled to take a photo that showed the colours as they actually are; the photo makes them look a lot paler. The stamps are from Kanban and the background... Continue Reading →

You Are My Cup Of Tea

I'm sneaking into this weeks Color Throwdown #ctd378 challenge last minute with my entry. I've been meaning to set aside time all week to make something but it just hasn't happened. I have used my MFT coffee cup die and my new Lawn Fawn Milo's ABC alphabet stamps for this card. You can find the challenge here... Continue Reading →

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