Monday, 1 September 2014

Silkies on Vellum

 
 
Good morning, Kirsten here. I hope everyone had a nice weekend,
 
Vellum has been one of my favourite items to use ever since I started crafting & over the weekend I wondered if Silkies paints from Imagination Crafts would work on it, so I had a play & I'm happy to say that the paints worked beautifully......
 
 
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I stamped 'Delicate Daisies', a Woodware Clear Magic stamp, with embossing ink & heat with WOW Bright White embossing powder. I painted the flowers & the buds with Sunshine Satin, Tuscan Satin & Bronze Brocade Silkies & used a green felt tip pen for the stems.
 
I attached the vellum to white card with brads & added some gems & ribbon from my stash. I couldn't decided on a sentiment so I will add one another day..........
 
 
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Delicate Daisies     Silkies Bronze Brocade    Silkies - Sunshine Satin    Silkies Tuscan Satin     Emboss Ink Pads     WL01 Bright White 160ml   
 
 
We're into the final week of the current blog challenge, so if you're thinking of entering, all the details are on the challenge page.
 
Thanks for looking, I'll be back tomorrow.
 
Kirsten






Sunday, 31 August 2014

Something a little different.....



Morning all, me again....oh no I hear you say ;0)......

Well it is just a quickie from me for today....

I made a little calender for my lovely crafting buddy Jenny Mayes over at Hobby Art earlier in the year and thought I would show it to you as we are still on flowers this month and I have not had the chance to make something new as I am working on lots of samples for other companies at the moment!......

I made this calender from a piece of 6"square grey board and covered it in Anna Marie Designs Aquamarine Dottie card
I then cut a piece of super smooth card and built up the scene using the lovely Country Garden Stamp Set from Hobby Art.....



I free hand cut a cloud shape from a scrap of white card to use as a template to add some clouds in the sky using Tumbled Glass Distress Ink and a Blending Tool. I coloured the main images with Pro- Markers and Distress inks. I added a calender and a bow to finish......

Well that is all from me for today, gotta run back to work in the studio.....I hope that you are having a great weekend....
Hugs Lisa.B.x

Country Garden  Dottie Card Aquamarine     Tumbled Glass Distress Ink Pad     Blending Tool for inks

Saturday, 30 August 2014

More Sparkly Butterflies....


Morning all, wishing you all a great weekend.....

I have another card to show you today using the fabulous Butterfly Delight Stencil, I love using this stencil on acetate as you must have gathered by now and wanted to show you how different it can look with a different background.....

I did the same thing on the acetate as I did on last Sundays Blog post but this time used the acetate as an overlay and not a wrap around. I attached the acetate on to some plum card with brads....
 I tore a piece of velum into a border strip, stamped a message from my stash using Heliotrope Versafine Ink and clear embossed it with Wow powder and then wrapped it around the card and attached it on to another white matted layer.....


To finish off I die cut a white butterfly using the Cheery Lynn Medium Butterfly die and attached it to the card....


Another really simple yet effective card, let me know what you think?

That is all for now....

Big hugs Lisa.B.x

Sparkle Medium Diamond  Butterfly Delight  Crafts Too Thin A4 Acetate SheetsDies - Butterfly Medium #3

Friday, 29 August 2014

Craftwork Cards Clock

Good morning, we're deeply immersed in preparations for September's class next Friday, so this is a quick post to show you a clock Lisa made with the new Craftwork Cards Refreshers collection.
 
She covered the clock with one of the patterned papers, then added different pieces to the sides, using a punch to decorate the edges & adding lace.........
 
 
 
 
She built up layers of flowers & embellished them with rhinestone sparklers from Hobby House.......
 

 
 
The topper is also from the Refreshers collection......
 
 
 
 
Refresher Collection   Aurora     Tiny Clear Aurora
 
Thanks for looking. Don't forget the blog challenge, it doesn't end until September 6.
 
Kirsten

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Georgina Thursday

 
Good morning, I hope you're all having a great week, thanks for the kind words about the recent blog posts.
 
Regular readers will know how I feel about starting projects for you-know-what in December too early - bah humbug! :) - but today I have to make an exception to show you this beautiful card that Georgina made for the event day last month.................
 
 
 
She used Indigo Blu stamps;
 
 
Stamping the flourish with red ink onto white card, then stamping the poinsettia with black Stazon before cutting them out & adding gold liquid pearls..........
 



The sentiment is from the Winter Wishes clear stamp set by Hobby Art...........

 
So beautiful! Thank you Georgina.
 
Poinsettia    Vintage Flourish Dinkie      Winter Wishes       Liquid Pearls - Gold Pearl   Stazon Jet Black    Versacolor Winter Green  
 
Thanks to you for visiting the blog today. See you next time.
 
Kirsten

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Wall Hanging Frame........



Morning all....... happy Wednesday,

As I said the other day, I would bring you another altered art projects using the lovely Anna Marie Designs Creative Frame. I love this little wooden kits as they are so well made and go together so easily. They are really easy to paint, stamp on, cover with papers etc... and are really affordable too.....



I started by painting the frame with Martha Stewart Summer Linen Acrylic paint and then left it to dry. I then used Anna's Rose Drop Stamp with Lime Versacolor ink and Atlantic Versacolor ink.
I added some Weathered Wood Distress ink on to the edges with a Blending Tool to soften them off.
I stamped the main single large flower head from the stamp set around the edges of the frame and also used the leaf stamp form the set with the lime ink as shown. I then added Wow Sparkle Embossing Powder on top of it and heat set it. I also did some extra flowers on a spare bit of super smooth card and cut them out to go on the inside of the frame.......

For the inside I attached some of Anna-Marie Designs Sage Dottie Card to the centre inside of the frame....
I then cut a square of super smooth card and inked up Anna's large stamp from Special Birthdays with both colour inks and stamped and embossed it, I inked the edges and attached this to the centre of the frame. I then used the Birthday Circle Message from Raindrop with the Atlantic ink and stamped and embossed it and then cut away the flowers and 3d'd it to the frame......

To finish it I punched some leaves out of the sage dottie card and used some ready made flowers from my stash to decorate the frame.....
I also made a bow and added a hanger using some silk ribbon.......
 


Well I hope that you have enjoyed the creative frame and fancy having a go, they are on the website HERE......

That is all from me for now, have a great weekand see you soon.....
 
Hugs Lisa.B.xx

Versacolor Lime  Creative Frame   Versacolor Atlantic

Rose Drop  Special Birthdays  Dottie Card Sage Green
Blending Tool for inks      WS15 Clear Sparkle   Summer Linen