Thursday 28 February 2013

Thank you Wendy for my award!
I am really enjoying building my crafting circle of Friends too. 
It's what everyone says I know - but how did I find time to work full time!

Tuesday 26 February 2013


And now for something different!
An exploding box based on 4 squares - 3 for the innies and one for the lid.
Used Spellbinders to cut embellishments and mounted the "floating" butterflies on acetate and added flowers.The centre of the smaller inner could be left plainer and a small gift put in (nail polish, gift card,lipstick chocolate rabbit!.Ideal for a Mother's Day or a Birthday Surprise.
Will make another soon and put the sizes etc.

Sunday 24 February 2013

Stamps by Designs by Ryn using Acetate

Created the background using Distress inks and then stamped the Turtle and Kelp .Used stazon on the water droplet and stamped onto acetate. Highlighted in white opal liquid pearls.Lifted the acetate by strategically placing collall blobs behind the droplets!

Distress Inks and Sheena Douglas Stamps

Distress Inks and Sheena Douglas Stamps
Used circles and Distress Inks for the background and then used versamark Black for the foliage. Then stamped and cut out the individual flowers before colouring. 

Thursday 21 February 2013

Lavinia Stamps and Distrss inks

Lavinia Stamps
This one of three I made using Distress Inks and Lavinia Stamps
I used the new Tree trunk stamped with Versamark and lightly shaded Promarkers in a light brown and gthe background in a pale green.
Faeries, toadstools andstars Lavinia stamps and used white opal liquid pearls for fairy dust ( doesn't show up in this picture).
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Distressing and Stamping at Eileen's Workshop

Had fun making this card at Eileen's workshop, using Distress ink pads, stamps and die cut embellishments

Saturday 16 February 2013

The Stamp Barn

A quick card today using a flower stamp from The Stamp Barn. Used a fabric background in black and gold mounted onto gold mirror board and black card. Stamped the card using Versamark and Promarkers to colour. Used Distress inks to create an edge and added a simple sentiment.     ***

Sunday 10 February 2013

PanPastels and stamping for this flower card....

Used Pan Pastels and a Glitter Girl's board to create the background to this card. Parisian Motifs from Spellbinders gave me the corner pieces and centre shape. Used a store cupboard stamp to stamp and embellish the flowers and when dry cut them out and decoupaged on the card. Randomly stamped the greeting...... 

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Gerbera and Leafy Branch

Used an embossing folder on cardstock and edged using
stamped the Gerbera flower onto white linen card and then coloured in using Perfect Pearls Stamped the background leafy branches and used
Promarkers to colour them in. When the gerberas were dry I cut them out and decoupaged them  into position
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Wednesday 6 February 2013

Gerbera and Leafy branch


This card is made using two stamps by
Gerbera flower and Leafy branch. on the background first and the used my Perfect Pearls after stamping the outlines using black.the centres of the flowers wree enhanced using my favourite Liquid Pearls by Added a few birds freehand and to finish matt and layered.

Tuesday 5 February 2013

SpellbindersShell Beauty m-Bossibilties

                  Another design using this new embossing folder from  Spellbinders
Used Perfect Pearls again for this design and used the Liquid Pearls to highlight the main shell.
Really like this folder and the next one I will decoupage using the main shell.             

Monday 4 February 2013

Leafy branch and a flower stamp "leafy branch  and a flower stamp were used to compose this piece.Used the leafy stamp as the main focus and added some lilac flowers to lift the used to enhance the background. Liquid pearls in the centre of each flower.

Saturday 2 February 2013

My Turtle using a stamp by - turtle and leafy branch stamps
I love these stamps! Same as before using PanPastels and Ranger perfect  pearls with a few silver highlights using Liquid pearls
thanks for looking today.