Friday 31 October 2014

Cardio Christmas Theme Card

Cardio Stamps
I cut a base card from my Lifestyle Dies and also a frame which I Distress inked.
Used Vintage Phot to stamp wreath and then very lightly inked over the branches to add a bit more depth. Red berries were Stickles and Diamond Stickles for the snow effect.
I love the compositions you can get with even the smallest of stamps..

Thursday 30 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Challenge 4 - Card #2

My second card
 for the Chocolate Baroque Challenge
I used linen cardstock for my second card for the Chocolate Baroque Challenge #4
Used Spectrum Noir Pencils to colour the stamped image from the Tranquility Set and very calming it was!!
Simple mat and layering to finish

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Challenge 4 - Card #1

Chocolate Baroque Challenge Card
I used a stamp from the Honeysuckle Butterfly Set and coloured with Spectrum Noir Pencils
I cut an octagon base card and layering and added a butterfly to finish..
I am entering this card into the current Chocolate Baroque Challenge....

Sunday 26 October 2014

Penny Black Poppy Time Stamp

A CAS Poppy Card
I used the stamp for my card - there is also a matching stencil available...
Used Spectrum Noir Pens to colour. Used a pale grey to add a little shadowing at the ground. Added a sentiment stamp from my stash to finish....
Matches poppy stencil Sun Catcher

Friday 24 October 2014

Brushos and a Chocolate Baroque Poppy Stamp

Brusho background with a Chocolate Baroque Poppy Stamp

Created Brusho background and stamped Poppy Stamp from Chocolate Baroque, colouring with Spectrum Noir Pens and Pencils. That it apart from assembling this card for a Friend's Birthday

Thursday 23 October 2014

Holly Stamp by Stamps by Chloe

 Holly Stamp by Chloe with an Octagonal Base Card 
Stamped the large and small Holly Stamps onto Parchment with embossing powder and edged with Platinum Stickles.. Added micro beads in the centre. Die cut tags for stamped sentiment. Built up layers with alternate layers edged with gold metallic pen. On the 1st and third layers I embossed on the background for detail.

Tuesday 21 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Card

Poppies are still one of my favourite flowers.............and I love some of the designs available from Chocolate Baroque. I used my Spectrum Noir pencils to colour and a simple sentiment to finish...a light grey to outline shadow.
Here's the link for the stamp:-

Monday 20 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Primula Stamp

Pretty Primula

Used Spectrum Noir Pencils to colour the stamped image.
I used a stamp from the Elegant Spring Flowers Set and kept to a simple cleaned line design
Mat and layering to finish..........

Saturday 18 October 2014

Spectrum Noir Colouring

Stampendous Jumbo Flower Stamp
Thought this was a great stamp for colouring and used my Spectrum Noir Pens and Pencils this time
That's it except for mat and layering
Have a great weekend all

Thursday 16 October 2014

Lavinia Stamps Autumn ColoursTheme Challenge

It's Autumn!

A very CAS card for my Challenge entry!! I used the leaf from the  Lavinia Leaf Trail Set, stamped using Distress Inks. I printed a Sentiment from my computer and also stamped a small part of the leaf stamp onto the sentiment die shapeLeaf Trail                                                                           I am entering this card into the Lavinia "Autumn" Challenge.


Wednesday 15 October 2014

***Card using Cardio Stamps***

Octagonal card  with Distress Inks and Cardio Stamps

my card today - a different shaped base and a few stamps to make a quick card
Cut card base first and then shaded an area with Distress inks. I used stamps from Cardio Majestix Sets:-

Mum's Garden - Majestix Clear Peg Stamp Set
Flutterby Garden - Majestix Clear Peg Stamp Set
Greenery 1 - A6 Clear Stamp Set(Card-io Combinations, Clear Stamp Sets)£9.99

Rub on Sentiment from my stash


Tuesday 14 October 2014

Sweet Poppy Stencils and Designs by Ryn for my Anniversary Card

Sweet Poppy Stencils and Stamps by Designs by Ryn
Canvas Sheet base with Brushos background. Stamped the Leaf by Designs by Ryn before adding the Stencil with black glossy paste by Sweet Poppy Stencils. Sweet Poppy Sentiment with Imagination Crafts Glitter Paste

Monday 13 October 2014

Designs by Ryn Stencil and Stamp

  Stencil and Stamps today....samples from Eileen's Workshop
A background of Distress Paints and cling film before Stencil and Stamping were added. Rising Bubbles were highlighted with a white pen
simple mat and layering to finish..

Saturday 11 October 2014

Cardio Cristmas Cards.....

Octagonal Die with Cardio Stamps
I used an Octagonal Die to make the card base and used the same Stamp sets as in my Blog for the square card. Wreath formed from the branch stamp in the Greenery 1 - A6 Clear Stamp Set and the other stamps from the Cardio Set  Christmas Scenery 1
Used Distress Inks for the sun, Stickles for the snow and Liquid Pearls for the berries.

Thursday 9 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Background Stamp

Background Stamp Card

I wondered how the  Christmas Baubles background would be as a stand alone card.. So.....Stamped onto card twice with silver detail EP  and then chose elements to Decoupage. Added bows and then mat and layering to finish. Pen lined the edge of the card to finish. Since the photo I have Used Treasure Silver to add a little more detail.

Wednesday 8 October 2014

Seashore Scene Stamp Set by Chocolate Baroque

My card today uses stamps from the  Seashore Scene Set
Extended a few lines here and there and used Spectrum Noir Pencils for the colouring..........................

Monday 6 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Card for Monday


Chocolate Baroque Pretty  Poppies Stamp Set

A quick card today using one of the Stamps by chocolate Baroque..............
Stamped Versafine and coloured using Spectrum Noir Pencils


Saturday 4 October 2014

Fantastic Floral Set by Chocolate Baroque

Chocolate Baroque and Brusho Paints
I used a stamp from the Fantastic  Floral Set by Chocolate Baroque after I had created the background using Brushos. Coloured highlights onto the flower with Spectrum Noir Pencil.  Matt and layered to finish....
that's it for my quick card today
here's the link for the Stamp:

Friday 3 October 2014

Cardio Christmas Wreath

Cardio Stamps for my card project today
Stamped up wreath first with Versafine to create a circle - did mine "by eye" but you could always pencil a circle in. Looking at the branch you will see it lends itself to flow one way so the ends of the branches don't stick out. You can always have a practice on a piece of copy paper first...
Used Distress Inks - weathered wood to lightly place hillocks. Left a gap when I did the horizon to use Dried Marigold for the setting sun.
Stamped the other features - house, fence, trees and deer. With the deer I grounded him after I had stamped as it's sometimes harder to line up stamp straight onto a line. Added Stickles for snow effect and Liquid Pearls for berries on the wreath
For this card a 6 " x 6" I used the branch from the Oriental Blossom. A bigger branch for a 7" x 7" is in the Greenery Set.
here are a couple of links for some sets from Cardio and also the titles of other set ( couldn't get the link)
Winter Walks A6 Card-io Clear stamp
Christmas Scenery 1
Greenery 1 - A6 Clear Stamp Set

Thursday 2 October 2014

Chocolate Baroque Challenge 3#- sample 1

My entry to the Chocolate Baroque Challenge.  
For this card I used linen effect card from Paper Mill Direct.
I type the sentiment from my computer and using the colour way for this Challenge shaded background and then stamped  the floral composition.
I coloured, keeping to the colour scheme, using my Spectrum Noir Pens and Pencils.
Matt and layering to finish.
the links for the stamp is here 

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Brushos Chocolate Baroque Stamp from Wisteria Lane Set

Wisteria Lane Stamp

The stamps in this set are beauties and in some way seem "delicate" to me. I created my Brusho Background and stamped the image with Versafine. Hi lighted the flower with white Rangers enamel and coloured the little butterfly ( part of the set ) with Spectrum Noir pencils.
here's the link for the stamp .......
thanks for looking.......