Friday, March 29, 2013

Tag - Whimsy Duck

I am back making single layer tags using the Go Kreate Concentric tag die.  It is a great way to use stamps and a box of tags makes for a super gift.

This Whimsy Duck image was stamped with Archival Black ink and coloured in with aqua pencil crayons lightly blended with a blender pen.  The sentiment is Clear Dollar Birthday Wishes.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

MFT - Woven Basket die for Easter

I did this basket for a young girl in my art class.  The cardstock is Abbey Road from My Mind's Eye, the die is MFT Woven Basket and the cute bunny is from Peachy Keen Bunny Dolls.  The easter egg is a Spellbinders Nested Eggs die.  The bunny was coloured in with a paint brush and Distress Stains diluted with water.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

TCW - Mini Birds of a Feather

This is a stencil from The Crafter's Worksop used with a sponge and Dusty Concord Distress ink.  The sentiment is from Hero Arts - Hugs.

The stripes across the photo must be from the window blinds.  It was pouring with rain when I took this photo and there was very little natural light around - apologies for the poor image.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cottage Cutz - Old Fashioned Phone

Another card with the sentiment still to be decided.  I like to have quite a few cards which I can choose from and, depending on the occasion, stamp on the right sentiment.

Starting with the background paper - Creative Memories Vineyard, the larger die is Spellbinders Grand Labels Eleven, the smaller die is Spellbinders Labels Three with a Hero Arts Newspaper Background stamped on it.  The Cottage Cutz Old Fashioned Phone was cut from different scraps of cardstock and sponged with Distress inks.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Penny Black - Queen of Hearts

This card is still to have a sentiment stamped on.  When I know what I am going to use it for I will find a suitable sentiment.

I love the attitude of this image and coloured it in with Stampin Up crayons and a blender pen as I wanted a softer look for her.  The die used is Go Kreate Plain Ovals with the background paper being from Creative Memories Simply Beautiful.

DH says this reminds him of me !  I do beg to differ on that. 

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Penny Black - Tom and Tilly

I find this quite a powerful image and it was a delight to colour in with Distress Stains and inks.  For the hair I used Adirondak dabbers.  The image was die cut with a Go Kreat Plain Circles die and popped onto a Craftworks card called back2basics.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Penny Black - Ragged Romeo

This such a sweet stamp to colour in.  Lots of detail required and one which I thought might best be done in Distress Stains, inks and various markers.

The colours used are as follows :
Boy's suit Chipped Sapphire, hair is Walnut Stain plus Adirondak Espresso paint dabber, boots Black Soot, roses areVictorian Velvet
Girl's dress Victorian Velvet and Antique Linen, boots Walnut Stain, hair is Tombow Saddle Brown
Grass - Distress Stains Peeled Paint and Bundled Sage mixed with water and painted on with a wet paint brush.

The die used on the watercolour paper and Fab Scraps pink background paper is Go Kreate Frame Wavy #1.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Stampin Up - Fox & Friends

Another small card using a Creative Memories paper background with Stampin Up Fox & Friends punched out with a Stampin Up Scallop Circle.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

MFT - Woven Basket

Having been so busy lately I totally forgot Easter was this month.  This MFT Woven Basket is good for a single marshmallow egg or some of those tiny Easter eggs.

The cute bunny is from The Greeting Farm and is called Maggie.  I coloured the image with Marvy le Plume and Tombow markers and a blender pen.  The grass is a La-La Land Grass Border die and the egg is from Spellbinders Nested Eggs.  The bow is from the same MFT die.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Penny Black - Flight L.O.V.E.

This is a new image which I recently bought and I think the little hedgehog is rather cute.  I coloured him in using Distress Stain, Pumice Stone, water and a paint brush.  The pink parts are from a Stampin Up aqua crayon called Blush Blossom used with a blender pen. 

The balloons were coloured in using Distress Stain, Worn Lipstick, water and a paintbrush.  The image was framed with the Spellbinders die called Deckled Rectangles.  The sentiment is Kaszazz Lucy's Stamps 1157LE Happy Birthday stamped in Archival Maroon ink.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Hero Art - Find Joy

This plain card was decorated with a Creative Memories strip of paper and a sentiment from Hero Art Find Joy.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Masculine Birthday Card

Whilst re organising my stamps I found a couple of un named background stamps.  This one was stamped using Archival Olive and topped off with a sentiment from Kaszazz called 1157LE Happy Birthday.