Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Airbrushed Flowers Take 1

Pairing up the Airbrushed flowers with the Window Slats embossing folder. I kept the outline ink in the same colour tones as the flowers and leaves.




My entry to ...







Monday, 16 May 2022

Spring Chicken

I have so many flower stamps (which I love) but these days, I'm also looking to see if I can make cards that bring a smile. We so need more smiles and laughter in these difficult times.

This Hey Chick set is such fun ... and I've taken artistic license with the colours. I didn't have Birthday Chicken set, so I typed up and printed my sentiment before die-cutting the sign.


My entry to ...

... Freshly Made Sketches #535

... Addicted to Stamps & More : Any Occasion


... Seize the Birthday : Anything Goes




Saturday, 14 May 2022

Tag

It's been a while since I posted on my blog or instagram. I've had a lot going on in real life the last 9 months.

This is a card I made a while back as part of a series made by die-cutting card stock that I had distressed in rainbow colours - last one! (The first card can be found here, and the second set of 2 is here and the 3rd here). 



My entry to ...

... Less is More : Use A Tag


... Divas that Die Cut : Anything Goes



 


Sunday, 27 February 2022

Two Tone Tortoise

Digging into some new stamps ... and since I've been slow about it, I'll start with the tortoise!



My entry to ...

... Addicted to Stamps & More : Birthdays

... Seize the Birthday #233 Dichromatic


... NBUS #35


... Make the Cards : Any Shade of Green






Saturday, 19 February 2022

Airbrushed Flowers

Love the combination of Floral Lace and the Airbrushed Flowers ... so soft and romantic. I decided not to make the outlines in black but in a darker shade of the petals and leaves.



Not sure if I should put the sentiment on the front. So pretty on it's own.

So I did a second and tried with the sentiment.




What do you prefer?

My entry to ...

... Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge : Slimline Card

... Flower Challenge : Occasions

... NBUS Challenge #35 : Airbrushed Flowers are my NBUS in this card.



Wednesday, 16 February 2022

Ahoy!

 Sailing in with a quick card ...


My entry to ...

... Make the Cards : Sketch


... CAS on Friday : Male



Saturday, 12 February 2022

At the Pool

 Love the fun young look of the Ellen Hutson Everything''s Beachy stamp set. Paired with my new Altenew Rows of Squared embossing folder ... as tiles around the pool.


I used a Pebble Stencil for the water ripples by moving it around and re-inking. I'm waiting to get my MFT pool stencil.

My entry to ...

... Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challange : Emboss It

... AAA Birthday : Pattern. Pattern of the tiles and patterns in the pool.


... NBUS #35. New embossing folder.


... Can you Handle the Pressure : Dry Embossing





Wednesday, 9 February 2022

Use them all!

 I still had more flowers in my "left over" pile. Decided to put them all on one card. Popped them all up to give dimension.



Added some doodle dots to the background and used one of the fine frames for edging.

Sunday, 6 February 2022

CASE a card

I'm trying to use up all the bits and pieces left all over my desk. Sometimes a stamp a bunch of layered flowers, but then I don't use them all.

CASEing the card from Global Design Project, I decided to use embossing paste as the background. 

I love the lightness of this flower when you use only one of the layers. Then I added a few extra dashes with Copics to add another tone.



Trying to get the angle to sheow the embossing paste. I added the yellow ink to match the middle of the flower. 

Monday, 24 January 2022

Coneflower

Sorry I've been MIA for a while - life has been crazy these past few months.

In the meantime, I've had so many orders arrive so I have a ton of new products to use. I started with this wonderful Window Slats embossing folder from Altenew paired with one of the Coneflowers.


My entry to ...

... CAS Colours & Sketches : Colours


... Die Cut Divas : Flowers


... Seize the Birthday : Embossing


... Just Add Ink : Choose 2. I chose Edge and twine.



... NBUS : #34






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