Thursday 29 December 2011

Xmas, New Stamps & The Sunday Stampers Week 186

Hope you all had a good Xmas and got lots of goodies. We had a great time and I got lots of crafty pressies this year, Wendy Vecchi & Tim Holtz stamps, Distress Stains & a few dies!! Best of all I've had all week off work with the rest of the family. We haven't really done much but its been nice all been at home together for a change.
I've decided to have a change from the cute stamps and have a play with inks etc which have been lurking in my stash for the past couple of years and my Xmas pressies after watching a programme on Create & Craft with Hels Sheridan demonstrating, I loved all the items she was making. The tag background is coloured with Distress Stains and sprayed with Glimmer Mist. I over stamped with a Hero Arts script stamp and a Stempleglede 'Grunge' corner stamp with Distress Ink. The flower is Wendy Vecchi stamps stamped on Grungepaper, coloured with Distress Stains and the sentiment is another Hero Arts stamp. I really enjoyed making the tag which was then promptly nicked by my daughter for her friends birthday card, so it can't have been too bad!
I've just painted a mini canvas with Gesso so I'm hoping to get on with that tomorrow although I'm back in work tomorrow night just for the 1 night.
I am entering this tag into this weeks The Sunday Stamper, the theme is Anything You Wanna Do.
Have a good weekend!

Thursday 17 November 2011

Lily of The Valley Christmas Card

I've finally got round to putting another card on my blog! I've actually made all my Xmas cards now and about another 60 to sell but haven't got round to photographing them, hopefully later today or tomorrow.
I've used a Lily of The Valley stamp for this card and some old
paper I found in my box. The circles are cut with Nesties and the image is coloured with Copics, the flowers are a Marianne die which I bought last year and never used.
I am entering this card into this week's Lily of The Valley challenge which is to make a card for someone special.
Have a good Thursday and enjoy the lovely sunny weather.

Tuesday 13 September 2011

At Last A Card!!
Eventually I have got round to making a card!! I bought myself this cute Me To You Bear stamp on Saturday + decided to get on with some Xmas cards, well I've only made the 1 but its a start!! The papers are so old, I've had them ages and the image is coloured with Copics.
Hopefully there will be some more cards in the not too distant future.

Sunday 26 June 2011

Not a Card but...
Last night hubby, Kerry and I did The Midnight Walk for the East Cheshire Hospice, luckily it didn't rain and we did the 10km in 2 hours! Here's a photo of me and Kerry after the walk - it was very warm!I've not made any cards since Feb and am seriously considering selling most of my stash as I just can't seem to get motivated.
Enjoy this warm, sunny Sunday.

Thursday 27 January 2011

Quick + Easy Penny Black Card
At last another card. I haven't been making any cards at all but my daughter asked me to make her one for her friend's birthday so I thought it was about time I made the effort again.
I have used one of my favourite Penny Black images, coloured with Copics, Nesties and some scrummy gingham ribbon (which is straight IRL).
Can you believe it but I haven't bought any crafting goodies since the summer and didn't want any for Xmas either, hubby is in shock!!