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Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Lift the Spirit

Hello..... I hope you all had a lovely Easter.

I am sharing a few Inkylicious stamps today.
I have stamped these onto a PanPastel background using Black Versafine ink.
The sentiment is from PaperArtsy.xxx


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Artistic Inspirations "Anything Goes"
Crafting from the Heart "Anything Goes"
Craft your Passion "Anything Goes"


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Saturday, 26 March 2016

Red and Green

Hello.....
I am sharing a tag today, 

Thats Crafty are looking for Red and Green for their challenge this fortnight.

I have made a background of red and green distress inks and layered up various stencills and stamps over this.xxx
I am entering this into
Thats Crafty "Red and Green"
TTCRD " Anything Goes"
Stamps and Stencils "Spring is in the Air"

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Friday, 25 March 2016

A JOFY Plaque

Hello...I hope you all have a lovely Easter.

I am sharing a wooden plaque today,


I started by coating my wood with Gesso and then blue acrylic paint.  I inked up a stamp from one of the JOFY sets I think it looks like a wire fence so stamped onto the background.


I then painted on the grass using some green and white paint



The flowers were stamped onto one of my Gelli monoprints and then fussy cut
before adhering to my background.


Last of all came the sentiment and I splattered some white specks all over and edged with
black soot Distress ink.

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Addicted to Stamps "Anything Goes"
Inspiration Destination "Anything Goes"
That Craft Place "Anything Goes"


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Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Poppy Power

Hello to you all

I am sharing a card today using the Water Colour Poppy from Inkylicious, I have stamped this onto white card and coloured it with Distress inks. The backing paper is one of my Mono Prints. All matted onto a white card base.xxx

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Craft Dee Bowz "Anything Goes"
Crafting from the Heart "Anything Goes"
Craft your Passion "Anything Goes"
Love to Scrap "Anything Goes"
Stamping Sensations "Flower Power"

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Friday, 18 March 2016

A Little Bit of Shabby

Hello....My card share today is slightly shabby, I have used one of my Gelli backgrounds and roughed the edges up,the sentiment is from Bee Crafty. I think it would have been better stamped in a lighter colour really, but to late now.   I added some ribbon, flowers and diecut a couple of butterflies.xxx





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Thursday, 17 March 2016

Mini Albums


Hello to you all, I am so sorry for the lack of blog posts lately, I made a couple of Mini Albums for a change and the family inundated me with orders for more. Much as I have loved making these they are time consuming...
Anyway I quickly photographed the last 4 of them before they were whisked away. I would have liked to have shown you the insides but they were so difficult to take pics of.  

Normal service has now resumed
 xxx









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Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Country View Inspiration

Hello to you all,I am back with my second sample  for Country View Crafts and the theme is

Industrial
 I have decided to make a tag this time I have used a Gelli Plate background and stamped
some cogs
I have also used some texture paste through a stencil to give a bit more definition
to my tag

I die cut some cogs using black card and used some gilding wax on them before adhering
them to my tag.


I am entering this into
Thats Crafty "Stencils and Masks"
TTCRD "Anything Goes"

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Monday, 14 March 2016

A Happy Day

Hello ....

My card share today uses a lovely floral stamp from Unity stamp Co, I have stamped this directly onto some craft card and coloured with Distress inks. I have gone round the edges with pink paint I also painted the corrugated card with the same colour .
Finished off with a sentiment and some flowers.xxx
I am entering this into
TTCRD "Anything Goes"
Stamping Sensations "Flower Power"
Allsorts "Spring is in the Air"
Crafty Friends "Anything Goes"
My Time to Craft "Flowers"
Take it Make It "Anything Goes"

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Thursday, 10 March 2016

Ship Ahoy

Hello ....
I am sharing a male Birthday card today, I have used distress ink and a mask for the moon.
The ship is a stamp I won and made by Flonz. A nice simple card today.xxx


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TTCRD "Anything Goes"
A bit more time to craft "Anything Goes"
Inspiration Destination "Anything Goes"

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Saturday, 5 March 2016

A Stormy Sunset

Hello ....
I have a stormy sky today, Using PanPastels I have layered up quite a few colours today and tried to get a dramatic sky. I have used a couple of  inkylicous satmps and a fabulous Bee Crafty sentiment.xxx


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Friday, 4 March 2016

Blogger Outreach


Hello, I am sharing a set of cards today, I have made these using Deco Art products for the Outreach Program.

I started by having a Gelli session armed with just 4 pots of paint, (two Blues,White and Silver) and two stencils. I must say the finish with these paints is so smooth the Metalic Silver added a lovely
shine. The photo's do not do them justice.

I decided to make someThank you cards and a box to hold them in. Each one is different


I Went through the Dandelion stencil with black ink after I cut out what I wanted for my cards then added a sentiment to each of them before attaching them to the card blanks.


Two more



Finaly the box that I added some glitter and a Belly Band  to hold my cards

Items used
Deco Art Media Fluid paints- Titanium White-Primary Cyan-Cerulean Blue-Metalic Silver
Americana Mixed Media Stencils -Tie Dye- Dandelion
White card

I am entering these into
Crafting with an Attitude "Anything Goes"
Crafty Girls "Anything Goes"
Crafting by Design "Anything Goes"
Whimsy Inspires "Anything Goes"
Thats Crafty "Stencils and Masks"

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Thursday, 3 March 2016

Talkies Swap

Hello to you all, I belong to a swap group on facebook and this is my swap for March , my partner now how this so won't mind me sharing. It has a PanPastel background and the stamp from Indigo Blu has been coloured with Distress inks.xxx



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The Atistic Stamper "Springtime"
Sisterhood of Crafters "Think Spring"

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Wednesday, 2 March 2016

GDT for Crafting by Designs

Hello to you all...

I won the Add a Flower challenge over at Crafting By Designs and they were kind enough to ask if I
would be a Guest Designer for them, well I jumped at the offer. 

The challenge is
 Anything Goes

I have a card to share today using some Paper Artsy stamps. These have been stamped with Black Versafine ink over the top of one of my Gelli plate prints. I then doodled some dots on the flowers using a white  pen.xxx


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Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Industrial for Country View

Hello to you all, We have a new challenge starting today over at Country View Challenges and our theme for this month is

Industrial
Wow this was a bit of a hard one for me, I wasn't sure what do do for Industrial so I really hope you like my first make.

A card for Dad


I started by die-cutting some pieces I thought might be useful and painted them with a rusting paste

 My background was one of my Gelli papers on which I inked up some stamps from a Hot of the Press set.

I assembled the pieces onto some black card  stuck it down and thought something was missing

 I made a tag and some studs and diecut the Dad word


And this is the finished result

I am entering this into
Thats Crafty "Circle It"

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