Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Lavinia stamps

Good evening Folks.
The Lavinia stamps April challenge is well underway on the Facebook page. The theme for April is Buds and Blooms. The prize is a £40 gift voucher to spend in the Lavinia store. to participate in the challenge and full details please follow the following link

My cards for this month used the following products..

The fairy pods were stamped onto parchment paper with white embossing powder then highlighted with clear winkastella.
For the background I used Evergreen bough and shaded lilac distress ink the Rose stencil is designed by Lavinia stamps and is available from  sweet poppy stencils. i then highlighted the border with a purple glitter pen  

For card 2 I used

For the background I used worn liptsick and squeezed lemonade  distress inks
First I stamped the zen flower 3 onto my card stock, then masked them before stamping the thistles, leaving the zen flower masked, I used ink dusters to do the background I then stamped zen blossom with scattered straw distress ink. Gave the flowers a stem using the fairy pod flower stamp drew in a border freehand. final touch was dots of glitter around outside of main flower then decoupaged  another flower on top of front flower embellished with red glitter pen and a black bead.


Creative fingers challenge

Good evening! 
Welcome to creative fingers challenge 127.
Our fabulous sponsors for this challenge are oddball art
They have some great digi stamps,for this challenge I have chosen 

Molly "Ice" Malloco Interstellar Moon Walker Image (link below).

I have spectrum noir pencils and alcohol pens to colour the image. 
I look forward to seeing your fabulous creations. 

Monday, 13 March 2017

March mid-month

Hi folks.
Just a reminder there is still time to take part in the Lavinia stamps challenge.
You could win a £40 voucher to spend in the store, the theme for this month is colour, sparkle and bling. My card for the mid month reminder was fun to make. Loved colouring the toadstools, I used sukura gel pens. The background was made with distress inks, mowed lawn and tumbled glass.
I used the following stamps with Honeydoo stamps black sparkle embossing powder.
The hexagon shape and faux stiching was cut on the scan a cut. 
Looking forward to seeing your wonderful creations and good luck. 

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Lavinia stamps March challenge.

          Good evening. 
March has arrived so it's time for the Lavinia stamps challenge, which starts today. The theme for this month is sparkle and bling.   
The winner picked at random will win a £40 voucher to spend in the Lavinia stamps store. For full details on the challenge please visit the Lavinia stamps Facebook page. 

I look forward to seeing your creations this month. 

I have made to cards to inspire your imagination. 
Card one.
The first card was a distress inked background using mustard seed,salty ocean, festive berries,barn door, and bundled sage  distress inks. 

The stamps I used on this card were:î
I used versamark and Honeydoo silver sparkle embossing powder  to give me my sparkle and silver embossing powder on the spiders web and dragonflies and sequins for the bling. 

I have entered this card in the following challenge. 

For my second card I used
The butterfly stencil was also a Lavinia design by sweet poppy stencils but I was unable to find the link. 
For the maple leaf stencil I used fired brick distress ink. 
For the butterfly I used white gesso, once dried I highlighted with winkastella sparkle pen. 

The background was made with seedless preserves, mustard seed, salty ocean,faded jeans and festive berries distress inks. 
The stamps used were. 
I used versafine and Honeydoo black sparkle embossing power for the dragon pods, then used glossy accents in the centre of the pods. White embossing powder for the snowflake stamp, with a pink crystal embellishment in centre. 
Happy crafting. 

Friday, 17 February 2017

Creative fingers Challenge 125.

Good morning crafty friends. 

The creative fingers  challenge 125 is underway.
The theme as always is anything goes. 
Please pay a visit to the blog to find out full details.

Our fabulous sponsors for challenge 125 are...


I have made a card to inspire your creativity.


For this project I used:
The background stamps are Hobby art busy bees stamps.
I used Wild honey and Hickory smoke distress inks, and black versafine for images.
I coloured the image with Spectrum Noir Pens :FS1, FS3, DR2, BG2, BG4, BG8 and JG2.
I look forward to seeing all your fabulous creations.

I am entering this card in the following challenges

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Lavinia Mid Month Reminder

Good afternoon friends. 
Wow we are half way through February. There is still time to participate in the Lavinia stamps challenge. You could be the lucky winner of a £40 voucher to spend in the Lavinia shop. 
Here is my mid month sample to inspire your creativity. 
For the background I have used distress inks. Chipped sapphire, faded jeans, wilted violet and black soot.
 I have used the following stamps. 
I used the fairies from the following cutting file

I look forward to seeing your entries.