Monday, 25 March 2013
It's a long time since I made any scrapbook pages but it is such a great way of showing off your favourite photographs. This page shows some photos of last years Scout summer Camp, I think we managed to pick the only week of sunshine last summer!
The base page is Rich Razzleberry cardstock with a layer of Betsy's Blossoms dsp. I matted my photos onto Daffodil card and cut my letters using the Big shot from daffodil and razzleberry card.
Wednesday, 19 September 2012
I am having a strange few days! I am writing this post from a hotel room in Wales where I am settling my daughter into university; she doesn't need me to crowd her of course so I brought a few crafting bits and pieces with me to keep me occupied. I am busy making some bunting in preparation for the Sandown craft show next weekend where I will be helping out on the Stampin Up stand, do pop along and see us. Consequently my hotel room is looking very cheerful at the moment! I will have to take a photo before I leave and share it with you later in the week.
Anyway, back to today. This bright and cheerful card was for Make, Do and Send card club at the beginning of September. The layers are Tangerine Tango, Pumpkin Pie and Daffodil Delight, very summery. I stamped the All of a Flutter butterfly randomly over the yellow layer in matching ink and also brushed the inkpad very lightly over the white panel to soften it slightly. The butterfly was inked using marker pens and then stamped at a jaunty angle.
Monday, 9 July 2012
This is the last card from last months card club and was inspired by a card I saw online, again I'm sorry I can't credit the person who designed it as I forgot to take note.
It seemed to evolve as it went on; the butterflies are created from the mixed bunch flower stamps, punched and then two petals removed. Initially that is how they remained but then at card club we came up with the idea of using the discarded petals/wings to create a more 3d effect. The two colours are achieved using the rock and roll technique, inking the stamp first in daffodil yellow colour and then rolling the edges of the stamp in pool party ink. A piece of twine tied around created the body and antenna of the butterfly.
The base card has been embossed with the striped embossing folder and some matching pool party ruffled ribbon tied around to finish.
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Lot's of Luck Alice! Today is my daughter's first A level exam this year. Fortunately they don't last long and it will all be over by the 20th, then we will have the long wait until results day. I shall have to think up lots of things to do so that we can pass those days pleasantly. Like some crafting perhaps?
Does this look familiar? The design and colour scheme is the same as this card that I blogged at the end of last month but we highlighted a different image.
The technique is different too, this image was stamped onto vellum and then coloured on the reverse with marker pens, the resulting effect is reminiscent of a stained glass window.
Thursday, 7 June 2012
Sadly this stamp set is no longer available as it was part of the spring mini catalogue but I thought I would share the design as another stamp set could easily be substituted. The card makes good use of the postage stamp punch and the tag punch, they enable us to make cards so quick and easily :)
Tuesday, 13 September 2011
We made this at last months Make, Do and Send card club, it's one of the most easy peasy cards ever! Daffodil delight card with a background of Concord crush designer paper. The images are from the Greenhouse Garden stamp set, one of my favourites. A two step techinique is used to give the flowers dimension, the first background layer in the lighter daffodil delight ink and then the detail in concord crush ink. Easy! :)
Sunday, 31 July 2011
A different colour scheme but the same stamp set, Contempo Christmas. Another CASE'd card but who would want to make changes to this one?!
Marina mist cardstock and papers from Elegant Soiree; the image is stamped in Marina Mist and Daffodil Delight ink. I used the marker pens to ink the stamp so that the image is dual coloured.
Sunday, 26 June 2011
This post was supposed to publish on Wednesday! sorry :/
It's Opening Night of Spotlight's production of "Anything Goes" !!! OMG!!!! This is the card I made to express both my thanks to the cast for having such a no hoper in the gang and also to wish everyone the best of luck.
The base card is Daffodil delight and Certainly Celery with a layer of Stampin up designer paper in there too, I used the watercolour crayons and an aqua brush to colour the image.