Monday, 29 December 2014

Tattered Lace Tweet Tweet tapestry die, a cheerful card with love.

Such a pretty die and so good to colour. Hope it takes your mind off winter.

ingredients are;
Tattered Lace Tweet Tweet Tapestry Die, coloured with distress inks and stickles.
illusion film behind the die cut.
easel card.
LOTV backing paper, Lace, Ribbons, Gems and Pearls.
Flowers from Sweet Lilac and cheesecloth.
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Monday, 22 December 2014

LOTV Cute Christmas,

Ingredients are;
Easel card,
LOTV topper,
Holly leaves and berries, red prima flowers,
Red glitter ribbon,
Christmas backing papers,
Stickles, gems and red mesh gems.
Paper bow and sentiments from craftwork cards.
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Saturday, 20 December 2014

Book Folding Christmas Tree

Old Paperback book gets a new life as a Christmas Tree

Another of my book folding projects
really like giving books a new lease of life and love book folding. So many people can't believe its a book.
After folding all the pages and removing the cover, used distress ink bundled sage on the edges to make the tree green then good old gliding wax, treasured gold Aquamarine.
Glued the pearl trim on and put the star on the top.
Placed the tree on a small glass dish for a base.
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Lavinia, Celtic Dream Die Timeless and Lavinia Stamps.

Hi, this is a new die from Celtic Dream, Timeless,
love these dies one is just not enough.

Ingredients are;
Celtic Dreams Die- Timeless.
Lavinia stamps Butterflies and Vines stamped in versamark dusted on mica powders, the same with the flowers on the die, but used a versamark pen.
illusion film behind the die cut.
cosmic shimmer ebony ice glitter on edge of die.
Flowers are little birdie Vintaj, so pretty.
Treasure gold classic around the edge of the card.
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LOTV Cute Little Christmas bear.

Happy Christmas, almost here, whats better than a cute bear.

ingredients are;
6x6 card,
square doily,
embossed frame from craftwork cards, distress ink used to add colour.
LOTV bear topper, added stickles star dust.
paper flowers,
craftwork cards sentiment,
snowflake heart.
a few gems.
treasured gold- silver.

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Monday, 15 December 2014

Christmas Card imagination crafts DT 2nd project.

Here is my second DT project for imagination crafts and its Christmas.

Started with Crystal Sky pattered panel
The clearing stencil, masked off the reindeer and used silver sparkle medium.

on a separate piece of card stencil the reindeer facing the wrong way, with Antique Bronze, cut him out and 3d.

Used Diamond Sparkle Medium on a piece of cut and dry and stipple on the snow.
gems and pearls on snowflakes.
to make the frame, with Spellbinders Mystical Embrace in white pearl card.

and check out all the DT work.

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Friday, 12 December 2014

Sneaky Peak for Imagination Crafts

Oh sneaky peak of my tutorial for imagination crafts
Pop over and have a look
Pretty and pink.
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Wednesday, 10 December 2014

IndigoBlu Christmas Card with English Flourish Stamp.

One IndigoBlu stamp and a few flowers.
Happy Christmas.

Glass glitter has been used on the flourish and on the bottom of the card for the snow.

these flowers started white and just used treasure gold wax on them.

ingredients are;
IndigoBlu English Flourish stamp.
versamark ink with gold embossing powder.
pale blue card.
image, coloured with distress ink peeled paint, stickles star dust and glass glitter,for my touch of snow.
Treasure gold classic wax used around the edges of card and in-between stamped images and used on plain white poinsettia flowers to make them gold and the blue one is sapphire wax, pearls in centres.
sentiment is from craftwork cards, coloured with distress ink and gold wax.
Matted onto gold mirror card, then onto white card.
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Monday, 8 December 2014

Let it snow. Tim holts snowflakes dies with vellum and glass glitter.

Happy Christmas.

Glamour Dust and Ice Diamond, glass glitter.

Ingredients are;
5x7 card.
silent night blue paper,
Christmas words on vellum.
Tim Holtz snowflakes die,
sizzix embossing folders, layered snowflake and snowflake folder.
Distress inks broken china and stormy sky.
glamour dust glitter and ice diamond glass glitter.
distress tool.
clear rhinestone.
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Dad 80 with spellbinders dies

white card with gilding wax
metal flowers, gilded die cut leaves.

Mens cards are not my favourite, So dies and gilding wax are my go to. I know there are a few flowers but they are metal so i think it counts as male.
Made this card for my father-in-law he is 80 this week.

ingredients are;
15cm x 21cm card
15cm x 21cm brown card with paper piecing around the edge.
Spellbinders radient rectangles to made 2 inner mats, all 3d with foam.
dad and 80 die cut then gilded with treasure gold classic.
flowers metal with fran-tage bonze.
leaves die cut then gilded.
few gems.
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Friday, 5 December 2014

Happy Birthday for a seventeen year old nephew. (phew)

ingredients are;
6x4 card
kraft card and navy card.
Spellbinders Tile Works
treasure gold classic,
Signature dies happy birthday.
17 die cut,
All Occasion bunnies die.(he has 2 rabbits)
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Monday, 1 December 2014

Guest designer. Nostalgic Christmas with pion design papers. Sue wilson dies and spellbinders

Hi, this is my project as a guest designer for Country View Crafts.
Nostalgic Christmas.

ingredients are;
card 21cm x 15cm
Pion Papers Days of Winter, church and borders and forget me not. (beautiful papers)
Spellbinders floral die used on image dusted with glass glitter.
Edges of paper distressed.
Christmas vellum die cut with Sue Wilson French Collection die set.
Flowers are white blossom coloured with distress ink Iced Spruce, cheese cloth, stamens to make the spray.

First DT post for Imagination Crafts, Christmas Robin with lots of Sparkle Medium.

Hope you like my first DT project for Imagination Crafts.

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 Using Spring Fresh Pink patterned card and Christmas Robin panel stencil.
Masked the birds and fence and only stencilled the tree with Antique Bronze Sparkle Medium when it was dry i reapplied the stencil and using a brush did the leaves with Sage Green SM.
On a separate piece of card, stencilled the fence with Diamond SM and the birds with Antique Pink SM, cut them out and 3d onto panel.
added holly and berries
strings of pearls,
Martha Stewart lace punch to add detail to the sides of card.
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Hope you like my first project, please pop back to see my 2nd on the 15th of December, its very Christmasy. xx

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