Friday, 31 July 2015

Blog Hop for Personal Impressions, pretty blue card.

Good Morning

Today we are taking part in our first Personal Impressions blog hop.

Here is my project

Coloured the cream flowers.

The butterflies have been cut out from the papers in the pad.

These are the pretty items used on my card.
Papers, flowers and swirl.

My project has been made using products from our Craftexcess website!

1st Prize is £40 voucher
2nd Prize is £25 Voucher
3rd Prize is £15 Voucher

To be in with the chance of winning one of these prizes you need to complete the following:

2. Comment on all the sample makers blogs
4. Leave a comment here too!
There will be 3 prizes to give to 3 lucky commenter's
Two of the prizes will be picked from 2 of the sample makers blog so be sure to comment on all the blogs.

Below is the blog hop list to follow, we hope you enjoy!

Sam(you are here)

The blog hop will close next Friday 7th August and the winners will be announced on Monday 10th August on our Craftexcess Facebook Page.

Happy Blog Hopping!

Thursday, 30 July 2015

A Mixed Media card with Tim Holtz die cuts and Inka Gold.

A Mixed Media Card
with Tim Holtz Die cuts and Inka Gold.

Tim Holtz die cuts on screwed up book paper.
Lindsay Mason Technique .

Ingredients are;
A piece of cardboard with Screwed up book paper modge podge to adhere.
Glue on Tim Holtz Die Cuts.
Paint with black paint.
When dry rub on Inka Gold, Gold and Silver
Glue on to black card.
Stamp happy birthday from Anna Marie Designs with gold embossing powder.

I think this will made a great male card.

Would like to enter these challenges;
Anything Goes Mixed Media -
Thank-you for visiting.xx

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Clean and Simple, summer blooms.

Clean and Simple
Out of my comfort zone, but up for a challenge.
hope you like it.

Such a pretty stamp

ingredients are;
Little Claire Stamps - Butterfly Blossom, coloured with distress inks, used a embossing tool with mat on the butterfly and flowers to give some shape.
stickles, star dust in centre of flowers.
Spellbinders- nestabilities adoring squares, for the pretty die cut
white square card.

Would like to enter these challenges;
Thank-you for visiting.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

A Special Wedding Card

A Special Wedding Card

A box for the card

Ingredients are;
white pearl card
Spellbinders embossing folder, Dainty Dots
Spellbinders Shapeabilites, vines of passion for the hearts, added cosmic shimmer pearl PVA for faux pearls, stickles star dust around most edges for lots of sparkle. A few gems.
Tattered lace alphabet for names and date.
Spellbinders Card Creator, A2 Curved Borders one, across the card under flowers.
flowers are a variety from stash.
with Maya ribbon leaves.
Wedding sentiment.
Box from Anna Marie Designs, With Sentiment banner and corners are Spellbinders Shapeabilites Butterfly Corner.

Would like to enter these Challenges;

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Studio Light Birdhouse, so shabby chic

Hi, here is my project for Personal Impressions.
Studio Light Birdhouse.
Its so shabby chic, i love it.
Please pop over to the blog to see my tutorial, it shows how good the kit is.

Hope you like it.
Thank you for visiting. xx

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Prima Workshop at Daisy's with Fran.

Hi, would like to share with you a canvas i made at a Prima workshop with Fran at Daisy's yesterday.

Before i added the photo and flowers

Had to add Rosie and Tia

Really pleased with the flowers they pop.

Lots of lovely texture. I had to add stickles and a few gems and purple gliding wax when i got home, just to lift it and make it sparkle.

Thanks for visiting and i hope you like the canvas.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Mixed Media Tag, Tim Holtz - Perspective and Prima.

Hello, and thank-you for visiting and the lovely comments.
A Mixed Media Tag with my favourite new stamps,
Tim Holtz Butterfly and words
Prima Text.

Mix Media bit

Ingredients are;
Tim Holtz, Stampers Anonymous, Perspective.
Prima Piece text.
Metal spoon with bronze fran-tage, metal corners.
Distress inks for colouring butterfly.
Brown ribbon and natural fibres
Cardboard from a box with front peeled off, to make the tag, its quite large, 5x7
Scrapberry's honeycomb stencil
Prima Modelling Paste
Prima Texture Paste, White sand
Viva, white vintage chalky paint.
Viva Maya paints, green,blue,gold and brown.

Would like to enter these challenges;

Thank-you for visiting. xx

Monday, 13 July 2015

Lavinia Stamps, flowers, cat and a secret door.

A Curious Cat

l love these stamps, the door is one of my favourite.
and this Picked Raspberry DI is so pretty.
Hope you like it.
Ingredients are;
Lavinia Stamps; Witches Cat, Door - secret garden, vine, zen rose.
glitter and stickles.
Lots of Distress inks, picked raspberry, vintage photo, bundled sage,  stormy sky, dusty concord.
Versafine onyx ink
Pink gems for cats collar.
5x7 card.
Would like to enter these challenges;

Thank-you for visiting.xx

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Christmas in July, with dies and Lili of the Valley.

Christmas in July.

Ingredients are;
Lilac pearl card
Sue Wilson Die - Noble- Classic Adorned Squares
Lili of the Valley topper, glittered.
Magnolia - love lamp post from black card with gold gliding wax.
White ribbon leaves
roses, gem stars.
craftwork cards sentiment
Pearl Card.
Would like to enter these challenges.
Everything Goes with an image -
Anything Goes with Christmas -

Thank you for visiting. xx

Friday, 10 July 2015

Tunder workshop, distressed vintage lady

Hi, this was a workshop i attended a little while ago at Daisys
As i have been busy with design work and guest design work, i have had no time to enter challenges or share work. Sorry.
Tunder is a lovely lady and this was her first workshop.
She has lots of great ideas and very talented, i think she is one to watch over the next year.
The lovely lady is a image Tunder gave us to distress and add glitter.
background was screwed up card with added distress ink.
Die cut flowers 
Art was from computer, printed out and crackle on top.

Thanks for visiting and hopefully i will be back to normal next week.
Will be attending a Prima workshop next weekend at Daisys so will share my project with you.
Have a great weekend.xx

Monday, 6 July 2015

IndigoBlu ink splat butterfly in pink and gold.

Ingredients are;
Canvas card from Winsor and Newton
Brusho burnt sierra and red rose
IndigoBlu stamp, ink splat butterfly
versamark ink pad
gold embossing powder
Glue and fran-tage gold halo mix glitter
liquid pearls brass for the body and the gold dots
treasure gold wax around the edges.
5x7 card.
Would like to enter these challenges;
Take your pick -colour theme - pink -
Thank you for visiting. xx

Friday, 3 July 2015

Graphic 45 by the sea, easel card.

Summer has arrived and its a heat wave.
Too hot in the craft room so only made this card this week.
But its a good summer card, hot!

Ingredients are;
Stripy paper from Graphic 45, by the sea pad.
easel card,
Stamp from clear impressions, sea breeze,
Brushos lots of blues.
Spellbinders Labels One.
Cheese cloth
Sweet lilac flowers, red and cream small roses and the lovely blue flowers, not sure what they are.
shells, pearls and glitter.
Distress inks, stormy sky and barn door.
anchor metal charm.
Stickles diamond.
Would like to enter these challenges;
Thank-you for visiting and if you leave me a comment, love them. xx