Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Christmas - special friends

Another Christmas card made, this time using a stamp from Crafters Companion Popcorn Bear range. The image has been stamped with Black soot distress ink and coloured with Spectrum Noir pens. The 1st backing paper is from My Minds Eye and the 2nd is Core'dination whitewash cardstock embossed  with a Snowflake embossing folder. The embossing was then sanded and inked with Vintage Photo Distress ink. Polar white flowersoft, gltter and glaze has been added to the stamped image.

Challenges entered:
Winter Wonderland - Special friend
Crafters companion monthly challenge - Christmas Wishes
Oldie but a goodie - Christmas in September
Christmas cards all year round - Stash Challenge - everything older than 1 year.

Monday, 5 September 2011

Peacock Inspiration

Here's my card for this weeks challenge over at CD sunday challenge where the theme is Inspired by Peacocks. The image i've chosen is from Joanna Sheen's Josephine Wall CD, I've used decoupage and backing paper from this CD. I've finished the card with a printed sentiment, co-ordinating flourishes, flowers and gems.

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Lothian Crafts September Challenge

The theme for this months challenge at Lothian crafts is 'handmade flowers'.
Here's my DT card:

I've made each flower using 5 x 2" squares of the main image folded into individual petals. The petals are then stuck together and a glitter brad placed in the cente. The backing paper is from First Edition paper Pad - Spring Feast and the sentiment is from MCS Violet CD.