Category: Stamping

She’s a Dreamer #412

EEG18 PaperArtsy Stamp

A bright fun tag today.  Today I have worked with EEG18 PaperArtsy Emma Godfrey stamp set.  This fabulous bold flower is perfect for this tag.  I started by applying PaperArtsy chalk paint in Bouganvillea, Coral and Limelight using a brayer to get that rustic background on the tag.  Then stamp in the paint using the circles and the squiggle line stamp to add some extra detail.

On separate card, I applied a mix of the coral and bouganvillea paint and then once dry, stamped the big flowers and cut out.

A few white highlights and a hand-drawn border, and then stamping the lovely wording at the bottom was the finishing touch.

Products used:

EEG18 PaperArtsy stamp setBougainvillea PaperArtsy PaintCoral PaperArtsy PaintLimelight PaperArtsy Paint

 

 

 

 

Happy Crafting!

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

Dates for your diary – Bead Sale in store on Saturday 28th October, Papercrafting Sale in store on 4th November – come and grab a bargain!

 

Lavinia Stamps Hare #411

Lavinia Stamps Woodland HaresThis panel has been created using Glossy cardstock and Alcohol Inks.  Apply your colours randomly using the applicator and then start to stamp.  Use Archival inks in different shades with your foliage stamps to create some depth and then stamp on your main designs using black.  A few white highlights with a white sharpie pen and a little stickles to add some sparkle adds the finishing touches.  The sparkle greeting is a Wow stamp set – Born to Sparkle.

Stamps Used:

Lavinia Stamps Zen Plant
Lavinia Stamps Zen Plant
Lavinia Stamps Hanging Lanterns
Lavinia Stamps Hanging Lanterns
Lavinia Stamps Autumn Tree
Lavinia Stamps Autumn Tree
Lavinia Stamps Woodland Hares
Lavinia Stamps Woodland Hares

 

Lavinia Stamps Three Dancing Fairies
Lavinia Stamps Three Dancing Fairies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

Dates for your diary – Bead Sale in store on Saturday 28th October, Papercrafting Sale in store on 4th November – come and grab a bargain!

PaperArtsy Make a Wish (EKD04) #410

This panel has been created using Alcohol Inks in a mix of rich oranges and reds.  I’ve applied the ink using the applicator to glossy card and then sprayed it with Stazon Spray stamp cleaner.  The cleaner is how I achieve all the white speckles (don’t spray Blending solution as it is flammable!).

PaperArtsy Make a WishThe flowers and side pattern are from the Kim Dellow PaperArtsy stamp set – EKD04 – a fabulous bold flower design which has dots that I’ve accented with Stickles and then added some white highlights with my white sharpie pen.

The make a wish is from the ELB28 Lin Brown PaperArtsy set – a favourite of mine as I love my sayings!  This is a nice, quick easy project to make – as the designs are so fabulous you don’t need to add a lot of detail to make an eye-catching design.

 

Stamps used:

We don’t sell our alcohol inks online (due to postage restrictions) – but we have a huge range of colours available in the shop!

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

Lavinia Stamps with Alcohol Inks #409

I’m back in blog-land hurrah!… its been a while!  I have lots of creations to share with you that I’ve made while I’ve been away.. starting with my favourite!

Lavinia Stamp Freya's House

This piece has been created using Alcohol Inks onto glossy cardstock.  I have applied the inks using the applicator and tried to get more of the green shades at the bottom of the design.

Next I have stamped using Archival Black ink with a selection of Lavinia Stamps.  I’ve used Freya’s House, Lilly, Willow (stamped in green archival subtly in the background), Three dancing fairies and the greeting stamp is a Wow stamp – Born to Sparkle.

 

I always recommend stamping your focal point first.  so in this case it was the house – otherwise it’s very easy to add your foliage into the design and run out of room for your main image!  I’ve added some Stickles to the fairy’s wings and then used my white pen to add the fairy dust they are sprinkling (with more stickles!)  I’ve added lots of white highlights using the White Sharpie pen to bring it to life.

Stamps Used:

Lavinia Stamps Freyas House
Lavinia Stamps Freyas House
Lavinia Stamps Lilly
Lavinia Stamps Lilly
Lavinia Stamps Willow
Lavinia Stamps Willow
Lavinia Stamps Zen Plant
Lavinia Stamps Zen Plant
Lavinia Stamps Three Dancing Fairies
Lavinia Stamps Three Dancing Fairies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We stock a huge range of Lavinia Stamps designs – they are great fun to play with!

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

 

Stampendous Butterfly pop up #407

Stampendous Butterfly Trio stampThis project has been created using the Stampendous matching butterfly stamps and dies along with their pop-up die.  This makes it so easy to create these pop-up designs as it cuts the mechanism for you and you just decorate it.

Stampendous Butterfly Trio stampThis simple card starts an an A4 card, with a third trimmed off and then cut with the pop-up die.  Then I’ve stamped the Butterfly Trio stamps, coloured with Koi Pens and then cut out with the dies (no staying within the lines – easy colouring as you are cutting out!).

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

Chocolate Baroque Flower #406

Chocolate Baroque StampThis project was created for one of my club night make and takes.  The flower is Chocolate Baroque Swirl Centre Flower and I have embossed it in silver and then coloured in blue using my Koi pens.  The flower has then been cut out.  The background is a simple silver embossed with Chocolate Baroque Studded Lattice stamp.  I’ve then cut out a mount of card out of white and coloured the edge with my Koi pens to match and mounted onto a 5×7 card.  The greeting a Kaisercraft stamp from my stash and is also embossed in silver and coloured with Koi pens.

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

 

Bird on a Flower #404

Stampendous Bird BlossomI’ve made lots of cards using the Stampendous Bird Blossom matching stamps and dies.  This little bird can be coloured in so many different ways to appear to be a particular bird, or you can make up your colours as I did.

Everything featured on this 8×8 card is on the same stamp set.  The lovely blossom is great to stamp, colour and layer up on your projects.

This has been coloured using the Koi Brush pens.  So easy to blend your colours together.

OnStampendous Bird Blossom Stampe of my favourite cards!

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Lavinia Sunset Bunnies #403

Lavinia StampsLavinia Stamps

 

 

Today’s panel has been created using Distress Paints applied with a brayer to create this mottled sunset background.

I’ve used Lavinia Stamps Orb as a Moon together with a selection of other Lavinia Stamps including Fairy Dandelions, Moon Pods, Woodland Hares and Hanging Lanterns.

 

I’ve coloured the flowers using koi pens and as a final touch I’ve added some white highlights with my White Sharpie

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk

Happy 55th Wedding Anniversary #400

woodware lace heart stampsPost number 400 deserved a special occasion – so I thought I would show you the card I made for my parents’ recent 55th wedding anniversary.

This card features the gorgeous Woodware Lace Hearts  ADS108 stamp set.  This stamp has such detail to it and it’s the perfect stamp to use with your coloured embossing powders.

woodware lace heart stampI started by using the Wow Pink lady embossing powder with the largest heart from the set and trimmed them out.  I took a piece of pale pink card and cut it to fit my 5×7 card blank and I used a flower from the Woodware Flower Heads JGS381 stamp set and the Wow Pastel Pink embossing powder to add a little detail to the background.

The final stamp I have used on the horizontal bar is from the Woodware Just to Say JGCL560 set – which is full of handy greetings!

This card would be ideal to make into a wedding invitation too – you could vary the colour combinations to match your colour theme.

Hope you like the card – and big congratulations to my mum and dad on an amazing achievement!

happy crafting

Jane

www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk