Take Two! #243

Aug26I’m back again with the same stamp set and colour palette as yesterday, but today working onto a linen card.  Its always interesting to see how the cardstock changes the effect and colours of your inks and paints.  I’ve spritzed the card with Cosmic Shimmer Misters – Rich Gold, Golden Mint and Aqua Lagoon, but kept a lighter touch as I wanted to make the most of the textured surface of the cardstock.  Next I laid my Love Post mask over and sprayed again in the aqua. (more…)

White on White #241

Aug23b

I love working in white on white and its been ages since I’ve created a piece.  So this week I decided to sit down and rustle up a three dimensional project.

I started by cutting an oval with my nestabilities from Spellbinder and running it through a polka dot embossing folder. (more…)

Faux Leather Workshop #240

23aug2

I had a fabulous workshop this week teaching 5 enthusiastic ladies on how to create Faux Leather from craft card as per Sheena Douglas’ fabulous technique.  We had such a fun evening!  The workdesk was covered in Distress Inks, Kraft Card and Embossing Folders!  We all worked on an A6 piece of card so we had plenty of chances to try out different designs. (more…)

Tattered Lace Christmas #239

Aug22

I’ve had a delivery of fabulous Tattered Lace Christmas dies this week – and couldn’t resist some of them!

I’ve created my tag by using Fired Brick and Festive Berries Distress ink to colour the background.  I then cut out the mini holly die and used as a mask with Pumice stone to add some holly leaves to the background and then splattered with water to add some interest. (more…)