My second entry to the Chocolate Baroque Challenge Blog.
The challenge is a colour palette one – so I started by gathering together the colours and stamps I wanted to play with.
I started with a piece of white linen card.
I applied a blend of Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn and Scattered Straw on the background and then splattered with water droplets, left a moment to react and then lifted the colour to leave little white patches. (more…)
This is my first entry to the monthly challenge for Chocolate Baroque. It’s a fun challenge to do as they set you a colour palette to work with.
I’ve used my Indian Elephant Chocolate Baroque stamps as the key pieces in this creation. (more…)
We are continuing with the scrapbooking theme this week at club, and the make and take will be using inking techniques on your scrapbook page.
We will transform a plain sheet of card using a mixture of masks, inks and paints and a little doodling to make it into a fab scrapbooking page. (more…)
I’m obviously drawn towards the pinks yellows and orange colours at the moment! Today’s creation is a quick make.
I’ve started with a piece of white cardstock and applied colour directly with Cat’s Eye inkpads in a range of reds, yellows and pinks to give a random stripey effect.
Next I’ve stamped the butterflies from the Chocolate Baroque Butterfly Flourish Swirls set and then added the wording from Chocolate Baroque Artistic Affirmations set. (more…)
Woohoo – Creation number 200! When I decided just before last Christmas to blog everday I wasn’t sure how long I could keep it going to be honest. Would I (a) have the time and (b) have the ideas! I’m pleased to say that I have managed to have both!
It’s so nice to have to find that creative slot each week (not always easy with an ever extending ‘to do’ list). I have found that by telling myself that it is ‘work’ not just playing, and I have no need to feel guilty about creating rather than doing updates to the website or packaging up new beads, then I am able to schedule it into my week. I do have to say I feel so much better for crafting – it is such a stress buster to sit and emerse myself in creativity! (more…)
I’m back again with this fab stamp – getting bored of it yet? I hope not – I know I’m not! 🙂
Today’s creation ended up being quite festive. I started by stamping my Woodware clear Bubble Bloom Clarissa stamp and heat embossing it in black. (more…)
A different approach today. I am still working with my Woodware Clear Bubble bloom Clarissa stamp.
I have already shared two creations with you this week using this stamp and have more to come yet – a head full of ideas for this lovely stamp design.
Today’s creation has a much more industrial steampunk feel to it. (more…)
I am continuing with my creations with the Woodware Clear Bubble Bloom Clarissa Stamp. Today’s creation you may have seen a sneaky glimpse of the background earlier this week if you are a friend on Facebook!.
I started with glossy cardstock and swirled on Alcohol inks – Purple Twilight – Orange and Red Pepper. It then spritzed with Stazon Spray cleaner (that’s what gives the mottled effect). If you would like to see this technique in action – you may want to watch my YouTube Video. (more…)
I promised you a set of designs based on one stamp. My chosen stamp is a Woodware Clear stamp called Bubble Bloom Clarissa. This fab stamp has lots of possibilities as it has all the bubbles to decorate. (more…)
So not true for me this evening! After being immersed in paperwork all day I realised it was 6.30… my Zumba class was at 7, and I hadn’t created today’s blog project. If I left it until I came home I wouldn’t have the energy (or the light to photograph it!). So… 10 minute creation here I come!
I had a rummage on my desk (good job it’s untidy lol)… and I found a piece of dictionary paper I had previously sprayed blues and greens. OK.. that was my inspiration – another rummage and I found a world map stamp, the skinny lady stamp (that’ll be me after all the zumba hahaha) and the unhurried sense of time stamp. (more…)