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Saturday, 14 April 2012

A quick card.....

Picture is a bit wonky, - I will never make a David Bailey...!

I used the rest of the background paper from the craft class last week to make this quick birthday card.  The stamp I purchased on Ebay, and the swirls are from Inkainkado - I picked these up in Las Vegas on my last trip.  Used some stickles and some black diamonds to finish it off.  Inside the card the remainder of the saying say - eat cake!

Off to finish my entry into the first Skipton Craft Club challenge, entries so far have been very good.....

Have a good weekend everyone!

Monday, 9 April 2012

Easter Weekend

We had a quiet weekend what with Steven being full of a cold.... so I was busy crafting.  Have made a couple of cards, as I have lots of Birthdays coming up and I need to be prepared.

The first card I made was a Dandelion Card, - have to say that this is not my original idea - this came from Michelle at our craft class on Friday, where we made our own papers and generally got very messy.

Its hard to see from the picture but after embossing the dandelion (from Inkylicious) I did use some stickles to accentuate the dandelion.  I added some purple gems, 2 tone coloured my ribbon (green and purple not sure thats clear on my piccie) and added a lovely lime green heart button - this is from my stash on a recent visit to Thailand.

Second card is from Lili of the Valley, - I do like this stamp.  Used my promarker blender on this card quite a bit, still have a lot to learn but starting to like the outcome. 

I dry embossed my card, and just added some raindrop gems to highlight some of the background, Happy Birthday Stamp from Stampin Up and away you go.

Have a good Bank Holiday everyone!!

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Birthday card......

Shock horror............. two posts in one day.

I tried heat embossing again recently, and really enjoyed it, so think I will give it another go again soon.....

I heat embossed this beautiful dandelion with silver embossing powder, and then created little 'blob's (technical term!) with the Stickles to make it shine even more.  I used a die - Exotic Butterflies #2 for the butterfly, added just a few gems and coloured some ribbon with promarkers.  I wanted to keep it quite simply... see what you think

Brown Paper Bag Card

I finished this card last weekend, but have struggled to upload it to the Skipton Craft Club Facebook page, so will upload the pictures here instead. Made this fab card with the girls - using a brown paper bag as our 'card'. Janet loves Molly Bloom Stamps so I used this as my base. I do like these stamps - they have a proper face, for me better than Magnolia's, - though do undertand why they do not have all their facial features (explanation provided by Janet). Lots going on, and I did enjoy putting it all together after all the cutting out, which I don't seem to have done for ages.... Here, - see what you think... Thanks for stopping by.