Wednesday, 31 October 2012

WOYWW #178

Hi all of you lovely crafters on Julias Stamping challenge. My lovely sister is visiting and she has taken over my workspace and I am relegated to the kitchen table. Been desperately trying to finish the tag for Tim Holtz's challenge and making a card for one of my other sisters who will be a mere youngster to me at 60.  Which one would you prefer before I add the finishing touches?

Tim's Tags October 2012

Hi! Only just made Tim's October Tag Challenge it. I haven't got any of the dies or tissue paper so I made my own by using plain tissue paper and stamping it with the curiosity script stamp. The fence was made by cutting down the Tim Holtz bird cage and Tim's technique for this month. I used alcohol black soot ink to dye the siver spider.(Half of a pair of earings from the pound shop )Hope you Like.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

WOYWW # 177

Hi, all of you at Julias stamping ground blog didn't take long for me to make a mess did it. Been hard at it making Christmas cards.  Found some fantastic card for embossing. (Bazzil Bling Diamond) Can't wait to go visiting other workspaces so just going to include close ups of last 2 cards made.


Friday, 19 October 2012

Cricut and Cuttlebug

Hi folks ! Back from my hols. Still trying to use my cricut more, hence the above. The cream background was embossed and then coloured using antique linen and weathered wood distress inks. The frame was stamped with Versamark using a key and lock background and then embossed using Hobby art silver satin pearl embossing powder. The silhouette and inkwell and feather came from the Heritage cartridge and the flowers were cut from the Flower Shoppe cartridge. Firstly,though, I stuck double sided paper to the back of the card stock. After cutting out the flower spirals I gently peeled the paper off and pressed the spiral, sticky side down into very fine glitter.I then rolled the spiral into a flower from the outside in as opposed to from the middle out as described in the Flower shop manual. This way makes much nicer flowers. I did have to put a lot of glue underneath to make sure they didn't unwind because of the glitter. N.B: place the cardstock down onto the cricut cutting mat and not the double sided sticky side.

Wednesday, 3 October 2012


Honestly!! I've tidied it all up as I'm going on holiday. Also, I'm  now mobile so I don't have to keep everything handy. Happy WOYWW and thank you to Julia's Stamping Ground Blog