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Monday, April 24, 2017

Found the last Easter Egg

This post is a quick one. Made this Easter card using the Stampin Up "Work of Art" stamp set and the sentiment with the eggs came in the March Paper Pumpkin. I used a flower punch to make the little flower.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Celebrate Spring

Love the Aurora Wings digital images. This beauty is the Rite of Spring digital stamp. I have printed her onto parchment/vellum paper. Using a combo of water colour pencils and Polychromas pencils I coloured from the back and the front.I also did a minimum of dry embossing from the back,  then layered the parchment on a rainbow coloured background paper. I kept it very simple. Loved playing with this image.
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Clean and Simple card

A very quick Clean and Simple card today. I used the Stampin Up Reverse Words Sale-a-Bration stamp with my brayer and the Kaleidacolour Calypso stamp pad.
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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Purple for Easter

Love the Altenew stamps. This card is made with the Beautiful Day stamp set. I have stamped with black ink onto vellum. The colouring is done with my Polychromos pencils. I have layered it onto a piece of parchment with lace cut work and embossing. That is then layered on purple and then sponged card stock.
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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Spring is in the air

The bulbs are popping up all over the garden, the grass is starting to green up. This little fairy has managed to get her flower growing strong and tall. This is a free digital image  called Water Lily from Whimsy Stamps. I have printed her on parchment and coloured with my trusty Polychromas pencils.
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Friday, March 31, 2017

Blue Lace Butterfly

I used a Inkadikadoo stamp for this card. Using the memento dew drops I dabbed different shades of blue on the stamp. The sentiment is from a Hampton Art clear stamp set.The background is made using a Tim Holz stencil.
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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hoping for Summer

I attended a Stampin Up workshop and one of the cards we made was this cute seaside theme card. The stamps are from the "Day at the Beach" set. I have stamped with versamark onto Kraft card and heat embossed with white embossing powder. I then coloured the images with the Stampin Up Water Colour pencils. Very quick and easy.
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Monday, March 27, 2017

Short and sweet post.

Change of medium today. Digital image from Faeryink. I have used ProMarkers to colour her and added some sparkle with glitter and gel pens. The sentiment was from a freebie in a magazine. I have printed up loads of images now just to sit down and colour.
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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Beautiful You (Stampin Up) on Parchment

I fell in love with this stamp set when it came out. The stamps are simple sketchy type images and look great just stamped, water coloured and even paper pieced. I wanted to try them on parchment. Out came my trusty Staz On white ink pad ( had to re-ink tho). Stamped all 3 images on separate pieces of parchment, left them to dry while I looked out my grids and templates. The first one is backed by a shimmery navy blue card stock with Stamp In Up Delicate Details bordering the parchment. I kept this one pretty simple in white with dry embossing. The second one I coloured with the new Stampin Up watercolour pencils, using the dry technique. Added some lace work and embossing to finish it off. Hope you like these. I am still working on the third image so watch this space.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Stampin Up Card Box bag

I wanted to make a gift of cards for a friend. This You Tube video was a great find https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUyi7yhPkPE
I used Stampin Up Moroccan Designer series paper and Island Indigo card stock. I made 10 cards using various stamps and die cuts. The card box bag is pretty simple to make and very sturdy.

Thanks to LeeAnn Greff for the inspiration.
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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Flowers on Parchment

I have used the no line technique for these 2 flowers on Parchment. The Rose has some added grid work and the Tulip a border traced in white and gold gel pens. Both flowers are coloured with Polychromas pencils and layered onto bright backing paper.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Stampin Up Demonstrator in training

I have just recently signed on as a SU demonstrator. How much actual demonstrating I will be doing is anyone's guess? I do like their products and as I am primarily a Parchment crafter it will be a challenge for me to incorporate them into my paper crafting. So to kick off I used the Lift me Up stamp set. Using VersaMagic Cloud White I stamped the large balloon onto translucent parchment paper. I left the ink to dry completely before I started dry embossing from the back. I did some perforating on the front to cut sections of the image away. Once that was done I embossed and pricked a couple of borders around it. A pretty simple card and quick by Parching standards. I have layered it on some shimmery navy blue card and then on rainbow paper and a navy card base.
The second card is a round easel card. Followed the same basic rules but added some colour to the back with oil pastel. I did no perforating on the balloon and added pencil colour lightly on the front. Using a product called Sticky Ink from Pergamano I added some glitter to the balloon. The textured background is from ParchCraft Australia.Well I hope you like the cards and will come back again soon to see what else I have managed to create.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Pink on Pink

This card was inspired by the latest Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine. White on white cards have been very popular recently. For this pink card I have used dies, double- sided adhesive paper and layered them all onto a card base . The first layer is a Stampin Up die, which I cut on pink card with double sided adhesive paper. I adhered the rose outline onto the pink card stock and the effect is very similar to an embossing folder. The next layer cut with a circle die with some swirls and flowers added to that. All the bits and pieces are then mounted with dimensional tape onto the base card. A sentiment can then be stamped and added as needed. Hope you like the effect of this card.
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Fairy Flutter colour therapy

Happy New Year I do hope 2017 will be a good year.
Now the holidays are over time to get some colouring done. Norma Burnell's Fairy Flutters is just gorgeous. I printed her off on full size printer paper with the intention of just playing with colours. I got quite carried away and ended up colouring the whole page. This is the result.
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