Sunday, 23 January 2022

Scottish Themed Christmas Card

This is the first time I have ever made a Christmas card in January
and it's thanks to Hideko and her striking card over at
The CAS Christmas Card Challenge....which is Colours of Silver and Gold

This is my Masculine, Scottish Themed, Silver and Gold Card

Stencilling, Stamping, Die Cutting, Foiling and lots of Heat Embossing.
I have used a stencil for the numbers, Embossing Powders and Foiling.
A fun accident happened when I stamped into the heated gold on the reindeer
and ended up with a circle right where his nose would be......

The numbers look a little 'freehand' for my taste but I was trying to make them
look like the bark of a tree to tie in with the 'Stamped' tree on the reindeer.

Several shades of Silver, Several shades of Gold, lots of Texture
and bling and I enjoyed myself. Thanks Hideko for the inspiration.


Challenges I would love to enter.......
CAS Christmas Challenge - Silver and Gold
Country View Challenge - Sparkle and Shine - Lots of shine and bling on this card



Saturday, 22 January 2022

Ribbon of Colour

Inspired by The CAS Mix Up Challenge, which is Loose Water Colouring
I had a crafty day making this card...........
Lots of stamping in grey inks, Loose Water colouring and doodling in black ink, 
to empathise the poppies and the ribbon of colour.
Finishing off with foiling glue and gold foiling for pretty hi-lights.

Thank you Jenny for taking me out of my comfort zone.
I enjoyed The Challenge and the links to the videos you provided,
which helped enormously.

I have been keeping up with my commenting on your fabulous blogs,
but not blogging as much as I would like.....
Thank you all for your amazing inspiration and your blog friendship.

Challenges I would love to enter....
CAS Mix Up - Loose Water colouring
Seize The Birthday - Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - Dawn's all about occasions 
We Love Stamping - Without the option and stamping must be focal
Stamping Sensation - Anything goes without the option and stamping must be focal

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Guest Star Stamper

 I have the honour of guesting at Color Throwdown,
after recently being lucky enough to be their featured stamper.
The colour palette this week is Red, Pink and Mint Green....

This is my card......

After stamping and heat embossing I used metallic Mint green paint for the leaves.
I mixed a couple of 'red' embossing powders to triple emboss the die cut sentiment.
I was going for vintage shades of pink, green and red.
Finishing off with pink and white pearl liquid drops.
The talented and creative team at Color Throwdown have tons of inspiration for you....
The photo also inspired me to use 'pink' for the berries.
I am super thrilled with guesting and thank you so much for asking me.

Challenges I would love to enter......
Country View Challenge - Anything Christmas goes
We Love Stamping - Anything stamped
Uniko - Celebrate