Sunday, 28 August 2016


Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I had a wonderful day yesterday catching up with my crafting friends at the Leigh show.

I got a few goodies mainly the essentials and a few had to haves, as you do.

Today I am sharing with you a card I have created for Barbara's Calendar challenge.

Step by Step

1. A5 white card.
2. First layer is black card which I have stamped Dream with Gold embossing powder.
3. The topper was created thus:
a) Using Distress Ink fossilized amber, wild honey and squeezed lemonade covered the background 
b) Created the hills and valleys with wild honey and ground espresso.
c) sprinkled water over the background and cleaned away excess with kitchen roll.
d) laid the stencil down and used black soot through the stencil.
e) to finish off I added a touch of squeezed lemonade onto the moon.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Clarity - Barbara's Calendar Challenge
A Vintage Journey - Stencil it
Fussy and Fancy #171 - Lets Fly Away
Sami Stamps #40 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercrafts #35 - Anything Goes
Cards 4 Galz #29 - Butterflies or Dragonflies
Stamps and Stencils - Take Flight

Many thanks for visiting today.
Crafty Hugs xxxxx


Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

What a lovely card, wonderful silhouette against that richly coloured background, thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey! Deb xo

sandra carey said...

Wow awesome love the background and the stencil hope you get time to craft after cleaning hugs S xx

Sylvia Ames said...

Love the fabulous background and stencilling created with the DI's, a beautiful card.

Sylv xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Linda this is a stunning card. Good luck with the challenge. Take care. Hugs Jackie

scrAPpamondo said...

Wonderful card, love the silouette on the background!

Bad Kitty said...

wow! this is amazing!

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is gorgeous Linda I love it
Gr Karin

NanaConnie said...

So stunning, Linda! I love the background and how you created those marvelous hills. Lovely butterflies and the tree is so perfectly aligned on the hill. WOW!

Gina Knott said...

What a stunning scene you have created. The colours are gorgeous, I just want to be there. Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
Gina xx

Lynne Bishop said...

This is lovely Linda. Your background is blended beautifully Good Luck. xx

Amy Russell said...

Gorgeous!, love the colour of your background & the hills are fab. Very atmospheric.
Amy X

Jennifer Bradley said...

Fabulous card Linda, that background design is gorgeous and love the colours. Hugs Jennifer xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card

Laine said...

Such fabulous depth and detail Linda.

sheila said...

Beautiful art work xxx

pam said...

Beautiful work Linda! gorgeous colours.
Pam x

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely card once again Linda, and gorgeous colours....fabulous stamps used too..xx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Beautiful. Lovely shading of colour giving fabulous depth to your design. Very eye catching. Thanks so much for joining in A Vintage Journey Challenge. Tracy x

crafty said...

Love your work it is very nice do love these colours good luck in the clarity calender challenge x

Cathy Clowes said...

Stunning Linda. The background you have created is amazing. Cathy x

Jo Rice said...

Morning Linda, I instantly recognised this design, you have recreated it stunningly. I was at Leigh on Sunday and like you I thought it was a brilliant little show....
Well worth a visit....Thanks for joining us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge...have a great week...Jo. X

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Beautiful card!!
♥Hugs Valentina♥

rachel said...

gorgeous piece of work Linda - I really wanted to join in with this challenge this month but sadly time has slipped away! Thanks for joining us at stamps and stencils! Hugs rachel x

Cazro said...

A beautiful card, loving the sunset background. Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz, hope to see you again. Caz DT.

Team Clark said...

What a beautiful stenciled scape! Love this and the silhouettes are so effective! We appreciate you sharing with us at Stamps & Stencils. Hugs, Autumn

A Pink said...

Beautiful and striking with the black silhouette imagery against the lush glow of the landscape .
Thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey x