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Saturday, 19 January 2019

Create Art

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today! 
I hope you have all had a good week.

A video to make, edit and upload today along with a blog post or two.



Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white deckle edge square base card.
2. To create the frame I die cut black card the decorated with Viva Decor Inka gold in gold, silver and hematite.
3. The background has first been created using shaving foam technique and brown ink, this was the last piece from what was left so it came out very pale.
4. Stencilled the Chinese lanterns with Artistry Inks in Cinnamon Tea.
5. To finish off stamped the words Create Art using Archival Ink.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting with an Attitude #47 - Anything Goes
Dream Valley #193 - Anything Goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity #338 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #234 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!



Friday, 18 January 2019

Flower Garden

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Friday to you all!

Well didn't do too bad at weigh in and dentist yesterday which is a blessing.

Today sharing a new card using Tim Holtz Flower Garden stamps.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white square deckle edge card base.
2. Matted and layered purple card.
3. To create background I used DI shaded lilac, faded jeans and wilted violet onto water colour card.
4. I then stamped the stems and flowers, restamped the flowers, water coloured with ZIG brush pens cut out and decoupaged onto page.
5. To finish off stencilled some butterflies with DI hickory smoke.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Morgan's Art World #1 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #30 - Anything Goes
Artistic Stamper - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 17 January 2019

Mixed Media - ART

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all well and had a good day.

Tonight I am sharing with you a new mixed media video using an artists palette.

I have used Mike Deakin Art stencil and Imagination Crafts products.


To watch the process please click the LINK



Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Steampunk Owl

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

The dreaded dentist first thing this morning, I do hate going but needs must if we want to keep our teeth. Finger's crossed I don't need any treatment.

Again off to weigh in also fingers crossed I have lost a couple of lbs.

A new card using Chocolate Baroque's Steampunk Birds stamps.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white scalloped edge square base card.
2. Matted and layered brown embossed card.
3. To create background I used shaving foam and Distress inks.
4. Stamped the owl onto cream card with Versafine and heat embossed, cut out and decoupaged onto background.
5. To finish off I added cog onto wheel base of owl and in the corner of the card.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges;

Crafty Creations #382 - Anything Goes
The Male Room #102 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts #56 - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations #212 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Flowers

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today.

Wednesday already and a busy morning. No crafting today as off out for the day with Rick.
We are going to see Aquaman later too. I just love Jason Mamoa :)

The image on this card is from Kit and Clowder's free floral colouring class.

I have used my Copics to colour this image, check out the website as there are a number of different classes you can take.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 black square base card.
2. Matted and layered patterned grey paper which I have wrapped grey ribbon around before adhering to base card.
3. Printed image and coloured with my Copic's before matting and layering onto pink card.
4. Coloured the Happy Birthday chipboard pieces with SN glitter pens.
5. To finish off I added the double bow and floral cabochon to centre.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Digi Choosday #2 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #1 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #2 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!



Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Mixed Media Canvas - Treasure

Good Afternoon Crafty Friends,

Today we see the start of a new challenge over at Bleeding Art Challenge Blog.

The theme for this month is
ANYTHING GOES

Our sponsor for this month is Creative Embellishments
The winner will also get the chance to be Guest Designer too!

For my canvas I have used predominantly Imagination Crafts products. 


To watch the video please click the LINK


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Rhedds Creative Spirit - AG Mixed Media
TTCRD - Anything Goes
We Love to Create - AG Mixed Media

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Gentian and Columbine

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Nothing went as planned yesterday.

I was hoping to get some crafting done but my mojo wasn't playing very nice and everything went in the bin!

Fingers crossed I manage to get some crafting done today.

A card today using Clarity Stamp products, the stamp I have used is called Gentian and Columbine


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 scalloped square white base card.
2. Matted and layered pink card.
3. To create background on black card I used Distress Oxides.  Once this was dry I then embossed around the edges with gold embossing powder.
4. Stamped the flower with WOW embossing ink pad and gold embossing powder. I then water coloured with Perga colour pens, I used Artistry inks for the background of the flowers.
5. To finish off I tore around the flowers and distressed the edges with Artistry inks.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting from the Heart #234 - Always Anything Goes
Dream Valley #193 - Anything Goes
Get Creative #76 - Anything Goes
Stamps & Fun = Creativity #338 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 14 January 2019

Amour

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Monday already, where did the weekend go?

Another busy week ahead putting the finishing touches to some samples and lots of work to do for my blog too.

An anniversary card to share with you today.


Step by Step

1. Cream DL base card.
2. Matted and layered brown card and patterned card created using shaving foam technique with Ken Oliver's Colour Bursts.
3. Adhered floral die cuts which have been spritzed with Imagination Crafts Starlight gold paint.
4. Added the toppers.
5. To finish off added heart pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafter's Castle #13 - Anything Goes/Fun Techniques
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #97 - Always Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #1 - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too #145 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 13 January 2019

Unicorn

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How is your weekend going so far?

I have had a busy one so far and today is going to be very busy too!

Between Christmas and New Year I managed to take one of Kit and Clowder's free colouring classes.

I loved the look of the rainbow mane on the unicorn and decided to have a go.
You can check out the free class here


Below is the image coloured with Prisma Colour Pencils


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white scalloped square base card.
2. Matted and layered pale pink and patterned card.
3. Printed image and coloured with Copics, cut out and matted and layered onto pink card.
4. Added the birthday sentiment.
5. To finish off I added the pink gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Colour Crazy #1 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #2 - Anything Goes
2 Crafty Critter Crazies #22 - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals #22 - Anything Goes
CCC Digi Creations #99 - Happy Birthday
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
Love to Craft #30 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 12 January 2019

Mission Inspiration January 2019 - Story

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

Well this evening sharing my Mission Inspiration journal page for January 2019

I have used a combination of Clarity Stamp, Tim Holtz Stamp and Viva Decor products.

Here is my page.


Here are the prompts I followed!


 To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and watching!
Happy Crafting!


Time Traveller

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Saturday has come around quite quickly this week.

I have had such a very busy week with DT samples etc that today is all about videoing new projects for my you tube channel.

A new card using the Time Travellers stamp set from Tim Holtz


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square base card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue card.
3. To create background I used shaving foam technique with distress reinkers.
4. Stamped the cogs with Archival ink, on separate piece of card stamp the image with Versafine embossed, coloured with Distress marker pens and cut out.
5. To finish off I added the clock time piece.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

A Vintage Journey - Put your Stamp on It
Crafting with Friends #77 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #444 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #330 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 11 January 2019

Haute Couture

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you have all had a good week.

I maintained at weigh in yesterday which is good and pleased with that.

Today I will be concentrating on making a video, editing and then doing some admin for my blog.

A bit of Haute Couture for you today.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 cream square base card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue pearlescent card.
3. Created the background on music paper using Ken Oliver's colour bursts with the shaving foam technique.
4. Added the toppers from my stash.
5. To finish off added the lace and pearl trim along the lace.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Creations #382 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts #56 - Anything Goes
As you like it - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #47 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Thursday, 10 January 2019

January Vlog Part 1

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

Well got a lot done this morning errands etc.

A maintain this week at weigh in which was a bit disappointing after getting more exercise in and having lots of speed food! Hoping it will show on the scales next week.

Today sharing the first vlog of 2019.

To watch please click the LINK


Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy the video
Happy Crafting!


Flora Musica

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are we all this Thursday morning?

A couple of jobs to do before I go and get weighed, I had a small loss last week so hoping for a better one this time as put a couple of pounds on over Christmas.

Today sharing a card using Chocolate Baroque's Flora Musica stamp.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered black card.
3. To create background this was a mop up of Starlight paints which I have then stamped and embossed the stamp with Versafine in sepia.
4. I stamped the image again and cut out the flowers, coloured the leaves with SN glitter pens.
5. To finish off decoupaged the flowers, added the butterfly and white pearl gems.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges;

A bit more time to Craft #83 - Anything Goes
Artistic Stamper - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore #59 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #30 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!




Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Over the Moon

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope all is well with you today.

A busy morning shopping and a couple of errands before we are off out to meet up with brother and sister in law for lunch.

I hope whatever you have planned today it is a good one.

I have used the following Copic's for this card.

Skin - E50, E51, E53
Hair - E23, E25, E27
Groom - BV23, BV25, BV29
Bride C0, C01, Spectrum Noir Glitter Pen
Flowers - Spica Green and Yellow
Moon - Y06 and Spectrum Noir Glitter Pen


Step by Step

1. 5 x 5.5 pearlescent white base card.
2. Matted and layered patterned paper.
3. Die cut silver pearlescent card.
4. Printed image, coloured with above Copics and die cut.
5. To finish off added lace and pearl trim.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges;

Artistic Inspirations #211 - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday #2 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #51 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #1 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Floral Box

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

Hope you are well and have had a good day.

Sharing a new mixed media project with you today.

I have decorated a wooden box with Pebeo paints and decorated with metal embellishments and flowers from my stash.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Thank you for watching and visiting today,
Happy Crafting!


Cute as a Button

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope all is well with you!

Today I have an appointment for my mammogram, not looking forward to it but needs must as we have to keep on top of these and always check out boobies.

A sweet card using a topper from my stash.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 Kraft square base card.
2. Matted and layered pink and floral patterned card.
3. Matted and layered cream doily and topper.
4. Made double bow and added heart button to centre.
5. To finish off added the birthday sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create #217 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #97 - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #234 - Anything Goes 
Crafty Catz #443 - AG Twist Food/Drink

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Monday, 7 January 2019

Steampunk is the future...

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you have all had a wonderful weekend.

A very busy week ahead as I have quite a bit of DT work to do.
Also need to create projects for my blog too.

A steampunk card to share using toppers I found in my stash when I had a sort out.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 cream base card.
2. Matted and layered Kraft card which has been distressed around the edges with DI vintage photo.
3. Embossed black card with clock embossing folder and then highlighted with Imagination Crafts Alchemy wax in Diamond.
4. Added the toppers which have been distressed with scissors and DI.
5. To finish off I added the cogs and key.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafter's Castle #13 - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends #99 - Add a Charm
Simply Create Too #145 - Anything Goes
As you like it - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 6 January 2019

Clarity Samples

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all well.

I am sharing with you today my first samples for Clarity Stamp
Barbara will be on Hochanda today at 2 til 4 pm.

I have used Garden Heart Stencil, Garden Heart Stamp, Bird Heart Sprig 3 way overlay stamp and Bird Heart Sprig Stencil.







Thank you for stopping by Today
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 5 January 2019

Practice makes Perfect - Girls Rule!

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

This evening I am continuing with my journalling journey in my Practice makes Perfect series.

I have used Dina Wakely stencil and stamps that came free in the Simply Cards and Papercraft magazine last month.

I have revisited April 2016 Mission Inspiration prompts.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and watching today!
Happy Crafting!