Thursday, 30 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? Day 334

This is my Day 334 of 'My Year of ATCs?'



Have you seen how bright the moon is at the moment? Well this inspired today's ATC...I used a freebie die along with silver Stickles.







Recipe: 
Base: white card
First layer: black glossy card
Embellishments: Die cut trees an old Christmas card




Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #270 - Photo Inspiration

 


I do hope this picture will inspire you to enter the challenge

I started by making some faux wood effect paper - scoring textured card at random intervals, adding glue to the score bumps, smearing on distress ink (weathered wood).

I added rectangles of this to Kraft card blanks and then embellished them....


I added wooden embellishments and ribbon:





Happy Crafting!



A Year of ATCs? - Day 333

This is my Day 333 of 'My Year of ATCs?'


Recipe: 
Base: blue card
First layer: snowy background scene from an old Christmas card
Embellishments: Die cut trees from a scrap of DP from my stash




Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? - Day 332

This is my Day 332 of 'My Year of ATCs?'


I have been looking through old (commercial) cards for upcycling - the backs are brilliant for embossing as they are such quality card - but there are often sentiments/embellishments/images that can be useful, to use on cards or as tags...

I found a snowman card designed by a young friend, Amelia, and decided to use it on today's ATC.


Recipe: 
Base: maroon card
First layer: Snowmen DP from my stash
Embellishment: Upcycled Snowman from last year's Christmas card.


Happy Crafting!

Ike's World Challenges #102


Today I would like to show you my make for Ike's World Challenges!

The current Challenge (#102) is Anything Goes with an Optional Twist -
Cake!

and this is my midway post...


If you pop over to Ike's World Challenges you will find there is a super freebie to pick up...


Wedding Cake


I have used this for the Challenge - but your image is free choice -




I added part of a doiley to a white card base then added the image, coloured with Zig real brush pens and die cut with a nesting die. I added faux stitching with a fineliner.

The sentiment is a stamp from Happy Little Stampers again cut out with an arched die and faux stitched.










Look forward to seeing your creations in Challenge #102...


Happy Crafting!



Monday, 27 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? - Day 331

This is my Day 331 of 'My Year of ATCs?'



Recipe: 
Base: cream card
First layer: Die Cut - unnamed - cut in brown card
Embellishments: blue stars, wooden trees



Happy Crafting!

Sunday, 26 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? Day 330

This is my Day 330 of 'My Year of ATCs?'


Recipe: 
Base: brown card then cream card
Background: Smooshed Distress with fineliner faux stitching
Embellishments: wooden stag head, strips of washi




Happy Crafting!

Saturday, 25 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? - Day 329

This is my Day 329 of 'My Year of ATCs?'

At the craft retreat a week ago the second day was mainly Brusho techniques.
I made this lovely background using Brusho and spray starch:


I used this to make a few ATCs - this is the fourth and final one:






Recipe: 
Base: green card
Background: Brushos with starch
Embellishments - wooden and felt shapes




Happy Crafting!

Friday, 24 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? - Day 328

This is my Day 328 of 'My Year of ATCs?'

At the craft retreat a week ago the second day was mainly Brusho techniques.
I made this lovely background using Brusho and spray starch:


I used this to make a few ATCs - this is the third:






Recipe: 
Base: green card
Background: Brushos with starch
Embellishments - wooden shapes




Happy Crafting!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Happy Little Stampers Video using Brushos and Stencils


Today I have a brand new video tutorial using the

 Happy Little Stampers 'Christmas Joy' stamp set.

 I wanted to show you how to make a card on which one of the the main features is a stamp from this set.

I am also using Brushos and embossing through stencils




These are my cards:





 Thank you for watching!

Supply List

Christmas Joy


The leaf stencil is from Craftstash
the stag stencil is from funky fossil

I also made an ATC in the same style for Day 327 of 'My Year of ATCs?'






Happy Crafting!!



Wednesday, 22 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? - Day 326

This is my Day 326 of 'My Year of ATCs?'

At the craft retreat a week ago the second day was mainly Brusho techniques.
I made this lovely background using Brusho and spray starch:


I used this to make a few ATCs - this is the second:






Recipe: 
Base: green card
Background: Brushos with starch
Image: Noolibird hare
Embellishment - pearl




Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

A Year of ATCs? Day 325

This is my Day 325 of 'My Year of ATCs?'


At the craft retreat a week ago the second day was mainly Brusho techniques.
I made this lovely background using Brusho and spray starch:



I used this to make a few ATCs - this is the first:







Recipe: 
Base: green card
Background: Brushos with starch
Image: Noolibird tree
Embellishments. star sticker with Zig Silver Wink of Stella, gem, pearls




Happy Crafting!