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Wednesday, 4 August 2021

Camp Lavendale - Project #5 - Cabouchon Necklace - Vellum Technique

Good Morning Friends,
Project #5 is a Cabouchon Necklace.  We used Stampin' Blends, Vellum and 100% Isoprophol Alcohol to colour and move the ink around.  When it was dry we applied Crystal Effects to create the gold detail.  I used Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay on the vellum.
Lovely to see you here today.
Hugs,
Supplies:
Card: Basic White, Vellum, Adhesive Sheet
Ink: Stampin' Blends, Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay
Finishing Touches: Gold Leaf, Cabouchon Necklace
Cool Tools: 100% Isopropyl Alcohol,  Paint Brush, Finer Tip Glue Pen, Crystal Effects

Monday, 2 August 2021

Camp Lavendale - Project #4 - Collar Fold Butterfly

Project #4 has an unusual Fold on the front of the card with the lovely DSP and double Butterfly.  

Happy to see you here today, hope you enjoy the visit.
Hugs,
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Butterfly Brilliance, Simon Says Stamps Tiny Words
Card: Petal Pink, Whisper White, Peony Garden DSP
Ink: Petal Pink, Stazon Black, Black Marker
Finishing Touches: White Bakers Twine, Rhinestones
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Brilliant Wings Dies, Simon Says Stamp - Sentiment Labels, Pencil, Paper Trimmer and Scoring Tool, Make Up Brush, Bow Maker, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dot

CAS Mix Up Challenge - August 2021 - Stamping through Stencil - Beautiful Flowers

Hello Friends,
It's time for a new challenge at CAS Mix Up, Jenny is Hostess this month and she is challenging us to use Stamping through a Stencil.  I used Artplorations All Blooms Stencil, a large flower stencil with plenty of space to stamp through. I sponged Distress Inks in different colours and then stamped the Script stamp over the top.  I cut and shaped my piece and then added a white mat and then attached it to the card base.  I finished off with a Sentiment and Sequins.  The piece on the inside was an off cut from the front and matted with mauve card.

We Welcome Chrissie Stokes (Simply One of A Kind) to the CAS Mix Up Family as a Design Team Member and Bobby (Bits and Pieces) and Michelle (I Card Everyone) as our Guest Designers this month.

Thanks for visiting today, I do appreciate your comments.
Hugs,
Supplies:
Stamps: French Script BG 
Card: Whisper White, 
Ink: Stazon Black
Distress Inks: Sugar Plum, Worn Lipstick, Festive Berries, Shaded Lilac, Tumbled Glass, Mustard Seed, Frayed Burlap
Finishing Touches: SSS Crystal Reflections Sequins CRQ14
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Papertrey Ink 2014 Stamp-a-Faire 1960's Die, Artplorations All Blooms Stencil, Make Up Brushes, Misti, Dble Sided Tape



Sunday, 1 August 2021

Camp Lavendale - Project #3 - Kite

Project #3 is this sweet Kite card, getting the DSP and the triangles cut in the right direction is the most difficult part of making the card.
Thanks for dropping in today,
Hugs,
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Many Messages, 
Card: Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, Basic White,  Sand and Sea DSP
Ink: Seaside Spray
Finishing Touches: Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack, Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon
Cool Tools: Paper Trimmer, Big Shot, Messages Die, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue, Dimensionals, Dble Sided Tape

Saturday, 31 July 2021

Camp Lavendale - Project #2 - Boho Notecards

Hi there,
Project #2 is this gorgeous set of 4 note cards and a box to put them in for giving as a gift.

Lovely to see you here today.
Hugs,

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Forever Fern, Simply Citrus
Card: Night of Navy, Misty Moonlight, Basic White, Gold Foil, Boho Indigo Product Medley DSP
Ink: Night of Navy, Crumb Cake, Bumble Bee, Magenta Madness
Blends: Magenta Madness, Daffodil Delight
Finishing Touches: Linen Thread, Pearls
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Tasteful Textile 3D E/Folder, Rectangle Stitched Dies, Bow Maker, Forever Flourishing Dies, Mini Paper Pumpkin Box, Dble Sided Tape, Mini Glue Dot

Friday, 30 July 2021

Camp Lavendale - Project #1 - Magical Unicorn

In June I attended a Stamping Camp at Lavendale Farm, Gilgering near York hosted by Pat Carr.  We had a lovely time with 24 Projects to complete.  The accommodation was spread between a number of fully contained cottages with a Reception room for our workshop and meals.  All beautifully presented by the owners Katherine and Merv Taylor. 
I will be posting the Projects over the next few weeks.
Project #1 is this cute Rainbow and Unicorn card.
Front of card
Inside of card
Attachment of Rainbow and how we finished it off to be nice and clean to match the card reverse.
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,
Supplies: 
Stamps: S/U's Hippo Happiness, Many Messages
Card: Thick and Thin Basic White, Highland Heather, Blushing Bride, Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Soft Sea Foam, Silver Foil
Ink: Soft Sea Foam, Blushing Bride, Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight, Smokey Slate, Memento Black
Finishing Touches: Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Hippo Friends Dies, Handheld Star Punch, Make Up Brushes, Rainbow Builder Dies,  Embossing Buddy, Silver E/Powder, Heat Gun, Paper Trimmer and Scoring Tool,  Cloud Template, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals


Friday, 16 July 2021

CAS Mix Up Reminder - July 2021 - Alcohol Ink on Vellum - Punched Butterflies

Hello there,
It's time for the reminder post for this month's CAS Mixed Media Challenge.  Coni is challenging us to use Vellum and Alcohol Inks for this month's challenge.  I used Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers for my Butterflies on Vellum, which gave a soft wispy look.  I stamped the image and embossed it with Gold E/Powder and then coloured with Stampin' Blends.  The sentiment was also Gold embossed on Vellum and I added some Mini Rhinestones to the flowers.  To finish off the inside I heat embossed a leaf sprig, die cut, stamped and coloured the flowers and added another butterfly.
Thanks for dropping in today, lovely to see you here.
Hugs,

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Wonderful Romance, Create a Cupcake
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Vellum
Ink: Versamark
Stampin' Blends: Calypso Coral Light and Dark, Old Olive Light, Medium and Dark, Wild Wasabi Light and Dark
Finishing Touches: 2mm Porta Craft Rhinestones
Cool Tools: Misti, Embossing Buddy, Gold E/Powder, Heat Gun, Butterfly Duet Punch, Sizzix Wonderful Floral Dies, Dble Sided Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue, 

Friday, 2 July 2021

CAS Mix Up - July 2021 - Alcohol Ink on Vellum - Wispy Background

Hello friends,
It's time for a new challenge at CAS Mix Up and this month Coni would like us to use Alcohol Inks on Vellum.  I used my Stampin' Blends and Diggers 100% Isopropyl Alcohol Medium to make my background.  I die cut the flowers and leaves, die cutting the flowers twice, once with white cardstock and the other with vellum.  I coloured the vellum with the Stampin' Blends, glued the two pieces together and added a third Night of Navy die cut for the center.  The Sentiment was stamped and heat embossed with White E/Powder and punched out using the Classic Label Punch.  I finished off with Pearls and a Faceted Gem.
Thanks for dropping by today, lovely to see you here.
Hugs,

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Botanical Blooms, Altenew Sentiment Strips ALT4025 
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Vellum, Melon Mambo, Night of Navy
Ink: Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo, Versamark
S/U's Alcohol Stampin' Blends: Dark Melon Mambo, Light Lovely Lipstick, Dark Night of Navy
Finishing Touches: Pearls, Clear Faceted Gems
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Botanical Builder Dies, Diggers Isopropyl Alcohol 100%, Paint Brush, Shot Glass, Air Spritzer, Misti, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Gun, Classic Label Punch,  Dble Sided Tape, Gina K Glue, Dimensional



Wednesday, 16 June 2021

CAS Mix Up Challenge Reminder - June 2021 - Flight - Aircraft

Hello Friends, 
I started with an Acrylic Block using two shades of blue Markers scribbling ink onto it and then spritzing the block with water and stamping. I then stamped the image three times and water coloured the images.  The edges of the stamped block were a bit ragged so I layered a stitched frame three times and added it to the stamped area.  I stamped the aircraft, water coloured them in red and fussy cut adding foam tape to the two on the front. I stamped the sentiment and finished off by adding another plane on the inside of the card and sponging some Bashful Blue ink for the sky.




Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Need for Speed
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Water colour
Ink: Stazon Black
Markers: Balmy Blue, Bashful Blue, Real Red
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Honey Bee Dble Stitched Frame Die HBDS-A2, Acrylic Block, Spray Bottle, Water, Aqua Painter, Misti, Scissors, Make Up Brush, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue




Wednesday, 2 June 2021

CAS Mix Up Challenge - June 2021 - Flight - Queen Bee

Hello there, 
It's a new month and time for a new challenge at CAS Mix Up.  Viv is Hostess and challenging us to use Flight as our prompt with Water colouring as the main element of your card.  We welcome Joyce (Cards-by-the-Sea) as our Guest Designer.
I painted two shades of Yellow Distress Ink on the water colour card.  Die cut the Honey Comb and then layered the Honey Comb three times to give it some stability.  I placed yellow card behind the die cut.  I splattered some Gold ink and stamped the sentiment.  I stamped the bees, die cutting the Queen Bee and Fussy Cutting the others.  I coloured the bees with a Marker and Aqua Painter.  For the inside I stamped the Bee Hive, splattered some more gold ink and added the stamped, coloured and fussy cut bees.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Honey Bee, Collage Curios, Simon Says Stamps, Tiny Words SSS101883
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Water colour, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Mustard Seed, Fossilized Amber, Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: Wink of Stella Clear Brush, Delicata Gold Ink
Cool Tools: Aqua Painter, Big Shot, S/U's Detailed Bee Dies, Misti, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape, Fun Foam


 

Friday, 21 May 2021

Natasha's Birthday 2021

Hi Paper Crafters,
Today's card is for our eldest Daughter's Birthday today.  I stamped the flowers, water coloured them and stamped the Humming bird.  For the Humming Bird I added colours direct to the stamp with markers and then spritzed lightly with water and stamped.  I added a yellow wash around the images and when dry splattered some Delicata Gold over the panel.  I used the Rectangle Stitched Die to add some interest and popped up the center panel on some fun foam.  I finished off with the Birthday sentiment and decorated the inside too.

Thanks for popping in today, I love to read your comments.
Hugs,
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Elements of Style, Simon  Says Stamp - Tiny Words SSS101883
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Water colour
Ink: Stazon Black
Markers: Poppy Parade, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Granny Apple Green, Call Me Clover, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Pineapple Punch, Black Copic
Finishing Touches: Wink of Stella Clear Brush, Delicata Gold, Mini Pearl
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Rectangle Stitched Dies, Aqua Painter, Misti, Fun Foam Dble Sided Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue


Sunday, 16 May 2021

CAS Mix Up Challenge Reminder - May 2021 - Rainbow Ink Blended Colours - Rainbow Bubbles

Hello Crafters,
This is the reminder for May's CAS Mix Up challenge advising that you have until the 24th to join us.  I am Hosting and I want you to use a Stencil and colours of the Rainbow for Ink Blending. 
For my card I made my own Stencil using Circle dies on a piece of Acetate and blended the Distress Inks with Make Up Brushes.  I finished off with a stamped and heat embossed sentiment and punched it out with the Classic Label Punch.
Great to see you here today, thank you for stopping by.
Hugs,
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Broadway Birthday
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Basic Black, Acetate
Ink: Versamark
Distress Inks: Mustard Seed, Festive Berries, Seedless Preserves, Tumbled Glass
Cool Tools: Big Shot, 1/2", 1", 1 1/4", 1 3/4" Circle Dies, Make Up Brushes, Misti, Embossing Buddy, Ranger Princess Gold E/Powder, Heat Gun, Classic Label Punch, Dble Sided Tape, Foam Tape


Friday, 14 May 2021

Jessica's 12

 Hi Friends,

Our Grand daughter Jessica is Twelve today and this is the card we gave her.  Jessica's Parents have organised a new bed for her so that's why the inside is fashioned on a bedroom.  Jess is into dancing and received some beautiful dancing pictures for her last Birthday so the front represents those with the images stamped with Versamark and embossed with Melon Mambo E/Powder.  The 12 and Sentiment have been designed with Copper Foil and Copper E/Powder.
The inside of the card is made with Designer Papers, Copper Foil, a punch, stamped and coloured pillows.  The lamp base is a scent bottle from the Best Dressed DSP series and a hand cut shade.  I added some Enamel Hearts to the front of the Side Table
Thanks for stopping by today, wonderful to see you here!
Hugs,
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Sitting Pretty, Better Together, Lavinia Stamps - Three Dancing Fairies 
Card: Night of Navy, Whisper White, Copper Foil, Everything is Rosy DSP, Best Dressed DSP
Markers: Night of Navy, Melon Mambo
Ink: Versamark, Uniball Copper Ink Pen
Finishing Touches: S/U's Regals Enamel Shapes
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Spellbinders Classic Rectangle Dies, S/U's Timeless Type Alphabet Numbers, Frantic Stamper - Rectangle Tangled Frame,  Scallop Oval Punch, Scorer and Trimmer Tool, S/U's Melon Mambo E/Powder, Copper E/Powder, Heat Gun, Dble Sided Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue


Tuesday, 11 May 2021

CAS Mix Up Challenge - May 2021 - Rainbow Ink Blended Colours - Fairy Dust

Hi there,
Just letting you know that you have until the 24th of May to submit your cards for this months CAS Mix Up challenge.  I am hosting and would like you to use Stencils with Rainbow Ink Blended Colours.  This was the first card I tried using Eileen Godwin's technique for applying Distress Inks making my own straight edge stencil from acetate and then using a Funky Fossil stencil that I received from Loll on top of that.  Thanks Loll!  I stamped the Fairy and Sentiment with Stazon Black Ink and Gold embossed the Fairy Dust.

Supplies:
Stamps: Lavinia Stamps - Faylin, Three Dancing Fairies, Stamp It - Fairy Dust 2017D Yvette, S/U's More Great Greetings 1993, Pony Party
Card: Thick and Thin Whisper White, Acetate
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Mustard Seed, Festive Berries, Faded Jeans, Shaded Lilac, Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: Gelly Roll Pen
Cool Tools: Funky Fossil Designs - Distressed Diamonds Stencil, Make Up Brushes, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Misti, Embossing Buddy, Gold E/Powder, Heat Gun, Dble Sided Tape