A little play with my Pastel Aqua tints and a lovely stamp from Penny Black. Simple and quick. Just the thing when you want a crafty fix. Three cards from one piece of painted watercolour card. Hope you like them. Thanks for stopping by!
This is my entry for the Take it make it challenge -‘Anything goes’ Craftstamper magazine http://craftstamper.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/take-it-make-it-challenge-january.html?m=1 I was a winner!! Today I’m featuring stamps by Carabelle studio, Creative Expression and Inky doodles. These are the materials:- How it is done:- This canvas is dedicated to my wonderful brother Mark # ‘Sparkle’ on the occasion… Continue reading Tribute to Sparkle!
Canvas 9 -Diesire mixed media die set-‘Bunting Trio’ from Crafter’s Companion. This is a useful set for your crafty stash. In this example I’ve used them to cut mount board . They can of course cut a whole range of materials including multi layers of card and fabric. The materials:- The method:- to begin… Continue reading Bunting Trio
Canvas 8- Diesire mixed media die set -‘Pennant Banners’ A must have for any card canvas or mdf project. However, what about making them the main feature? I discovered it is possible.. .. all you need is a little desperation and craziness and you too can make a banner sun flower …if you dare!! Again I… Continue reading Pennant Banners
Canvas 7- ‘Rosettes’-Desire mixed media die set from Crafter’s Companion. Yes a little crazy… but it is number 7 and I had a deadline!! What else would you do with rosettes? (apart from rosettes)… Caterpillar is the obvious choice!! As with the previous canvases the dies cut a range of materials and multiple layers- hence… Continue reading Rosettes
Canvas 6- Diesire mixed media die set- ‘Ribbon buckles’. Ok, this is where things start to get a little bit crazy! This is my take on what you can do with buckle dies as the main feature of a mixed media canvas! The idea is that you can thread ribbon or cord through them. A… Continue reading Ribbon buckles
This is canvas 5- Diesire mixed media die set- ‘Twit twoo’-Crafter’s Companion. Well, this is an example of what happens when you receive a die set in a clear plastic bag with absolutely no instructions as to what they are designed to be!! Immediately I saw cats and dogs from the shapes but actually they… Continue reading Twit Twoo’ (and co)
This is the 4th Diesire mixed media canvas featuring the set of dies -‘Blossoming trees’ from Crafter’s Companion. The trees are cut from balsa wood and the other elements from grey board. I hope this canvas demonstrates the 3 important elements- Colour, texture and layout. The texture is created by using CC embossing folders on… Continue reading Blossoming trees
Canvas 3 – Diesire mixed media die set -Perfect Paisley. So this is where things begin to get a bit more challenging when there is no focal image as such, just shapes. I wanted a lot of colour and texture combining multiple materials. I liked the idea of quirky little birdies to create a feature… Continue reading Perfect Paisley
Canvas 2- Diesire Mixed media- Cogs from Crafter’s Companion. This was a lot of fun and definitely my sort of thing. To achieve this I used Canvas, mdf, grey board and card board. I used paints and salt to create an aged rusted look for both the shapes and the brown background. This started out… Continue reading Cogs in motion