Friday, 30 September 2011

Last One For Today

Hello Again
And good afternoon, This is the last tag for me today
As i have to go to work, This morning i had some stamps delivered
 I wanted to try them out before i left for work so i made a quick tag
Just using the stamps and distress ink, Embossing Powders.
I used Rusty Hinge Distress Ink on the background
I also mixed some Rusty Hinge Re-inkers with Perfect pearls
then spritz all over the tag, I then stamped the background
with Rusty Hinge and stamped and embossed the butterfly stamp
I cut a bookplate from the large tag die and stamped Paris from the same
set and embossed the bookplate added some brads.

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One More Tag

Good Morning
Going to be another lovely day again
i got work today and i just had the TH Stamp set Papillon
delivered which i have had my eye on these stamps for ages
I finally own them i am going to try and make something before
i leave for work with them today.
I have got one more tag today which i made yesterday evening.
I used fired brick distress ink for on the background
then spritz with perfect pearls i also used a creative expressions
mask, then stamped the swirl in each corner the flowers are
 made with grunge paper using TH Tattered florals die and painted
 with spice red acrylic paint when dry i sprayed  with CC Spray and
 sparkle gold and added a brad, the key is from the TH key collection.

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Thursday, 29 September 2011

Another Tag

Hello and good Afternoon
 I hope you are all enjoying this lovely weather today
This is my second visit today, last week i cut out so
many large tags using my TH die and coloured the backgrounds
with distress inks and pearfect pearl mist ready to start to decorate
 i am going to try and make at least one each day this is one of the
ones i made this afternoon.
On this tag i used spice marmalade distress ink
and then spritz with perfect pearls i stamped a TH
Flourish Swirl around the edges with SM distress ink then
over stamped in black soot, The butterfly's and small flowers
are both from TH Dies cut out with papers from his paper stash,
inked the edges in vintage photo distress ink
I also added rock candy distress stickles on the flowers and butterfly's
i added some game spinners and black gems in the
 centre of the flowers, I also added a TH Ticket and covered it with
 crackle medium, the bookplate is from the large tag die cut out in plain
white heavy card stock and embossed with gold embossing powder and
added black gems at both sides to finish off i added some making
  memories vintage trims.
Thank you for visiting.

Card No Sentiment Yet

Hi and good afternoon
Hope you are enjoying this lovely weather today,
I made this card on Sunday its just a quick card
Uploaded it over at docrafts and forgot to add it here
Its just a quick card using some new stamps.

There is not much on it as whenever i buy a new set
of stamps i stamp the images out and put them aside
ready to put on a card this image is from the Vintage
Communication set by creative expressions I can't
remember the name of the backing papers as i have
had these for a while now and i picked two that match
just matted them onto green card stock, I just stamped
  the tel numbers list onto 160gsm copy paper and used
a border punch down the side, I added some ribbon and a brad.

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Monday, 26 September 2011

More Tags

Hello and good evening
Been a busy day for me today
These are the rest of the tags i was meant to upload
from yesterday and never got round to it till now
   as i ended up making more backgrounds ready to
 make a start on a few more tags. All the items on these
 tags are again from TH except for the charms and ribbon.
I Used distress ink on the backgrounds then spritz
with perfect pearls mist, all the stamps used are TH
the butterfly and script was stamped and embossed
and the ribbon on the  dreams tag  was plain white cotton
which i coloured using distress ink in stormy sky i added a dream
ticket also coloured added a few screw brads and edge the edges
of the tag with vintage photo ink.

The sewing room die i cut out using craft work card stock
coloured the background in distress ink and stamped
over it and added the mannequin
and covered with material also added this tape measure
ribbon around the waist and across the bottom of the tag 
added a few sewing charms.

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your comments are greatly appericated

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Few Large Tags

Hi And Good Afternoon
Weather is turning out quick nice this afternoon we had a
lot of rain this morning, And its back to work for me today
 I started a few large tags yesterday afternoon before i went out
i finished them off this morning just had time to upload these two,
I went over to docrafts site first and uploaded them in the gallery.
 everything i used on these tags are all Tim Holtz except for the
 brads on the bird cage and the ribbons and the tree template
I manage to do four all using the TH large tag die.

On These  i used TH Distress inks on the backgrounds
I used a TH stamp and stamped in stormy sky ink
I stamped and embossed umbrella man and the TH script
added a ticket and TH mini hinge a imagine hanging tag and
added some vintage ribbon on the bottom of the tag.

On the birdcage i used a crafters workshop mini branches template
the cage is cut off in grunge board and painted with TH gold dabber paint
added some brads and TH Ticket and some vintage border ribbon,
covered the bird in music paper and added a brass crown hanging
from the cage the bird song i done on my Dymo Letratag.

The other tags i will add on  in the morning
hope you all have a good day
Thanks for visiting.


Thursday, 22 September 2011

Paper Rosette Christmas Card

Hi And good morning
looks like we are going to have another lovely day today
last night i cut out loads of TH large tags with my die
ready to stamp on and decorate and decided to spritz some
copy paper for backgrounds at the same time ready for stamping on
as i was doing that i decided to make a Christmas card using
one my own papers and TH paper rosette die
I always use 160gsm photocopy paper for using shimmer
sprays as it don't curl up or wrinkle I ended up with this.

The paper was spritz with Blue blitz shimmer spritz
I used a Kanban Christmas stamp and stamped all over
in versafine smokey grey ink i cut out my background and
 matted onto silver mirror card, I also used a EK Success punch
 for the border in the centre I used my TH paper rosette die which
 i haven't used for a long time and cut out two paper rosettes
using the same paper and cut out a few circles with mirror card
matted the rosette's onto them
cut out a smaller circle and added a creative expressions
Christmas quote and added it in the centre of the rosette's.

Off to make a few tags or a card or two
Thank you for visiting and
 your comments are greatly appreciated.

Sunday, 18 September 2011

Few Quick Christmas Cards

Hi And good afternoon
 It has been raining on and off
 since yesterday evening, Its back to work for me this evening
I have just spent some time making a start on some Christmas
cards nothing fancy when the Docrafts Creativity mag came out a few
 weeks ago i brought a few of the Christmas Stamps and the Embossing
folders and thought i could do some some quick cards with no stamping on
just embossing just using 2 of the embossing folders i got a bit bored and
ended up stamping on one of the cards, these are the four i made.

I also used my crafters companion for the shapes embossed
and cut out then and embossed with the paper mania Christmas
tree and all the white backing on all four cards are the paper mania
snowflakes embossing folder and added some gold ribbon.

Same Background Just embossed the tree and cut
out and embossed the tree with the Christmas folder.
 This one again i used the same snowflakes folder
and stamped the sledge and embossed it and just added
a few red gems.

This one i used the baubles again cut out and embossed
in silver and added a bow to the centre bauble.

Thank you for visiting and your comments
are greatly appreciated

Friday, 16 September 2011

Steam Punk Male Card

Hi And Good Evening
Still Playing around with some of my new stamps the ones
I used on this male card are from Kanban I am not very good
with colouring I have the whole set of pro markers and other
colouring items but i hardly use them as I can never get the shading right
 On this card i used metallic paints.

I Used white A4 card folded in half
Added black core' dinations card stock added a matt
silver mirror card which i embossed with the cuttle bug clockworks
folder and added some screw brads to each corner
 I stamped the figure onto Neenah  Solar Smooth White card and cut
out i then used Lumiere Metallic Acrylic Paints in Pewter and Silver
and painted  the figure added a few gems to his jacket as buttons,
for the background i used the a ink duster and TH Black Soot distress
 ink and stamped the clock and top hat over the card I also added a
  few of TH Game Spinners to the clocks and added some TH corners.

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Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Black And White

Hello and good evening been such a lovely day
today I was going to make another male card never got
the chance been out all day when i got home I just made this
  black and white quick and simple card tonight
I got so many new stamps so i am just playing around
with them at this moment.

The card is 6x6
I stamped a Vintage Background Stamp onto plain white cardstock
added black silk ribbon as a border just over half way along
and the end panel i stamped 2 keys,all the keys and the script stamp
 are all TPC Vintage Studio Stamps, I stamped the script onto kanban
card and mattered and layered that onto black card and just added
a few black and white gems in each corner.
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Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Male Birthday Card

Hi And Good Evening
I was asked to make a male birthday card something
with ships on i had a few stamps in my collections i managed
to make this card but i am still not to sure about it plus i never
had much in embellishments for this card i did find one silver anchor
button in my button box this what i ended up making.

I just used TH Stormy Sky Distress Ink
the backing paper is from the nitwits collection
that was free in a magazine i stamped the Anchor And Rope
on the backing paper, the matting and layering cards are
from Kanban I coloured the white card with distress ink
 and stamped a background stamp on it from the same stamp set
then i stamped the ship over it with Onyx Black Versafine ink
I added some bakers twine across the card also added a TH small
tag coloured and stamped then stamped a birthday stamp over the tag
background and added a silver button,still not sure about this card
so i am going to try and come up with something better.
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Sunday, 11 September 2011

Jack Frost Atc

Hello Again and Good Evening
Just one quick Atc using one of
my new Christmas Stamps
Used TH Distress Inks for the background
I then Stamped the image in Green Memento
Ink, Added fine Crystal Glitter on the top half of the
Jack Frost Letters also added a silver tree charm.
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White,Red & Black Christmas Card

Hello And Good Evening
Haven't been around for a while been working then I
 had to go on a training course got back Thursday evening,
I got a lot of new Stamps Steam Punk, Some Christmas Stamps,Etc
just haven't had the chance to play with them and i just don't
seem to have any inspiration, I did manage to make a Atc
and a simple Christmas card nothing special just trying out
some of my new stamps this is what i managed to make.

I used A4 white card folded in half stamped over the card
with red and black ink then stamped again on plain white paper
for the centre of the card and matted it on to plain red card
and added some red ribbon, the image i embossed with black
sparkle embossing power and mattered onto red card used a
TH tag and just added happy Christmas tied with some bakers twine.
A quick and simple card.
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