Monday, October 20, 2014

Mixed Media Card - It's Your Time to Shine

I am loving playing with Mixed Media - baby steps but so much fun - I am looking forward to venturing into bigger things, but I am building up to that.




The background has been created using Stencils.  The stamped image is by Dina Wakley and stamped using  IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Memento Luxe Ink in Rose Bud and Teal Zeal.  The heart has been cut using Hearts One Spellbinders® Media Mixáge™ and Premium Craft Foils, using the Artisan X-plorer.   




The sentiment is from SRM Stickers and the stickers are from my stash.  The Film Strip edge is from Kaisercraft, I have added white and yellow using Marker pens.  I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.



This card is for the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes
Crafting At the Weekend - Anything Goes 
Alphabet Challenge - R for Round or Rectangle
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
ABC Challenge - ‘V is for Vibrant’
Altered Eclectics - Anything Goes must be mixed Media
Southern Girls - Get Wordy on It
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
WordArt Wednesdays - Anything goes

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Spellbinders Corners and Accents Frame Tutorial

Hello Blog Friends, I am happy to be sharing a Spellbinders Tutorial with you.  For those of you who have been with me wondering why I have been quiet on the Spellbinders Blog and wondering what has happening - thanks for bearing with me and patiently waiting to hear - if you did not see the announcement on the Spellbinders Blog - you can read my exciting news HERE.



Spellbinders Supplies: 


Cross Promotional Partner Products:

Other Supplies: Helmar 450 Quick Dry Adhesive; Pearl slider; 




  1. Cut/emboss two (2) Corners & Accents Two Shapeabilities® Die D-Lites using white cardstock.
  2. Also cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics A Nestabilities® Card Creator #7 as a card base, leaving the fold just inside the cutting edge to ensure it forms a fold.
  3. Next cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics B Nestabilities® Card Creator #9 using black card stock
  4. Also cut/emboss one (1) A2 Curved Matting Basics A Nestabilities® Card Creator #6.
  5. Adhere layers according to size, using E-Z Runner



    6. Cut/emboss one (1) Standard Circles SM Nestabilities® #6
    7. Using the Die as a stencil sponge the inside edges using Bamboo Leaves and a Sponge Dauber.
  


    8. Adhere Corners & Accents Two to either end of the Standard Circle, attach using liquid glue
    9. Stamp image using Tangelo, Bamboo Leaves and Espresso Truffle Inks using Sponge Daubers
   10. Fussy cut/hand cut out the image and adhere to framed circle using 3D Foam Squares
   11. Adhere double bow using liquid glue and top with a slider and large pearl
   12. Finish by adding pearl to each corner.


I hope you are inspired to use your dies differently - there are so many possibilities, especially with all of the new Dies coming with Spellbinders.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Smile

'Smile!' - I hope you have reason to today - or even made someone else smile.  My card today makes me smile, the colours are warm and happy - that is a good start!


The card base and patterned paper have been cut/embossed using the A2 Modern Stationery Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Card Creator.  The patterned paper has been embossed using the Tweets and Twigs Spellbinders M-Bossabilities folder.  Die Cutting and embossing has been done using the Grand Calibur® Machine.

The flower is by Penny Black Inc and has been coloured using  IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Radiant Neon Ink in Electric Coral and Electric Purple.  This is adhered onto a white Die Cut panel that has been 'spritzed' and 'splatted' using Fireworks!™ Craft Spray. The bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.


This card is for the following challenges:
Divas by Design - Texture
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Moo-Mania & More - Bright & Cheerful
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays - Anything goes
Die Cuttin' Divas - Purple, Orange +one other color
Crafting from the Heart - Always Anything Goes
My Craft Creations - Always Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Beautiful Moments

One of of the fabulous things about creating is...we are only limited by yourselves - our comfort zones.  I love to step outside by comfort zone and create something a bit different, or use something I don' use regularly




I have been loving Stencils lately - all different brands - the Stencil I have used on this card is from Penny Black Inc and is such a fun one to create with.




The sentiment stickers are from my stash and the Washi Tape is from a local $2 store - I love this particular one!   The paper is from my stash and the bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.




The background stamp is from Kaisercraft and stamped using IMAGINECrafts®/Tsukineko® Memento™ Dye Ink in Espresso Truffle.  The flowers have been coloured using Memento™ Dye Ink in Tangelo, Love Bug and Bamboo Leaves. I love the autumnal look the colours have given this.




This card is for the following challenges:
Artistic Inspirations -  Anything Goes and/or Make your own Background
Cards in Envy - Autumn Leaves
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - Anything goes + Option: Use Orange
Great Impressions - "Autumnal Elegance"
One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes with the color Orange
Crafting At the Weekend - Anything Goes 
Sunflower Fields Designs - Autumn/Halloween!!! 
Anything Goes with a Twist - Anything Goes 
Crafty Catz - Autumn

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Monday, October 13, 2014

One of a Kind

Hello there - I am popping in with a very simple card to share today, but I am happy with the outcome - especially as all of these things have been sitting on my desk for some time...




...but not any longer!!  Infact I have a lot of projects created in the name of 'desk cleaning' - finding the time to sit and Blog them is the thing for me - there is now a queue of cards waiting for their 'time to shine!'  As you know we all have lives outside of this wonderful creative outlet - every now and them we need to show up for it! LOL!




The card base has been cut/embossed using the  A2 Curved Matting Basics B Spellbinders® Nestabilities®and the using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine. My image is from a retired stamp set from Stampin' Up! as is the sentiment and have been stamped using ImagineCrafts/ Tsukineko Ink.  The paper is from my stash and the bling is from Want2Scrap.   I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.



This card is for the following challenges:
Crafting At the Weekend - Anything Goes 
Sweet Stampin - For a Friend
Alphabet Challenge - R for Round or Rectangle
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Prima - For You

Hello Blog friends, today I have a card to share with you that features a lot of Prima Marketing Flowers products - and who doesn't love them - right!?




My card base is created using the A2 Modern Stationery Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Card Creator, the Prima paper is also cut using this Die.  This is followed by the Gold Majesty Circles Spellbinders® Imperial Gold die templates.  The paper from the Botanical Collection      6x6 pad has been cut using the Standard Circles LG Nestabilities® and lightly sanded using a sanding block.  



Three small Prima Roses are adhered using liquid glue


The image from the Fairy Belle transparent stamp set has been stamped using  Imagine Crafts/ Tsukineko in Memento in Tuxedo Black and colour added using a Memento Marker in Dandelion.


The sentiment has also been stamped using Memento in Tuxedo Black and Want2Scrap bling has been added.  This has been cut using the Standard Circles LG Nestabilities® 
and popped up on 3D Foam Squares.  My Dies have been cut/embossed using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine.



This card is linked to the following challenges:
Anything Goes with a Twist - Anything Goes
Artbymiran Challenge Anything Goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Paper Shelter Challenge - Shabby Chic
Wonderful Wednesdays - Always Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesdays - Anything goes
Picture and Scrap.Challenge - Use Dies


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Friday, October 10, 2014

Want2Scrap - Be Different Layout

I am sharing a card on the Want2Scrap Blog using Fancy Pants Designs papers and embellishments, along with fabulous bling from Want2Scrap.  This is the perfect paper for those childhoood photos that tell a story and just need to be shown off... 
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You can see the details HERE!  I would love you to pop across and let me know what you think!
 
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Spellbinders Labels Forty Card Tutorial

Hello Blog Friends, I am back to share another tutorial using my 'much loved 'Spellbinders Dies - I am loving all of the shaped Dies available to create with - they give our projects a 'WOW' factor - and we love that - don't we!



Spellbinders Supplies:

S4-465 Labels Forty Spellbinders® Nestabilities
SCD-001 Enhanced Banner Spellbinders® Celebra’tions™ Line
S4-322 Grommet Tags Spellbinders® Shapeabilities
S4-455 Chevron Border Spellbinders® Shapeabilities®
GC-001 Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Die Cutting and Embossing Machine

Cross Promotional Partner Products:

Fancy Pants Designs - Everyday Circus 6x6 papers
IMAGINE Crafts®/Tsukineko® - Memento Luxe™ Mixed Media Pigment Ink in Rose bud
Want2Scrap© - Swirls Finesse - LeCreme Pearls - Self Adhesive

Other:
Avery Elle Stamp set: Penny Black Inc - Special Wishes transparent stamp set; Sanding Block; white and light green card stock
















 1. Cut/emboss two (2) Labels Forty Nestabilites in white card and one (1) in Fancy Pants paper.
 2. Lightly sand the embossed edges using a Sanding Block
 3. Score one Labels Forty at 1.5cms and fold forward
 4. Adhere second Labels 40 to the scored care to form card base - as shown in photos above












 


 5. Cut one  Enhanced Banner using Fancy Pants Designs paper
 6. Lightly sand embossed edges using Sanding Block
 7. Cut/emboss one (1) Chevron Border in light green cardstock
 8. Adhere a portion to right side of the Labels Forty base















  9. Stamp flower using Rose Bud Ink and leaves in Bamboo Leaves and adhere to Enhanced Banner
10. Cut/ emboss one (1) Grommet Tags
11. Using the Die as a stencil, sponge around the inner edges using Desert Sand and a Sponge Dauber
12. Stamp the sentiment using Espresso Truffle and the Penny Black sentiment
13. Adhere across the Enhanced Banner, using a 3D Foam Square in the centre and E-Z Runner at each end - this gives a slight curve to the sentiment
14. Finish off by adding bling swirl and individual pearls to each end of the sentiment tag.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Spellbinders Fleur De Elegance and Chameleon Pens

Hello Blog Friends, I am back with an exciting project to share with you today - I am using TWO new products - the first being gorgeous (and I do mean gorgeousFleur de Elegance Spellbinders® Nestabilities® Decorative Accents - being a fan of the Fleur de Lys, this Die appealed to me from the first time I saw it.



The image is retired from The Craft's Meow, but such a lovely one to colour - using the new Chameleon Pens - I was sent some to sample and see how I liked them - well - I don't like them - I LOVE them!  They make colouring so easy and the beautiful shading is achieved with one pen - worth checking out! 


The oval is Grand Ovals Spellbinders Grand Nestabilities®.  My Dies have been cut/embossed using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine. 


 Lace has been adhered across the center of the oval, along with a double Seam Binding bow has been adhered using liquid glue, followed by a Mulberry Rose.

 I have also used  Scrapbook by Adhesives by 3L - 3D Foam Squares for dimension ,and E-Z Runner on this card.


This card is linked to the following challenges:
A girl who crafts - Always ANYTHING GOES
Sparkles Forum Challenges -Things with Wings 
The Crafting Cafe - Think Pink
Loves Rubber Stamps  -Anything Goes
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow 
Love to Create 2 Dies & Sparkle

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