Friday, 2 December 2016

Altenew - A Year in Review Inspiration

I've got a card to share that was inspired by the colours of the Altenew May Inspiration photo. I'm also adding this to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - Anything Goes Challenge. Now back to making more Christmas cards.....

Ingredients
Stamps - Altenew Peony Bouquet and Hero Arts Congrats Stamp and Cut
Inks - Altenew, Ranger Liquid Platinum EP, Versafine
EF - Tim Holtz
Dies - Lil Inkers stitched die




Thursday, 1 December 2016

Majestic bloom wedding

I have a wedding card to share that was made a while back and I forgot to post. I've used the Altenew Majestic Bloom with Altenew inks to create this beauty! I'm adding this to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes. Thanks for dropping by!

Materials
Stamps - Altenew Majsestic Bloom, Hero Arts Congrats Stamp and Cut
Inks - Altenew and Hero Arts Wet Cement
Dies - MFT Stitched rectangles STAX


Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Christmas Card 4

I've been really busy and December is nearly here and I'm way behind in Christmas preparations!! I decided to do a quick last minute card for the Fusion Card Challenge using the photo as inspiration.
Here is my card and thank you for dropping by!

Materials used:
Dies - MFT Dienamics Alphabets, Winter Wreath, Stitched rectangles STAX
Card - Altenew True Gray



Monday, 28 November 2016

A Sympathy Card

I made this quick card for a friend whose father had just passed away. I used a Tim Holtz stencil to lightly colour the background. The flowers were already in my stash. This is my last post of the year for A Blog Named Hero Facebook Fan Page. We are taking a short break for Christmas, back again next year! Thanks for dropping by!

Materials used:
Dies - Lil Inkers Stitched Mats
Stencil - Tim Holtz
Stamps - Altenew Painted Flowers and Hero Arts Sentiment
Inks - Altenew Caribbean Sky, Persian Blue and Sapphire





Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Christmas Card 3

I have a couple of Christmas cards to share that started when I took a watercolour pad on my recent overseas trip. It was the last thing that I jammed into my suitcase - a pad, waterbrush, an ink pad, a set of cling stamps and some Zig Clean Color brushes. I knew I would have time to do some stamping during my trip. We stayed at my Aunty and Uncle's house in Kota Kinabalu and they look after a 3 year old during the day. On a day I decided to do some stamping, little Serge wanted to help and we ended up stamping together!! Everyday he came over, the first thing he wanted to do was to stamp! He loved it! Here is a card I managed to make whilst I was overseas. I'm adding this to the Hero Arts November challenge and the A Blog Named Hero's Holiday Challenge. Thanks for dropping by!






Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Christmas Card 2

This is another version of this Christmas card I made on the Hero Arts Flickr group 90 minute scramble on the weekend. Both cards were made within the 90 minute timeslot as they were so quick to made. I used glitter tapes to make these glittery trees with an embossed sentiment. Which do you prefer? I'm also adding this card to Virginia View's Challenge - Stripes and Plaids, A Blog Named Hero's Holiday challenge and the Hero Arts Holiday challenge. Thanks for dropping by!

Materials
Dies - Hero Arts
Stamp - Hero Arts Merry Stamp n Cut
EP - Ranger

Glitter tape - Kaisercraft





Sunday, 13 November 2016

Christmas Card 1

I had some fun participating in the Hero Arts Flickr group 90 minute challenge today. I have not participated for quite a while as the times are usually not suitable for us Aussies Downunder. Linda W hosted a 24hour challenge this weekend and I was able to join in. The time limit is still the same but you can do it anytime within the 24 hours. Her challenge today was to make a Holiday card with a tree or two in it. During the month leading up to Christmas, I tend to mass produce cards and I try to do flat cards for postage with minimal stamping. I used strips of coloured papers to create a patterned paper for the trees. I'm also adding this card to Virginia's View Challenge #25 Stripes and Plaids and Hero Arts Holiday Cardmaking Challenge. Thanks for dropping by!

Materials
Dies - Hero Arts
Stamp - Hero Arts Merry Stamp n Cut
Ink - Hero Arts





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