Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Faux metal card

What a relief after all the Christmas makings.... to make something else! I decided to try out Sue Roddis' faux metal technique - emboss silver mirror card in a Cuttlebug folder and then rub black acrylic paint over, wiping off the excess. I think it does look like tarnished metal, although it has come out very blue in the scan. The bird (Tim Holtz) is also stamped on silver card, and the quote stamp is by Crafty Individuals.

Monday, 21 December 2009

Merry Christmas to everyone

Here is my completed banner... sorry that the pic is not of the best quality, it is too big for my scanner so I had to reduce it on the photocopier and then scan the photocopy!

Saturday, 19 December 2009

RSS Challenge week 12

It is the final part of the Christmas banner this time on Ready-Steady-STAMP! . I've used background paper by Crafty Individuals again, and the Santa face is a stamp by Rubber Stampede.

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Last inchies of the year!

Here are my efforts for the Inchybyinch challenge this week - the theme is Christmas Carols. This will be the final challenge for this year... looking forward to the new ideas in 2010!

Monday, 7 December 2009

Card from scraps

The inspiration for this card came from the latest edition of Craft Stamper - making cards with scraps of paper you have left over. I used various strips and pieces of paper on the background and then stamped over with the flourish in black ink. The chandelier and wording were also stamped onto another piece of scrap paper. What a great way to use up all those bits and pieces you have left over!

RSS Challenge - part 3!

Here is the third part of my banner - this time I used Glimmer Mists on the background and stamped over with dark green ink. I 'cuttled' two circles for the baubles.

Santa card

This card is for the Anything Goes challenge on Craft Swap Forum - the theme is Santa. For the background I tried out an idea that was featured in the December Craft Stamper magazine, to create a Christmas 'masterboard'. I finally got to use one of the chipboard frames from Crafty Individuals at last - and I have embossed it with gold uttee. The picture of Santa is also from some Crafty Individuals paper.

Friday, 4 December 2009

Yule inchy

This week's challenge theme on the Inchybyinch blog is YULE.