Saturday, 22 April 2017

Count The Blessings.


Good morning crafty friends and visitors..

Sharing my card from over on   Poppystamps Blog  today.




 I have used Poppystamps  "Garden Lantern" to create an outdoor scene, roll on summer!.  Thought this lovely sentiment from Poppystamps "Into The Words"  very apt for using with these candles. stamped onto and die cut using "Stitched Tunnel Tags".





This is how I created the crackle effect on the lantern, apply a good coverage and leave to dry, as it dries it crackles. 






























Hope you can see the crackle on the " Garden Lantern"  with Freida Leaf for embellishment with  "Formal Candles" 







"Preppy Flowers" with "Toadstools" along the bottom of this panel,  these I cut in beige for the stalks and red for the top, added some white dots with my pen. 




Thank you for stopping by today Pam x





Items used.
Poppystamps.
Garden Lantern.
Formal Candles.
Preppy Flowers.
Mushrooms and Toadstools.
Freida Leaf.                here
Stitched Tunnel Tags.    here
Into The Words CL403 Clear Stamps.




Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Bootees It`s A Boy!.


Good morning crafty friends and visitors, hope you had a lovely Easter break.

Sharing a New Baby card I made for our friends Daughter.






Card size 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"  using Creative Expressions "Noble Double Pierced Square"

Bootees I`ve had a while from Serendipity Stamps.. "Baby Set 048 GCL"  I do not know any UK sellers sorry.
Backing cut in blue, outline in white card.. threaded satin ribbon through the eyelets.
Used foam tape to place on old Spellbinder large scallop ovals.
This background I have used Memory Box "Starlit Breeze" across the top section, 
Next using  embossing folder by "Leane Creaties"  Background Stars.. I emboss the lower half.
This I added to a touch larger card in blue. gems in the stars.
The pretty border either side is from Poppystamps "Eyelet Stitches set" 
Creative Expressions "It`s A Boy"  New Arrivals Collections.






Thank you for stopping by..Pam xx

Items used.
Serendipity Stamps. Baby Die Set 048GDCL
Creative Expressions .Noble Double Pierced Squares.
New Arrival Collection.
Memory Box Starlit Breeze.  here
Poppystamps Eyelet Stitches.
Leane Creaties Background Stars  . embossing folder.
Spellbinder ..Large Scallop 

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Bow Card.


Hi crafty friends and followers, hope you are having a wonderful Easter Holiday..

I have been having a play with an idea..
I have seen a few of these "Bow cards" around that use a template.
So I got to thinking if "Tattered Lace " Mega Bow Die set I have would make a similar card.
Not bad I think!! not saying will make another though.





If I did another I would use lighter weight cream card for the bows! this is around 250gsm it is to much with my favorite papers "Dovecraft Floral Muse".

Pretty cream lace from my sewing days.
Roses I think from Ribbon Box, had for a long time, great to be able to use at last.

I have inked paper & card edges with Distress Ink "Tattered Rose"
Pink string beads from E-Bay.

Base card Tattered Lace "Hexagon Shape".






I have done some distressing with white Gesso on these pretty roses and a touch of splattering.

This is the Tattered lace die I have used.



All together I cut... First (largest size) twice in cream card and twice in the next size down for patterned paper mat,
Smaller bow Smallest size twice in cream.. I then drew around the inside edge of this die onto pattered paper, to get a smaller mat.
All edges have been inked with Tattered Rose ink.. adhered these cream and patterned bows together with pva glue.
Next I curved  around my rolling pin.. to add shape.  glue each end to the center to form a bow!
To get a slanted bow shape as shown, you need to cut these bows in half and adhere onto a any card shape..I used TL Hexagon..
Lace and flowers where added next..

Items used.
Tattered Lace Essentials 'Mega Bow' Die Set- ETL329
Tattered Lace Essentials "Hexagon die set ETL 70.
Dovecraft "Floral Muse" paper collection.
Rose`s/lace/ pearls
Distress ink "Tattered Rose".


Thank you for stopping by, enjoy the rest of your Easter..Pam x


Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Dandelion Stem.


Good morning everyone..
Sharing my post from  http://poppystamps.typepad.com/  blog to-day

Love using flowers and pretty borders, thought I would share how easy it is to make a lacy frame from a border die.



See what I mean! how pretty is this frame and these gorgeous Dandelion Stems both from Poppystamps.





I made a frame with dies from my stash! you could do this with a cutter or craft knife and pencil lines ...Poppystamps "Pretty Stitches" border measure`s  5.1/2" long..my inside frame measure`s the same 5.1/2" outside measure`s 6.1/2" ..this make`s   1/2" frame, ..in the photo I have cut 4 borders , adhered two on the reverse to show, this you do to these 4 borders.



How pretty does this frame look.. I used 3d foam tape to apply to my Lilac background.





I wanted some feature on the background..this is another very easy thing to do.  6.1/2" square Lilac card.. find the center .. using Memory Box..Open Studio Stitched Oval Layers, tape as shown..NEXT   run through your machine to Emboss these dies (Not Cut), next while still on the card run a line of glue center ovals, remove these and add loose glitter, I use Glamour Dust.








Few splatters of white paint on the background, two Dandelion stems adhered the center of the flower only, to finish liquid pearls, with two ribbon swirls from  Open Studio "Banner Parade" ..sentiment from CL443. Grateful Heart stamp set by Poppystamps.  

Thank you for stopping by to-day Pam x.


Items used.
Poppystamps.  Pretty Stitches border....Dandelion Stem.
Memory Box..Open Studio.. Stitched Oval Layers.. Banner Parade...
CL 443 Grateful Heart stamp set.
Liquid Pearls.
Sue Wilson ..Noble Pierced



Monday, 10 April 2017

Tag Card.




Good afternoon friends and visitors, welcome to new followers, thank you for joining me.




Card size 6.1/2"x 5.1/2" using Sue Wilson. Noble Pinpoint Rectangles..
large tag shape from  a set by Tattered Lace "Shabby Offset Tags" I used the outside shape.
I have embossed this with Crafters Companion.. "Dotty Clouds"  bit disappointed with this folder! pattern is very faint..




Poppystamps "Hip Little One" in blue card with bootee`s I cut from the corner die, adhered onto Poppystamps Stitched Circle.

Yvonne Creations "Rectangle Frame"  has been cut in blue card, this I used 3d foam tape for dimension.

I used this "Shoe Corner" along the top with  String Bow, 3d the bootees in white card. lace`s coloured with distress marker.




 Finished with glitter/ gems.






 Yvonne Creations Tots & Toddlers Die  Yvonne Creations Tots & Toddlers Die Shoe Corner


Available here  



Items used.
Yvonne Creations ..Rectangle Frame.  here
Shoe Corner.                                         here
Poppystamps "Hip Little One". String Ribbon Bow.
Tag shape Tattered Lace .. Shabby Offset  Tags.
Sue Wilson. Noble Pinpoint Rectangles.
Crafters Companion . Dotty Clouds ..embossing folder.
Glitter/gems.

Thank you for stopping by Pam x

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Dandelion Border

Good evening crafty friends and visitors..

Hope you have had our glorious weather today..beautiful hot sunshine..

I have been crafting, I wanted to use this Dandelion Border I have had a while. 




I only cut one border and coloured with Distress inks using my blending sponges..
My frame measure`s outside edge 6"x 7" inside to fit the Dandelion border 4.3/4"x 5.3/4" I have use Creative Expression, for Sue Wilson ..Shadow Box Collection  B .
This is the card size 6 x 7 .



I have coloured the back panel with distress inks , then using Memory box. "Swirling Stitches"  to add a bit of detail. finished with some tiny butterflies from my bit box....Poppystamps Butterfly Sprinkles.
Sentiment by Inkylicious, using Archival ink Watering can.


Items used .
Yvonne Creations..Dandelion Border.  here
Memory Box. Swirling Stitches.
Poppystamps. Butterfly Sprinkles.  here
Inkylicious  Sentiment stamp.
Archival Ink. Watering Can.   here
Creative Expressions ..for Sue Wilson. Shadow Box collection. Scalloped Lattice Frames set B.


 Thank you for stopping by...Pam xx


Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Fathers Day card.


Good morning everyone, had a day making a card yesterday! after house work.. 

Do not like making any men`s cards..seem to take forever and still do not like what I have made lol.


6"x^.1/2" card size. Grey & Black.


I have used Memory Box  "Workshop Frame" cut in silver mirri card & grey card, used a black pro marker on tools I thought had handles, My late Dad would have loved this! he always was fixing things, really miss getting on the phone for help.
Ever had a stamp! think you know where it is!!! I wanted to use this Happy Fathers day and Mr Fix It old stamps in my stash, took a couple of hours to find them.. not the place I thought I had put them..what a day.




I have infilled with the grey card. 
Topper layered onto black.


                                         



How I coloured in an embossing folder..


I have used cream card so you can see it in the folder.  
Using a brayer and Tim Holtz "New Oxide ink" Iced Spruce.. ink your roller, by running over the ink pad..I inked debossed side of the folder ..If you feel the pattern in your folder you want the DEBOSSED side! you finger will go into the pattern (hope you understand).. put your card piece in the folder, run through your die cutting machine. so you`ll have Cream raised pattern and a coloured background..

Finished with a couple brads and charm.

Items used..
Memory Box.. Workshop frame.  here
Distress ink..Iced Spruce.             phone 01634 686823
Amy Design.. "It`s A Man`s World" embossing folder.  
Stamps from Stash..
brads & charm


Thank you for stopping by...Pam xx