Saturday, 30 August 2014
A really big Hi! to all my lovely new followers and
the same for my old followers. this is going
to be very photo heavy post.
The blue looks radio active in some of the
Of coarse, I have had to have a clock or two.
Firstly I covered a small canvas in cut out card that had been
embossed with a Tim Holtz texture fade.
I had Die cut the large tattered floral and fixed it to the canvas,
along with the clock again a Tim Holtz die.
I covered the whole canvas in gesso, then painted in a mix of stone and
lake wanaka and dried. The top left and bottom right
was covered in Deco Art Media Carbon black
which was knocked back once dry.
I covered over the panel with masking tape.
I then sprayed tattered angles
Glimmer mist in various
Of blue and green.
Once happy I then removed the masking tape
from the panel.
Which was then painted with a mix of Bora Bora,
Space Cadet and Snowflake Fresco
Clock was again the small pocket watch die from Tim Holtz
the outer frame gold embossed. The stamp for the
clock face is from my stash.
Once the centre panel was dry I then stamped The main lady from
Lynne Parrella collection 028.
A close up of the flowers.
I then stamped the middle piece of the panel with
another image of the same plate
and gold embossed.
And of coarse loads of treasure gold and Rub and Buff.
Well that's it for today thank you so much for
stopping by. Please feel free to leave
a comment as I enjoy reading
your feed back.
Thursday, 28 August 2014
Hi everyone thank you for popping over to read my blog.
My neighbour has just had her first Baby.
So I have made them a card that I will share with you.
Firstly I painted the base with distress paints in weathered
wood, sage, pumice stone and scattered straw.
I then covered some card in distress inks and stamped the teddy in black archival ink.
I stamped the letters in black archival and cut out I edged faded jeans and used a paint brush
Dipped in water to blend.
Well thats it for today thanks for reading please feel free to leave a comment.
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Hi everyone thank you for popping over to my blog.
At the weekend I went down to the Artistic
Stamper Anual BBQ which was a
They had various designers there including the very talented Jo Firth-Young, and
Mark Gould who were doing free Make 'N' Takes.
Well Mark Gould designs for Deco art paints and was demoing the new media
range they have very high pigment paints and antiquing cream sorry
if I haven't spelt it right.
Started of with the Prussian Blue Hue mixed dried and white antiquing cream
brushed over. Knocked back with a cloth.
Once home i used the the Medium grey around the edges and knocked back.
Dries then applied black soot and sealed with matt decoupage.
I die cut Tim Holtz heart and wings set and coloured with fresco finish paints.
Die cut an arrow and stamped a clock onto some chipboard.
I fixed a couple of metal embellishments to the top right.
So a very big thank you Mark and will defiantly be using this medium
in the future. great if you could leave me a comment
as I enjoy reading your feedback.
Saturday, 23 August 2014
Friday, 22 August 2014
Thursday, 21 August 2014
Hi everyone sorry I am a bit late getting this one posted
I got in late from work.
I used the Tim Holtz blueprints for this one.
I coloured the background with vintage photo
& scattered straw, Distress inks.
I coloured in the snowman with distress markers
& pearl ex powder
Writing at the base is PSX alphabet set, silver brads.
I hope you like the cards please feel free to Leave
me your feed back with a comment
I will be back tomorrow
with my final card.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Hi everyone, thank you for stopping by,
I bring you The Elves boot.
Firstly I coloured card with Blue and green ink.
I stamp the boot image twice once with versa fine onyx black
and clear embossing it.
Then stamp the image again and gold embossing it.
I then cut out the gold embossed one and glue onto the black
Thats it for today I will be back tomorrow
with another card. Thanks for
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Hi everyone I hope you are all well, I bring you the
fourth card of the week.
I started this card by putting card through the cuttle bug with the
christmas embossing folder.
once the card had been embossed i coloured it with
sticky fingers spray inks.
Next I used treasure gold in spanish topaz to highlight
I embossed the xmas tree in gold onto black card.
I then used stickles to embellish areas of the tree.
I will be back tomorrow with my next card.
hope you all are enjoying
Monday, 18 August 2014
As promised here is my third card this is from the
Egg and Nog number 3 plate.
I embossed this with white embossing powder
on black card.
I highlighted areas by gluing on seed pearl beads
and ice stickles.
I embossed the noel onto black card.
The stamp is a collage stamp,
that I had in my stash.
Astrid this is as clean
and simple as