Sunday, 7 September 2014

Seven to show

Yesterday I was pleasantly busy making cards from the coloured images I started previously.  I recently bought some gorgeous glittery papers by Doodlebug and couldn't wait to use them.

So first up are three Christmas cards.  In the first two I used the wonderful Penny Black "Little Elf Mim" coloured in Copic Sketch markers and the sentiment is from Paper Smooches "Joyful Greetings" set.

 This image I received ages ago in a stamped image swap (I think it was from Kaz?)
 I then went a little crazy with some paint haha and splashed and sloshed it over these kraft card blanks then added the sentiment "How old?" from Papermania Mix'n'Match "Celebration".

 This background was again created using acrylic paint through some Tando stencils.  This image is again from the same image swap but from Gez I believe.

And finally a mixture of stamps here. The sentiment is from Papermania Mix'n'Match "Celebration", the frame is a Paper Artsy mini stamp and the cat inside is a Sugar Nellie Gorjuss stamp - "Purrfect Friend".

Thanks for stopping by and do please let me know what you think of my cards by leaving a comment.

Happy Sunday all.

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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

365 Calendar Challenge

Ooops I have been very lapse at uploading my calendar pages since June - must have been all that sunshine we had gone to my head - haha.

My June pages didn't turn out quite the way I had expected.

I had lots of strips of patterned papers left over from various projects and decided to stick them in my journal and then thought that I wouldn't be able to write over the more vibrantly coloured papers so I gave the whole double page spread a wash with gesso.  I think it has just created a messy look but heyho I took a risk and it didn't pay off.

July's entries were written in these neon coloured frames which I was quite pleased with, but here I think the title let these pages down, it's too stark and should have been in an orange or maybe a lime green or maybe on a coloured background rather than the bare pages.

So then we come to August's pages and I wanted the colours to be hot like most of the month was and I came up with this.

I still have to do the title and fill it in and I'll hopefully show you the completed page later in the week.

Thanks for taking time to visit
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