Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Layered Stencil Card

This layered stencil from Altenew has been on my wishlist for a while now and I finally received it last week and couldn't wait! I made several cards with it using different colours. Just loved it!! The first card below is based on the colours of the current Altenew Inspiration challenge.

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Lots of  Layers
Altenew Inspiration Challenge - September










Tuesday, 14 September 2021

A bit of sparkle and shine!

 I had fun making a couple of these very easy masculine cards with dies from Concord and 9th. I die cut the balloon die with various glitter card stock and then randomly mixed up the balloons. I was able to make two cards at the same time! Now, I need to do some in feminine colours!

Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Simon Says: Sparkle and Shine

Materials
Concord and 9th Birthday Perfect Pairings Dies
Kaisercraft Glitter cardstock



Wednesday, 8 September 2021

September Flowers

Back with a quick card with Altenew Grateful Heart stamp set. I don’t have the dies for this set, so I had to fussy cut the images stamped with Altenew ink sets. 

Challenges:

Altenew Inspiration Challenge - September 

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Stamp it in STAMPtember!







Friday, 27 August 2021

Pink Gardenias

Another birthday card to share using Altenew Gardenia stamp set and colours from the Altenew August Inspiration Challenge. Thanks for dropping by!

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Altenew Inspiration Challenge - Making it easy

Materials:
Altenew Stamps - Gardenia and Label Love
Ink - Altenew inks and sprays




Tuesday, 10 August 2021

August Inspiration

 A birthday card inspired by the sketch from Fusion Challenge and colours from the Altenew August Inspiration Challenge. Due to the summery nature of the card, I'm also adding this to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge! Thanks for dropping by!

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Summertime Blues
Altenew Inspiration Challenge - Making it easy
Fusion Card Challenge - Kitty Butterfly 

Materials:
Stamps - Altenew Cora Louise Peony, Painted Greetings and Sentiment Strips 2
Inks - Altenew








Friday, 30 July 2021

More July Inspiration

I'm back with a quick card using colours from the current Altenew Inspiration Challenge with stamped flowers from Altenew.

Challenges:
Altenew Inspiration Challenge - July2021
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Materials:
Stamps - Altenew Always There and Label Love
Inks - Altenew and Distress Inks
Patterned Paper - Altenew Reflection








 

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Floral Bliss

I had some masking fun with an old set from Simon Says Stamp on the weekend. The current WednesdaySSS challenge is to use something old with something new. I've had this stampset since 2017 and have used it a few times. The something new with using Distress Oxides for the blended backgrounds. Love how strong the colours looked against the image. Thanks for dropping by!





Challenge:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Out with the Old and in with the New

Materials:
Simon Says Stamp Floral Bliss
Tim Holtz Distress Oxides - Worn Lipstick, Seedless Preserve, Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feather


Monday, 19 July 2021

Altenew July Inspiration

I had a lot of fun creating a set of cards being inspired by Therese Calvird. The first card uses colours inspired by the current Altenew Inspiration challenge. I had stamped a bunch of these and coloured them all in with Copic markers. Two of these cards have already been sent out to friends!








Materials:
Stamps - Altenew Statement Flower, Label Love and  Painted Greetings
Pattern Paper - Altenew

Challenge:
Altenew July Inspiration Challenge


Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Another 21st Card

Back with another 21st card made with an Altenew stencil using the colours from the current Inspiration Challenge. I do have one more 21st card to make soon! Thanks for dropping by!

Challenges:
Altenew Inspiration Challenge 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Stencil It!

Materials:
Altenew Floral Garden Stencil, Sentiment and Altenew inks
Number dies from MFT 








Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Fusion Card Challenge

 I have some quick Mother’s Day cards to share using patterned papers from Altenew. I based the cards on the current Fusion Card challenge sketch. Very quick and easy! The papers have a beautiful matte sheen coating - so nice to use! Thanks for dropping by!

Challenges

Fusion Card Challenge - Mother’s Day
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Feminine

Materials

Altenew Blushing Blooms 6x6 paper
PTI tag die
Sentiments - Altenew and Hero Arts




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Monday, 10 May 2021

Marlo's 21st

 My youngest niece is turned 21 today! I'm sharing a card inspired by the Altenew May Inspiration Challenge. I've used a beautiful stencil from Altenew for the card and colours from the challenge. Hope she likes it!

Challenges
Altenew Inspiration Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Feminine

Materials
Altenew Sweet Spring stencil and rainbow washi tape
Kaisercraft glitter card stock
MFT numbers die
Altenew inks - Bamboo, Parrot, Sea Breeze, Turquoise, Pink Pearl, Coral Bliss and Obsidian Pigment Ink





Sunday, 9 May 2021

Happy Mother's Day!

 Here is one of three Mother's Day card I made this year! This was inspired by the recent UooUoo Art Trail with 100 UooUoo's painted by artists in Melbourne for the celebration of 150 year anniversary for the Royal Children's Hospital. They were scattered all over Melbourne and Geelong and I managed to photographed some of them. This one was my favourite and was the inspiration for this card! This card is for a special lady - my Mum!

Challenges
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Feminine

Materials
Stamps - Altenew and Hero Arts







Sunday, 14 February 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day

Back with an emboss resist card using distress oxides. It's been a while since I've made a card like this, I quite enjoyed whipping this one up! Happy Valentine's Day!!

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Resist It
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Make a Slimline Card

Ingredients:
Stamps - Altenew, Darkroom Door and Hero Arts
Inks - Tim Holtz Distress Inks
Ranger pearl translucent EP and Altenew spray ink


Thursday, 28 January 2021

Fusion Flowers

This was a quick masculine birthday card I made on the weekend using a bit of alcohol inked background I made a while ago. I usually make a whole bunch of these in one sitting and use them for a card whenever I need them. I based the design of the card on the current Fusion Card Challenge sketch. Thanks for dropping by!

Challenge:
Fusion Card Challenge - Flowers
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes

Ingredients:
Tim Holtz Alcohol inks
Dies - Lil Inkers squares, Honey Bee Happy




Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Altenew Inspiration - A Touch of Winter

I just love this stencil that I recently received from Altenew. The image is just gorgeous with any combination of colours. Here's my take on this month's Altenew Inspiration Challenge - A touch of winter. Mind you, we just had a heat wave in Melbourne over the weekend! Making this card, makes me think of cooler weather! 

Challenges: 
Altenew Inspiration Challenge - A Touch of Winter
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Make your own background

Ingredients:
Altenew Sweet Spring Stencil
Altenew Colours -  Frayed Leaf, Paper Boy, Pink Diamond and Rubellite








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