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Archive for March, 2018

Anniversary card

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My favourite type of card, Alcohol Inks, northern lights  and silhouette  images

Another card from the bits and pieces drawer

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The butterfly border was cut on the Silhouette. The inside colored panel is one I made months ago using alcohol inks in shaving cream technique, it makes a beautiful marbled background for the butterflies to rest against.

Using up bits and pieces

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I have a drawer full of card starts that either I didn’t know what to do with them or I made multiples when trying a technique. I pulled this one out, it’s Distress Inks through a stencil. I added a foam hello and put them on a card base for a quick card

 

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Floral garden

4C0E7FBC-BF19-4516-8015-431E113C753AFlowers heat embossed with white on watercolour paper. Distress Inks directly on craft map and spritzed with water and panel swiped through. Greeting cut on Silhouette

Cityscape Birthday

2A05FEE6-7C43-4D62-A6B5-52112F3D4425Northern lights sky with watercolours. Second street popped up with foam tape. Buildings and greeting cut on the Silhouette.

Layered stencils and Distress inks

6C15B1AB-4B25-40BC-A732-E1472DCBE756Using Abandoned Coral and Picked Raspberry Distress Inks for the background stencil, then a folk art stencil placed on top with dylusion mica spray for the floral. With Sympathy die from Quietfire and Elizabeth Crafts

More Distress Inks and stencils

5B104E9E-E967-46D6-874B-CB835E5E7653This definitely was not what I planned on but sometimes when I start something, it looks like something else and I just change my plan! Same technique as the previous card this morning. Country skyline cut on the Silhouette. Thank you Stamp from Altenew

Butterfly birthday

C2832F12-AF39-465A-8674-B27F586F943DUsing Tim Holtz Distress watercolour cardstock which is whiter than most watercolour paper, I used Distress Inks through a folk art butterfly stencil. Then put the accompanying script stencil and wiped with a baby wipe. Penny Black’s edge to edge greeting heat embossed on vellum. Edges of all swiped with Versa mark and heat embossed with the same orange powder

Watercolouring with Zigs

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Florals from Altenew and Tim Holtz heat embossed with white on mixed media paper then watercoloured with Zig clean Color brush markers   Greeting from Quietfire

Ghost stamping

99E1F225-030E-4C66-BDBE-BC176BB6F199With inspiration from Jennifer McGuire who shared this technique on her blog. It starts with an alcohol inked Yupo background. Then I stamped with archival ink and immediately wiped away the ink leaving a ghost image of the stamp. With the lovely florals and leaves from this Simon Says Stamp set, I thought it perfect for a mother’s day Card. I stamped Quietfire’s greeting with Versamark on acetate and heat embossed in silver

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Same technique. Swirl stamp by Inkadinkadoo. Greeting by SSS