Tuesday, 21 May 2013

The Black Cat

This week is flying by and next week will be half term so time is in short supply. I love CAS cards and found time to make this one for the Less Is More challenge which this week is Cats or Dogs.

To make this card I first used the direct to paper technique using Antique Linen Distress Ink. I then stamped and embossed the cat using WOW Embossing Powder Ebony Powder. I drew the border freehand with a fine pen.

As the meerkats say - Simples!

Other Challenges I am entering : 
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Order of the Opus Gluei - Black and or cat

Friday, 17 May 2013

Twinchie Challenge

Its amazing what you can find in your stash when you look! I haven't used alcohol inks for a while so decided to use them to make this Twinchie. There is a new Twinchie Challenge which can be found here.

Using the applicator with felt I applied the inks to glossy card stock, including the gold mixative. I used a stamp from Craft Stamper Magazine to stamp an image over the top and then embossed with gold WOW Powder.

Friday, 3 May 2013

Travels to Venice

My most favourite places in the world is Italy and in particular, Venice. There are a few travel inspired challenges this week so it was a chance to use one of my favourite stamps.

To make this postcard I first embossed it using a Docrafts  / XCut folder. Then I used Walnut Stain Distress Ink to age it. I stamped the Venice image and used a water brush to draw out the colour. I stamped the place names from Crafty Individuals along the bottom. Finally I applied gilding flakes on the corners to decorate. I have to say I am rather pleased with the result! I hope you like it too

Have a great weekend!

I am entering the following challenges

Craft Room Challenge - Wish You were Here Postcard

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