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Grew up in the era of make and mend so have always been crafty. Love trying new things and in particularly love Art and Crafts. My favourite techniques are colouring with different mediums and altered art. Always happy to try new things.

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Friday, 15 June 2012


On a roll - another card made from my stack of already coloured images.  This cute youngster is from Mo Manning's Sailor set of three stamps.

Keep looking I still have more images just waiting for be made into cards - and more images from this stamp set!

Inside View


Distressing - inked edges, paper tearing

Medium:  Copics, (+ pencil for skin tone only), black pen, ink pad for distressing edges, PVA glue for faux pearls
Papers:   CD Rom Portabella Road for script background papers, Kanban paper scraps, Co-ordinations, Black cardstock, Papermania grey pattern paper
Dies used:  Marianne Collection - light house and anchor, circle punch for cutting letters from Kanban papers, Magnolia edge die,  Scallops - WASTE piece from die
Embellishments:  Various brads, bow, clear gems, label tag
Best wishes, 
Challenges I'm entering this into 
Art impressions ... - Husband/Father
DP2Challenge - At the park with a Mo Manning image
CCEE Stampers - Nautical theme
Charisma Cardz - Male cards
Doyoustackup - Boys/Men


This week's challenge is DASHING DADS or Male theme.  

For this challenge I decided to use a stamped image I had already coloured but not made into a card.  This is a Mo Manning digi stamp BLOWING BUBBLES - boy and there is also a girl version available.

Paper distressing (edges)

Medium:    Copics and Pencils, Black pen
Papers:     Cardwork cards papers, Co-ordinations, Black Cardstock
Dies used:     Tim Holtz Letter die, faux brads (used an embossing tool to create a faux nail head)
Embellishments:  My Minds Eye - Lost and Found banners
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into 
Cooking it up with kate - male and metal
Craftingforallseason - male
Fab'n'funky - Father's day
LittleRedWagon - Boy's birthdays
Nutcrafters... - spots and strips


This week's challenge is BEACH BABE'S and I have used this fabulous stamp available here.


Medium:   Copics, Gel pen, Sukura pen, Stickles glitter glue, Martha Stewart glitter, Spray varnish, PVA glue for pearls on sun
Papers:    Kaiser Crafts - papers, Kanban paper (S _ U _ N letters)
Dies used:   Sun and label (for cloud) (Sizzix), Light house and anchor (Marianne), 
Embellishments: Butterflies, Epiphany epoxy stickers
Best wishes,
Challenges I'm entering this into 
Diva'sbyDesign - Summer theme
Freshly Brewed - Anything goes
Paper Pretties- Summer Inspiration
The Paper Shelter - Anything goes
Creative Mondays - Summer