Thursday, October 21, 2010

Glimmermist card

Hi everyone,

It's the weekend, well it is for me he he and you know what that means - creating time Woohoo!!

Here is the card I taught last weekend at the 'Stamping and Friends' stamp camp, what a great bunch of ladies, I had so much fun and it even snow Yep in Mt Victoria NSW. I have stayed there twice now and both times it has snowed!

Anyway here is how I made the card. I cut 20 layers of old text paper into flower shapes, attached them altogether with a decorative brad and spray it with Brick Glimmermist. A good tip is to scrunch the petals up more using your fingertips when it's wet, this adds more depth to the flower. The white CD - I placed a Tattered Angels screen over it and spray it with Forest Green Glimmermist then stamped a text image over the top with StazOn timber brown. I added Tim Holtz tissue tape (love this), a ticket and some lace, how easy hey and all the ladies cards looked fantastic!!

Hope you like it, I had so much fun teaching it!!

Cheers and see you soon with more.


Monday, October 4, 2010

Donna Salazar stamp

Hi again,

I was also given this delightful Donna Salazar stamp to play with, as you all should know by now... I really love images of birds, but they frighten the living daylights out of me in real life LOL.

I stamped the image on DCWV Linen Closet paper using Archival sepia ink, cut it out and layered it on more Linen Closet papers. Added a collection of trimmed flowers from one of the glittered papers, NEW Green Tara beaded flowers (soooo in love with these), Prima flower, aqua flower and another flower I made from Tim Holtz tissue tape then I added a Prima pebble in the centre of it. Oh, I also filled in gaps with Webster's Pages cream trim cut into individual pieces with a pearl in the centre.
The quote stamp is a Stampin' Up one, not sure if it's still available.

If you ever want to find out more about the cards then please just ask, I just don't want to dribble on too much he he. Isn't it a gorgeous stamp though, I can see myself using this one a lot!!


Cards using Unity Stamps for Scrapbook Royalty

Hi everyone

Well I have lots to share with you, yeah I hope I hear you say LOL!!!

I was very lucky that my friend Sherry Mendoza bought these beautiful sets of stamps home for me to play with, boy was I so excited as I just love Unity Stamps and these sets are very special. They're designed by Unity Stamp Company and Melody Ross, 100% of the proceeds is donated to Scrapbook Royalty. The funds have helped over 40 foundations so far, read all about it here on their blog.

Here are four cards that I have made so far.

One of the stamps has a lovely bird with a quote 'Life is beautiful' running down it's back. I stamped it on Webster's Pages paper using brown ink then trim them so I had two separate pieces. I layered them on more Webster's Pages papers then on folded Core'dinations card, added some lace and a Zva Creative flower.

I stamp and clear embossed the image on cream card, then sprayed a combinations of Glimmermists over the top. I placed a piece of white paper over the image, then a clean tea towel over them, I ran a hot iron over them, this made the embossing image melt into the white paper creating a faux bleach image or some called it the Faux batik technique. I used Prima butterflies to further decorate the card.

I clear embossed this image as well, sprayed the Glimmermists over the top but left it at this stage. I cut out the doily from the packaging from the Prima butterflies because I liked it LOL. Further decorarted the card with an vintage orange ribbon I had and one of the butterflies.

I love this quote 'Just be You', I stamp it on a Cosmo Cricket Pixie Licious label using green ink, Layered it on My Yellow Bicycle papers and further decorated it with Webster's Pages cream trim, flowers that Sherry gave me and a Prima flower.

I hope you like them...I've got lots more to share, so hang around!!


Digital Image for Brain Cancer Foundation

Hi everyone, Some of you may not know that my brother Alan was diagnosed recently with a brain tumour and has just finished his Chemo...