Thursday, May 31, 2012

Playing With Backgrounds 7

Another background using 'Stamped Stiches' stamp set from 'Hot Off The Press'. 
I really had fun with this one!!  
The background is stamped with "Memories' acid free dye ink in Sand.
The rose stamp is from Stampin' Up and the leaves I bought sooooooooo long ago, I just don't remember! I stamped the  rose and the leaves with Memento Rich Cocoa ink on papers from the 'Making Memories'  'Just Chillin' 6x6" Paper pad, cut them out and paper pieced them using 3D foam tape.
The sentiment is from the 'Vase set'  stamp set from Stampendous. 
The button and cord is from my Bangkok stash! Tag...Spellbinders nestabilities.
A few self adhesive gemstones and pearls ( available in India from A1 craft supplies), and my card was ready.
Just love it!!

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Playing with Backgrounds 6

I made this background with the rick rack stamp from the 'Stamped Stiches' stamp set from 'Hot Off The Press'. 
I used assorted colurs from my  Memento Dew Drops set. 
The sentiment is from the 'Four Flower Squares' stamp set from 'Stampendous'. 
The tag is a Cuttlebug 2x2 die.
The little girl is a charm I bought in Mexico.(So cute!!) 
Doesn't it bring a smile to your face!!
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Playing with Backgrounds 5

The last of the photocards in this series, this background was inspired by a pillow case that I have!
I just fell in love with the colour combination! 
The stamp is one that I have created, stamped on white card stock with 'Rich cocoa', 'Pear tart' and 'Tangelo' from  Memento Dew Drops. 
The focal image is, again, a photograph that I took at Highline Park in New York. Isn't it a cute sparrow!
The sentiment is from  Hero Arts.

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Monday, May 28, 2012

Playing with Backgrounds 4

The next card in the series is made with the 'Retro Shapes' stamp set from Stampendous. Stamped on white cardstock with smokey grey and jet balck from Versafine, I added a focal image of a photograph of Champagne bottles. It's a pic that I took during my visit to NYC last year.
The sentiment is fro Hero Arts 'All Occassion Messages' stamp set.
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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Playing with Backgrounds...3

To make this background I have used the 'Retro Shapes Set' stamp set from Stampendous with Smokey Grey and Jet Black ink from Versafine. the sentiment is from Hero arts, 'All Occassion Messsages'. The photograph is of a wooden sleeping Buddha in my home. I matted the picture with one scalloped circle in black and one in green. The green circle and the black strips  on the card have been embossed with the 'swirls' embossing folder from Cuttlebug.
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Friday, May 25, 2012

Playing with backgrounds...2

Made with the 'Stamped Stiches' Stamp set from Hot Off The Press, this time in Rich cocoa, Pear Tart and Tangelo from Memento Dew Drop ink set. I think this photo off sets the colours beautifully.
the sentiment is from Hero Arts, the 'All Occassion Messages' stamp set.
This card really 'makes me smile'!!

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Playing with Backgrounds

I recently pulled out an old stamp set...'Stamped Stiches' from 'Hot Off The Press'... and decided to create some backgrounds.
Here I have used Smokey Grey and Jet Black  from Versafine Ink.
I then used a photograph that I took in London, as the focal image. I particularly like this rose, because, it is not perfect!
the lovely sentiment is from 'Hero Arts'  'All Occassion Messages'.
I love the way this card turned out..what do you think?
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012


Here are a couple of cards I've made after a really long creative block.
The stamps are from 'A muse' party time stamp set.
The sentiments are from Hero Arts and Stampendous.

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We made some fun things in class recently.
The giant poppies were inspired by the ones I saw on this 
blog. the tutorial is try it out!

The pincusions were inspired by this fabulous easy to much fun!!

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