Month: July 2014

Visible Image Monday

Morning lovelies, Phew it is still a hot one ! 
I hope you all had a nice weekend ? 
Being Monday means Visible Image day for me, I am loving doing more Clean and Simple Style cards using Visible Image stamps at the moment and this week is no different. 
I have used Create With Your Soul Stamp, this is probably my most favorite Visible Image Sentiment stamp. I have used watercolour card for this and used Dylusions watered down..love the effect this gives, i did some light flicks with the brush and then when it was dry i stamped using Stazon Ink. 
I hope you like it πŸ™‚ 
Our Current challenge is Anything goes and you could win Β£20 to spend on stamps ! You can enter via the blog, or the Facebook Group 
Cannot wait to see your entries πŸ™‚ 
Happy Crafting 
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Just Married

Morning lovelies, first of all I have to say sorry for the lack of visiting to everyones blogs this week, I have a lot going on in my personal life which has taken up a lot of my time this week. But I promise i will pop round and visit and say hello over the weekend πŸ™‚ 
This was one of those just because cards, I have wanted to play with this image for ages but never got round it…until now !! What do you think….
The image is Just Married by All Dressed Up  I have coloured it with my Spectrum Noirs (colours are listed below) I wanted to go fairly CAS for it because it is such a fab image i wanted it to be the main focal point. 
I hope you all like it πŸ™‚ 
Items used: 
Spectrum Noir Pens- IG1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 & 10 
TN1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7
GT1 &2
OR1 & GB3,GB9,GB10 
EB2,TB1,IB1,True Black & Blender 
Spectrum Noir Pencils-6,20,22,91,112 & 117 
Papers are Lori Whitlock Fresh Air 
Orange card is Core’dinations 
Brads are My Minds Eye Lost & Found 
I hope you all have a lovely weekend 
Happy Crafting 
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Visible Image…Remember Time Flies

Morning lovelies….phew what a weekend !!! I do not do well in the heat so i am counting down to winter ! I hope you all had a lovely weekend though πŸ™‚ 
Well it is Visible Image day from me today, I have used Time After Time set  this week along with my Distress Inks 
I am so loving stamping onto Vellum at the moment, I love the effect it gives. 
The sentiment seemed very fitting to me at the moment. 
I hope you all like it πŸ™‚ 
Our Current challenge is Anything goes and you could win Β£20 to spend on stamps ! You can enter via the blog, or the Facebook Group 
Cannot wait to see your entries πŸ™‚ 
Happy Crafting 
x
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Art by MiRan

Morning me lovelies, it is a hot hot hot one today so i have the fan on full in my craft room.
Thank you for all your lovely comments you leave on my blog, it really does mean a lot and brightens my day. 
I was very lucky last week to win some candy from the lovely Annie, and my prize was 3 images of my choice from Art by Miran, i have long drooled over these images but never been brave enough to buy one and colour it up, so this was a fantastic opportunity to do so. One of my picks was the very beautiful Blossom Breeze and here she is…
What do you think ? I  tried something different with the pleats and not sure if i like it :/ 
What I will say is how much i LOVED colouring this, it was so much fun and i wish I hadn’t waited so long ! 
I have of course coloured her with my Spectrum Noirs (list below) As much as i try to resist i had to use some Distress inks, so i have distressed the edges and then added some Vintage Photo Distress ink, the card base is made using Centura Pearl hint of gold and coloured with the same Distress Ink. Then i added some cheesecloth, a doily, flowers and a bow. I didn’t use a sentiment because i think the sentiment on the paper is perfect. 
I hope you like her πŸ™‚ 

Items used: 
Spectrum Noirs-
Skin-FS2,FS4,TN2, TN3 
Hair-EB5,GB10 & EB1
Dress, Flowers & Background-DR1,DR7,CR4,CR6,CR5,IB1,TB2,TB1EB3,EB6,FS8,FS6,JG6,LG5,JG7,BG1,BG3,BG4 & Blender. 
Papers are Bo Bunny Little Miss 
Distress Ink in Vintage Photo
Flowers are from Iamroses
Centura Pearl Hint of Gold
Doily 
Cheesecloth 
Happy Crafting x 
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All Dressed Up Challenge Follow a Sketch

It is new challenge time at All Dressed Up.
Our theme for this challenge is Follow a sketch

Here is my card for the challenge

I have used the super sweet Little Flower Girl Image and coloured her with my Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils (list below)
This challenge will run until 2nd August.

Head on over to All Dressed up blog to check out the rest of the teams creations, and why not enter the challenge whilst you are there.
 **Please note** 
To enter our challenges you MUST use an All Dressed Up Image or paper.

Don’t forget to stop by our Facebook Group to keep up to date with all the latest All Dressed Up news, and chat to fellow crafters. 

Items used: 
Little Flower Girl Image
Spectrum Noir Pens: FS2,FS4,TN3,EB5,TN8,TN7,TN6,TB1,LG2,LG3,LG5,GB5,CT4,CT2DR3,DR4,CR2,PP4
Spectrum Noir Pencils:
108,109,8,45,58,15,12
Crafter’s Companion Kraft Card
Neenah card
Shabby White Frantage
Die’sire Ornamental Flower Frame Die
Fence was cut on my Cricut Explore
Flowers are from Iamroses
Papers are from my stash

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Visible Image Molly Tag

Morning me lovelies, it is Monday which means Visible Image day from me. 
Today I have created a tag using Molly Rules Stamp Set 
I have coloured Molly using my Spectrum Noirs (list below) 
The background i created using my Dylusions Ink Sprays and some water and then using the stamps from the Molly set I stamped in different colour distress inks, After i stuck Molly down I went around her with black Spectrum Noir to add a border. This was one of those fun getting inking makes…i had actually planned something totally different, but i like the turn this took πŸ™‚ 
Pssssttt I hear some new stamps are coming and they are fantastic !!! I know my mixed media and journalling followers will LOVE them, head on over to Facebook Group  for more info. 
Our Current challenge is Anything goes and you could win Β£20 to spend on stamps ! You can enter via the blog, or the Facebook Group 
Cannot wait to see your entries πŸ™‚ 
Happy Crafting 
Items used: 
Spectrum Noirs: 
FS2,FS4, TN2, IG10,IG7, IG2,IG1, True Black,TB7,TB5,TB3,BP4,BP3,BP5,BG7,BG6,BG5,BG3,BG1
Dylusion Ink Sprays 
Hammered card for the tag and Neenah Card for Molly. 
Distress Inks. 
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When life throws you Scraps ….

Afternoon lovelies, I cannot believe it is Thursday already ! where are the days going. 
Today I wanted to share with you a card I made using Fairy Needle image from Mo Manning 
I love Mo’s images, especially her little fairies. 
The lovely Lis did a tutorial some time ago on the Spectrum Noir Blog on colouring on Kraft Card, it can be found here , i thought this image would look great coloured on Kraft and i am really happy with how it turned out…Thank you Lis πŸ™‚ It is coloured of course with my Spectrum Noirs (list below) the papers were scraps (they are Prima papers) that i stitched together using my sewing matching, I then added some rough stitching around the edge of the sentiments. All the edges were then distressed and I added some Broken China Distress ink. 
Don’t forget to check out the Spectrum Noir Blog  there is TONS of fab tutorials on all sorts of different techniques. 
Items used: 
Spectrum Noir Pens- 
Skin: FS2,FS4,TN2,TN3,TN4 & CR4
Hair:GB2,GB10 & EB5
Needle-IG1,IG2,IG3,IG6 
Clothes and wings- CR10, CR1,TB1,TB2, TB3 
Ground BG10,BG9 & Blender 
Sewing Machine 
7×7 card blank 
Broken China Distress ink 
Happy Crafting 
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Visible image Thanks so much

Morning lovelies, I hope you all had a lovely weekend πŸ™‚ 
It is Monday morning which means Visible Image Day for me. I have been playing with the fantastic More Than Words sets again…Did you know that the lovely Helen writes the poems herself ? 
This week I have used Thank you set…what do you think..
I have created the background using Dylusions Ink Sprays and then stamped the flowers and poem using Black Archival ink. The edge of the card has been stamped using the edge stamp from Jake Skates set . I really do love the More than Words Range because they are so versatile ! 
Our Current challenge is Anything goes and you could win Β£20 to spend on stamps ! You can enter via the blog, or the Facebook Group 
Cannot wait to see your entries πŸ™‚ 
Happy Crafting 
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All Dressed Up New Release

It is launch time at All Dressed Up, and we have four fantastic images for you for this months launch.

A Cuddle Makes it all Better

Country Girl

Hop It

Hop to it

Summer Swing

How great are they ? to purchase any of the images please head on over to the Shop.
For my design team card for the launch I have used Hop It 
I love this frog, such a fun image ! I have coloured him using my Spectrum Noir pens (list below) this is my first ever try at doing clouds on an image, i am really happy with how they turned out. 
Items used-
Spectrum Noir Pens:CG1,CG2,CG3,CG4,DG2,DG3,GG2,GG3,GG4,TB1,TB2,IG2,IG1,BLENDER
Crafter’s Companion Kraft Card 
Papers are Studio Calico Take Note 
Bullrush was cut on Cricut Explore. 

Don’t forget our current challenge theme is Your Favorite All Dressed Up Image….these images would be perfect for the challenge theme, plus you are in with a chance of winning 3 images of your choice !
Also don’t forget to stop by our Facebook Group to share your All Dressed Up creations & chat to fellow crafters.
Also keep an eye out for more inspiration from the rest of The Dressy Girls throughout the month. 
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Spectrum Noir July Challenge….Summer

Morning lovelies. 
It being July means new challenge time at Spectrum Noir, this is also my first Spectrum Noir Design Team Card πŸ™‚ 
When i saw the theme was summer i just had to use this little lady, she is from All Dressed Up and can be purchased here, I of course coloured her using my Spectrum Noir Pens and Pencils (full list below) 
This is such a fun challenge theme ! cannot wait to see what you all come up with. 
Don’t forget you have to use Spectrum Noirs as your colouring medium and could win Β£30 of Spectrum Noir products. 
To enter just click the image below 
Items used- 
Spectrum Noirs- 
Pens: FS3,FS4,FS8,TN1,TN2,TN3,TN4,EB5,GB5,GB8,CT3,CT4,HB1,HB3,LV2,TB1,TB2,TB3,LY1,LY3,IB1,IG1 & BLENDER 
Pencils: 66,68,78,80,82,96
Brad is from MME 
Butterflies were cut on my Cricut Explore 
Happy Crafting 
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