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.
Just Married
Mirror Mirror
My Little Flowergirl
To Have & To Hold 
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 To Have & To Hold

I have coloured the image using my Spectrum Noirs (list is below), my friend got married in pink and blue and is was so beautiful so i decided to go with them colours here…of course i had to sneak in some frantage and cheesecloth 🙂 The ribbon was plain white seam binding that i coloured with my Spectrum Noirs so they matched the pink used in the card. I really do love this image.

I also frantaged the main rose, I added some Distress ink and then straight away sprinkled some frantage on and heated from a distance.

And here is a slight side view, I wanted to go a vintagey feel to this card….well it wouldn’t be me if there wasn’t something vintage there would it 🙂 

Don’t forget our current  challenge theme is It’s a guy thing. A couple of 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.

Items used:
To have and to hold Image
Crafter’s Companion Neenah Card in White & Desert Storm
Spectrum Noirs-
GB9,GB8,EB1, FS4,FS3,TN1,TN2,TN3,CR3,IG4,IG5,IG6,IG8,IG9, TB4,TB2,TB1, PP4,PP3,PP1
Prima Fairy Belle paper pad
Cheesecloth, Flowers, Frantage, Seam Binding all from my stash

Happy Crafting 🙂 x

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Globecraft & Piccolo Enamel Chart

Morning lovelies 
Now we all love Embossing Enamels don’t we…I know for me the first time seeing that magical moment the powder turns to a lovely molten enamel I was hooked. 
But the one thing with them is how different they can look once melted, I mean we all know Gold is Gold, but now there is so many beautiful colours and mixes and with the fantastic enamels from Globecraft & Piccolo there tends to be glitters & a couple of different colours…which you cannot really see until they are melted. 
So i can have a quick reference of what the enamels look like once melted I decided to make a colour chart, which is below and you can use it if you wish 🙂 
I have left some spare circles so you can add enamels too…you could even use it for your 3D Enamel Gels 🙂 

The circles are the right size for the applicator of your Enamel and Embossing powder. 

Here is my chart filled in, and i am able to also see what enamels i have when ordering 🙂 

Here is the blank chart, please feel free to save it and use. 

Happy Crafting 
x
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Scruffy Little Cat Sneeky Peek

Afternoon my lovelies, 
I am back with another Sneeky peek of the fabulous new range that is going to be launched this Friday by the lovely Leann on Create & Craft at 12pm GMT. 
I wanted to share with you today the ever so sexy and sassy Chanel. 
This was so hard to photograph so i am sorry for the poor picture. I upcycled a coffee jar into a make up brush pot, you cannot really see it but I have used the darks paper pad and some black Core’dinations embossed with the Chic Embossing folder to cover the jar and then wrapped some silk ribbon around the jar, I then added the bow with a gem and some hatpins. 
Chanel was coloured using my Spectrum Noir Pens. 
I went for a ombre effect on her dress which i really enjoyed doing, i then added some glitter to her dress and lashes….i love this range because you can get your glitters and bling items out and have a total ball with them. 
The range will include the following- 

– Two 6×6″ paper pads
– Two 5×7″ embossing folders
– One die-cut topper sheet
– Eight 4″ acrylic stamps
– One papercrafting CD-ROM
– Six A6 rubber stamp sets (plus two exclusive Ideal World ones – AMY & HOLLY)

The show times will be (subject to change): 

Fri 9th May: 3pm, 5pm


– Sat 10th May: 8am, 1pm, 5pm
– Sun 11th May: 12pm, 1pm, 4pm
– Mn 12th May: 2pm, 5pm
– Tue 13th May: 12pm, 5pm
– Wed 14th May: 3pm, 6pm


– Thu 15th May: 9am, 1 pm


Items used: 
Chanel Stamp 
Spectrum Noirs-
GB9,GB8,EB1
PL4,3
DR7,CR8,PP3,TN3,TN2,FS4,TB1,IG10-1
6X6 dark paper pad
Chic embossing folder

Silky crush ribbon
Gem
Coffee Jar. 

I will be sharing some more sneeky peeks with you throughout the week. 
Happy crafting 
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Scruffy Little Cat Autumn.

Morning my lovelies, I hope you are all having a nice weekend ? 

It is time for another Scruffy Little Cat Sneeky Peek from me today. 


I have used the beautiful Autumn stamp for this card….I think she is my favorite. She has been coloured using my Spectrum Noirs (list below), the papers are also going to be launched as part of the range, these papers are from the Dark pad….I cannot tell you how much i LOVE this pad. The Sentiment is from the range also. I have distressed all the edges and then used Adiondack ink pad  to go around the edges. And then just finished off with some gems and some ribbon from my stash. 

The range will include the following- 

– Two 6×6″ paper pads
– Two 5×7″ embossing folders
– One die-cut topper sheet
– Eight 4″ acrylic stamps
– One papercrafting CD-ROM
– Six A6 rubber stamp sets (plus two exclusive Ideal World ones – AMY & HOLLY)

The show times will be (subject to change): 

Fri 9th May: 3pm, 5pm


– Sat 10th May: 8am, 1pm, 5pm
– Sun 11th May: 12pm, 1pm, 4pm
– Mn 12th May: 2pm, 5pm
– Tue 13th May: 12pm, 5pm
– Wed 14th May: 3pm, 6pm


– Thu 15th May: 9am, 1 pm


Items used: 
Autumn Stamp and sentiment
Darks 6×6 pad 
Adiondack ink pad 
Spectrum Noirs –
PL1,2,3,4,BG1,2,3,4,HB1,2,3,IG9,7,6,4,2,EB1,GB8,TN2,TN3,FS4,Blender.
Ribbon, Gems and Circle Die
Collal All Purpose
Xyron Sticker Maker 150.

I will be sharing some more sneeky peeks with you throughout the week. 
Happy crafting 
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Visible image Wedding Emma

Morning lovelies, I cannot believe it is Saturday already ! 
But being Saturday means i get to show you what i have been creating this week for Visible Image. 
I love Elegant Emma and wanted to do a nice wedding card you could give to a friend on her special day, I have used the sentiment from the More than words Wedding Day Set
I have stamped Emma onto Neenah Desert storm card and coloured her with my Spectrum Noirs (list is below), I have paper Pieced Emma’s dress and added some shading and pleats with my Spectrums. 
I then added some Frantage and the butterflies were made using MS paperclay and Mod podge moulds. 
I LOVE that you can use the character stamps for so many different occasions. 
Don’t forget the current challenge is Anything Goes and you can win £20 to spend on these fab stamps. 
Items used: 
Neenah Desert Storm paper 
Frantage 
Martha Stewart Paperclay 
Butterfly Mould 
Distress ink Tea Dye 
Prima Fairy Belle paper pad 
Flowers are all from Iamroses
Spectrum noirs used- 
TN2,TN3,FS4,CR3,EB5,GB10,GB2,CT4,CT3,CT1,IG4,IG2,IG1,LG5,LG2,DR5. 
Links – 
Happy Crafting x 

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Scruffy Little Cat Sneeky Peek


Evening my lovelies, I have a little sneeky peek for you this evening…
Crafter’s Companion have an amazing new range that is due to debut on Friday 9th May at 12pm GMT on Create & Craft as Pick of the week. 
The Range is called Scruffy Little cat…some of you are probably familiar with the name as they make some awesome accessories & are well known for their fab bags. 
A interview with the designer behind Scruffy little cat can be found here

Here is one of the samples I have made…..


How fab is she ? I have used one of the gorgeous stamps that will be available and her name is Chanel, she also comes with some fantastic sentiments. I LOVED colouring her and had so much fun ! 
The papers are also going to be launched, i have used the dark paper pack, the embossing folder i have used to created the “studded” look is also from this range is the Chic folder…i cannot tell you enough what a brilliant range this is, the whole team have been SO excited working with it. You can get really blingy and it is a brilliant reason to get that glitter and all your fancy ribbons and gems out…trust me when i tell you how much you will love working with this range. 

The range will include the following- 

– Two 6×6″ paper pads
– Two 5×7″ embossing folders
– One die-cut topper sheet
– Eight 4″ acrylic stamps
– One papercrafting CD-ROM
– Six A6 rubber stamp sets (plus two exclusive Ideal World ones – AMY & HOLLY)


The show times will be (subject to change): 

Fri 9th May: 3pm, 5pm


– Sat 10th May: 8am, 1pm, 5pm

– Sun 11th May: 12pm, 1pm, 4pm

– Mn 12th May: 2pm, 5pm
– Tue 13th May: 12pm, 5pm
– Wed 14th May: 3pm, 6pm
– Thu 15th May: 9am, 1 pm

Items used are: 
Chanel Stamp 
6×6 Dark paper pad
Chic Embossing folder
Spectrum Noirs;
FS3,4,5,8 & TN1
EB2,GB8, GB9, TN1
IG8,7,6,5,4,3,2
LG4,5,3,
BT1 & 2
DR5,6,7,
CR5 & 7
Glitter 
Glossy Accents on lips and bottle 
Ribbon and Gems from Stash

Happy crafting and check back throughout the week for more sneeky peeks 


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Crafters Companion May Challenge Masculine

Hello my lovelies, I hope you are all well ? I cannot believe it is May already !! 
New month means new challenge time at Crafters Companion, and the theme this month is Masculine 
Here is my design team card for this months challenge….
I have used Sheenas A Little Bit Sketchy Divine Inspiration stamp set along with my Distress inks and Dylusions to make this. The wings were heat embossed using Globecraft & Piccolo Embossing powder and I stamped the Sentiment using Vintage Photo Distress ink. 
I then just finished off with some Twine & a button….I hope you like it 🙂 
You can enter the challenge by clicking on the link below. 
To enter Click here 
Cannot wait to see your entries. 
Happy crafting 
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Visible Image May Challenge – Anything goes

Morning Lovelies…I hope you are all well ?? 
Well it is new challenge time already at Visible Image  and the theme is Anything goes…how easy is that ! and all you need to do is use a Visible Image Stamp. One lucky person will receive £20 to spend on Visible image stamps ! 

Here is my Design team card….
I used my favorite sentiment stamp Create with your soul for the main part of this card, and then stamped off the page with the fab Grunge Florish, I really enjoyed doing this card…feels like i have done a distress inky card for ages. 
I hope you like the card… check out the rest of the design team samples on the Visible Image blog
Don’t forget to also check out Facebook Group to see all the latest Visible image news, chat to fellow crafters and also see others crafters fantastic makes. 
I hope too see your entries in the challenge
Happy Crafting 🙂 x
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Globecraft & Piccolo…adding texture

Morning everyone, Tuesday which means Globecraft & Piccolo day from me. 
I wanted to show you today a pendant I have made that is slightly different…
I have used Royal Sterling Embossing Enamel and given 4 thick layers into a Teardrop bezel. Whilst it looked beautiful without me doing anything else i wanted to add some more texture, so whilst the immediately after heating the powder on the last coat I used a script rubber stamp…**PLEASE NOTE** do NOT use any other stamp other than rubber otherwise you risk damaging your stamp…Leave the stamp until the enamel has cooled and then slowly remove….and you then have some beautiful texture. 
 You can just see a hint of blue here, that is because i used some 3D enamel gel in Turquoise  and “buffed” over the surface with it, because the surface was so textured you find the gel sticks in certain areas…it is a lovely effect. I also rubbed some gilding wax in some areas and then finished off with a nice thick layer of Glastique Finishing Glaze  

 This picture shows all the different colours, texture and glaze perfectly. This technique can be used with so many different stamps….and it fun too 🙂 
Happy crafting 

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Clean and Simple Visible Image

Morning lovelie, 
I hope you are all well ? Sorry i have not been about much, it has been one of those weeks. 
Anyway onto my Visible image DT make for this week. I keep finding myself doing more and more CAS cards, and this week I was certainly in a CAS mood. 

I have used Tall Grass stamp & Butterfly stamp and created a very simple scene on white hammered card. 
I then stamped the Butterfly stamp onto acetate, coloured it with my Spectrum Noirs, i then bend the wings up and glued just the body over the stamped image on the card. 
I love this effect and it is a good way to add a splash of colour. 
I can definitely see me making more CAS cards…funny how we go through phases isn’t it. 
Make sure you check out the Visible Image blog & Facebook Group for some fab inspiration, and don’t forget The current challenge where you could win £20 to spend on some Visible Image Stamps. 
Happy Crafting 🙂 

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