Globecraft & Piccolo Heart stencil card.

Morning lovelies. 
I have been using my stencil technique again…original post can be found here 
This time i went for something slightly different and created a coloured base and then stuck the Filigree Heart Accents over the background and sprayed over the card using Black Dylusions and some mica spray.
I then used the Filigree hearts and arranged them on the card. 
What do you think ? 
This picture shows the sheen from the mica. 

Once it was all dry i mounted it onto some black Core’dinations and then onto a card blank. 
Happy crafting 🙂 

Visible image Book with a sneeky peek….


Morning everyone 🙂 Well it is Saturday which means Visible Image day for me.
Now for those on the Visible image Facebook Group   you would have seen that NEW VISIBLE IMAGE STAMPS LAUNCH on Create & Craft TV!
 10am & 4pm on Saturday Feb 22nd! 
Mark will be back on your screens with some awesome demos! 
Not to be missed… Sky channel 671 / Freeview 36 / Freesat 813 / Virgin 748 
OR download the Create& Craft App.

On to this weeks make from me. This is going to be one of the samples on the show. 
Like most little girls I used to love Fairytales, so i decided to use the stamps to make a book, and here it is…


This is the outside of the book, I have used Once upon a time Stamp Set (list of all items used are at the bottom of this post) 

This is page one which Features the lovely Emma…and another stamp from one of the new stamp sets that will be featured on the show

Pages 3 & 4 which feature BradleyBricks from Max RocksBelieve SetHearts are from Harley Set

Page 5 Features Ink splats and Create with your soul

 Page 6 features BradleyEmma. & Chandelier set…The Rose is from the new Beautiful Emma Set that will be on the show 🙂

Page 7 features one of the new totally gorgeous More than words  sets that will be premiering on the show…you cannot miss these sets, this is the Wedding Day set which comes with the rose.

Page 9 Features Live your dreams and Hearts are from Harley set

Page 10 features Once upon a time Stamp Set and the rose is from the new Emma Set which will be on the show.

I hope you liked my book…I cannot tell you enough how much you need to tune in and see how gorgeous these sets are.
Other items used are-
Spectrum Noir pens in following colours –
FS3,FS4,FS5,FS9, CR3 
CR3,CR2,CR1,PP3
EB5,EB6,EB8
LY3,CT3,CT4
IGG9,IG7,IG6,IG4,IG3,IG2,IG1 
Crafters Companion Water Colour Card 
Mica Powder
Versamark Ink pade
Kraft Card
Frantage
Bronze Embossing powder
Silhouette Cameo
Distress ink
Wooden Heart is from Globecraft & Piccolo 


Make sure you check out the Visible Image Blog  every day from now until the show for more sneeky peeks at the fantastic samples the rest of the team have been creating, and also don’t forget the current Challenge where you could win £20 to spend on Visible Image Stamps.  

Hope you all have a lovely crafting weekend 

That Craft Place Anything goes/Christmas.

Morning all, I can’t believe it is Christmas in just a few days !!! This year certainly has flown by ! 
It is time for our last challenge at That Craft Place, and the theme is Christmas/Anything goes ! 
Here is my design team make for this challenge….
I decided to make a Mixed Media Canvas for this challenge, I love doing these (I have been asked for a tutorial so will be doing one in the new year), for those of you with a Silhouette you can now get Silhouette Chipboard (Lisa sells it in the Shop) and it is fantastic…It doesn’t handle the delicate designs too well, but on this I created the Honeycomb, the “create” letters, the brackets, Scissors & the flourish. It takes various mediums very well and I have used Distress inks/stains, Gesso & Dylusions on it with no problems at all…so I highly recommend getting some if you are into your chipboard. 
All the other Elements on here are all from the lovely Lisa, including the paints & gilding waxes. 
I hope you like what I have created, and keep your eyes peeled for the tutorial. 
The design team have created some gorgeous makes for this challenge, head on over to the blog to check them out, and why not enter whilst you are there ? 
Crafty Hugs 

Pick me up book

Morning everyone, a non design team post from me this morning…I really need to start doing more of these !
I have been working on a pick me up book….called so because it is going to be filled with pictures of everyone & everything I love, and also some of my favorite inspirational quotes & sayings. 

Those that know me, know i LOVE all things vintage and distressed, so this seemed like a perfect “theme”. 
The pages of the book & the cover are all made from kraft card, The tags are all made with Papermilldirects hammered card. I also mind the spine with this, and then using Copics, distress inks & waxes I coloured the spine to give it a leather look. 
The main image was watercolour card coloured with distress inks and then spritzed over with some water, once dry I took one of Sheena Douglass’s stamps from her A little bit sketchy range I stamped in Tea Dye Distress ink & then “painted” using bronze mica powder….this picture doesn’t show the mice too well ! 
I then added some frantage & brands. 
The sentiment stamp is from LOTV Dreamy Days Circular sentiment stamps which my dear friend Marilyn got me for my birthday, for a pick me up book the sentiment seemed perfect ! I stamped in Versamark and then brushed gold Mica over the top. 
I then added a kraft rose (tattered florals style svg file), a resin rose, Tim Holtz Pin, Mini peg and mounted them all on some net. 
I am really happy with how it turned out, and will start filling it up today 🙂 I will get some inside photos once I start putting some pictures & quotes in there. 
Have a lovely crafting day x