05/08/2009

Ophelia

Posted in challenges, Rubber Stamping tagged , , at 1:14 am by Sue

I used my favourite stamp for the challenge on Sweet Sketch Wednesday thisweek.  Ophelia from The Stampsmith.

http://www.sweetsketchwednesday.blogspot.com/

Here is Arlana’s sketch

 

and here is my card

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I think Ophelia such a beautiful design.

Ophelia Stamp and Sentiment Stamp from The Stampsmith.  D’vine Swirl Embossing Folder.  Lace Border Embossing Punch.  Flora Doodle Flower. 

30/07/2009

Pink Christmas

Posted in challenges, Rubber Stamping, Spellbinders tagged , , , , at 10:59 pm by Sue

There are so many challenges around and I love to join in as many as I can.  Here is another sketch challenge from Prairie Paper and Ink.

 

http://prairiepaperandink.typepad.com/amyr/2009/07/friday-sketch-july-2409.html

Here is Amy’s sketch.

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and here is my card

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This is one of my favourite Sarah Kay stamps and I used it a lot last  year.  It was not until I had finished colouring her with Lyra crayons that I decided to use pink card and I like it, I may make a few more pink cards for Christmas this year.

I used the pop up snowflake punch again but just cut them out instead of having them as pop up snowflakes.

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and like the last card I cut out the stamped image and put her on a cuttlebuged background.

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Sarah Kay image stamp. Cuddly Buddly sentiment stamp. Curved Rectangles Nestabilities. Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder. Lyra watercolour crayons.

29/07/2009

Souffle Duck

Posted in challenges, Rubber Stamping, Spellbinders tagged , , , , , at 12:17 pm by Sue

Another challenge, I do like these challenges.  This one is for the Crafters Companion blog.

http://itsacrafterscompanion.blogspot.com/

Here is the sketch

There is also a theme, the card is to be for a child/teenager/young adult.  I have a friend who’s granddaughter is mad about Souffle duck so I have made a card with her in mind.

Here is my card

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I stamped and coloured Souffle with Lyra watercolour crayons.  It was impossible to cut out the string without leaving white areas, I do not like white areas so I cut off the string and label. Re-stamped the string and tag onto the orange paper used for the circle background and cut it out, glued the white tag on top ot the orange  tag.  That way when I attached him to the circle there are no white areas.  If I had not cuttlebuged the circle I could just have stamped onto the circle but I wanted the texture behind him.

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I also coloured the edge of the cuttlebugged circle with brown ink for a bit of definition.

Souffle Stamp from Crafters Companion.  Daisy Paper from Crafters  Companion Popcorn CD. Cuttlebug Embossing Folder.  Square Rhinestones from The Craft House.  Lyra Watercolour Crayons.

Swirly Bird

Posted in challenges, Rubber Stamping tagged , , , , , , at 1:47 am by Sue

Another sketch from Sweet Sketch Wednesday

http://www.sweetsketchwednesday.blogspot.com/

 

 

This week they also added a colour challenge using the sketch

You can use similar colours so hopefully my card is OK.

Here it is.

The bird is stamped with Pearlescent Orchid Brilliance ink

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Only a dash of orange but it is there

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On the background paper and the vertical strip I used swirl stamps and Moulin Rouge Palette ink.

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Bird Stamp, Swirl Stamps from Personal Impressions.  Best Wishes Stamp from Aspect of Design. Cuttlebug embossing folder. Flora Doodle Flower.

22/07/2009

Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Posted in challenges, Rubber Stamping tagged , , at 1:31 am by Sue

Another sketch from the Sweet Sketch Wednesday blog

http://www.sweetsketchwednesday.blogspot.com/

Here is the sketch

I nearly did not make it this week but here is my card.

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I used some Elusive Images stamps and some rainbow vellum.  The text stamp is from Aspects of Design.