Welcome to my blog where I post regular photographs of cards I have made. I hope you enjoy looking through my cards and I would like to thank you for taking the time to stop by and also for leaving any comments and following my blog. I shall also be posting a few of my knitting projects too.


Sunday, 9 November 2014

An Elegant Lady-StitchyStamps

Good evening.  Hope you are well today and enjoying your day whatever you are doing. I had a brilliant day at the NEC yesterday with my mate Wendy.  We always enjoy our crafting days, its a time to catch up, loads of chatting, coffee and shopping.  Very busy at the show but a fantastic day. Came home very tired, very spent out but very happy. 
Today's post is a sample from Stitchy Bears Stamps .
Stitchy Bears
My Shopping List
Copis = E000 | E00 | E11 | Y35 | E29 | E04 | B26 | B28 | B29
Spectrum blending pencils
Spellbinders daisy flower, oval shapes dies
Sue Wilson leaf die
Distress ink - salty ocean
white 5x7 base card
blue card
lattice using brother scan and cut
  1.  I began by colouring my digi stamp with copic markers listed above plus shadowing using spectrum noir blending pencils.
  2. I die cut my image our using spellbinders and matted it onto some royal blue card die cut using another spellbinders die.
  3. My lattice background was cut using 'Bob' my brother scan n cut.  The frame was created using 5x7 spellbinders matting basics.
  4. Leaves are sue wilson and the flower is spellbinders.  All coloured using distress ink, salty ocean.

She was a lovely digi to colour in.  I do hope you like her and my card.
Thank you for stopping by and checking out my blog.
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Monday, 3 November 2014

May with Candy Cane- Get Creative Challenge 1

 Good morning all.

 It's an exciting day today as it will be the start of a brand new challenge called

The challenges will run bi weekly and our first challenge is sponsored by

This is my first sample as a design team member for this super new challenge.

My Shopping List

May with Candy Cane Digi Stamp
Copic markers = B21 | B23 | B26 | W1 | W3 | W5
                            E00 | E11 | E21 | E23 | E39
                            Y04 | Y06 | Y067 | R46
Blue card
White card
Red ribbon
8x8 base white card
Card Candi

  1. print out your digi stamp in draft quality, heat emboss and put at least overnight to ensure it is dry
  2. mat piece of blue card 7.75"x7.75" onto my base white card
  3. using my BSC or a circle cutter I cut our two circles 1st = 7"x7", the 2nd = 6"x6"
  4. distress around the circle edges with scissors and ink around the edges with blue ink, I used stormy sky distress ink the 6"x6" circle I embossed too
  5. I cut out a die shape in blue card of a suitable size to fix my image too.
  6. I cut two more circles, one in blue card and one in white suitable for my sentiment.
  7. I assembled my card
  8. using the above listed copics I coloured my image.
  9. I then cut my image out on my BSC leaving a 3mm edge and the 'direct to cut' option.
  10. After placing my image onto my card I finished it all off with the card candi.

Hope you like my take on using this image, she is such a cutie pie. 

To see other ideas from our design team follow this link to our challenge and don't forget to enter for a chance to win 3 super images of your choice from our sponsor.

Why not pop over to our sponsors website and check out their digi stamps. Just follow the link above.

Thank you for stopping by. See you again I hope and do take care.