Monday, 14 August 2017

Add Some Stamping

I'm a bit behind with my dt post, sorry Team Lou! 
The theme for challenge 166 is
The sponsor for this one is 

For my card I stamped Bella's House, masked it and stamped my stone wall , I coloured using Copics and Polychromos. I added glimmer and doodling and mounted it onto my Background Script stamped and distressed using Oxide ink.





I'm using this card for the following challenges:-
FSC126, Use your inks,
SS August, Anything goes.

Thanks for stopping by,
Julie.x

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Forgotten Yupo



A few months ago, the talented Tracey Dutton of 
Lavinia Stamps called on the design team to help with some samples for an upcoming release, I took photos of my cards, posted them off but forgot to blog them once the stamps went on sale. I used a selection of Alcohol inks on
Yupo paper to create my background then
I used Blending solution to remove a circle of ink where I stamped the Moon then the Tree half.
Forgive me, it has slipped my mind which ink I ended up using to stamp onto the Yupo, I will add it once I remember. I cut an aperture from my card and placed
the yupo scene behind it.
 I stamped Fairy Inn and coloured using Copics, I cut this out, shaped it slightly and mounted it onto the 
card using foam pads. 


I'm using this card for the following challenges:-
CAS Mix Up, August, recipe,
CAC, Mixed media.

Thanks for stopping by,
Julie.x

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Blue And Orange Hues

I can't believe that it's August already, new month and new challenge with Lavinia and the theme this time is 




For my first card I used oxide inks to create my background then stamped my focal flower before stamping my favourite Background Script around the edges. I then added liquid pearls and glamour dust.




For the background of my second card, I tapped the edges of my acrylic block with the gorgeous vibrant colour box inks, lightly spritzing the block with water then pressing it onto my card. To blend the colours further I lifted the block, twisted it 180 degrees and pressed it down again. I love the effect it gives. Now, stamping the image took trial and error as I wanted to emboss the Moon Pods but didn't have any blue pigment ink, thank goodness for my Misti, it meant I could stamp the blue then stamp with Versamark before heat embossing in clear.  I used a paintbrush to pick up the remaining ink from the block so that I could add more colour to the pods.
 I then used a white gel pen to colour the spots
 before adding stickles. 



I'm using these cards for the following challenges:-
Artistic Stamper, Anything goes,
CAS Mix up, August.recipe.

If you fancy winning a £40 voucher to spend on new stamps, join us in the challenge and ink up your 
Lavinia Stamps!

Thanks for stopping by,
 Julie.x

Exciting news Lavinia are coming to Hochanda!