Monday, 28 June 2010

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Make & Take Friday 25th June

The background is a red and pink patterned paper that I have stamped a few stamps over at random then embossed them.
I ran a piece of pink linen textured card through the cuttlebug to emboss it and then ran an ink pad over the de-bossed side and cut it up into 3cm squares and mounted them on to black card then on to burgundy card and on to black again, added a bow and a swirl and greeting.

Make & Take Friday 18th June

I made this weeks card a simple one as we had a fiddly one last week.
Stamped the image with black Versafine and embossed with clear powder then coloured it and sponged the edges, then layered it on to black and 2 shades of green. I used a spotty paper at the top and layered it on to a narrow piece of darker green then lighter green at the bottom.added a couple of narrow strips which are just the trimmings that I have trimmed of and added a bow.

Make & Take Friday 11th June

Another popular card.
I have stamped the tulips in the centre first then then added the grass and dragonflies, cut it to the right size and sponged around the edges with 2 different shades of green. Then stamped the dots.
Next comes the fiddly bit, I decided the I would cut each line at 1.5cm, which I have cut across, that then means that you need to cut the strips into 3cm pieces which is double the height measurement and you get one small block at the end. At this point I need to say that you need to cut the card the right size in the first place so it needs to be able to be divided by 1.5cm, my card measured 10.5cm x 7.5cm.
When you have cut the blocks sponge around each one then stick on to black card leaving a tiny gap in between each one, I then mounted it on to the light green card then on to darker green card which I have punched with a corner punch.

Sunday, 6 June 2010

Make & Take Friday 4th June

A lovely black and white card the white card in the background has been stamped in black ink, the black card has been stamped with Versamark and embossed with clear powder, I think this is a lovely effect without being over-powering.

Make & Take Friday 28th May

A good way to use up your small pieces of paper by using small squares and rectangles and layer them on to black card so that they all fit on to your base card with small borders. Then mount a central image. This is the same set of stamps that I used last week just using the bird in the tree this time stamped and embossed in a co-ordinating colour.

Make & Take Friday 21st May

This week we made a Step Ladder Card. Using a set of stamps from Elusive Images.

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Make & Take Fri 14th May

I stamped this image in Versafine Black and embossed it with clear powder then to colour the image I used Artists Pastelles just scribbling them on then rubbing with a soft tissue to create the background colour.

Wednesday, 2 June 2010