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28 November 2008

Christmas Tree Card

This is a Christmas card using paper & elements from the Shabby Princess Holiday Magic range.

A few pale blue gems, some foam pads, organza ribbon & that's all folks!

27 November 2008

Merry Christmas

This is a Christmas card using a free downloadable decoupage image from the Funky Fairy.

I used paper designed by Vanessa Arbuthnott for The English Paper Company, as the background. All I added was a touch of stardust from a Sakura Gelly Roll pen.

Visit the Funky Fairy Inspiration Blog.

19 November 2008

Jingle Bells

Another Christmas card using the cute decoupage images from the Funky Fairy.

I downloaded the wonderful reindeer image from the Funky Fairy Inspiration Blog.

I have added a red gem for his nose, brown ink, Glossy Accents & some Diamond Stickles.

15 November 2008

Fa la la la ...

A Christmas card using a downloaded image of Christmas Carol singers from the Funky Fairy Inspiration Blog.

12 November 2008

Jump for Joy

Another Christmas card using decoupage images from the Funky Fairy.

I downloaded the wonderful snowman image from the Funky Fairy Inspiration Blog.

I added Glossy Accents, black & pink ink with some custom coloured Flower Soft.

07 November 2008

Paris, France

The challenge on Make a Moo or Two this week is

I covered my mountboard base with a picture of an old map of Paris.

I added an image of the Eiffel Tower, a few clear gems & gingham ribbon.

The images were from Karen at The Graphics Fairy.

06 November 2008

Craft Stamper Blog

For those of you like me who subscribe to this monthly craft magazine, or even just occasionally buy it, you will be pleased to learn that Katy has started a blog, which she hopes to update weekly with mini projects & sneaky peeks at articles from future editions.

Click on the logo to find it.

Craft Stamper

There are links to regular magazine contributors & suppliers.

05 November 2008

It's cold outside

The challenge theme on Funky Fairy is a Black & White Christmas.

For Funky Fairy challenges you have to use their own products, so I downloaded a wonderful image from their Inspiration Blog. I have only added a touch of Diamond Stickles & some black ink.

The penguin is decoupaged with six layers, all shaped with an embossing tool & adhered with silicone glue.

04 November 2008

Shabby House

The challenge on Creative Wednesday is to make a house shaped project.

The background paper is from the Shabby Princess Damask & Dots range.

I added a section from an old lace doily, aged with Distress Inks (walnut stain & antique linen).

The image is from art-e-zine

There is an open theme on Dans ma maison ... this week, so this is my entry for that also.

This is also my entry for My Time to Craft, which has a theme of Coffee & Cream.

The Creative Wednesday challenge blog is no longer active.

03 November 2008

Guy Fawkes Night

Here in the UK we celebrate November 5th with fireworks, bonfires, toffee apples & baked potatoes in remembrance of the failure to blow up the Houses of Parliament back in 1605 in the infamous Gunpowder Plot.

So, with this in mind, Fiona on Inchy by Inch has set this as the theme for this week's inchie challenge.

I have stamped a Magenta rubber stamp on black card, using clear VersaMark ink, then heat embossed with gold embossing powder.

The inchie was edged with a Krylon 18ct gold leafing pen, then a few drops of gold Stickles were added to the fireworks.

Remember, remember the Fifth of November,
The Gunpowder Treason and Plot,
I see no reason
Why the Gunpowder Treason
Should ever be forgot.
Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, t'was his intent
To blow up the King and Parli'ment.
Three-score barrels of powder below
To prove old England's overthrow;
By God's providence he was catch'd
With a dark lantern and burning match.
Holloa boys, holloa boys, let the bells ring.
Holloa boys, holloa boys, God save the King!

Be safe this Bonfire Night xx