Tuesday, October 19, 2010


A really challenging theme this month at Bizzy Becs store challenge. "Grunge" is a change from pretty, sparkly etc (did glitter the wings tho'). The 2 brown papers are Kaiser "Grunge" which I've had in my stash for ages. The blue and orange tone papers are current Kaiser "Peachy Keen".
I've layered the blue over the Grunge and then torn it back in a few places. I've then layered the orange over another piece of Grunge. Under some places where I have torn this layer I've placed some brick pattern embossed SU card which was rubbed over with Vintage photo Distress ink to create a peeling painted wall effect. All edges were distressed and then inked with Vintage Photo.
I've also masked and sponged the orange to mimic graffiti. Tilda is coloured with Copics.

Monday, October 18, 2010

all white challenge

This months challenge over at Creatalicious is to make an all white card. This is one of those cards that just came into my head straight away-usually it's hours of thinking and planning before the doing!
No pattern paper means texture can be highlighted so out came the Cuttlebug. I've used 2 folders to emboss the background and a cut/emboss folder for the frame. The outer lace is made using my latest Doo hickey (mitering corners is not fun) and I've also used it on the bottom of the rose embossed layer. I've coloured Tilda with Copics.
The large flower is Prima, small flowers, leaves and butterflies are punched. Pearl spray is from Bizzy Becs and small pearls are Kaiser. Silver swirl is another Doo hickey. I've used plain whte paper for the lace and shimmer paper for the layers with very light sponging on the edges. It's interesting how all white papers can look different, especially in early evening light when I took the photo.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Blog Candy

One of my favourite on-line stores, Bizzy Becs is launching her new blog with some
beautiful candy. You can visit the site here and join in. There is also a call for some new DT

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Colour challenge-close ups

Here are the close ups of the post below

Colour challenge

This month's challenge at Creatalicious is a colour one-pink, green and brown.
I decided to try something different and have made a set of ATC's that are folded so can be used for gift cards. I've rounded the corners to carry the Alice in Wonderland playing card theme.
I have used my new Copics from Bizzy Becs to colour my images so no traditional blue for my Alice. Images are from The Greeting Farm digital Wonderland set.
For Alice I've also used SU French Script, the Hatter has a background made using Glimmer Mist and mask, the Hare also has a Glimmer Mist background using the Tim Holtz clock mask overstamped with the clock from SU Sense of Time set.
Each is edged with Vintage Photo Distress ink and the paper is Kaiser from my stash.
SU Very Vanilla cardstock is used.

Colour challenge