Friday, 3 April 2020

CAS Christmas card Challenge April is a Christmas Song

It's time for CAS Christmas Card Challenge and April is Christmas Songs.



Our host for April is Bonnie and our Guest Designer is Birgit. Please come and join us with some of your favourite Christmas songs.

Here is my card, I stamped this cute little mouse singing Silent Night. He was coloured with pencils and I used flower soft for his coat and hat edges, I masked him and stamped the background song sheet from Rubbernecker.










Card Recipe
Stamps: Rubbernecker, Makey Bakey Mice by Crafter's Companion. Stamping up sentiment.
Paper: 110lb white
Ink: Ranger Archival Black, Distress ink
Accessories: Masking tape, Lyra pencils, MISTI
Techniques: pencil colouring, Masking

Monday, 23 March 2020

Treats on Tuesday at Magenta

Hi Everyone it's Tuesday and I'm over at Magenta playing with Gesso,  Distress oxide sprays and some new  Finetec watercolours I just bought.
 I hope you have some time to drop bye and check out how I made this card.


Here's a close up of the texture and sparkle.



Stamps and Stencils used


Wild Thistle

Wild Thistle
 [0794.O]
Texture with Circles
Texture with Circles
 [41.060.I]

Distressed Background Text
Distressed Background Text
 [48.003.N]

TM219 Alpha and Number Duo - Set of 2
TM219 Alpha and Number Duo - Set of 2
 [TM219]

TM324 Intersections
TM324 Intersections
 [TM324]






Card Recipe
Stamps: Magenta
Paper: Designer paper, 110lb white, Navy
Ink: Ranger archival, Distress oxide
Accessories:Gesso, Stencils, Blending brushes, MISTI, Finetec metallic watercolours, Lyra coloured Pencils
Techniques: Gesso, stamp layering,

Monday, 16 March 2020

Treats on Tuesday at Magenta

Hi Everyone, I'm over at Magenta playing with some Shrink Plastic. Come and see how these pretty little card ornaments are made. Also check out your stash you might have some Shrink Plastic that your have never used šŸ˜





Stamps used

Delicate Leaves
Delicate Leaves
 [0784.Q]

Bloom Crescent
Bloom Crescent
 [09.256.P]

Dragonfly Dreams
Dragonfly Dreams
 [0776.P]

Best Wishes to a Special Friend...
Best Wishes to a Special Friend...
 [07.1055.H]

Wishing you... Happy Birthday

Wishing you... Happy Birthday
 [07.1034.I]



Card Recipe
Stamps: Magenta
Paper: Mixed Media, 110lb white
Ink: Ranger Archival, Stazon Black, Versafine Clair Morning Mist
Accessories: Ranger Shrink Plastic, Brayer Heat tool, Acrylic Paints
Techniques: Brayering, Shrink Plastic, Alcohol Markers

Sunday, 15 March 2020

CAS Christmas Mid Month Reminder

Hi Everyone Colleen our host at CAS Christmas card Challenge is calling for some winter flowers in the challenge.



To add to the fun of the challenge it's CAS Christmas' 2nd birthday and there are some prizes to be won.

Prizes:
Winner - $25 GC to Simon Says Stamp
Random Draw from eligible entries - $25 GC to Simon Says Stamp



Here is my card for the challenge, I used the Berry and Blossom poinsettia and sentiment stamps from Magenta. I like to have some non traditional Christmas sentiments for some of my friends and this is one of my favourites.
I stamped the images on kraft mixed media card stock using Versafine Clair nocturn and clear embossing powder then coloured the petals and berries with Fine Tec metallic watercolour paints.
I will be making a few more of these for Christmas as they were quick cards to make.








Card Recipe
Stamps: Magenta
Paper: 110lb white, Mixed Media Kraft, Black
Ink: Versafine Clair Nocturn
Accessories: Fine Tec metallic watercolours, clear embossing powder
Techniques: Watercolouring

Monday, 9 March 2020

Treats on Tuesday at Magenta

Hi Everyone , I'm over at Magenta combining a script stamp with some images. Come on over and see how to focus to your cards to the central image. I haven't added a sentiment that's the next step of finding the perfect person and reason  to send the card  šŸ˜ƒ




these are the stamps I used -
Script
Script
 [07.916.O]


Fall Ash Leaves
Fall Ash Leaves
 [0799.L]
Bird on Branch - By Marie-ƈve Trudeau
Bird on Branch - By Marie-ƈve Trudeau
 [37.285.P]
Bee Sweet Apple Blossom
Bee Sweet Apple Blossom
 [0761.N]



Card Recipe
Stamps: Magenta
Paper: Mixed Media Black, Gray, 110lb white
Ink: Hero Arts White, Versamark,
Accessories: Gansai Tambi metallic paints, Inka Gold watercolour paints, Liquid Platinum Embossing powder.
Techniques: Watercolouring, heat embossing, stamping

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

CAS Christmas Card Challenge

Hi everyone it's time for CAS Christmas card challenge and this month is CAS Christmas 2nd Birthday so if you play along there are Prizes to be won.
 
Prizes:
Winner - $25 GC to Simon Says Stamp
Random Draw from eligible entries - $25 GC to Simon Says Stamp





Colleen is our host this month and she wants us to create some cards with winter flower


The CAS Christmas team and our Gueast Designer is Linda (scrappinstampinsingin) all hope you play along.

Her is my card for the challenge. 
I stamped the splatter circle background in Hero arts white on black  Mixed Media card stock heat set the ink. I then stamped the poinsettia in Ranger archival and coloured it with a mix of Pearlex and Gum Arabica. The red picked up some white ink and made the poinsettia a little pink so I let it dry and painted over it. I re stamped the flower and sentiment in Versafine Clair Nocturn and heat embossed in clear embossing powder and added some gold liquid pearls to the centre of the flowers.





Card Recipe
Stamps: Recollections Poinsettia and sentiment, Inkilicious splatter circle stamp
Paper: 110lb white, Black Mixed Media
Ink: Hero arts white, Versafine Clair Nocturn
Accessories: Clear Embossing Powder
Techniques: Pearlex and Gum Arabica colouring

Monday, 2 March 2020

Treats on Tuesday at Magenta

Hi Everyone, I'm over at Magenta with some heat embossed again. Come on over and check out how I made this card.



Stamps used

Best Wishes to a Special Friend...
 [07.1055.H]  

 Good Friends help you...
 [07.1036.L]
 MariĆ«tte Butterfly
 [0804.I]
 Numbers Abstract - Large
  Numbers Abstract - Large
 [0774.J] 
 [0798.M] 



Card Recipe
Stamps: Magenta
Paper: 110lb White, Mixed Media, Black
Ink: Ranger archival, Versamark
Accessories: White embossing powder, Distress Oxide sprays
Techniques: Heat embossing, Resist, Distress sprays

Monday, 24 February 2020

Treats on Tuesday at Magenta

Hi Everyone, I thought I would play with some Emboss Resist and Distress Oxide sprays, head over to Magenta and see how I made this card.



I'm entering this for -
Craft stampers Take it Make it February challenge

Take It, Make It Challenge



Magenta stamps used -

Mariƫtte Butterfly
Mariƫtte Butterfly
 [0804.I]


Old Script
Old Script
 [24.012.J]


Silhouette florale
 Silhouette florale
 [42.067.M]






Card Recipe
Stamps: Magenta
Paper: Mixed Media, 110lb White
Ink: Versamark, Ranger Archival
Accessories: Distress sprays,
Techniques: Emboss resist