Monday, 28 February 2011


As I have a week off work-YAY!- I thought I'd do a bit of messing about! I've been trying to use up all the papers that I've got so I decided to try a bit of paper blending. I'm quite happy with the background effect and when i covered it with Crocor crackle pain it gave it a bit of a distressed look- you can't really see it in the photo. I'll probably not send this ATC anywhere because it's a mess-about but I'll definitely be trying the background again.

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Quickie card

I needed a card in a hurry for a friend who sadly lost her grandad. She hates condolence cards, sympathy cards etc so I wanted a card that felt sad without saying it! I thought Moon Girl would be ideal-love this stamp!

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Wedding invitations.

Finally I can sit down! I've been standing at the kitchen surfaces all day making the remainder of some wedding invitations I started a short while back. I still have the RSVP cards to do but I need to rest my swollen ankles now! This is the first time I've made invitations and it was a bigger responsibility than I imagined!


Birthday card

I don't know what it is but even though I have a year's warning that somebody's birthday is coming up, I always seem to be right on the last minute! This is my mum's birthday card for tomorrow. I wanted a vintagey look-hope she likes it!

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Smile ATC

This is for a swap on UKScrappers.I had some backgrounds left from the In The Woods ATCs and really wanted to use the stamp of the girl again.(Paperbag Studios-fab stamps!). I finished it off with some Cosmic Shimmer paint and distress stickles. 

Monday, 14 February 2011

Butterfly ATC

This is for a swap on UKScrappers which is all about butterflies!
I thought this would be easy.I have so many butterfly things but it's taken me ages to even come up with one ATC! Quite by accident though I discovered that if you brayer big and juicy over gesso then blot it off it dries with a chalky finish!

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

ATCs-Heal,Hope and Happiness

I did these for a swap on UKStampers. I had this image in my head of what I wanted but try as I might, I just couldn't get them to look the way I saw them in my head! I gave up trying in the end but couldn't bring myself to throw them away-I just love this stamp too much!

Saturday, 5 February 2011

Quick card

A quickie hello card for my niece.It's one of my favourite stamps.I coloured my own background with distress ink reinker and a bit of perfect pearls in a spray.I love making my own because I can get the colour I want-and get messy at the same time!

Thursday, 3 February 2011

In the Woods ATCs

Should have been going to bed but had the urge to make some ATCs so I did these for a swap on UKStampers.Any excuse to spread ink about!

Plus I had some exciting news from Hazel on her blog Just Add Glitter-I won some blog candy!!!
I'm so excited because I've never won blog candy before.Thanks so much Hazel (and hubby who did the draw!)