Stencilled flowers

Happy Saturday friends!

I’m playing along with the current CAS stencil challenge. This month the challenge is to stencil over a coloured background.

I love this challenge as it helps me practice/learn some techniques but have rarely entered a card because I find it quite difficult to incorporate the technique in a CAS card. Take my creation today for instance… it’s definitely simple but the ‘white’ (or in this case black!) space is limited. CAS is definitely my preferred style and I don’t usually struggle with other CAS challenges, but to be honest I’d probably prefer a wider frame if I was making it again…

Still, I looked back at the DT inspiration and also their past winners and decided to give it a whirl as the amount of ‘white’ space is comparable to some of those showcased cards…. it’ll be interesting to hear what the DT members think.

To create my card, I used an old blended background created with regular distress inks plus a Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous stencil. The frame was cut with a Studio Katia stencil and the sentiment was created using part of a Waffle Flower Crafts die.

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Cocktail celebration


I’m so delighted that I have finally caught up with the Daily Marker 30 Day colouring challenge! This is my colouring for Day 27! Yay!

I used the fun ‘Party Tiles’ image from Magenta and coloured it using my Twinkling H2Os and then added a sentiment from Reverse Confetti.

Really quick and simple CAS card, but I LOVED colouring in all those cute images!

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Sending love and flowers

Hello everyone!

I’m determined to catch up with the Daily Marker 30 Day challenge so here is my Day 18 colouring! I used an older stamp from Stampendous which I coloured with my Twinkling H2Os.

I added it to a base that I had embossed with a Crafts-Too folder and then added a sentiment by Simon Says Stamp and a few pearls as a finishing touch.

I’m entering this into the CAS on Friday challenge where the theme is ‘use a tag’. I’m so happy to find a CAS challenge that allows dry embossing – one of my favourite techniques!

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Snowflake circles

Happy Christmas Saturday!

I’ve had fun playing with my new Gemini Junior which my lovely mum and dad gave me for my birthday.

I used it to cut some of my intricate background dies – and it cut them so beautifully!

I turned this Poppystamps snowflake background die into a quick Christmas card by sticking it to grey base card and adding a glittery sentiment by Savvy Stamps.

To finish the card off, I added a few Nuvo glitter drops.

I’m entering this into the current Poppystamps challenge where the theme is ‘Merry and Bright’.

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