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Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Term 3 Post #17

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Wednesday 31 May 2023

Lost Coast Portal Woman Challenge #2

 

I really wanted to join in this challenge as I won a Frida Kahlo stamp from Lost Coast Portal last year - it has been on my desk ever since and so I thought I would put my hand straight on it. I must have put it away!! And I am not sure where...

I found it!!!

Here's the card I made with it.


I used a  white card blank and matted this with a scrap of paper from my stash. I layered the image on top of some orange card.

I coloured the image with markers.


I would like to add this to the



At the same time as finding this stamp,  I came across one of my favourite Lost Coast stamps and made an ATC.


This started with a piece of red card with the image decoupaged in three layers. I coloured this with markers and white pen.


 I will add this to LeighSB's 



Lost Coast Portal Woman Challenge

 

I really wanted to join in this challenge as I won a Frida Kahlo stamp from Lost Coast Portal last year - it has been on my desk ever since and so I thought I would put my hand straight on it. I must have put it away!! And I am not sure where...

Anyway I did find Stampendous Cling Frida Cat and so made a quick card with this...


I used a  green glossy card blank and matted this with a Graphic 45 paper, using the reverse of this to layer the image.
I coloured the image with markers.
I decoupaged the skull with another which I had stamped, coloured and cut out.


I would like to add this to the



As this is a 'Halloweeny' image, I will also add this to LeighSB's 



Addicted to Stamps and more - Christmas Challenge #447


   

Here's my Christmas project...for the Challenge #447 at Addicted to Stamps and More

For this card I a red gloss card blank matted with papers from my stash.
I then used a Christmas image from Gecko Galz which I decoupaged.



 Hope you will enter the Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge! Do hop over to see the fabulous inspiration from my team-mates!


Happy Crafting!


Tuesday 30 May 2023

LeighSBDesigns Halloween in May Blog Hop - Day #3

  


Once again Leigh is hosting a Halfway to Halloween Half-O-Ween Blog Hop - find more details here...

For some reason I have missed out on quite a few of Leigh's Hops recently...
I love Halloween so I will try and take part in the five days of this hop...

To start I am just sharing something from my Halloween makes of October 2021. 
That year I made a Halloween album...



The Boo page above and the page below feature some of Leigh's cats...
The black cats are from Leigh's Black cats Silhouettes



These were the pumpkins my daughter and I carved that year...


I would also like to share something new:

I made these ATCs using 
Bramleigh  from Batleigh



I started with purple card matted with a paper from DCWV Happy Haunts 6 by 6 double sided paper stack - one is the reverse of the other. 


I coloured the images with markers and added one to the first and two to the second ATC. In the first ATC the sentiment is a Tim Holtz sticker from the Curiosities Idea-ology book.


I will link these ATCs to the Something Wicked this way comes post.


Happy Half-o-ween!


LeighSBDesigns Halloween in May Blog Hop - Day #2

 


Once again Leigh is hosting a Halfway to Halloween Half-O-Ween Blog Hop - find more details here...

For some reason I have missed out on quite a few of Leigh's Hops recently...
I love Halloween so I will try and take part in the five days of this hop...

To start I am just sharing something from my Halloween makes of October 2020. 
At that time I did a workshop by Eulalia Mejia and made these pieces:


I decided to use the same technique to make a couple of pages for my Halloween Junk Journal...


The technique is to collage some card first with colourful papers (I used origami paper) and then make a second layer with transparent tissue papers.
Next the image is painted around in white - for this one I used a Visible Image stencil.


The spider in this one is using an Oddball Art Stamps image.


I then doodled in white on the image and added a die cut sentiment (using a variety of dies from my stash).


Remembering this technique I really must repeat it!!


I would also like to share something new:

I made this ATC using 
Leigh's bats from a Balleigh Monster set and a sentiment from Batleigh



I started with orange card matted with a paper from DCWV Happy Haunts 6 by 6 double sided paper stack. I distressed the edges with black soot.


I also placed the sentiment words on orange card and distressed these with Black soot.




I will link this to the Something Wicked this way comes post.

Happy Half-o-ween!


Butterfly Challenge #182 again

 


 The fold is the current theme for Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge #182 is P is for Pillar Card

 and she gives instructions on how to make one here. I have used version I with two pillars adhered to the front.



This is the wheel - and colours



I used pale pink for the base of the card and all the colours in the matting paper from the Francheville R. Spencer Warlukuralanga paper stack - aboriginal designs.

The sentiment and butterfly come from American Crafts Woodland Grove Paperie pack.
I used pink pearls so I have used all elements of the wheel.



Happy Crafting!