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Scrapbookingncraft # 8

    I was delighted when Mel asked me to join her Design Team. I have enjoyed using stencils, chipboards and serviettes from  Scrapbookingnc...

Wednesday 29 November 2023

WOYWW #756

   

It is Wednesday so I am linking to the Stamping Ground

Follow the link to find out more about What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday and maybe join in... This is my post for WOYWW #756

SO here's my desk!


I have been using stencils to make some Christmas card backgrounds.

I have been making journal pages as usual - one is on the table easel.


I have also made some projects for Scrapbookingncraft




I also made a card I was quite pleased with:


More details of these are all in previous blog posts.

My daughter came over last weekend and she needed to make some little things to give to the kids in her form. This is what we came up with:


And we are starting putting  our Christmas decorations up:



Just to finish - a friend sent me this on Facebook - she said it reminded her of me...





Wishing you a happy week...and hope to get around to you all this week...




Happy  WOYWW!

Monday 27 November 2023

Scrapbookingncraft Post #3

  


 I was delighted when Mel asked me to join her Design Team. I have enjoyed using stencils, chipboards and serviettes from Scrapbookingncraft for some years now...

Find our Design Team makes on Facebook HERE

This is my next inspiration - a pair of slimline cards:


Step One
Using two slimline card blanks, I added mats of green card.

Step Two
For my next layer I used a background from my Gelli plate in greens.


Step Three
I then added Acrylic paint (Dina Wakley Ancient) through the stencil
 (using a domed blending foam)
 to this background using Forest Trees


Step Four
I cut the backgrounds so size including some of the green edging as 'ground'.

Step Five
I coloured the birds  and owl using black acrylic and a sponge.

Step Six
I added the birds with white glue.

Step Seven
I printed the sentiments n the computer, added black fineliner, cut them out and adhered them in place.





Happy Crafting!



Sunday 26 November 2023

Sunday Song & Rhyme: Nov 26 - Dec 9

Have you found the new home of the Outlawz Sunday Song & Rhyme Challenge yet?

I do hope you will go and check it out! 

This challenge has no sponsors, but you do have the opportunity to win a top 3 or honorable mention badge.


Now on to the challenge!

 

Our Song/Rhyme this fortnight is from Jane 

The Calendar by Barbara-Euphan-Todd


I think there are many phrases within this that might inspire you...


The Calendar

I knew when Spring was come –
Mot by the murmurous hum
Of bees in the willow-trees,
Or frills
Of daffodils.
Or the scent of the breeze;
But because there were whips and tops
By the jars of lollipops
In the two little village shops.

I knew when Summer breathed –
Not by flowers that wreathed
The sedge by the water’s edge,
Or gold
Of the Wold,
Or white and rose of the hedge;
But because in a wooden box
In the window at Mr’s Mack’s
There were white-winged shuttlecocks.

I knew when Autumn came –
Not by the crimson flame
Of leaves that lapped the eaves
Or mist
In amethyst
And opal tinted weaves;
But because there were alley-taws
(Punctual as hips and haws)
On the counter at Mrs. Shaw’s.

I knew when Winter swirled –
Not by the whitened world,
Or silver skeins in the lanes
Or frost
That embossed
In patterns on window-panes;
But because there were transfer sheets
By the bottles of spice and sweets
In the shops in two little streets.



I was inspired by
I knew when Autumn came –
Not by the crimson flame
Of leaves that lapped the eaves
and made an autumnal card.

As a background I used a paper from my stash from BeeArty. The sentiment also came from here.
The added leaves and stem are from The Dusty Attic - I added Distress Ink to these to add colour.


If you haven't already, please join our 
to stay up with all the challenges.
Thanks for playing along!



Happy Crafting!

Scrapbookingncraft Post #2

 


 I was delighted when Mel asked me to join her Design Team. I have enjoyed using stencils, chipboards and serviettes from Scrapbookingncraft for some years now...

Find our Design Team makes on Facebook HERE

This is my next inspiration:






Step One
Add book paper to a double page in my large journal with gel medium.

Step Two
A brayered layer of white gesso.

Step Three
Acrylic paint in colours of the rainbow painted across the page.


Step Four
Neon paints in colours of the rainbow through a stencil Swirly dot waves  (using a domed blending foam).

Step Five
Emphasise these strips with black Posca along the edges and around the circles.

Step Six
Black acrylic paint  through the stencil A4 Lady with glasses  (using a domed blending foam).

Step Seven
Script stamping at random with black Archival Ink.

Step Eight
Addition of white Posca pen to the face stencil

Step 7
Posca penwork as a border.

Step 8
Sentiment added with a backing of white card

Step 9
White drips with Dina Wakley white gloss spray.



Having finished I did wonder whether I referred it before I added the white - see picture above - what do you think?

Happy Crafting!



Saturday 25 November 2023

Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Term 3 Post #8

     This is my next inspiration for the Creative Warriors Inspiration Team 

with Michelle Grant Designs

You will see our inspirational creations on the Facebook Group

I am using Michelle's On the Inside - the November Challenge.


I printed the flowers on white card and cut them out. I printed the face image on tissue and used gel medium to add this to my journal page. I then used w
atercolours, black ink and Posca pens. I added the cut out flowers and the sentiment.



Happy Crafting!


Scrapbookingncraft Post #1



 I was delighted when Mel asked me to join her Design Team. I have enjoyed using stencils, chipboards and serviettes from Scrapbookingncraft for some years now...

Find our Design Team makes on Facebook HERE

This is my first inspiration:


Step One
Add book paper to my page with gel medium.

Step Two
A brayered layer of white gesso.

Step Three
Acrylic paint (Dina Wakley Olive) through the stencil Plastic Stencil Stones Medium  (using a domed blending foam).

Step Four
Acrylic paint (Dina Wakley Rouge) through the stencil A4 Lady with a Rose  (using a domed blending foam). When dry I added black Posca to emphasise the shapes.

Step Five
Script stamping at random with black Archival Ink.

Step Six

Step Seven
Posca penwork as a border.

Step Eight
Sentiment printed on the computer, cut out and distressed with black soot




Happy Crafting!



Friday 24 November 2023

Color Dare Challenge #576


This picture shows my make for the




Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!



This picture shows the challenge - 



I used the colours similar to Sage, Shortbread and Mink.
I used a Visible Image flower stamp and a Happy Little Stampers sentiment.

Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...




Happy Crafting!

Wednesday 22 November 2023

WOYWW #755

  

It is Wednesday so I am linking to the Stamping Ground

Follow the link to find out more about What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday and maybe join in... This is my post for WOYWW #755

SO here's my desk!


I have been making journal pages as usual - but they are all waiting to be blogged so I can't show them on the table easel! On this, there are a few gelli pulls.

We have had a pretty busy week so not a lot of crafting to share - as usual we had Ollie over Sunday night and Monday.
Yesterday the car needed to be serviced so while we were waiting we went to our daughter's and did some weeding! We then went to the cinema to see Caravaggio Shadow.

Today Kevin hired a rotavator so the back garden is coming on well...


Just to finish these are the Diwali cards I was sent from crafty people in the UK. We swap all sorts of cards - next is Christmas!


Wishing you a happy week...and hope to get around to you all this week...
Happy  WOYWW!