Friday, 28 August 2015

Getting messy

Last Sunday I was lucky enough to attend Pauline Butcher's workshop in Warwick. We had a great time getting messy and thoroughly enjoying it.  We concentrated on some techniques with colour using distress inks and inky sprays. We were able to finish off our creations with stamps and stencils of our choice so no two pieces were the same. 

Here are my finished creations.

This one I stencilled when I got home.

We used Visible Image stamps and Sweet Poppy stencils.

Well I'm now off to finish a card for my SIL's special birthday next week.

Pat xx

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Well we are back from a lovely holiday in Felpham,West Sussex. I love this place as we have a house on the sea front and it is lovely just to sit and watch the world go by. The weather was kind to us and it was lovely to have the company of our Daughter, SIL and Grandchildren.

Anyway without further ado here is the card that was commissioned by a friend for her daughter's 30th birthday which was today.

I embossed the blue card using a Sue Wilson folder then added a touch of gold gilding wax to the raised areas. I cut the butterflies using a Sue Wilson die then embossed them with some Wow glitter embossing powder. The image is taken from part of an Indigo Blu stamp and I layered it onto card which I had also embossed with the glitter embossing powder. 

I have recently started an Art Journal, something I have thought about doing for quite a while. So here are my first two pages.

I have really enjoyed my first attempts and found it so relaxing just going with the flow. I really believe this could become addictive, if I can only find the time that is.

Kind regards
Pat xx