Saturday, 3 April 2010

Bah Humbug Challenge 12

This week's challenge on Bah Humbug is to use embossing of any kind for the Christmas card. I've used the digital embossing feature on the new My Craft Studio Pro programme for the background, some heat embossing on the main image using a Versamark pen and enchanted gold EP (this doesn't show up very well on the scan) and I also heat embossed the cut out bow with Versamark and clear EP to give a shiny look to the ribbon.

Friday, 2 April 2010

For Brian

A friend asked me to make a personalised birthday for her partner so I went to Joanna Sheen's Victorian Companion CD for inspiration and decided upon this image of a steam train with background papers to match. The sentiment was computer generated and for the numbers I used Xcut dies both were mounted onto Nestabilities shapes. The corner was a Sizzix die cut and the card used for layering was pumpkin pie from Stampin Up.

Tuesday, 30 March 2010


Challenge for week 11 at Bah Humbug is to use peel-offs - something I don't actually use very much currently although I do have loads of them!! For this card I used the negative pieces left over from one of the trees on the sheet, popped onto some card and sponged ink around before removing the bits and discarding them. I then put two peel-offs from the sheet onto card, cut all pieces out and mounted onto gold mirri. Background papers are from Papermania and the peel-off sheet which I've had for a few years was by Woodware

Monday, 29 March 2010

Polkadoodles Challenge 12

The challenge at Polkadoodle this week is to make a card following a sketch and also to use black and white with just one other colour. Background paper, border and image are all from Back to Nature and I also used Nestabilities, Cuttlebug embossing and a Stampin Up punch for the sentiment. The cute cow was printed out in a reduced size and layered onto the circles - various punched flowers and gems were added to complete the design.